When it came down to what everyone should wear, it was both difficult and easy to make decisions. We had an very good idea what we wanted the bridesmaids and Mr. Dove to wear, but no idea what I wanted to wear, or what we wanted the groomsmen to wear.
We knew we wanted our colors to be purple to be the “main” color, with light blue and gold as accents. Our bridesmaids would be in purple, and I wanted to them to wear a ’50s style dress with straps.
Having been a bridesmaid a couple of times (and having had to spend lots of money doing so), I wanted to avoid the high price tag and didn’t want my girls to spend too much money on a dress, so we were all looking for dresses that aren’t typical bridesmaid dresses. Because everyone is all over the place, I wanted people to be able to buy their dresses anywhere, so an online shop was the best choice. I decided to go with Lindy Bop, a UK store brand that only does retro style dresses. They had tons in purple, so it took a while to decide what to go with.
Some of the dresses we considered:
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