Nadia Cope
Nadia Cope 11 Jun 2017

hi everyone, advice needed please!!! I'm having eight bridesmaids - mainly...

hi everyone, advice needed please!!! I'm having eight bridesmaids - mainly because I can't choose my fave girls from friends and family!!!???????????????? is it acceptable to ask them to buy their own dress do you think?x.

Lucy Lewis
Lucy Lewis 11 Jun 2017

Hi you can do if they don't want to tell them that they will have to come as guests as you can't afford to pay for them all :)

Jayne Timmins
Jayne Timmins 11 Jun 2017

Absolutely if you are having 8, traditionally you should pay but I'm sure if you explain they will understand

Naomi Chappel
Naomi Chappel 11 Jun 2017

I don't see a problem asking them to pay x

Cheryl Southern
Cheryl Southern 11 Jun 2017

If they want to be part of ur amazing day they will be fine with that good luck on ur big day

Sarah Edwards
Sarah Edwards 11 Jun 2017

I think it's ok, if they are close enough friends that you have asked them to be your bridesmaids then they will want to help you out anyway they can I'm sure!!! I am having 7, as like you couldn't choose between them, and a few have already offered to pay for their dresses so I guess I got off lightly there!!! Good luck xxx

Emma Raisborough
Emma Raisborough 12 Jun 2017

I personally am paying for everything my bridesmaids (minus their accommodation) but I am only having 3, I don't expect them to pay since I have asked them to be apart of my day. But I would maybe just be honest with them and explain you can't afford their dresses, as others have said if they really want to be apart of your day they will help you out. I just would make sure the budget is reasonable.

Alys Brierley
Alys Brierley 12 Jun 2017

I'm my opinion I find it rude to ask bridesmaids to pay as it's your day your vision not theirs . I'm paying for absolutely everything for my 6 . I wouldn't have them if I couldn't afford to pay for them


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