So I’m a little excited about today’s discussion topic! I have been asked about 3 times in the past couple months on what is a good price to pay for a bridesmaids’ dress and shoes?
After doing some research, the average for paying for a decent bridesmaid dress is $150 before alterations. And remember you still have to get your shoes, accessories, hair & makeup done. OH! Don’t forget the bachelorette party/vacation trip and bridal shower! As far as shoes I wouldn’t want to pay over $50 for shoes that I would probably only wear once.
Below are some questions from an anonymous reader who needs her questions answered from you future and past brides!
1. What all is required of me if I say yes?
2. How much do I have to spend to contribute to your special day?
- dress, shoes, jewelry, bridal shower, bachelorette party, etc.
3. Are brides considered of the shapes of their bridesmaids for the type of dresses she wants them to wear? We are not all shaped alike.(busty, wide hips, big behinds)
*ANOMNYMUS NOTE*Please consider our bank accounts when finding things we have to buy. I'm not the one getting married; it's not "MY" special day so I shouldn't be spending money like it is. All eyes will not be on me. Yes bridesmaids should be coordinated but all bridesmaids aren't all the same size, shape, color or height. The same exact everything will not work for us all.
I am all for helping you celebrate your special day but I don't want to break my bank. I want to wear comfortable shoes & for once wear a dress that I will likely wear again someday.
What are your thoughts for today’s topic? Are brides asking too much of their brides to contribute for their day?!
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