Help with BM dress colors! (PIC HEAVY)

I’m trying to decide between two dress colors for my bridesmaids’ dresses.  They will all be wearing different Alfred Sung dress styles, but the same color and fabric.  For a long time I was very set on “jubilee” (light purple) for the BMs and quarry (dark gray/silver) for the junior BMs. Then I realized that I like the look of having older members of the bridal party in darker colors, and quarry is definitely darker.  I started to like the idea of my BMs wearing all gray, especially since FI is considering having all his groomsmen in gray.  Of course, amidst a bit of panic I asked all of the bridesmaids via Facebook group poll what they were more comfortable in, and 3 out of my 4 bridesmaids prefer to wear the jubilee color!


I kind of like the gray dresses with a pop of color from the flowers and shoes, like the look of these bridal parties:


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This is the likely groom and groomsmen tux:


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Here’s a photo of quarry “in real life”:


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Here’s jubilee in “real life”:


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I'm envisoning bouquets like this:


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What do you think?  Should I stick with jubilee or go for the quarry?  Would I get the same contrast with purple shoes and flowers in jubilee as with quarry?

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 10:07 am
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Uhlease
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I'm partial to gray (:D) so that's my vote. I think those bouquets would pop awesome against quarry, and the BM's might not think the would feel comfortable or want to wear the gray, but I'm sure once it's all said and done they'd be fine with it! Good luck!

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 10:15 am
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I agree with, Elise!^ :)


Good luck!

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 10:34 am
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Thanks, ladies!  I am still one the fence, but FI said that "it would be cool" if the bridesmaids matched the groomsmen.  I'll keep you posted, but any more opinions on this would be appreciated!

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 7:07 pm
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i think the bridesmaid color matches the groom's color is good.if you love consistence.and you can let your FI to choose his favorite color.and choose your BM color accroding to your wedding theme.your bouquet is purple.the purple BM dresses are OK.

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 9:34 pm
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I think the gray looks awesome!

Posted on July 10, 2013 at 5:03 am
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Definitely do the gray for your BMs and purple for your junior BMs! Obviously nobody would vote to wear gray when there's another option..but your bouquets and colors work really well together. Love it!

Posted on July 10, 2013 at 5:26 am
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I love the grey! it goes with all types of skin tones and looks beautiful.

Posted on July 10, 2013 at 5:54 am
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I'm also digging the grey! Especially with a pop of color in the bouquets!! 

Posted on July 10, 2013 at 7:02 am
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Thanks again everyone for your responses.  daniroth makes a good point that hardly any one is going to say they want to wear gray if given another choice.  I am really leaning toward quarry now.


Also, I forgot to mention... our reception venue is purple... and I mean PURPLE.


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Posted on July 10, 2013 at 8:08 am
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I love the gray, especially that first picture, it's beautiful!! Definitely do what YOU want, your BMs will understand/get over it :)  If that's what you want, it's okay to change your mind!

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 1:26 am
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I'm loving the gray, especially if your reception area is purple. :)

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 9:15 am

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