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Bridesmaids with cardigans and some without cardigans?

HI everyone, I'm new to this board but not the Knot. =) I'm getting married June 5th in Northern California. My bridesmaid dress in strapless and one of my sisters does not feel comfortable showing her arms so I got her a dressy cardigan from JCrew to wear with her dress. At first I thought well then all the bm will wear them since she is wearing one, but after talking to two of the other girls they don't want to wear them and that's fine. I just wonder if it will look weird that she might be the only one wearing a cardigan??
They are all wearing the same dress in purple so I figured who cares since I'd rather have them put their own personality and style into their ensemble since I don't want them to be tooooo matchy.
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    Yeah, it doesn't matter. If everyone is comfortable with having/not having a cardigan, who cares?

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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_wedding-party_bridesmaids-cardigans-cardigans?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:37Discussion:f7a04f79-fead-4cca-8dfa-cf911eded01cPost:afd8e3d2-70eb-4511-bf68-294564acc0a2">Bridesmaids with cardigans and some without cardigans?</a>:
    [QUOTE]HI everyone, I'm new to this board but not the Knot. =) I'm getting married June 5th in Northern California. My bridesmaid dress in strapless and one of my sisters does not feel comfortable showing her arms so I got her a dressy cardigan from JCrew to wear with her dress. At first I thought well then all the bm will wear them since she is wearing one, but after talking to two of the other girls they don't want to wear them and that's fine. I just wonder if it will look weird that she might be the only one wearing a cardigan?? They are all wearing the same dress in purple so I figured who cares since I'd rather have them put their own personality and style into their ensemble since I don't want them to be tooooo matchy.
    Posted by cdomanta[/QUOTE]

    <div>I think it sounds just fine. It won't look weird or anything. It is nice of you to get your sister a cardigan. I'm sure she appreciates your flexibility!</div>
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    Here's a pic from someone else's bio with only one BM in a cardigan. I think it looks fine:


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    OOOhhh good picture find mbcdefg!!! Thanks! That bridal party picture looks perfect! Ya, for awhile I thought they all had to match but once I thought about it, I didn't and wouldn't want my girls wearing something they didn 't feel comfortable to wear. =)
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    That's a really refreshing attitude.  I think it will look great. :)
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    I know one of my bridesmaids is choosing to wear some sort of shrug because she chose a sleeveless dress but isn't thrilled with her arms.  Trust me, your bridesmaids will look better in the pictures if they're all comfortable than if every detail matches.

    Though you might throw it out to the rest of your girls (other than the two that already vetoed it) and see if they're interested in the cardigan as well.
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    I honestly don't think anyone will notice or care.  And even if they do, ask yourself: what's the worst thing that will happen if they notice?  I personally can't think of any tangible consequence.
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    I think it will look great!

    Good for you for making sure your ladies are comfy!
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    I completely agree with PPs, I think it will be absolutely fine; you want your girls to be comfortable, because they'll act more natural and make it all around better for everyone.
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    I think it's fine.
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    It's fine and I am like your attitude about your girls' comfort over your photos. Also, I REALLY like that you got her cardigan from JCrew.....
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    Thanks for all your positive responses everyone! I'm really excited to see how each of my girl's put their own style to their dress =) Stina, if I had unlimited funds, I would have a full closet of Jcrew everything! Here is the cardigan I got for my sister...it came today and it's soooo nice! So classy and will go perfect with ANY dress!

    http://www.jcrew.com/AST/Browse/WomenBrowse/Women_Shop_By_Category/sweaters/merino/PRDOVR~24712/24712.jsp
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_wedding-party_bridesmaids-cardigans-cardigans?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding BoardsForum:37Discussion:f7a04f79-fead-4cca-8dfa-cf911eded01cPost:b02a7dbd-78cf-44cf-bcc9-9f4ab486242c">Re: Bridesmaids with cardigans and some without cardigans?</a>:
    [QUOTE] <strong><u><font color="#ff0000">Trust me, your bridesmaids will look better in the pictures if they're all comfortable than if every detail matches.</font></u></strong> Though you might throw it out to the rest of your girls (other than the two that already vetoed it) and see if they're interested in the cardigan as well.
    Posted by aerinpegadrak[/QUOTE]

    so super true!

    if you want you can get the other girls some cardigans for warmth/comfert and they can decide if they want to when they see how warm it is, or have available anyways.
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    I love the cardigan you picked.  Who knows about the dress, but THAT she will definitely rewear!!
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    One of our girls is wearing a bolero because of a skin condition, and the others are not.  I'm not worried about it at all.  I did tell the other girls about it so they wouldn't be surprised, and so that they would have the option of getting one as well, if they wanted to.
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