Q: Can I ask my bridesmaids to purchase dresses made from organic fabric or find something secondhand?

A: As long as you let your bridesmaids know your requests before they accept the responsibility it shouldn't be a problem. Keep in mind that it is usually difficult to find several of the same items at a secondhand store, so be open to choosing different dresses for your bridesmaids and have them altered to create a similar style. If you are feeling really ambitious, buy some organic fabric and make the dresses yourself! It can be your gift to your bridesmaids and will save them lots of money.

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