Bride Considers Asking Bridesmaids to Wear Colored Contacts Because 'Blue Eyes Would Clash'

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Updated 01/17/19

Carol Yepes

Just when you thought you've seen it all—a bride reading her fiancé's cheating texts at the altar, a bride who assigned a guest dress code based on weight—another bride's outrageous demands have taken the (wedding) cake.

In a recent post shared to Facebook and spotted by Yahoo, a bride, whose name has been redacted, asked if her wedding day request—to ask her blue-eyed bridesmaids to wear colored contacts—was excessive.

“How over the top is it to buy my blue-eyed bridesmaids color contacts?” she asked in the now-viral post. “I’m offering to let them select any color, even rich amber brown like mine (I’m not afraid of being overshadowed!) I just think blue eyes would clash, since one of the wedding colors is chartreuse.”

She then followed up her request with a photo of a neon chartreuse strapless bridesmaids dress.

The post was shared to a wedding-shaming Facebook group, where the group's members had plenty of thoughts and advice on the bride's potential demands. (Note: While you might not agree with the bride's tact, online bullying is still not OK.)

“Five years from now, when you look back on your wedding, even small details like ‘what shoes were the bridesmaids wearing’ won’t matter or be remembered. Much less nonsense like this,” one wrote.

Another penned: “I once heard of a bride who wanted to make all of the bridesmaids dye their hair a certain color because their hair didn’t match their dresses, but this is a little too specific.”

“Just the fact that she stated ‘I’m not afraid of being overshadowed by blue eyes’ means she’s definitely afraid of being overshadowed by blue-eyed girls,” wrote another. “And the whole ‘clashing with the dress’ is a thinly veiled excuse. Homegirl needs some self-esteem.”

Perhaps this bride should simply consider expanding her color palette and accepting her bridesmaids for the beautiful people they are.

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