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Is a swimsuit a weird BM present?

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#1 tvt

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    Posted 13 August 2008 - 09:28 PM

    Do you think a swimsuit is a weird bridesmaid present?

    #2 Anna83

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      Posted 13 August 2008 - 09:55 PM

      I think it depends on how close you are with the BM. Is it a close friend or sister? If you know them well enough to know their style, I think it's nice gift. I wouldn't mind getting a suit as a gift.

      #3 yamille

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        Posted 13 August 2008 - 10:02 PM

        I think it's cool since you are having a destination wedding. It would be weird otherwise. If I were receiving one I would hope that the person giving it to me would take into account my body type. Like I would prefer a cute tankini as opposed to a string bikini that maybe abother b-maid might get. KWIM? I think its a super cute idea for a beach wedding though!

        #4 Alyssa

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          Posted 13 August 2008 - 10:04 PM

          Tara - i put Yes b/c i think swimsuit fit / style is so personal.

          #5 Kat81

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            Posted 13 August 2008 - 10:15 PM

            It's not weird. I would make sure it is something that they would like though. I am really picky with my bikini bottoms. I only like a certain cut...so I would take that into account.

            #6 Yari

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              Posted 14 August 2008 - 12:23 AM

              I think it depends on how close you guys are.

              #7 michelle08

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                Posted 14 August 2008 - 12:32 AM

                I also think it depends for all the above reasons...I too am picky about my bottoms because I am unhappy with my bottom half...so if you are close enough to know their style then sure...or maybe it doesn't have to be a surprise gift? you could take them shopping?

                What about a swim suit cover up that all match kinda like people get the "bridesmaid" tank tops?

                #8 beachbride08

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                  Posted 14 August 2008 - 08:04 AM

                  I said yes, only because I think it would be hard to pick a swimsuit out for someone else. I have trouble finding the right fit in clothes let alone a swimsuit. I would suggest a coverup or maybe a gift card that they can use to pick out their own swimsuit.

                  #9 jesjess

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                    Posted 14 August 2008 - 08:07 AM

                    I think its a great gift, after all it is a destination wedding where it is hot and where everone is going to swim!

                    #10 DanielleNDerek

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                      Posted 14 August 2008 - 08:34 AM

                      Hmmm I would be afraid to pick out a swimsuit for a bm because girls have such a hard time finding the perfect swimsuit, kwim? Is there a swimsuit store near you that you could get a gift certificate for. Or buy them cover ups and a gift card and let them know if the gift card is for them to buy their own swimsuit. I do think it would definately come in handy for a dw.
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