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Bride slammed for demanding her nine bridesmaids spend $850 on their dresses and an overseas hen do

Bride is slammed for demanding her NINE bridesmaids spend $850 on dresses – as she says they should ‘start saving now’ for her lavish foreign hen do

  • The anonymous wife-to-be gave her bridesmaids a long list of costs to expect
  • She said she wanted to start money pool to pay for a far-flung overseas hen do  
  • Bride wanted custom bathing suits and for everyone to pay for a bridal shower
  • As well as dresses costing as much as $850, she also wanted $25 custom robes 

A bride has been slammed online after demanding her nine bridesmaids save $850 for their dresses and even more for a far-flung overseas hen do. 

The anonymous wife-to-be, who is believed to be Australian, told her bridesmaids they should all start a pool to help fund a bachelorette party to somewhere ‘requiring a passport’.

‘Some of the ladies have suggested a few places like Jamaica, Spain and Costa Rica so start thinking of places,’ the group message read.

A bride has been ridiculed online after demanding her nine bridesmaids save $850 for their dresses and even more for a far-flung overseas hen do (stock image)

Before revealing her pricey dress expectations, the bride said she also wanted custom bathing suits and for her closest guests to contribute towards a bridal shower.

‘I want to do custom robes for the special day – the robes are $25-a-piece,’ the bride said.

‘As for the bridesmaid dresses it looks like the price will run between $700-$850.’

The anonymous wife-to-be, believed to be Australian, told her bridesmaids they should all start a pool to help fund a bachelorette party to somewhere 'requiring a passport' (part of message pictured)

The anonymous wife-to-be, believed to be Australian, told her bridesmaids they should all start a pool to help fund a bachelorette party to somewhere 'requiring a passport' (part of message pictured)

The anonymous wife-to-be, believed to be Australian, told her bridesmaids they should all start a pool to help fund a bachelorette party to somewhere ‘requiring a passport’ (messages pictured)

She told her friends to start getting together a $100 deposit, and the bill went even higher when taking into account a make-up artist, hair stylist and dress designer.

She told her friends to start getting together a $100 deposit, and the bill went even higher when taking into account a make-up artist, hair stylist and dress designer.

She told her friends to start getting together a $100 deposit, and the bill went even higher when taking into account a make-up artist, hair stylist and dress designer.

Concluding her long list of plans, the bride ordered her bridesmaids to get into the money-saving mindset.

‘I want to say thank you for being a part of this journey with me. I am scared but I am happy I am marrying my best friend,’ she said.

‘If anyone has any questions please don’t hesitate to text me directly.’

‘Only want this group chat for information purposes. Just start SAVING!!’

But her attempt at organising her big day was widely criticised after one of the bridesmaids leaked the text to a wedding shaming Facebook group.

 

But her attempt at organising her big day was widely criticised after one of the bridesmaids leaked the text to a wedding shaming Facebook group

But her attempt at organising her big day was widely criticised after one of the bridesmaids leaked the text to a wedding shaming Facebook group

Some social media users were quick to tell the bridesmaids to get out while they still could

‘I spit my drink at $700 bridesmaid dresses,’ one commenter said, while another added the cost was ‘outrageous’.

Other social media users told the bridesmaids to get out while they still could.

‘If your friend is in the wedding party – tell her to back away – NOW,’ they said.

Some were more sympathetic to the wife-to-be’s intentions, saying it was better to be honest about money than not.

‘At least she’s upfront about the costs and isn’t billing everyone $1000 the week of the wedding,’ they wrote.  

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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