A Facebook ad for a white dress has caused a stir on Reddit as horrified users noticed that the woman wearing the outfit was the mother-of-the-groom, and not the bride
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Wearing white to a wedding is a massive fashion faux pas, everyone knows that.
But one woman clearly didn’t get the memo as she turned up to her son’s wedding in a lacy white gown.
A Reddit user came across an ad for a dress on Facebook and had to share it.
The ad for the dress – which is being given away for free in Dundalk, Ireland – reads: “Agata Nicole mother of the groom dress. Only worn for a couple of hours.”
In the pictures, the woman can be seen wearing a floor-length white dress with lace applique on the bodice and even a train.
She completed the look with a pearl necklace, white fascinator and white nail varnish.
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Users were horrified and said that they’d demand their mother-in-law change or ask them to leave.
One person said: “When I first looked at the picture I thought ‘why are we shaming this? That’s a lovely wedding dress’.
“Then I read ‘mother of the groom dress’. Holy s**t that is so inappropriate to wear to your son’s wedding.”
Another wrote: “The TRAIN.”
“In what universe is that an acceptable mother of the groom dress?” asked a third user.
Someone else put: “Yeah I don’t understand it if my (33m) mother or sister or anyone, tried to wear a white dress to my wedding they would be shamed into changing or forced to leave.”
Another agreed: “I would ask my future MIL to leave if she wore that.”
Previously, a bride was slammed for her strict dress code rule.
The woman explained that since she was little she’s always dreamt of her mum and mother-in-law wearing a green dress to her wedding.
Although her mum wasn’t keen on the idea at first, she complied and spent time finding a dress she liked, but her mother-in-law wasn’t as understanding.
Read more here.
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