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As A Bridesmaid, Would You Dye Your Hair For Your Friend's Wedding?

Sometimes brides have very particular requests for their bridesmaids.

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A recent post on Reddit (which has since been removed by the original poster) detailed how one bridesmaid with naturally red hair was asked by her bride friend to dye her hair brown so that her red hair didn't "clash" or appear "too attention-grabbing."

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According to the bride in question, "brides get a veto over pretty much every aspect of her bridesmaids' appearances," and that extends to hair color.

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The woman opted to wear a wig instead, and her sister wasn't happy.

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For the record, Dear Prudence's author Mallory Ortberg sided with the bridesmaid.

"You did a very nice thing by changing your appearance to suit her mood in the first place," she wrote. "The fact that she got married does not entitle her to dictate the color of your hair."

  1. But what do you think? Would you change your hair color if your friend asked you to for her wedding?

    Sure, it's her special day or whatever.
    Hell no, that is crazy talk.
    I would consider it, depending on how close we were.
    I might wear a wig, but there's no way I'm actually coloring my hair.
    I have some other thoughts I'll share in the comments that can't be contained in this poll.

As A Bridesmaid, Would You Dye Your Hair For Your Friend's Wedding?

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But what do you think? Would you change your hair color if your friend asked you to for her wedding?
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    Sure, it's her special day or whatever.
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    Hell no, that is crazy talk.
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    I would consider it, depending on how close we were.
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    I might wear a wig, but there's no way I'm actually coloring my hair.
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    I have some other thoughts I'll share in the comments that can't be contained in this poll.

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