(Closed) Appropriate to wear to a reception? (pics)

posted 5 years ago in Reception
  • poll: What do you find appropriate?
    Only the first dress (black and purple) : (1 votes)
    1 %
    Only the second dress (all purple) : (98 votes)
    70 %
    Either would be fine with appropriate accessories : (32 votes)
    23 %
    Neither, keep looking : (9 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
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    428 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I think either would be fine, but I like the purple one a lot better!

    Post # 4
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    2743 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Disney

    I like the second better. I feel like its neckline and hem line (looks abou 1/2 inch shorter) are a little more fun and youthful. Plus the second one is fitted which will work much better on any shape than one that isnt fitted. The top one the detail is nice but it has no shape, its awkward. It hangs like a paper bag :/

    Post # 5
    Member
    164 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    The second for sure would be appropriate.

    Even though it’s a semi-formal event the top one still looks too casual/sporty

    Post # 6
    Hostess
    3371 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    The first one is a bit too casual for a semi-formal wedding in my opinion. The second dress I adore and would be so flattering!

    Post # 7
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    195 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I love the second dress, and I really like the color! Maybe you can pair the dress up with a thin black belt, to highlight the waistline 🙂 Or perhaps a colorful accessory, like a bracelet? No necklace needed because of the dress neckline

     

    Post # 8
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    12250 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    If I HAD to choose, I would say the dark purple… But for a luncheon in the spring? I feel like it’s awfully dark…

    Post # 9
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    101 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I love the second dress. You could always brighten it up with the jewelry if you’d like. 🙂

    Post # 10
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    6207 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    The first is a little casual, but I like the second

    Post # 11
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    2143 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    I really like the purple dress! It seems a little more formal 

    Post # 12
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    7904 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    The first one looks too sporty and casual for a wedding. The second one looks great.

    Post # 14
    Member
    337 posts
    Helper bee

    The first dress looks like something I’d wear to the gym.  (HA!!  Me going to the gym…)  Second one is uber-cute.

    Post # 15
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    4 posts
    Wannabee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    I would wear the first one to work, and if it can be considered work attire, it’s not wedding appropriate. It is way too plain. it almost looks like a work out dress with those stripes!

    Post # 16
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    660 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    Second one all the way!

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