(Closed) Can/should I wear a bolero with this dress?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

I think a lace one would look beautiful for the ceremony.  Maybe one with cap sleeves?

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

yep, i like the cap sleeves idea! or they have some that you can attach and then detach.

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I think a shawl would be far classier, something like this

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

Lace would be stunning. Just try to get it in a similar style to the lace on the dress. If there are two different kinds of lace on the dress (it’s hard to see without a close-up pic) then it should be easier as it won’t have to match exactly.

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

Cap sleeves on a dress are usually straps that start narrow then become wide at the top, like this:

Cap sleeves on a jacket or bolero are just tiny little sleeves in the same sort of shape, like this:

…or this:

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

*Sigh* me encanta lace…

 

Snuggly is definitely right.  You have to make sure the lace matches your dress.  You may want to ask the salon that you got your dress at if they have any boleros there you could try or if the designer would be willing to send some samples their way for you to try.  

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