Dress appropriate for a 41 year old?

posted 3 years ago in 40 Something
Post # 2
2264 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Prettysmile40:  Wow you look gorgeous! You’re like my mom — she looks half her age, too! If you love the dress but you’re concerned about it being age appropriate, you could just add some cap sleeves and I think you’d be good to go! It’s a beautiful dress and you look beautiful in it!

Post # 4
2661 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I just went to a wedding and the bride wore that dress or one very close to it.  She is almost 40.  It looked great and no one batted an eye thinking it was too young for her.  You can totally do that dress!

I agree with PP about cap sleeve, but that’s just because I love them!

Post # 5
1178 posts
Bumble bee

Prettysmile40:  The dress appropriate for a 41-yr. old is whatever they want to wear. Full stop. Enjoy your day and your dress. 🙂

Post # 6
1441 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

You look gorgeous, I would not change a thing (and I am a 43 year old who is self-conscious about her own dress).

Post # 7
347 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Prettysmile40:  You look fantastic, You would’ve fooled me saying you are 40. This is a timeless style that suits you perfectly

Post # 8
5967 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2017


Prettysmile40:  rock that dress and don’t give it a second thought! you look great in it!

Post # 9
1303 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2015 - Chapel on Base

As a 40 something Bride wear it as is and be proud.

Post # 10
6668 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011


Prettysmile40:  Why would you be to old for it? Just because you are 41 (by the way I am 40 and got married at 37) doesn’t mean we can’t wear wedding dresses that are pretty and makes you feel like a bride.  IF someone is saying you are to old well screw them. Be proud and who cares what others think.

Post # 12
5545 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2011

I cannot think of why that dress would be age inappropriate,  it’s gorgeous and you look awesome in it. 

Post # 14
7540 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

Prettysmile40:  I’m loving the responses in here, and I agree totally. You look amazing, enjoy it! anytime sometime starts lecturing on ball gowns not being for anyone over the age of 25, I think of the fact that no one wears wall gowns around. when they were worn, they were worn by everyone. Another arbitrary rule that means nothing. Good taste and a happy bride win. 

Post # 15
48 posts

HAHA, I saw that picture and thought you were around 27.  Throw back those shoulders and rock on with your bad self.  

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