Hard time deciding between two reception dresses.. help!

posted 3 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which dress is nicer?
    dress 1 : (116 votes)
    70 %
    dress 2 : (50 votes)
    30 %
  • Post # 3
    1102 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

     i do like dress 2 but i feel like dress 1 will be way more ez to move around and have fun in i like long arms for the vows and stuff butsince its the party dress i would want the 1st so you can move freely and not have to worry of anyting getting dirty 

    Post # 4
    3394 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Both are really gorgeous, but I agree with the PP – the first dress looks much more comfortable and easy to move in. Lace can be difficult unless it’s properly fitted, and you run the risk of having sleeves that are too tight or too loose…and I feel like lace in the summer, especially if you’re planning to dance and move around, will be uncomfortable.

    Post # 5
    525 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I love #2, but am thinking you can cut the sleeves off to whatever length. Both are beautiful though! 

    Post # 6
    641 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Dress number 1 for sure! It’s beautiful! Dress number 2, I feel, makes even the skinny model look wider than she is.

    Post # 7
    138 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    I prefer the 2nd, but maybe you should keep looking.

    Post # 8
    21 posts
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Dress number one for sure! I like that the waist is accentuated. I feel like the second dress looks like something I can find in Anthropologie or Urban Outfitters that hipsters wear with funky boots or a cargo jacket or something. The first looks like a classy bride, like I would need a place to go to to wear it.

    On the other hand, I’m a fan of the bride wearing her wedding dress in the reception.

    Post # 9
    6812 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @chuawt:  OMG OMG I LOVE DRESS 1!!! Seriously, my heart jumped and I need to know the designer for my own reception dress!! Please!

    ETA: the second one looks like a winter dress. even if you were to cut the sleeves to make it off the shoulder or something, I still think the dress is ‘wintery’ in nature.

    Post # 10
    1606 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Dress 1!

    Post # 11
    9652 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @chuawt:  Hmmm not sure I can vote b/c I am torn. I love the top of # 1 but the bottom of # 2!

    Post # 12
    10219 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Any chance we could see a pic of your Ceremony Dress ?

    Or maybe you could tell us a bit about the theme / style of your Wedding & Reception.

    That will make it easier to decide what complements each


    Post # 13
    2125 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    I really love dress 2. Everything about it, really. As long as the sleeves don’t bother you, I would go with that dress. 

    Post # 14
    8518 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I love the first one!

    Post # 15
    109 posts
    Blushing bee

    The first one’s cute and flirty. But the second is more classic and feminine. Depends on the vibe you are trying to project. I prefer the second one though. The detail of the lace sleeves is to die for!!!

    Post # 16
    1057 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Dress #1 is adorable! 🙂

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