The bride wore black… What do you think of black wedding dresses?

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Personally, I wouldn’t wear black because I feel like its going to a funeral. But the dresses truly are beautiful and if thats what suits a brides personality, then more power to her!

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I love them. And if I wasn’t such a traditional square, I’d probably have one!!

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

@BallroomPro:  I like these because I still consider them to be bridal in style. I would probably be a bit shocked once I saw the dress but if it fit her or the theme more to her. I dont see it any different than wearing a pink or blue wedding dress.

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I think these dresses are very beautiful, and I’m not against them at all. I like them more than many traditional white gowns I’ve seen. If I wasn’t trying to avoid any sort of questioning about unusual wedding choices, I would definitely consider one of them. 

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

Some of them are absolutely stunning.  I don’t know if I would wear one but I love a lot of thwn

Post # 8
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Helper bee

That she’s mourning the death of her single life? Unless it’s Halloween or the Addams family fanatics im not digging it

Post # 9
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

I believe your wedding dress should be white. 

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee

Not my cup of tea, but if someone else has that vision and is happy in her black wedding dress, then more power to her. If everyone did the exact same thing at their weddings, it would be a very boring world.

Post # 11
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

i think these dresses are gorgeous.  i actually did wear a black dress when i got married the first time.  i eloped and was a bit rebellious back then.

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

@BallroomPro:  Those are stunning dresses.

 

Now I will channel Joan Rivers from an episodes of Say YEs to the Dress: It is stupid to wear anything but white at your wedding. This is my opinion, like it or not. Here’s why:

 

You are putting on a Big Wedding Event. You are asking people to come and view your Big Wedding Event. Your guests will have expectations of he main players in the wedding, and the bride has to wear white (or ivory, or champaign or blush.) Don’t screw with the traditional pagentry, guests won’t like it! haha, they will be confused.

 

Now, I could see a black wedding dress if you are doing a non-tradtional stagy gothic or witchy wedding and I have to say, I would love that. Please invite me! But otherwise, it’s just not appropriate.

 

If you want to wear dresses like that, there are occasions where you can such as charity balls and the like, or to someone else’s high end wedding reception.

 

Post # 13
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@BallroomPro: I like them. A bee is going to be wearing no.3 you posted, can’t wait to see it. I also like the 2nd pic you posted. 

Post # 14
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Bee Keeper

I love some of those dresses but black isn’t bridal to me so I wouldn’t. 

Post # 16
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Def not a fan…but depending on the theme, the right bride could pull it off.

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