Too formal for outdoor? (Bridesmaid Dresses)

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 2
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

 

MoonlitMagnolia:  Is it an evening wedding? The rhinestone embellishments make it more suitable for an evening wedding to me.

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

They’re definitely formal. I agree with the previous person that the embellishments make it more appropriate for nighttime. Maybe something like this? It’s a little more airy and light for summer.

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee

Yes, I think that is too formal for and outdoor May wedding. But not because of the length, I think floor length chiffon (especially in blush) can look perfect for an outdoor wedding – I was a BM in a wedding like that – chiffon, floorlength blush dresses, outdoors in June.

But the one in particular you posted looks more formal. Maybe it’s the embellishments like PPs said, maybe it’s “extra” length at the bottom where the dress doesn’t just sweep ground but has a very short *train* type thing going on. It seems very “indoor black tie event” -ish

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