(Closed) I have two dresses: Should I wear one or both?

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@MelBel:  I say wear them both! Sounds like you’d like to. I don’t see a problem with it!

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’d probably wear the one for ceremony through dinner and then switch for the dancing part of the reception. You would have to do something about the train though. 

That’s what I am planning to do. I am using a more expensive and traditional looking dress for the ceremony, but I got a more “trendy”, fun dress without a train to wear for the reception. 

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I’d wear them both! Personally I don’t consider two dresses to be excessive.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I’d wear the second one and continue to try and sell the first one.

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

i’d wear one for the ceremony and dinner – then change for your first dance and the rest of the night

Post # 9
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I’d wear the second one and sell the first! Do you have pics of yourself in either dress? That will help us give advice!

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Lace for the ceremony and maybe dinner, and the first dress for the party? Or you could go by the level of comfort (most comfy dress for reception). Either way you can’t miss! Very pretty dresses.

Post # 11
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Newbee

Both dresses are nice. I agree with @peonyinlove wear one through dinner and change for dancing. I would do the old dress for the ceremony and the new dress for the party. 

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Which feels most comfortable? My second dress is being bought on a comfort basis!

Oops edit: in case it wasn’t clear- second dress for evening reception. We’ve hired a female group called the bombshell belles- think something more 1940s is appropriate!

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2017 - Baltimore. MD.

@MelBel:  wear them both! i’m really considering 2 dresses too!

Post # 14
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

The Allure is the best dress by far… stunning!

Post # 15
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Buzzing bee

I would wear the lace one only. IMHO, the first one is not a reception dress, but the lace one is definitely a ceremony/reception dress.

BUT if you do want to wear both, then I recommend wearing the lace for the ceremony and the first for the reception/dancing.

*As for the “excessiveness” of multiple dresses, I say f*&@ that! Multiple dress changes are a part of my culture, and my aunt even told me she expects no less than 5 dresses for my wedding! Of course, I won’t disappoint 🙂

Post # 16
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

@MelBel:  You can wear the first one for your reception and the second for your ceremony…i like both…

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