Wear reception flats or ceremony heels to dress fitting?

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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1750 posts
Buzzing bee

You could take both.

That way you’ll have whichever pair of shoes you need. It may be helpful to have both there anyway. There may be an “in between” measurement that will work for both pairs of shoes. 

If you have to take just one pair, take the heels. 

Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@lovecacti:  sorry I havent had my wedding yet, but I plan to wear my heels for alterations. I figured worse case scenario I’d rather have to lift the dress up if its a bit long than have it be to short lol. I know your pain though, I’m 5’2 and bought 5 inch heels for the ceremony only so I’m going right back into flats afterwards.

Post # 5
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1583 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

@lovecacti:  I’d go with the heels.  Otherwise the dress might look way too short.  Bring both though.

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I had my first fitting and have my follow up friday and wore/am planning to wear my heels. I would wear your ceremony heels because if you wear the flats they will hem the dress too short for when you wear your heels. Between the bustle and the fact that its a heck of a lot easier to walk in flats you should be fine with a little extra fabric in the flats! 

Post # 7
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Double post.

 

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

I definitely would wear your ceremony heels for the dress fittings.  As prior posters noted, you don’t want your dress to end up being too short.

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

The heels 110%. A too short dress looks cray-cray. 

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