Wedding guest dress??!

posted 2 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which dress for a July 4th wedding?
    Long dress : (17 votes)
    44 %
    Short dress : (22 votes)
    56 %
  • Post # 2
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    I love the long, but it doesn’t seem appropriate. The short is meh. You can do better.

    Post # 3
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    2657 posts
    Sugar bee

    I’m not really feeling either dress.  The long one is really pretty on you but looks too formal for the wedding you’re describing.  And I personally think the short one shows too much skin for a wedding (although if you pair it with a cardigan or wrap, it could work).

    Post # 4
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    3930 posts
    Honey bee

    Sorry but honestly, neither. The first is too formal and the second probably a bit too much showing on top. You have a lovely figure so sure you can find something lovely.

    Post # 5
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    2675 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    Have to agree with PPs, while I really like the first dress it looks too formal and maybe too warm for a July wedding. The second dress I’m just a fan of the cutouts along the top. I think a simple cocktail length dress would be more appropriate.

    Post # 6
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    462 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    Love the first dress but agree that it is much too formal. With the short dress all i could think is that if it’s an outdoor wedding you are going to have some pretty crazy tan lines! Haha

    Post # 7
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I like the shorter one better as the exposed skin up top is very flattering. The dresses are so different though. Do you know any details about the wedding that can point yoi in the rught direction regarsing which dress is appropriate for the wedding? 

    Post # 8
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    5282 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY

    I like the 1st dress, but if it’s too formal I would keep looking.

    Post # 9
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    144 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Shannn099:  I don’t think either is a good choice for a July 4th wedding, but both look great on you.  Where is that long dress from?  I have a wedding in November that I think it would be perfect for, it’s really lovely!

    Post # 11
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    1499 posts
    Bumble bee

    I would keep looking. The first dress doesn’t fit for a summer wedding, and the second is just ok.

    Post # 12
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    2114 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    Ehhhh. They look so dark for a summer wedding! Even if the event is in the evening, wear some color!

    Post # 13
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    1893 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Dallas, TX

    Keep looking. The first dress is beautiful, but seems too formal for the event. The second dress is cute, but looks more like a going out dress than a dress to wear to a wedding.

    Post # 14
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    3677 posts
    Sugar bee

    What about shortening the skirt of #1?

    Post # 15
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2017

    I like the second.  (Also, I don’t think it shows anything more than what a strapless dress would.)  I would just wear sunblock to avoid crazy tan lines, if applicable.

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