(Closed) What do brides wear over their dress if they are cold?

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Newbee

@karenlee07:  your groom’s suit jacket! Or maybe a lace bolero?

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I’m planning to wear a blazer or tuxedo jacket over mine, but my bridal “look” is a little less traditional.

I’ve seen girls do cardigans & it looked really cute. Or ditto on a bolero/shrug.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@karenlee07:  a cardigan wouldn’t look silly necessarily, it really depends on the cardigan and style of your dress. I purchased a dark purple plain cardigan to wear over my dress but ended up not using it… You can find nicely embellished cardigans or even but a plain cardigan & see if your seamstress can jazz it up with some appliques/lace/beadwork/etc… Other than a cardigan I’d suggest a bolero or a pahsmina/wrap or maybe a fur stole or scarf if it’s in the winter… 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@karenlee07:  I’m just using a pashmina. 

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

@karenlee07:  A coat like every other time you’re outdoors and cold!

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I have a white faux fur bolero for my nov wedding.  Might have a large scarf I can wrap around myself inside as well

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@BeckyS0:  +1!  I plan on getting cardigans for myself and my bridesmaids if it gets chilly out.  I think it adds a nice “fun” touch!

Post # 11
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I was only cold when we wen outside (winter). Otherwise I was quite comfortable with the huge dress I was wearing. But then I was hot during dancing. Anyway, I thought about if I might be cold during dinner but I was not at all. I ha a faux fur wrap for outdoor pictures that I could have used I guess, but I didn’t need to. 

Post # 14
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

@karenlee07:  if you are wearing a full dress, the only part that may get cold is your shoulders and arms.  i got married the same weekend you are getting married so i know that weather at that time of year can be hit or miss in ontario. 

i am always cold and spend most of my time in a warm climate.  my mother was an absolute sweetheart.  she was so worried that i would get cold and made me a lightweight furry wrap just days before the wedding.  she even embroidered my initials into it.  i did wear it for some outside pics but didn’t need it at all most of the time.  my dress kept me warm.

 

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