When to change into reception dress?

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2015 - Dreams Las Mareas - Costa Rica

The first dress is sooooo pretty! you should stay in it all night.. or as long as possible 🙂

Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I had two dresses and I changed right after dinner/before our speech. Really, any few minutes when you can steal away will work! Selfishly, I wanted to go up for our speech in my cocktail dress because I wanted everyone to notice it 🙂 My momma made it for me!

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

PS I looooove your second dress! You look amazing in it. 

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I’d change into it after the ceremony so that you have professional pics in both dresses like you said.

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Yep like you I would change right after ceremony since your doing a first look. I love both your dresses sooooo much!

Post # 8
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Helper bee

Firstthingsfirst:  Your momma did an amazing job! I’m trying to learn a little bit of sewing and I’m envious of her skill, fitting things to people’s bodies is really hard.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

Barbiestylez:  I like the idea of after the ceremony as well. That way, you can do another “first look” 🙂 

It’ll surprise your FI and guest!

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Barbiestylez:  Change into reception dress after the ceremony. Btw i’m deeply in love with your second dress !! You will absolutely look fabulous in your big day 

Post # 12
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I would change right after your first dance to get slightly more wear out of your BEAUTIFUL ceremony gown. Then you can surprise guests when you walk back in the reception to dance with them in that (also gorgeous) mermaid gown!

Post # 13
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Busy bee

After the ceremony and before dinner would probably be the best time. Maybe after the toasts/speeches and dances, you can sneak off while everyone is distracted by food – that would be my plan.

By the way, your gowns are gorgeous..ball gown ceremony and trumpet/mermaid is what I’m hoping for too.

  • This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by  MzJynxie.
Post # 14
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Wannabee

Your reception dress is stunning, either one for pictures would be lovely but maybe after your dances with your father and husband.

 

Barbiestylez:  

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