(Closed) Anyone else NOT care what guests wear?

posted 10 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Do you care if guests wear white/whatever color to your wedding?

    Not at all

    Yes

    Maybe, depending on what it looks like

  • Post # 32
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    Honey Beekeeper

    I care to a certain extent—we’re paying tons of money to throw a classy event, so please don’t show up in jeans. Or clubbin’ clothes.

    Post # 33
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    Bumble Beekeeper

    Exactly what Gemstone said. No booty short, excessive cleavage, torn jeans or stained/holey t-shirts, among other things.

    Post # 34
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    Yes, ditto to Gem & Zippylef.  I think people should dress appropriately to what the affair calls for.  That doesn’t mean that all weddings will have the same dress code, but whatever the dress code is do that! If you are having a backyard bash, then white tie may look out of place, but if your having a formal wedding, leave the casual sundress at home!

    Post # 35
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    Bumble bee

    i’d be ok with my guest wearing white IF she didn’t know about the etiquette of not wearing white unless you are the bride. because if she knew and still does it, then she’s being really rude.

    i also care whether people dress properly. for example, really low cuts and mini skirts are not proper for wedding in my opinion. it’s about respecting the couple who’s getting married, not about showing off skin.

    Post # 36
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    As long as the clothing is occasion appropriate (like what zipplef & gemstone said), beyond that I don’t really mind. I know my dad loathes suits, and I don’t think my Future Father-In-Law even owns a suit, so I would be nonplussed to see both of them hanging out noshing cocktail weenies in ‘nice’ jeans & button down shirts.

    Now, if someone came say in a$$less chaps.. yeah then I might care… but I would probably be laughing “DUDE! Did you know that your butt is hanging out?!?!” bwahahaha.

    As for the wearing white thing, meh. I am not a big believer in ‘only the bride wears white’ etiquette, but that’s just me — to each their own, I would personally never wear white to someone else’s wedding unless requested to, because I know the opinion on the matter varies widely, but if someone were to wear a white dress or gown to our wedding it wouldn’t bother me.

    Post # 37
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Don’t care even one teensy weensy bit.

    Post # 38
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    Blushing bee

    the only color i care about is white. i feel that the bride should be the only one to wear white at a wedding. any other color – go for it.

    Post # 39
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    i didn’t care about anything except my hubby’s yocal relatives wearing what they apparently think is appropriate wedding attire: short sleeved PLAID collared shirts, without the top button buttoned and undershirt showing, no tie, and wrinkled khaki pants.  i dont think anyone dressed like that… i honestly didnt notice, i only noticed at other weddings of his family members.  i was worried about it tho.  i think one of his cousins wore black jeans and black t-shirt… god damn it, Kentucky.

    Post # 40
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    My mom was curious as to what I want her to wear. I told her as long as she doesn’t wear the same thing I do, I don’t really care. Since my dress will be custom, I’m not really concerned about it.

    Post # 41
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Aslong as everyones happy,I dont mind what they wear,hell as long as myself and the groom turns up on time and dressed in what they SHOULD be wearing,anything else that happens during the day is just a bonus.is that too laid back?lol x

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