(Closed) Bridesmaid dresses – would you wear either of these again?

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Which dress would you wear again?
    I'd wear dress 1 again : (19 votes)
    21 %
    I'd wear dress 2 again : (10 votes)
    11 %
    I'd wear BOTH dresses again : (46 votes)
    50 %
    I wouldn't wear either of these dresses again : (17 votes)
    18 %
  • Post # 2
    4910 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    annb9:   I voted both.  They’re lovely choices!!    

    Post # 3
    678 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - SPRING VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB

    They are really great dresses. I like the bottom one better. I would wear both of them again.

    Post # 4
    834 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013 - The front lawn of our church

    annb9:  I think they’re both cute and definitely would wear them again. My preferance would be the first one but I don’t think you can go wrong with either one:)

    Post # 5
    6335 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2014

    annb9:  They’re gorgeous! I would definitely wear both those again, though the second probably has the edge for me. 

    Post # 6
    578 posts
    Busy bee

    1 looks a little longer and a little less low cut, so for me, that would be more practical. The neckline on 2 would be too revealing for me.

    Post # 7
    7311 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

    I’m a pear shape, so both of those would look horrid on my body. I’d wear it for your wedding and then donate it.

    Post # 8
    1781 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2016

    I think they’re cute, but I’m personally not a fan of the blousy effect around the waist, because I think it makes my large chest look larger.  However, that doesn’t matter because I’m not your bridesmaid!  I wouldn’t worry so much about if they can re-wear them.  You’re bound to have some bridemaids that will wear it again and some that might not because it’s not their personal style.  That’s fine.  It’s great to re-wear bridesmaid dresses but I don’t think anyone who is in someone’s wedding goes into it expecting to be able to rewear the dress.  If you’re really concerned about it, I would just ask them directly.

    Post # 9
    966 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I would wear them depending on how they fit, but I really wouldn’t worry about whether or not they will be worn again. 

    Post # 10
    11642 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    annb9:  i wouldn’t wear either, but I’d be more likely to wear #2…but that style of dress i find very unflattering on my shape…

    Post # 12
    2587 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - UK

    annb9:  Neither of them is particularly my style – I’m not a fan of sequins. However they do both look like something people could wear again if that was their usual style!

    Post # 13
    214 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    Both dresses are awesome and would be easy to wear again, but neither would like great on a wide variety of shapes. If your girls are all the same shape as the models, I say go for it. Otherwise, that style is not friendly if you have even a bit of curve.

    They’re both gorgeous, though! And thanks for being so nice to your bridesmaids! I’m sure they’ll appreciate it.

    Post # 14
    69 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2016

    I don’t think dresses that billow at the waist are flattering on me personally, because I’m hippy with a small waist I’d end up feeling bigger than I am on the day. 

    But I do like them both a lot (esp. #2), and wish I could wear them. So I guess depends on the girls body-shape.

    Post # 15
    214 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    annb9:  Sorry! Just read your replay about body types. I say go for it, then!

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