(Closed) Can I wear this to a Wedding?

posted 6 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Is this appropriate to wear to a wedding?
    No : (50 votes)
    31 %
    Yes : (113 votes)
    69 %
  • Post # 3
    399 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    My opinion you will stick out like a sore thumb but if you are that type that cares less what other think cause you are different then go for it. I wouldnt wear it though.

    Post # 4
    3776 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 2004

    I wouldn’t wear it.

    Post # 5
    3471 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

    I don’t think it would stick out at all, so long as it’s at least as long as the one in the photo I think it’s completely approrpiate.  

    Post # 6
    175 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    To me, it looks a little casual, and therefore could be deemed “inappropriate”.

    You still have some time until the wedding, I would go out and buy yourself a new dress. Because it is the end of summer (and coming to the end of wedding season) many dresses which are designed to be worn to weddings are being discounted for the end of the season, so you can find some great deals.

    Post # 7
    6394 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think it’s perfectly appropriate! What material is it made out of, though? That might be a big factor, if it’s cotton versus satin or silk?

    Post # 8
    243 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I just got my grandmother’s that she wore to a military ball… not asian/chinese- and it is gorgeous. i think that is modern looking enough to blend, and could also be a good conversation starter since you won’t know everyone 🙂

    Post # 10
    2183 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011 - Florida Aquarium

    I agree that depending on the fabric, it’s fine. Give a shopping trip a try, and if you can’t find anything, just wear what you have. Really, I don’t think anyone will care. It’s not offensive at all.

    Post # 11
    558 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2015 - Thorpewood

    I say go for it.  I think it’s super cute!

    Post # 12
    1729 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    i would pair it with nice fancy jewels, hand bag, heels and shawl.. i think if you are comfy and love the dress then it should be fine.. heck ive seen tons of pics with people showing up in tshirts/polos/jeans..i think the fact that you are dressing up is fine!

    Post # 13
    3886 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think with some accessories like a bracelet or scarf, it would be fine, as long as it’s no shorter than the one in the photo.  I don’t think you’d stick out like a sore thumb. It’s definitely not a common look at Western weddings but uncommon is not a bad thing.

    Post # 14
    5096 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I think it would be lovely!

    Post # 16
    513 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I love it… I always think this is a ‘classy’ kinda style to wear for any occasion.. but that’s just my humble opinion!

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