(Closed) Can This Be Worn More Than Once?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is this a good choice for a bridesmaid dress?
    It's a great dress and can definitely be worn again :) : (20 votes)
    32 %
    Keep looking, there should be something out there : (18 votes)
    29 %
    It's a pretty dress, but I don't think it can be worn more than once : (24 votes)
    38 %
    Other : (1 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
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    505 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I probably would wear that dress again if the length was a bit shorter, like right above the knee. I’m not a fan of t-length like that, personally. Other than that- very nice!

    Post # 4
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    6256 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2014

    It depends. If your bridesmaids are punk rock or hipstery (I don’t know what the kids call that these days) then probably not. But if they are into bohemian or romantic looks, with pearls, cardigans and pencil skirts, or if they attend church/temple frequently, then definitely. I personally would wear it again, but then my style icons are Audrey Hepburn and Emma Pilsbury from Glee, so take that for what it’s worth. It is cute, though, and regardless I don’t know of any who would mind wearing it on the day of the wedding.

    Post # 5
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    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I would have it hemmed after the wedding (knee-length or just above) and then I would wear it again.

    Post # 6
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    4929 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2018

    I agree with the PPs. I’d get it hemmed first, but, other than that, it looks rewearable. 

    Post # 7
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    1102 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I would totally wear that again if it was hemmed!

    Post # 8
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    12247 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I’m not sure if I could re-wear it. Maybe if I REALLY shortened it?

    But I think your BMs are expecting WAY too much! It’s $130, and they don’t have to pay any tax. They should be happy you’re not putting them in any of these!

    Post # 9
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    9916 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    That length is really, really awkward.  I would find something knee-length.

    Post # 10
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    2269 posts
    Buzzing bee

    @arwenlynne:  Keep looking. I’d be pretty ticked off if the bride went 35% over the budget. Not cool, and it’s not that great of a dress, to be honest. I am pretty girly but I probably wouldn’t wear that again.

    Post # 11
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    8422 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I personally prob wouldn’t wear it again bc it’s not something I’d wear….. Of course if I were a Bridesmaid or Best Man I’d wear anything for the bride thou! 

    Post # 12
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    1202 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @arwenlynne:  I think it depends on the style you are going for your wedding. It is pretty for a wedding but if I had to wear that for a bridesmaid dress, I wouldn’t wear it again because it kind of looks obvious that it is a bridesmaid dress. I think if you went for a chiffon dress that had a shorter length and nice draping, that would be more re-wearable than the current dress you are looking at. And like PP, I am not a huge fan of tea length dresses (except maybe in wedding dresses) so a shorter length might look better, either that or go long! Have you asked your girls what they like in terms of styles and looks? I did that with mine and it helped me narrow down some choices. The style I chose isn’t re-wearable but it is something they all like. Cool Good luck with your search! 

    Post # 13
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    1966 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I think its really nice. I would def wear it again with a little hem. Its a really good price, the last 2 bridesmaid dresses I had to buy were $225 & $275!!  Your girls are lucky!

    Post # 14
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    2105 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    The length is too weird. Not long or short enough to be reworn for formal events. Also if it’s in light pink, it looks like skin showing through the chest. 

    Have you looked at David’s bridal?

    Post # 16
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    9954 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Personally, I like this dress choice… I think it is very classic.

    The price is AMAZING for a Bridesmaid Dress IMO !!

    I don’t see it as tea length as others have commented (that would be mid-calf)… this is pretty much at / just below the knee (depending on how tall one is)

    Like the other Bees has said, if the gals want to they can always shorten it after the Wedding if they think that means it would be less Bridesmaidy.

     

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