(Closed) Changing multiple gowns throughout the night – is this the norm or only in asia?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

My family is vietnamese and they usually like to change into different gowns throughout the evening.  I think my sister had 3 dresses.  Wedding dress, cake cutting dress and dancing dress.

Uhh, I told my mom that I really liked my dress and I didn’t want to go dress shopping and spend more money on more dresses.  I don’t think my mom was happy about it but whatever.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

If Ican find something I want to come out the last 2 hors wearing a short white dress and red heels!

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I wore two only because I couldn’t make up my mind!

Post # 8
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Bumble bee

i think it’s more of the asian culture. i was only going to wear my wedding gown but couldn’t resisit the temptation of finally having the appropriate occasion to wear a traditional chinese dress (qi pao), so i have one made and will change into that for the cake cutting.

Post # 9
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Honey bee

Only Asian brides do multiple dress changes. American (Caucasian, etc) brides pick one dress and wear it to both the ceremony and reception. In real life, reception dresses are not worn, despite their alleged popularity online.

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

People wear reception dresses all the time. Its really up to the bride’s preference and budget.

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