(Closed) Chiffon in winter? Opinions appreciated!

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Will chiffon bridesmaids dresses (black and floor-length) look good for a winter wedding?
    Yes, go with chiffon : (9 votes)
    47 %
    Yes, both options work as long as the dark color and length are appropriate for winter : (8 votes)
    42 %
    No, stay with silk or satin : (2 votes)
    11 %
    No, go without something else : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    1736 posts
    Bumble bee

    Personally, I don’t think that the weight of the fabric makes a dress instantly “inappropriate” for winter. Many gowns have chiffon overlays that look quite lovely, but the fabric beneath them have more weight (and potentially more warmth). My girls are wearing long chiffon dresses for my October wedding in a dark sangria color. I think it looks lovely and wouldn’t be mistaken for a “summer” look at all.

    Post # 4
    662 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I think chiffon could work. We wore a dark plum colored chiffon dress for my friend’s October wedding & they didn’t look summery.

    Post # 5
    828 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    The bridesmaids can get shapewear if they are concerned about the fabric showing too much.

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