(Closed) Destination Wedding… Should I get this for an after wedding dress or…

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: BCBG Dress for destination wedding party afterwards?
    Yes, Comment below if you like : (11 votes)
    48 %
    No, Explain why below : (5 votes)
    22 %
    Yes to getting another dress for after the wedding/ reception, just not this one : (7 votes)
    30 %
  • Post # 3
    1526 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I would suggest trying the dress on in person before making a decision. Those dresses always look a lot shorter on the models than they are in real life. Other than that I really dont think it is too skimpy. I think its a very cute dress!

    Post # 4
    645 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I love the BCBG dress! I think it’s adorable. I think I may try it on for my bachelorette party! Thanks 🙂

    Post # 5
    3041 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    To me, it seems pretty short… but dresses fit everyone differently. Can you can try it on & see how well it fits you?

    Post # 6
    314 posts
    Helper bee

    Well I am also a destination bride, Im getting married on the beach and are wearing a as you would call it “regular’ bridal gown, but I am currently looking for a after ceremony dress to change into as well. Its just gonna be too hott! Especially if you are, like I plan to go party, dance, drink afterward. BUT I am going to keep my veil on! Here is my ceremony dress.. I havent found one to change into yet.. but I do love yours!!

    Post # 7
    53 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Go for the BCBG dress! It is gorgeous. I agree with Shannon. Dresses in person are generally longer than in the picture (or that may be because I am 5’3″ and the models are 6′ tall)

    Post # 9
    314 posts
    Helper bee

    @kristen ya, I wasnt going to do a veil but I wanted that more of a BRIDE look so I just got a simple beaded edge 1 tier veil that Im gonna wear in the back of my hair it goes down to the top of my butt.

    Post # 10
    523 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    yes, I say get it. It is sooooo hot in the Dominican!

    Post # 11
    687 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I am not engaged yet, but when I do I want a dress like the second one you posted, the BCBG one. I totally love that length and style! I don’t think bridal has to mean long or tea-length and if you’re going somewhere tropical you’ll be thankful for less fabric! There are tons of ways you can add a more bride-y feel to it if you felt that you wanted more oomph. Anyway… I heart that dress. I would totally rock it to my own wedding!

    Post # 12
    581 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2015

    The loveeee the BCBG dress!!!

    Post # 13
    4765 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

    I love the BCBG dress! Gorgeous!

    Post # 14
    166 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I love the detail at the top of the dress but think that the cut at the bottom is a little bit risky for a bride, maybe you could wear a short slip underneath it to cover up some thigh so it doesn’t look as skimpy?

    Post # 15
    7975 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I think it’s cute, but if I were in your place, my older family members would FLIP over short it is. How would your guests react?

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