(Closed) Dress okay for small church ceremony

posted 4 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

I think it’s hard for us to know, it looks really pretty. If the church has any guidelines, hopefully they have told you what they are. I have a letter from the church listing the guidelines my wedding dress will need to adhere to.

Post # 3
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Helper bee

I think it’s beautiful! I don’t think it’s at all inappropriate for a church wedding- but I guess it all depends on how conservative your church happens to be. If the deep V is making you self-conscious, you could have a minor alteration to raise it up a bit. But I think it’s lovely as-is! 

Post # 4
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I think it’s lovely.

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2018

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scatthecat :  I think it’s gorgeous. You’ll have to ask about the V, but you could always wear a lacy strapless bra thing under it or have a temporary lace swatch added for the day of. 

Post # 7
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Busy bee

It’s pretty!!! I don’t know about church, but I hope you can wear it because you look lovely! 😊

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2016

Very cute, but definitely not something you’d be allowed to wear at my relatives church! They’re Roman Catholic though (and in a small town in Spain, to boot) so.. pretty conservative.  Your shoulders alone would get you kicked out, nevermind that V, lol!

I love that dress though. If the church OKs it I’d totally go for it.

Post # 9
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Sugar bee

Love it. I think with a short dress a pair of beautiful shoes is essential.

Post # 10
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Bumble Beekeeper

It’s a great dress!!

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2017 - A vineyard

I would pop a message by the church and ask them to have a look and see what they think. In my church I would have to wear a cover if I wore that but yours might not care 🙂 Its beautiful by the way!

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

Lovely but a little skimpy for church. I would personally look for a pretty white cardigan to wear with it that can be reused as part of an office work wardrobe. 

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

It would be totally fine at my church. 

Post # 15
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

Gorgeous! 

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