(Closed) FALL BRIDES- Did You and/or Your Bridesmaids Go Strapless?

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 31
Member
1204 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Mine only (has one strap if that counts). 😛

I believe both BMs have strapless dresses too, but I’ll be making them both chiffon wraps to wear with them.

Post # 32
Member
127 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

I am getting married Oct. 22. My dress is strapless and my BMs dresses are one shoulder, and knee length and they will wear boots. But I am in TEXAS so ya know its still pretty warm here around then! haha

Post # 33
Member
564 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

The difference between strapless and straps is really negligible from a warmth standpoint. Unless you are going to wear long sleeves, which is a really specific look, I don’t think it matters. I’ve seen brides in strapless year round. If it’s too cold get a cool cover up (faux fur, leather, beaded vintage jacket, etc) but chances are you’ll be able to tough it out for the ceremony at least. 

I’m getting married inside in November so it’s not an issue for me but will have thin straps and will tough it out for outside photos, plus will take at least a few in my leather jacket. 

Post # 34
Member
1391 posts
Bumble bee

I got married near the end of November – it was late fall here, but there was snow everywhere – and I wore a strapless mermaid gown.  I had a fur wrap for outdoor photos and it was fine not wearing anything to cover my shoulders or arms indoors as we had the ceremony and reception inside a beautiful country club and there was lots of heat.  My bridesmaids didn’t go strapless, but they all went with sleeveless dresses.

Post # 35
Member
331 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

My dress has a halter neckline, and several of my bridesmaids opted for strapless dresses. They don’t know it yet, but I’m giving them each a silver-colored wrap with their bridesmaid gifts in case it’s chilly at our (daytime) outdoor reception.

Post # 36
Member
3047 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

Mine is at the end of Nobember. My dress is backless and sleeveless but not strapless. 

My ceremony is indoors so I’m not too worried. Plus, I’m more fond of cold climates.

This (except not the sleeves – mine ends at the shoulders):

My reception dress has 3/4th sleeves though.

You can always find something to bring in case you get cold like a shawl, bolero, or jacket. I don’t think it’ll be a big deal. 🙂

Post # 37
Member
213 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

It’s always a crapshoot in September and October. You just never know. Personally I would prefer it colder because you can always wear a wrap or a sweater, it’s so much better than sweating. Your adreneleine will be pumping from the excitement so you will probably feel warmer than usual anyway. I think strapless can be worn anytime, as long as the weight of the dress/material is suitable for the season. 

Post # 38
Member
1495 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

smalltownbigworld :  We had a Halloween wedding and I am from the Northeast, I wore a strapless dress (had a shrug in case I got cold but never used it) and my bridesmaids wore dresses with straps (and pashmina scarfs in case they got cold but they never used them). Luckily we had pretty warm weather on our wedding day and nobody was chilly. Where will your wedding be? What is the weather normally like at that time of year?

Post # 39
Member
296 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

We’re getting married October 22 and in Georgia, that time of year is honestly so unpredictable weather-wise. My dress is currently strapless, but I’m thinking of having wider lace straps added to it and my BMs will be in one-shoulder long dresses. It could honestly be either 40 degrees or 90 degrees, there’s no in between and no telling which. I figure the longer dress will help if it happens to be on the chilly side.

Our ceremony will be inside though. Reception will be outside but under a tent.

Post # 41
Member
1115 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2017 - Mississauga Convention Centre

No we’re having a church wedding and our arms need to be covered

The topic ‘FALL BRIDES- Did You and/or Your Bridesmaids Go Strapless?’ is closed to new replies.

Find Amazing Vendors