(Closed) For the modest bride

posted 8 years ago in Catholic
Post # 3
1025 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

@Miss Stella: Try Shabby Apple for Bridesmaid’s dresses. Though those are on-line too….

Post # 5
2104 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I liked some of the selections on prettybridesmaids.com …you do need to order through a bridal store, though.  We ended up going with the infinity dress, which can be very modest with correct wrapping and a modesty piece underneath.

Post # 6
65 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Where was this when I was searching. lol.

I ended up making my own/using a doner. Inspired by 3 dresses; Grace Kelly/Vogues 2979/Justin Alexander.

I do have a 2nd dress I’ll be using for the recpetion from Casablanca, but that will be modified soon to cover my shoulders! Right now I’m searching for the right material and design.

Post # 7
2321 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Wow! Great idea!

I am also in a similar boat. The priest wants shoulders covered. So I have decided to pay a visit to David’s Bridal and buy the sleeves which can be sewed on. (Or you can pin them in yourself to remove easily later.) Though expensive, but they look very nice and get the job done. I don’t know yet if the Canadian store carries them so I have to call. Gaah!

Post # 9
448 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I live in Las Vegas, so our idea of modest is a strapless long gown lol. But my veil has so much thick lace that you barely notice my gown is strapless so I am well covered…

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