Help Me Pick A Dress! (Guest)

posted 3 years ago in Guests
  • poll: Which Dress?
    Dress #1 : (34 votes)
    64 %
    Dress #2 : (4 votes)
    8 %
    Dress #3 : (7 votes)
    13 %
    Dress #4 : (8 votes)
    15 %
  • Post # 2
    2936 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2017

    I loooove #1 and #4 but I think the fabric on #4 looks more wintery, not for an August wedding. So I vote #1! You have great taste 🙂 

    Post # 3
    4815 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014


    bambiiandthefox :   I didn’t vote – I like #2 and #4 the best, all the styles are nice but I’m not sure about bright cherry red as a guest.  I tend to be a bit old fashioned though, so please take that into account.  LOL  

    Post # 4
    2103 posts
    Buzzing bee

     Honestly I like none of them.  #2 is not a summer wedding dress, and the others show to much. Black tie is supposed to be classy, not screaming red with lots of skin showing.

    Post # 7
    574 posts
    Busy bee

     Also wouldn’t wearing anything so attention drawing as a bright red dress and wouldn’t show that much skin.

    Post # 9
    6773 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2015

    I voted 4 (the color is gorgeous) but agree with everyone else – it’s just too much skin for the most part.  Reason I didn’t pick 1 was I think it’d be uncomfortable all night with the sleeves halfway down your arm like that, but maybe in reality it isn’t so constrictive.  Any chance you’d take a more neutral color option?  That bright red sure is bright.  For me it wasn’t so much the color as the quantity of it, though.  Fine in a shorter dress but just sooooo much red in a gown, if that makes sense.

    ETA: saw your update. I think red is supposedly taboo because it’s so eye catching, it draws away attention. It’s also taboo in some cultures b/c the birde wears red.  If your friend is sensible that won’t really be a problem.  If skin doesn’t matter, then go with the last one, which is a classier shade, as it were.

    Post # 10
    47278 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    You would likely get a lot more responses if you posted pics. Many Bees aren’t going to take the time to open 4 links.

    Post # 12
    78 posts
    Worker bee

    You should definitely try renttherunway !

    Post # 13
    3149 posts
    Sugar bee

    bambiiandthefox :  The following are great options; they have the sexy vibe you seem to favor, but are more interesting design-wise with a bit of a couture feel:

    From The Outnet:

    From Fame & Partners:


    Post # 14
    194 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    Any dress except #2. It screams bridesmaid to me and also not a nice color or look for summer.

    Post # 15
    387 posts
    Helper bee

     I liked #1 and #3 – I love that red colour! 

    My Mother-In-Law didn’t wear deep red to our wedding because she was told at work you don’t wear red?!

    I’m a bit over all these rules about what colour you can and can’t wear at a wedding…. Will that colour make you stand out? Sure! So what? It’s beautiful colour. Everyone will still be looking at the bride.  

    Post # 16
    224 posts
    Helper bee
    Post # 17
    2103 posts
    Buzzing bee


    zias :  These are great suggestions – nice choices!

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