(Closed) Help with tea-length gowns?? Post pics please :)

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Your opinion on tea length

    Not for me, but I really like it

    I love it and wore it

    I'm not a fan/would not wear it

    Other (comment)

  • Post # 3
    4111 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’m wearing one for my wedding for exactly the same reasons you listed – a full length gown just isn’t me. Wedding is informal and fun, etc, etc. I’m a 14 street size and have some serious hips 🙂 

    here’s me in the sample. I’m going to have my dress shortened a bit (to make the tea length) and ill remove most if not all of the crinoline to make it less poofy. 



    Post # 4
    87 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I almost went with a tea length dress, but I am getting married in April (hopefully outdoors) and assumed it would be too cold.

    Here are a couple lovlies that I thought about:












    Post # 6
    5667 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I wore a size 16 tea length gown. I chose tea length mainly becaus I worked entirely too hard on my shoes to cover them up.


    And the shoes, of course.


    Post # 7
    389 posts
    Helper bee

    I love the color and the top.  Glad you are taking down some of the poofiness.  Do wear a short heel (I’m a flat lover also) like these.  You will look sensational and make your hair very curly with a lovely small bird cage hair piece.

    Good luck!

    Post # 9
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Yay! I love tea length! My dress is a little bit shorter than tea length, but I think it is similar enough to not really matter 🙂 I’m a street size 14 right now and think I rock my dress. I say choose a dress you feel good in, and own it!

    Post # 10
    1412 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2017 - Downtown Riverfront Cafe


    Check out Peppermint Pretty under collection to view some adorable tea length dresses, custom made in the USA.

    Post # 11
    485 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I voted “I love it and I wore it” which technically isn’t true because I won’t wear it until NEXT Wed!!!!!!!!

    This is a size 20 that I had altered to be tea-length and then I added the black tulle.


    Post # 12
    1936 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I think as long as you have shapely legs you’re good to go! Tea length is to def show off legs! I’m a size 6 but have stumps for legs.. no nice shape at all and I look terrrrrible in tea length. I don’t think it matters what size you are but it’s all about your shape!

    Post # 13
    11734 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    that dress is amazing!!

    Post # 14
    1098 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    I think I clicked “not a fan” but I meant to choose that I love tea length dresses. I’m wearing a custom made tea lengthh dress for my wedding next year.

    Post # 15
    1283 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

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    @MissStumptown:  I keep meaning to post on your dress picks- not to threadjack, but that dress is rediculously adorable and you look rockin in it! I especially love your glasses too! 

    Post # 16
    1283 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

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    @IronMango:  Can’t wait to see what you chose- keep us posted as you look!

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