(Closed) How important is it to have a bride robe??

posted 6 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
3182 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I didn’t have one.  I just wore a black tank top and black comfy stretch pants.  The pictures turned out cute!

Post # 4
7902 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Not important at all, unless it’s important to you. I didn’t have one (for either wedding… been married twice) and I’ve been in 4 other weddings and none of those brides did either. They are cute, but you really are spending money for a single use thing, mostly. I mean, it’s not like you won’t be able to wear it at home after and all, but it will be a bit strange kind of maybe…

ETA: I wore a faux wrap summer dress that is one of my favorite pieces of clothing and that I knew I could take off by sliding it down instead of going overhead.

Post # 5
9142 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

Didn’t have one, didn’t miss it, didn’t need it.  I wore a plain white halter shirt and capris while I had my hair and makeup done and then I changed directly into my dress.

Post # 6
3297 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - An amazing non-profit retreat

What about a robe with your new last name on it? (if you’re changing your name) or a monogram?


Post # 7
1890 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I just wore a button-down shirt… when you’re getting your hair and makeup done, you just need to be wearing something that doesn’t have to go over your head.  Probably better to save your $$ and use it to buy some lingerie for the honeymoon Wink

Post # 8
2065 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Didn’t have one. Made zero difference. My “getting ready” outfit was sweatpants and a tank top that I decorated with iron-on letters to say “Mrs. Peanut” that cost about $15 altogether.

Post # 9
1212 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

not at all. 

Post # 10
1828 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

i’m not getting a “bride” robe, but i’m going to get a shorter, lighter cotton one that i will also wear on my wedding day.

i’m really into lazing around in a towel/robe after i shower, but right now i only have a big bushy one for winter!

so this new one will do double duty 🙂

Post # 11
16213 posts
Honey Beekeeper

I didn’t have one and I didn’t miss it.

@Pomapoo:  Good idea!

Post # 12
4193 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

How important is it? Not at all. 🙂

I wore a sundress I was able to slip off without taking it over my head. If you want a robe, I bought a great one at Macy’s on sale for $12, that I can wear all the time. “Bride” triples the price.

Post # 13
3697 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I don’t know when I would have put it on….

We went to get our hair/makeup done at the salon, and once we got to the venue, had about 20min to put my dress on and get outside for our first look. 

Post # 14
118 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I don’t think its important really! But, this is probably one of the only times in your life that you will get to wear one so why not indulge!!

Post # 15
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Only important if you want it. I already got one because I figure it’s the one time in my life I’ll splurge like crazy on all sorts of silly details, so I went for it. They do make for some cute pictures! 

Post # 16
953 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Considering my first thought when I saw your post was “what’s a bride robe??”  I’m thinking not that important.  🙂

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