(Closed) How to make this dress look less Boho-Bride?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
8600 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

a more polished up do for hair, fine jewelry accessories and a long veil will help! Lol the dress being named patchouli!! Love CP though. 

Post # 3
1069 posts
Bumble bee

It’s beautiful! 

Classic updo, simple accessories and smokey eye would de-boho the look. 

Post # 4
328 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2016 - Church by the beach,

I think it’s a very beautiful dress for a classic Spanish look I would do more  formal updo hair and make up simple pearl studs and a mantilla Veil lace fans are also popular wedding accessories here. 

Post # 5
1814 posts
Buzzing bee

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Well if you want Spanish I would def consider a Manitlla veil. I think this will help it look more ‘romantic’ rather than ‘boho’.


So again we want to enhance the ‘classic romance’ of this dress so you hair and make-up will play a role in that. I might do something bolder with a ‘sexy’ classic spin, I think this will steer you clear of anything ‘boho’ related (tends to be softer make-up looks).

Hair I think you could still do something soft and romantic (I think slick back is too harsh of a look for your lace dress). 

As for jewelry I probably wouldn’t do a necklace, just dropped earrings and a bracelet on your right hand (so just your rings are on your left).



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Post # 7
2633 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

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polkadots16:  I think that dress is really classic and while the style right now is very much leaning towards boho chic and that dress does fit that with the right hair/makeup and accessories, you can certainly make that dress more classic by adding more glam hair, makeup and accessories too. 🙂

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