(Closed) Is this dress okay for a wedding guest?

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
47460 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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roseharp:  It’s lovely. Some people will say that you shouldn’t wear red, but that’s not part of etiquette, tradition or culture where I live.

Post # 5
70 posts
Worker bee

I think it’s great! It is kind of full, but I think it doesn’t look bridal. You look very elegant and it fits a formal wedding.

  • This reply was modified 5 years, 3 months ago by  ninasmile.
Post # 6
2171 posts
Buzzing bee

its beautiful and you look great!!!! yes wear it!

Post # 7
5187 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

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roseharp:  It’s perfect!

Post # 9
2803 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

That dress is gorgeous!! I don’t think the skirt is too full at all. Love the red shoes too!

Post # 10
516 posts
Busy bee

Love it!

Post # 11
1729 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

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roseharp:  just read that you decided against it for the wedding but it’s gorgeous on you! So classy, elegant, unique, timeless n etc. !

Post # 12
755 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

Gorgeous dress! Looks amazing on you!

Post # 13
13553 posts
Honey Beekeeper

Better safe than sorry. Traditional etiquette still says no to anything white, black, or bright red. I do wear black to weddings  and though I avoid it myself,  I personally think white is OK as long as it’s not obviously bridal.  I’d also avoid anything in a color that stands out this much. 

Post # 14
8683 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’ve never heard of the no red nonsense before here and plenty people wear red in my area so I would go for it! Most of my wedding guests wore black and I don’t understand the big deal.

Post # 15
306 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

That dress is a gorgeous find!  Just wear it somewhere….it deserves to be worn (and I would have no qualms about wearing this to a wedding)!

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