(Closed) Is this dress too formal for rehearsal?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is the pictured dress too formal for a rehearsal dinner?
    Too formal, select another dress! : (21 votes)
    41 %
    Not too formal, go with it! : (29 votes)
    57 %
    I like the etsy dress more! : (1 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 4
    2539 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    it really depends on how formail your wedding is! the dress is stunning on you though!

    Post # 6
    242 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    My opinion is, it’s your big day, wear whatever you want!  I considered wearing a floor-length gown for my rehearsal.  My wedding is formal, however.  I ended up settling on a short Sue Wong.

    Post # 7
    3241 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    The dress looks great on you! As the bride, I think you should look special during the rehersal. I say go for it! The etsy dress is pretty too, but I like the David’s Bridal one better.

    Post # 8
    288 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I personally would not wear a white dress to the rehearsal dinner. 

    Post # 9
    762 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I like the DB dress. I think you should wear it. I wore a fitted white dress for my bridal shower, and although I received comments about how bridal it looked, I didn’t care, I loved it, and I looked great in it!

    Post # 10
    729 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I was going to dress up even if all of my guests were wearing jeans and t shirts and we had it at my parent’s home. I say you are the bride and it is your rehearsal and you can wear what you want to.

    Post # 11
    1723 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I like it!  I’m doing a sort of formal dress for mine too.

    Post # 12
    145 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I like it, and think it will be fine, I’m wearing a dress that is actually a bridesmaid dress.

    Post # 13
    735 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I like the dress from DB.  It looks very nice on you. It does look bridal.  But a rehersal dinner is a wedding event.  And the event is in a formal setting, so the dress is approprate for the venue.  Just don’t wear a veil with it! 😉

    If it were me considering that dress for my rehersal dinner, I’d make sure that the rest of my look was less bridal.  Perhaps colorful accessories?  And my hair in a significantly different style than I’d wear it when I walk down the aisle?  But part of that is because I’m an old fashioned bride who doesn’t want a first look before the ceremony; so I wouldn’t want to offer a peek at my style, even if it’s not THE dress.  (Maybe I’m crazy…)

    Post # 15
    311 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I don’t think its too formal- not at all. But (and this is my opinion, not etiquette) I think wearing white for the rehearsal dinner is sort of blah. I think it makes the white dress on the wedding day less special. But I also LOVE color.

    It does look great on you though!

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