(Closed) My first dress fitting. pics inside!

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: what should i do with my bolero
    wear the bolero during both : (29 votes)
    41 %
    wear bolero during reception only : (9 votes)
    13 %
    neither! i like it without the bolero : (14 votes)
    20 %
    were it during ceremony only : (19 votes)
    27 %
  • Post # 4
    18643 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I would wear it just during the reception.  The dress is lovely on its own!

    Post # 5
    1075 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I actually thought the opposite, though there wasn’t an option for it.  What if you wore it just for the ceremony, then not wear at the reception?  Only because I’m sure you will get pretty hot in there from all the people and all the dancing.

    Post # 6
    1194 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I am planning on wearing mine during the ceremony and I’m going to remove it during the reception.  I’ll also wear mine during some of the pictures and not during some of the others.

    Post # 7
    1956 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - Tannery Pond at the Darrow School

    I like both ways, so I voted for option with two looks!

    Post # 8
    368 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I would wear it during the ceremony, and then you could see how you feel at the reception. You might get hot dancing and mingling and you might want to take it off. I don’t think you have to make up your mind beforehand though, and the dress looks great with or without it.

    Post # 9
    1184 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    First of all I love your dress you’re going to make a beautiful bride on your wedding day congrats! That’s a cute bolero jacket as well.

    I think that the bolero looks flattering on your dress. What is the exact reason you chose to wear a bolero? Was it to cover your arms or for in case it gets cold, because your wedding is in June so its going to be a warm day and night I bet.

    I’m wearing a bolero too. My aunt is going to make it all beautiful and since we are getting married inside a church I will wear it to church and if it doesn’t feel too hot I’m going to wear it to the reception as well.

    Anyway I voted both but at least wear it to the ceremony… 

    Good luck and keep us posted on what you decide…

    Post # 10
    690 posts
    Busy bee

    I like it with the bolero and voted to wear it for both (though take it off if you get too hot!).  I might need to see it with the sash/broach to know for sure though!

    Post # 11
    2532 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I agree with wendy and miss cheeky – wear it during the ceremony and then off for the reception! Its a beautiful dress with and without, but I think I like it better for ceremony only! I was surprised there wasn’t an option for it!

    Post # 12
    745 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    isn’t your ceremony orthodox? if it is you would have to have your shoulders at least covered, if not your elbows depending on your officiant.

    Post # 15
    337 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I looooove the bolero and would not want to take it off for either part.  If your fiance wants you to go sleeveless, though, I might appease him by taking it off for the reception.  If you’re dancing you might be more comfortable, anyway.

    Your dress is great, btw!

    Post # 16
    24 posts

    This might not mean anything because it was just the photos’ timing, but you look happier and more confident in the first two pictures.

    And anyway, sheer sleeves are elegant, and no one would think they would look silly in July. I think it’s a look that is very timeless, and I bet people of all generations in attendance would think so.

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