(Closed) NEED YOUR VOTE: Which BM Dress?

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Which BM dress would go best?

    1 - Satin

    2 - Chiffon

  • Post # 3
    9 posts
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I voted satin to match the men’s ties and your shoes.

    Post # 4
    379 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I voted Satin because of your shoes…. but I think that chiffon would be fine too! Personally I like chiffon better, but if your wedding is very formal than Satin would probably be better!

    Post # 5
    926 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    I love the flow of chiffon better than satin..but if you have a satin wedding gown I would choose satin

    Post # 6
    2874 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    ooh ive just had the chiffon versus satin debate for my BMs. i actually agonized over it for ages

    if its indoors then you dont have to worry about heat (sweat patches look worse on satin)

    if your BMs are a bit larger then chiffon is more a forgiving fabric…satin really highlights lumps and bumps and its more clingy, whereas the chiffon skims over bumps

    you might want to see how it looks in real life on your BMs. i loved satin on the hanger…but somehow didnt look that great on my BMs in person

    i also think chiffon is more wearable in the future. satin just screams “bridesmaid dress” to me

    edit – i said chiffon. but if your bridesmaids are all tall and thin then they can rock the satin look. i personally look bad in satin so im biased

    Post # 7
    14 posts
    • Wedding: August 2013

    both will look great  

    Post # 8
    8418 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I prefer the first one…it kinda looks like it would be more flattering on the way it is cut in the front!

    Post # 9
    1736 posts
    Bumble bee

    I said chiffon because it’s more forgiving on varying body types…but I love both versions of the dress (and I’m not normally a satin fan!)

    Post # 10
    2268 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I can see them wearing the chiffon dresses again in the future. Where would they ever wear the satin again? The dresses would probably sit unused in their closets. 

    Post # 11
    5427 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I would match the girl’s dresses with the same fabric as the guy’s ties.

    Post # 12
    10713 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    The second one is going to look better on a lot of different body types and it’s going to be more comfortable for your bridesmaids. I like the second one a lot myself. =)

    Post # 13
    84 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I had my bridesmaids try on both of these dresses and I prefered the satin look much more than the chiffon.

    Post # 14
    146 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I like the chiffon, but you should compare it to the fabric of your dress.  

    Post # 15
    204 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I voted satin, to match your shoes and the GM’s ties, but it does depend on your dress as well and the material.  If it’s satin, go with satin.  If it’s got more sheer layering or would compliment the chiffon, then I’d say go with that. 

    Post # 16
    23589 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I voted for the satin one, but purely based on my own taste. They both look great and you can’t go wrong!

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