(Closed) Please help I am confused

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
2374 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

hhhmmm maybe a bit elegant formal for a “casual beach” wedding – but hey its your day and your dress is beautiful so who cares!

Post # 4
15148 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’m in the school of the bride can wear whatever she want and there’s no such thing as too fancy!

Post # 5
4810 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Walking through sand in those shoes could be a problem.  

Post # 6
2346 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I think the dress is fine for a beach but u might rethink those particular heels. Other than that, ur good!

Post # 7
462 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

The last beach wedding I went to, the brides dress was not at all laid back. And plus yours is “Mermaid” so it fits!!! lol Maybe you should be barefoot though, because I’m sure walking in heels in the sand could cause some problems!

Post # 8
1306 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I would get a pair of wedges for the ceremony and switch to heels for the indoor part of the deay

Maybe you can convince him to go with tan suits instead of the Hawaiian shirts.

Post # 10
449 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

The dress is beautiful..you willl look like a beautiful mermaid on the beach…shoes would be a problem though…try maybe a barefoot sandal (I believe they are called) like this

Post # 11
12244 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I LOVE blingy beach weddings! They look so high-class but laid back!

Post # 12
7615 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wow, your acessories and dress are gorgeous! I think it’s definitely possible to pull off a blingy beach wedding! Although, I do agree with PPs that the shoes would be difficult to walk in. Will the reception be taking place on the beach as well?

Post # 14
624 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

@lovelypinky40:  I. love. your. dress. LOVE. I have a lace fit-and-flare dress with a semi-cathedral train. We initially were going to have a very formal wedding with 500 guests in Philly but after all the stress, Fiance and I decided to do a Destination Wedding in Thailand!!!!! 🙂 I’m NOT changing a single thing about my wedding day look. I’ve a gorgeous cathedral length veil that I’m still wearing and pretty much everything about my look screams formal but I don’t care…I’m only getting married once, so I’m going to live my fairytale….hahahaha. Fiance and I also decided that we liked a more formal beach wedding look, so our BMs will be wearing long chiffon dresses and our Groomsmen will be wearing linen shirts and pants…possibly linen suits, too. Let me know if you have any questions! 🙂

Post # 15
96 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Agree that the dress and most of the accessories are just fine. 

It is your day and you should wear what makes you feel great.

But, like PPs mentioned the shoes may be impractical, also the super long cathedral vale might be a huge hassle.  If it catches the wind you could be fighting it through the whole ceremony.Just a thought though.

Post # 16
6255 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2014

Um..wow. I can see why you’re stressed!

I love everything you bought, but I am pretty sure that dress will not go with a Hawaiian shirt if you’re including the groom with “the guys”. What if you compromised, and the groomsmen wore Hawaiian shirts and the groom wore a linen suit? It’s still plenty beachy, and would look just fine next to your gorgeous dress.

I think as long as the beach wedding decor is more on the formal side (orchids for example) your blingy decor will work great.

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