(Closed) Please tell me – Do you consider this formal or informal…

posted 9 years ago in Ceremony
  • poll: Formal or Informal?
    Formal : (18 votes)
    62 %
    Informal : (11 votes)
    38 %
  • Post # 3
    1756 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    You could split the difference and just call it semi-formal Smile

    Post # 4
    5993 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2010

    as its cocktail dress im going with semi formal


    Post # 5
    1103 posts
    Bumble bee

    I agree with semi formal – sounds similar to our wedding & that’s how I would have described it!

    Post # 6
    2249 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2018

    say semi formal unless you are inviting people who define formal as “the socks that they are wearing match their birkenstocks” then tell them formal. lol

    (I live in eugene OR, people wear this stuff to the OPERA!)

    Post # 7
    2680 posts
    Sugar bee

    Id also say semi formal.  Since its a Friday night Id opt for formal but it really depends on the attire, the room set up and most importantly, how you view it.  Cocktail attire I would say is more semi-formal than formal.

    ETA – If someone said a wedding was informal to me I would think day or afternoon wedding, no assigned seating, sun dresses for girls and slacks and a shirt for guys, no timeline, not much dancing or traditional stuff

    Post # 8
    3098 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    Typically, night weddings are formal or semi-formal. Ours was similar to yours, and considered semi-formal.

    Post # 9
    1897 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Ohhhh, love it.  On a side note, how are you incorporating birds into the wedding?  I have two on my cake…

    Post # 11
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    Sounds like a standard semi-formal wedding to me. There’s nothing in your description to imply that it is either casual or formal.

    Post # 12
    2394 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    The bird “guest book” idea is so cute!

    Post # 13
    166 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I vote semi-formal too. If you were attending you wedding as a guest, what would you wear? Use this to gage maybe?

    Post # 14
    49 posts
    • Wedding: May 2010


    Post # 15
    599 posts
    Busy bee

    Sounds quite semi-formal to me. But I also think you can just choose formal or casual. Your wedding seems like it could go either way. 

    Post # 16
    2532 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Black Tie = Formal

    Homestyle wedding = Informal

    Your Wedding = Semi formal



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