(Closed) Should I shorten my bachelorette party dress?

posted 5 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Should I shorten it?
    Leave it as is. : (79 votes)
    61 %
    Shorten it! : (45 votes)
    35 %
    Meh, look for another dress. : (6 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 4
    1774 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I think it is more flattering longer.

    Post # 5
    1652 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I like it longer. It’s gorgeous! I think maybe some blingy jewelerry of some sort would work ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 6
    1281 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @Puppy Love:  You’ve got the legs for it.  Do it up!

    Post # 7
    2055 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I prefer tight-fitting dresses to have longer hems (tends to look more elegant/professional). BUT this is your bachelorette, so who wants to look professional?

    However, there is a bit of a dilemma:

    • The shorter hem elongates your legs, and is much more suited to a nighttime look, whereas the longer hem makes you look ready for a bridal shower or a daytime garden wedding. 
    • On the other hand, the longer hem slims your upper thighs/hips more, and provides a more flatter silhouette than the shortened dress. 

    Which do you prefer: longer hem/slimmer silhouette VS. shorter hem/longer legs?

    Post # 8
    1213 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2004

    You really can’t go wrong either way.  But in my opinion, leaving it the way it is looks best.

    Post # 9
    4311 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    It looks more ladylike and appropriate longer.  You do have nice legs though, so you really can’t go wrong.

    Post # 11
    5494 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I think both lengths are flattering on you.  The longer version is more appropriate for a bridal shower or dinner while the shorter is better for a bachelorette party or a night out.

    Post # 12
    846 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    i like it longer- it looks much classier.

    Post # 13
    2055 posts
    Buzzing bee

    @Puppy Love:  The bustline of the dress is HIGHLY conservative (esp. for a nighttime look). So if you want to wear it for your bachelorette, I vote to go shorter! I have yet to meet a woman who would complains about how a dress makes her legs look long and hot. 

    Post # 14
    1830 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Leave as is, you look gorgeous!

    Post # 15
    2082 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    @Puppy Love:  I think it’s classier and actually sexier as it is. It seems to accentuate your figure more a bit longer.

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