(Closed) Silk Cotton blend dresses?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
298 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My dress is a Silk/Cotton Faille blend.  It’s a Priscilla of Boston.  I haven’t worn it yet but it’s in my closet:)  I was worried that the fabric wasn’t like luxurious enough, or a little casual even.  But when I tried it on, I loved it and the fabric has a nice sheen to it and I don’t feel casual at all in it.  I’d say if it felt light to you, I wouldn’t worry about it at all.  I mean if it feels heavy you’d probably be able to tell right away.  I also worried about cotton wrinkling easily, but after doing research and talking to brides that wore my same dress, that wasn’t an issue at all.

Here’s a couple pics of mine.  Good luck!  Show pics if/once you find one!:)

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Post # 4
181 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

My bridesmaids will be wearing silk cotton blends and the material is really nice. It’s light, kind of shimmery although not too silky. If you’re having an outdoor wedding I think it’d be perfect but it could work indoors too!

Post # 5
10366 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

The J Crew Lucinda ballgown that I will be wearig is a silk-cotton blend, and it is to die for. It looks and feels amazing. I think you’ll really like it 🙂

Post # 6
529 posts
Busy bee

I think it looks beautiful, fresh, natural, and elegant. I have been disappointed with the cheap-y sheen of what should be some high-quality taffeta or silk dresses. so I will have to check this out.

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