The tale of two dresses HELP

posted 4 months ago in Dress
Post # 2
224 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: City, State

You look great in both, but I prefer the lace one more. Since you have already bought both dresses, why not have a change of dress mid-wedding? Wear both!

Post # 3
3043 posts
Sugar bee

katiemorgan :  The beaded gown, but no belt please (it does not need it at all).

Post # 4
6603 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

the beaded… I don’t care for the lace bodice design at all, kinda matronly IMO.  And agree with above, do not belt the beaded dress – it’ll cut off the design in a weird way.  

Post # 5
429 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2020

I actually prefer the lace one. I think it is far more flattering on you from both the front and the back, it also sounds like it suits your venue perfectly.

But like PPs said, if you go with the beaded one definitely no belt.

Post # 6
3276 posts
Sugar bee

Beaded, no belt

Post # 7
229 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2019 - UK

Beaded, no belt. They are both lovely dresses but if I had to nitpick then the beaded one is just more unique. I see so many of these lace type dresses at the moment.


But, seeing that you already bought both you could just wear both. One for the ceremony and one for the party ^_^ 

Post # 8
3930 posts
Honey bee

Wear them both… they are beautiful ❤️

Post # 9
549 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2020 - Summer Camp!

I prefer the lace, but I feel the other fits your venue better. Lace for the ceremony, the other for the reception? Or whichever one has the shorter train so you don’t have to bustle it. 

Post # 11
1887 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2019

You can’t really go wrong with either. But I wouldn’t wear them both… too similar. 

Post # 12
646 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

They are very similar but I prefer the beaded as the lace is a bit matronly on you possibly…

Post # 13
2758 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

Before seeing the dresses I was going to suggest wearing them both, but they are honestly so similar I think that would actually be kind of pointless. I also vote beaded (I love lace but don’t like that neckline) and definitely no belt.

Post # 14
215 posts
Helper bee

Lace for ceremony, beaded fun one for reception 🙂 

Post # 15
28 posts

I love the lace one, very flattering on you.

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