(Closed) thoughts on lace bridesmaids dresses?

posted 7 years ago in Bridesmaids
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2015 - YWCA Fort Worth

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happybunny177:  I can’t help with the matching part.  I’m terrible at that! But, just to reassure you that lace doesn’t have to equal rustic, my BMs are wearing lace dresses for my rather formal wedding.  We are getting married in a historic building.  Groom, GMs, and dads in tuxes.  I think it just depends on the style of the dress.  Ours are definitely more formal than a rustic, casual lace dress.  If you want lace, go for it! Hope that helps ease your mind. 

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I don’t thin lace necessarily means rustic! I think it really depends on the type of lace, style of dress, etc. I considered using a Mori Lee lace long bridesmaid dress, but my Maid/Matron of Honor didn’t care for lace, so we picked another dress. 

But nothing about this dress: 

http://www.morilee.com/bridesmaids/bridesmaids/696

says rustic to me! I think if you went for long instead of short, then it definitely wouldn’t feel rustic. 

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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I agree with pp’s. Lace can be formal, but I think a long dress is better than a short one. I wouldn’t worry about clashing between the patterns on their dresses and yours, lace is subtle enough that it won’t matter. 

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

Love lace, also more rewearable for bms

 

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2016

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happybunny177:  I love lace, it’s classic! It goes with formal or rustic (in my opinion).

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I think it would look fine … here is a dress from alfred angelo I love but it costs more than I want the girls to pay (I think it’s around $175ish) but it’s not rustic at all and comes in all colors or in long 

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

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LadyPeacockk:  that’s pretty! What is that dress called if you don’t mind me asking?

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

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michellia:  it’s alfred angelo 7328s for the short one In picture  and 7328L for long 

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

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LadyPeacockk:  got it! Thanks so much!!

Post # 11
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I have had this struggle as well…my dress is also lace, and I love some of the lace bridesmaid’s dresses that are out there right now, but I was worried about it not matching or just being too much to look at.  I think it could be beautiful, but I’ve decided against it.  I’m making my dress though, so I might dye some of the leftover lace trim to match their dresses and just add a lace hemline to theirs so that it isn’t too much but still ties in with my dress…but I’ll have to see how much time I have left once I’m done with mine.  🙂  And I definitely don’t think lace necessarily has to go with rustic weddings, especially if it’s beaded lace…my wedding will be fairly formal and I think the lace will still tie in perfectly.  🙂  Good luck on your decision!!

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

I saw an elegant church wedding where the bride wore a ruffled lace dress and her bridesmaids wore lace topped dresses. It was very beautiful and not too much. I will say all of them stuck to simple updos and smaller jewelry with classic bouquets.

I wore lace but my Maid/Matron of Honor wore a very simple old hollywood glam style dress and it looked lovely.

Post # 13
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Helper bee

You don’t have to have them in the same fabric as you. My wedding was in a church. I had a lace gown and the girls wore satin. It looked nice together. 

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Sugar bee

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happybunny177:  my Bridesmaid or Best Man are wearing all lace and my wedding is not outdoors or rustic.

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