(Closed) Torn between two bridesmaid dresses. Advice needed!

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Which bridesmaid dress to choose?
    short dress : (23 votes)
    62 %
    long gown : (14 votes)
    38 %
    other ideas? : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    1217 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    They’re both beautiful! Do your BMs have a preference? I really think both complement your dress well, and it looks like they’re pretty comparable prices!

    I guess a benefit of long Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses is that they cover up shoes for the most part, so you could give your BMs a lot of leeway in their shoes. (I don’t know if that is a big deal for you or not…) The shorter dresses leave everything exposed so there would be more attention on the Bridesmaid or Best Man shoes, so you might feel more obliged to find matching shoes for the girls. 

    I think in the Horizon color, the longer dresses have a little more wow factor, because the shiny satin sash pops out. I would probably go for the long dresses, but I would consult my BMs first! Honestly, both are lovely! 

    Post # 5
    2616 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    what time is wedding??


     if its after 5 pm i vote long… if its early i vote short… gee i am not helpful

    Post # 6
    237 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    Love the long!

    Post # 8
    506 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    If it were going on me/my party I’d prefer the short one because I could see us using it again at a cocktail event. If you are paying then the long one would be on even footing to me. 

    They are both beautiful (as is your gown). If you’re stuck and you love them both, you could let your party take a vote assuming they won’t get catty. 

    Post # 9
    6512 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    We had short cobalt chiffon dresses (great color choice!) and they were lovely.  I think the short one is the prettiest, and they will actually be able to wear it again.  And I think it is plenty formal for a church wedding 🙂

    Post # 11
    39 posts
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Do you have any photos of you in the Allure? I’m thinking about trying to find this gown. 

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