(Closed) Two Dress Bride? One for ceremony, one for reception

posted 10 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Are you wearing 2 (or more!) dresses on your wedding day?
    No - I'm a one-dress gal. : (27 votes)
    75 %
    Yes - One for the ceremony, and one for the reception (please add descriptions/links in comments!) : (8 votes)
    22 %
    Why stop at 2?! I'm wearing 3! : (0 votes)
    I'm costume-changing like it's Broadway, baby -- 4 or more dresses/outfits for me!! : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    I am honestly surprised that he cares. However, I was surprised at how strong of an opinion my fiance had about dresses- he didn’t like short or poofy.

    Maybe he thinks you are being high maintenence? I can’t see how it’s an issue, especially since both are paid for!

    Post # 5
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    221 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    Holy crap, I admire your dedication to detail. You deserve to wear whatever you want!

    Post # 7
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    538 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I’m a one dress girl, but my sister is doing 2. She found a really great deal at Running of the brides and has a princess dress for the ceremony/first dance and a dress that is more her for the rest of the reception.

    Post # 8
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    332 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I am one. It was too expensive to add another–my mother would kill me! 😉 lol

    Post # 9
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    19 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I am wondering the same thing!

    My mom says yes, my dad says are you nuts and my fiance thinks that I should have whatever I want?

    Help!

    Post # 10
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    343 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Wow this is the first I’ve heard of this.  I didn’t know people wore two dresses!! hahah.  Obviously I’m a one-dress girl

    Post # 11
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    We had two brides and a budget wedding, so we were trying to keep the cost of dresses down as much as we could.  We had the same dress for each of us for ceremony and reception, even though the reception was three days after the ceremony.

    Post # 12
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    838 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Im doing two dresses yay!! my ceremony dress is so extravagant its perfect for the chapel and my reception is more laid back cocktail and hor dourves I need a fabulous dress I can walk around in thats not so heavy : )

    Post # 13
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    1569 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 1996

    Wear the two dresses if you want to. Personally, I have all the support in the world for two-dress brides, but I could never ever do it. I love my wedding dress so much that it would break my heart in pieces to take it off after only the ceremony! I want to enjoy it for all the hours of the reception, and let it be featured in all the fun photos therein.

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