(Closed) What are you wearing "because you are the bride"?

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: What are you wearing "because you are the bride"?
    Veil : (164 votes)
    31 %
    Tiara : (23 votes)
    4 %
    Train on dress : (146 votes)
    28 %
    A huge ball gown/puffy dress : (64 votes)
    12 %
    Lots and lots of sparkle : (71 votes)
    14 %
    Louboutins or other suitably expensive shoes : (35 votes)
    7 %
    Something else (explained below) : (22 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    2587 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - UK

    Initially I thought I’d just like quite a small-trained dress, but then I realised that I probably wouldn’t get another chance to wear a dress with a bit of business like that at the bottom!

    Post # 5
    21 posts
    • Wedding: April 2015

    i voted veil & train as i plan on having both πŸ™‚ i think its part of the experience

    Post # 6
    1150 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013 - Ontario, Canada

    When er first got engaged I was thinking “no veil” but then, as you said, I realised that I really like them and when else will you ever have the chance to wear one?

    I also went for a slightly fuller dress for the same reason. I wanted it to feel like a wedding dress, not an evening dress. Again, I will have chances to wear a nice gown again but a wedding gown with a train and tulle skirt? Not so much. πŸ™‚ A full ballgown would have been too much for my personal taste though.


    Post # 7
    6113 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013



    A big white dress lol

    Post # 8
    12003 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I didn’t think I wanted a veil until the store put one on me…now I’m coming around – I might pull a ceremony/reception headpiece switch.

    I’m also wearing white at every chance I get, white for the engagement party, shower, bachelorette, rehearsal – let me at the white(ish) dresses!

    Post # 9
    277 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2016

    I voted expensive shoes. 

    I came across these stunning jeweled sandals on pintrest by Giuseppe Zanotti & fell in love instantly.

    Post # 11
    1409 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2009

    I had a veil and ball gown but it wasn’t super big and poofy


    Post # 12
    4495 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    A wedding dress? I think that will distinguish me enough πŸ˜‰

    Post # 13
    5423 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I never really concerned myself with the train.  I wanted a dramatic back.  But I was very anti veil.  Well you can guess what I ended up wearing? Lol

    Post # 14
    6350 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2014

    @RainStorm:  Mine’s the veil and train; nothing else I’m wearing is different to what I might wear anyway eg I own a lot of evening dresses and designer shoes, and costume jewellery, etc. But a train is just not really something I could wear at any other time, likewise a veil. I’m really excited about both; which is funny, because I didn’t think I wanted either at first lol

    Post # 15
    1285 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’m getting my short train cut off. We are having a small casual wedding and I don’t want to deal with busseling or anytihng…and i’m not wearing veil…seems too formal for our celebration. I’m just wearing a sparkly hair clip.

    Post # 16
    6359 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Big white gown. (not huge or puffy compared to wedding dresses in general though).

    I was thinking of wearing a tiara or tiara-like headpiece (I don’t at all care that they’re not trendy right now) but the hairstyle I think I want doesn’t really suit that. So, pretty much a big white gown. And holding a bouquet…also something I don’t normally accessorize with πŸ™‚

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