(Closed) What are your thoughts on a Second/Reception DresS?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What are your thoughts on the bride switching into a second reception dress?
    Doesn't matter to me.. : (9 votes)
    14 %
    Yay : (11 votes)
    17 %
    Nay : (46 votes)
    70 %
    Other : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    220 posts
    Helper bee

    If that’s what she wants I think it’s her choice- but I feel like you only get to wear the formal wedding dress for a few hours in your life anyway, why shorten that even further?

    Post # 5
    213 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I voted yes, I am getting a 2nd dress that is short for dancing (it will be HOT and I want to be comfortable). I didn’t spend that much on my dress either. But, I wouldn’t do it just because someone else didn’t like my dress. If you love your dress, wear it all night, it will be your only chance!

    Post # 6
    3697 posts
    Sugar bee

    A short reception dress for comfort/ease of dancing makes sense.

    I think getting a second gown, though, is silly and wasteful.

    Post # 7
    468 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Do what you want, it’s your wedding! Don’t listen to anyone else.

    Post # 8
    815 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’m thinking of doing a second dress if I’m able to find one of the other ones I really liked as either a sample or used or somethig. I absolutely loved it, but went for something a little fancier. Now I realize I’m going to be really hot at my outdoor June wedding in the dress I picked & the other one is still on my mind… I support you doing both, but do it for you & not just for everyone else. And only if you can reasonably afford it too!

    Post # 10
    8471 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I don’t like when girls switch to another dress.  You’re a bride for one day so your wedding gown should not come off.

    Post # 12
    8680 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    For me it is a matter of finance. Why spend hours of your time and a bundle of your hard earnt cash to buy another dress?

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