Post # 1
Hi, I am just wondering if the fabric you choose says anything? You see I always saw a satin dress as being a little more modern than lets say an organza dress. I recently found a nice organza dress but I feel the fabric feels so ” sweet and garden-y” while a satin dress would fit the modern vide of my wedding more. Am I way off base?
Post # 3
Honestly I have never felt like the fabric gives a feel to a dress it’s the style of the dress that gives it it’s feel. I feel like all dresses can be modern no matter the fabric.
If you love the dress I say go for it!
I originally wanted satin and ended up with tafetta and tulle and i LOVE IT!!!!!
Post # 4
No, I think the style of a wedding (and the temperature) are very important when you’re choosing a gown! You don’t want to choose a huge ballgown, gloves and tiara while having a backyard bbq, right? That just wouldn’t go together or be very comfy…
Post # 5
i agree about the style versus the fabric…
Post # 6
Fabric can really be cut and styled a number of different ways. Satin can look modern, but it can also look like a prom dress styled a different way. I would just choose something that breathes well and captures the feel of your event, even if it is a twist on the normal.
Post # 7
I think the season matters as well. Organza to me is more of a summery fabric, and a heavy satin (or velvet) makes more sense in a winter wedding. Ditto with a super light cotton, or an eyelet fabric – both very summery. Beyond that though, go with what you like and what fits the style of your day!
Post # 8
I do think fabric plays a role, but not so much as the overall style of the dress. To me, organza gives a romantic and soft feel, but frankly, if the style of dress is modern and cut a certain way, it doesn’t necessarily make the dress as a whole completely soft and romantic.
Post # 9
- Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!
Mine’s dotted organza, so it’s sweet and romantic, but still a little funky in the fact that it’s, well, dotted.
Post # 10
i think its more style than fabric too – fabric matters if you are getting married in the dead of winter and are dead set on linen for your dress or something..
Post # 11
I agree that fabric has a lot to do with the “feel” of the dress. I nixed anything satin or shiny for my dress because I felt that would feel too formal and ballroom-ish for our outdoor winery wedding. A flowy chiffon is perfect for a casual beach wedding, lace can give a more sweet and romantic feel, etc.
Post # 12
I really wanted satin I thought it was more traditional. I guess I was wrong I knew the difference between satin, silk and tafetta, but I hadn’t even thought of organza. I bought my dress already I chose satin.
Post # 13
Fabric and style both are important to the look and feel of a dress, but I agree that style is much more deterministic. An organza dress or a chiffon dress CAN be appropriate for a winter wedding, or a formal wedding, or a modern wedding, just as a satin dress can work well for a vintage-themed or outdoor wedding. But it really depends on the style of the dress and how it’s accessorized, in addition to the location of your wedding and a myriad of other factors. I’d say it’s really a case-by-case thing. can you show us the organza dress you were contemplating and tells us a bit more about what your wedding will be like?
Post # 14
OK here are the 2 organza dresses i like. I havent tried either one. I am having a ballroom wedding at a classy hotel. I want a mix or classiness and moderness. My colors are red and orange. I feel like i am more of a diamonds than pearls kind of bride if that makes sense in regards to my dress. Thank for your answers so far
Post # 15
I dont see that my second pic attached but it is the Watter Austin gown. I feel this one is too “sweet”.
Post # 16
Mine was duchess satin, which to me made my wedding feel more luxe, and justifyable for wearing a sleeveless outside in November (okay, it was FL, but still!). Haha, I think style is more of a determining factor in style/theme, but fabric can really change the ‘feel’ if that makes sense.