(Closed) What is your favorite fabric for wedding gowns

posted 7 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which fabric do you like the best (main fabric and yes only one :)
    Satin : (15 votes)
    12 %
    Chiffon : (9 votes)
    7 %
    Taffeta : (12 votes)
    9 %
    Silk Charmeuse : (2 votes)
    2 %
    Dupioni Silk : (5 votes)
    4 %
    Organza : (21 votes)
    16 %
    Tulle : (16 votes)
    12 %
    Cotton : (2 votes)
    2 %
    Gazar : (2 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    359 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I love satin. The smooth and structured feel and look of it. It is a very rich looking fabric.

    Post # 4
    2253 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    My dress is organza, silk, and satin, and I love all three. But if I had to pick one it would be organza. I love the frothy look of it.

    Post # 5
    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I love the whimsical appeal of organza – and it’s what I ended up choosing.

    Post # 6
    54 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Satin! it is so sexy feeling and silky.

    Post # 7
    2584 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    My favorite is silky satin, but I don’t see it up there, unless it has a fancier name?

    I wanted a silky satin dress so bad- one made it into my top 2. But I ended up going with satin, I decided I liked the dress better overall.

    Post # 8
    413 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    My dress is french tulle, its soft and flowy but has some body to it, love it.

    I also really liked tulle dresses and almost ordered this one:


    I didn’t like chiffon as its usually used for Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses and I disliked the weight of satin gowns. I never found a lace dress I really liked however I’ve seen some WB that are just gorgeous.

    Post # 9
    7295 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    taffeta, i liked how it felt, dont know how to describe it other than i felt like i was really wearing a wedding dress!

    Post # 10
    45 posts
    • Wedding: July 2012

    lace. so romantic and feminine

    Post # 11
    1493 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I love organza. My dress had a light, airy, and comfortable quality to it. For me, satin made me feel too shiny and heavy. In organza, I felt like a beautiful bride.

    Post # 12
    7777 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    Dotted Swiss!! I was absolutely obsessed with finding a dress with dotted swiss, but I had no luck. I wanted the Christos Maribel SO BAD, but couldn’t afford it in a million years.

    I also really like chiffon and English net.

    Post # 13
    1433 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012 - Historic Lougheed House


    Post # 14
    5657 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Chiffon! So flowy!

    Post # 15
    1271 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    i have a taffeta gown, so naturally i voted for silk charmeuse.  lol.  satin in general is my favorite, and the way silk charmeuse drapes just makes me swoon…it IS a specific type of satin, after all.  if i could have found the gown i wanted in silk charmeuse, i would have been all over that like breakfast on DS’s face, lol.  as it is, i do LIKE taffeta (nice and crisp and shimmery and rustles a little when you walk!), even if it isn’t my favorite, and the dress is damn near perfect otherwise

    Post # 16
    2362 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    I pretty much like everything but taffetta!

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