(Closed) What should I wear to see Phantom of the Opera?

posted 4 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: What should I wear to Phantom of the Opera?
    Dress 1: Recycle that bridesmaid dress! : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Dress 2: Glam it up in the Receiving Line! : (2 votes)
    10 %
    Dress 3: LBD with some tall black heels! : (14 votes)
    70 %
    Dress4: Sue Wong cocktail dress! : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Go shopping and get something new and formal! : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Go shopping for something new and short/sexy! : (1 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 2
    11693 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    LuckiestGirlEvur:  Honestly, I think you can wear whatever you want!  I would personally pick the LBD but that’s always my go to ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 3
    1325 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2015 - Mount Hermon

    LuckiestGirlEvur:  The ModCloth LBD. Can’t go wrong there. You can’t eat in the other one! And I think the long ones are to formal.

    Post # 4
    2299 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Def the LBD with some glam accessories and a sleek wrap!  Save the long dresses for the actual Opera!

    • This reply was modified 3 years, 11 months ago by  Audrey2_sings.
    Post # 6
    1153 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2016

    LuckiestGirlEvur:  Any of those options would be great for Phantom. My Fiance has gone many times and saw people dressed to the nines and people in jeans. I personally dress up to go to any play or musical. Plus its an anniversary so I’d go with the LBD.

    Post # 7
    1995 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Audrey2_sings:  Agreed, though I wish it weren’t so, because I wish more people dressed up for these things.  I’m fortunate enough to attend multiple performances at a prominent opera company every year and the only night when most women are in long gowns is Opening Night. 

    However, LuckiestGirlEvur:  I think something along the lines of the third dress would be wonderful.  I hope that you and your husband have a wonderful time!

    Post # 8
    46609 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    LuckiestGirlEvur:  You can wear any of them. There are always people in everything from jeans to formal gowns at the theater.

    Post # 10
    2299 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    MarriedToMyWork:  Me too!  I go to the theater a lot (not the opera though), and I used to dress up way more than I do now.  It was part of the experience.  The more we go the more casual we’ve gotten, mostly because everyone else is so casual too.  I do live in Seattle though, so perhaps that factors in too.  ๐Ÿ˜‰  I still try not to wear jeans.  


    Post # 11
    8483 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I’d go with either of the short ones. And btw, I’m so jealous!

    Post # 14
    2615 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2015 - St Peter's Church, East Maitland, and Bella Vista, Newcastle

    Definitely the LBD – the long gowns are too formal.  I work with Opera Australia (and so at the Sydney Opera House) and it’s really only huge opening nights or New Year’s Eve where anyone is wearing anything that formal.  That black dress is killer though and I reckon it’s perfect for the occasion!

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