(Closed) When to wear the “mini-me” version of my dress?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
  • poll: When should I wear this dress?
    Bridal shower : (8 votes)
    13 %
    Rehearsal dinner : (8 votes)
    13 %
    Bachelorette party : (5 votes)
    8 %
    Day after park celebration : (39 votes)
    62 %
    Other (explain below) : (3 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
    399 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I’ve been extra careful to buy dresses that are nothing like my wedding dress for all of the wedding pre parties. I voted for the day after celebration. You really don’t want to give anything way before your big day.

    Post # 4
    65 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    It would be nice to wear it out to dinner on your first anniversary as a reminder of your big day. If you can wait that long 🙂

    It’s a lovely dress!

    Post # 5
    672 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Does anyone have to know its a dress that looks like your wedding dress? I would vote wear it for the Rehearsal Dinner if it were me. Or are you going on a honeymoon? Take i to wear to a really nice dinner while there! =) both dresses are really pretty! 

    Post # 6
    18 posts
    • Wedding: October 2012

    OMG.  I am wearing the Baklava Modcloth dress at my bridal shower because, like you, my wedding gown has diagonal ruffles! I thought it would be SO cute.  I have a feeling the only people that will realize the similarity will be my mom and my sister, so I don’t think it will give away any secrets.  I just like personally knowing that I am keeping with a “theme” I guess?  I can’t believe you and I had the same idea!!!

    Post # 7
    18 posts
    • Wedding: October 2012

    PS – I think if it’s at the shower, it’s far enough away from the wedding date that people won’t realize.  The rehearsal dinner, however, is a different story.

    Post # 8
    43 posts
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I think you could wear it to your bachelorette party or the shower before hand because your Fiance won’t be there. It is a super cute dress, but I wouldn’t want my Fiance to see it before hand 🙂 .

    Post # 9
    161 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Definitely wear it to the BBQ/reception people that were at your wedding will be awestruck wondering how the heck you had your wedding gown altered so quickly. What a great find! 

    Post # 11
    10366 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    You’re not “giving away” what your dress looks like if you wear it before the ceremony, since you wont be broadcasting that your dress looks similar. I think it’s fine, and you are overthinking this! It’s so cute – wear it before the wedding!

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