(Closed) Which dress would you wear as a wedding guest?

posted 5 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Which dress would be suitable to wear as a wedding guest?
    Red : (84 votes)
    61 %
    Black with Black shoes : (13 votes)
    9 %
    Black with Purple shoes : (22 votes)
    16 %
    Black with Red shoes : (18 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
    2070 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I love the red, it’s a very striking look. You’ll look fab! If you go with the black, I think you should wear brighter accessories (such as the purple shoes) to make the look more fun ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 4
    2070 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    Or indeed the red shoes? With red lipstick? ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 5
    9674 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    I LOVE the black dress! Either the purple shoes or the red shoes would look great with it.

    Post # 6
    2016 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    i love the red dress. to me the red dress looks more formal IMO. and the shawl is great for the church. 

    ps you dont need to worry about your arms

    Post # 8
    666 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @chronicwhimsy:  I voted for red because I like the shawl. They both look nice, but the shawl is my favourite bit. 

    Post # 9
    2934 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 1996

    @MrsBee2B:  +1 I love the shawl! Honestly, both dresses are beautiful, your arms are lovely, and if you decide to go with the black dress I vote for the more-comfortable shoes. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 10
    12247 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I’m in LOVE with that red outfit!

    Post # 11
    2517 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2015

    I think you look stunning in the black dress.  It’s super flattering.  I’d love to know where you got it!  

    I’d do any of the coloured shoes.  The red or the purple, for a little punch of colour.  The red dress is nice, but I love the black one. 

    Post # 12
    543 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I like the red one…I think black one looks a little gloomy..

    Post # 14
    26 posts

    You look awesome in both! 

    Personally, I love the back, the sleeves are adorable and very appropriate for Nov. I’d also take any excuse to wear those purple shoes! Love ’em. 

    As for tradition about not wearing black – All the formal weddings I’ve been to have had about half the female guests in black. There are just too many cute LBDs to rule them out for wedding attire.


    Post # 15
    5951 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I think both are great looks so it’s a bit hard to decide!  I chose the red because the shoes are comfier so you’ll be able to dance more.

    Have fun! ๐Ÿ˜€

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