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Jacket to go over wedding dress?

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pushingdaisies Fri 05-Apr-19 11:09:50

Posting here for traffic.
I'm getting married 3 weeks today. Everything else is sorted but I need to find some sort of jacket to wear with my wedding dress! It's not going to be warm and hanging about getting photos etc I don't want to freeze and look horribly uncomfortable in any pictures.
I'm "alternative" I suppose (I have tattoos and a couple of piercings and will be wearing patent Dr Martens under my dress lol) and I've seen some lovely pictures online of people wearing cropped leather/denim jackets with wedding dresses or even a short fur jacket looks nice but I'm not sure! Any other suggestions to keep warm would also be good.
I've attached a couple of bad pictures of my dress if that helps.
I'm a size 18 so obviously that's another added struggle

PlainSpeakingStraightTalking Fri 05-Apr-19 11:12:52

What do they call those little half-cardi things - is it a shrug?

A silk or lined fur wrappy thingie?


PlainSpeakingStraightTalking Fri 05-Apr-19 11:14:10

hope this comes out -f not he words Im using are fur stole wrap shrug

pushingdaisies Fri 05-Apr-19 11:15:57

@PlainSpeakingStraightTalking that's lovely! Thank you!

IDrinkAndISewThings Fri 05-Apr-19 11:16:33

Definitely a leather jacket that falls to your natural waist, I always think fur adds too much bulk, abs if you're 'alternative' as you say it'll add more personality

PlainSpeakingStraightTalking Fri 05-Apr-19 11:16:38

TruffleShuffles Fri 05-Apr-19 11:17:25

I wore a feather cape over mine.

Dyrne Fri 05-Apr-19 11:18:34

If you’re already wearing doc martens you could definitely get away with a denim or leather jacket - arguably i’d say that would probably ‘go’ better than a really feminine stole or similar.

Do you have a ‘theme’ colour? You could maybe wear a jacket that colour?

Ultimately though - it’s your day and i’m of the firm belief that a bride always looks beautiful on their wedding day no matter what they’re wearing grin As long as you love it and feel comfortable then wear whatever!

Socksey Fri 05-Apr-19 11:20:06

How about a shawl?

pushingdaisies Fri 05-Apr-19 11:21:15

We don't have a theme colour, DPs suit is pink though. But maybe a pink jacket would be a bit much? If I could even find one the same colour.

I just don't want to be cold but also want to look "right" if that makes sense

Socksey Fri 05-Apr-19 11:21:48

Btw... I got married in February in Scotland and had a strapless dress... I was so hyped up etc that no shawl or coat was needed... I did get some for the bridesmaids

Owwlie Fri 05-Apr-19 11:23:31

I'd go with a leather jacket as you're wearing Dr Martens.

pushingdaisies Fri 05-Apr-19 11:23:42

@Socksey I was thinking I may not need one with all the excitement but I'm worried I'll look cold haha!

InMyBloodstainedSundaysBest Fri 05-Apr-19 11:31:47

If I had my time again I'd definitely go for a leather jacket.

Otherwise, how about this I love that it has a hood.

UserFriendly14 Fri 05-Apr-19 11:32:19

I wore a lovely soft pink cardigan over my wedding dress in the evening. Google wedding dress with cardigan for some inspiration!

DorisDances Fri 05-Apr-19 11:34:02

Once Upon A Dress near York do amazing embroidered denim jackets that would go well

pushingdaisies Fri 05-Apr-19 11:36:31

@InMyBloodstainedSundaysBest That's beautiful! Thank you for the inspiration

PointlessUsername Fri 05-Apr-19 11:39:43

any good?

YesQueen Fri 05-Apr-19 11:40:12

I love this

pushingdaisies Fri 05-Apr-19 11:44:27

@PointlessUsername that's nice but not in my size sadly!

@YesQueen something like that would be perfect if I had more time. Left it a bit late really haven't I haha but it was my idea to get married with only 4 months to plan. Damn my impatience grin

BobbinThreadbare123 Fri 05-Apr-19 11:49:37

I wore a leather biker jacket over mine. Studs and all. Similar to your dress, OP. Looked great and kept me warm!

spugzbunny Fri 05-Apr-19 11:49:52

What about a cropped pale blue fur jacket

Or a leather jacket (faux for cheapness)

ASOS has a lot that you could order, try and return

spugzbunny Fri 05-Apr-19 11:51:16

Oooo I like this one for the white with blue flowers

MissBridgetJones Fri 05-Apr-19 11:57:06

Little biker jacket all the way.

loochery Fri 05-Apr-19 12:03:00

What about this?

They also do it in baby blue.

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