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Is this dress okay for a wedding?

(43 Posts)
CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 14:48:56

This one:

2014newme Mon 21-Aug-17 14:49:51


Avesy Mon 21-Aug-17 14:51:25

A beautiful classic style. Good choice.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 14:51:32

Sounds mad but do I need my shoulders covered? My mums always putting me down so she didn't have a nice word to say about the dress and said "I hope you'll be covering your shoulders". Which I'm not planning on.

I've been unwell so shopping has been a struggle and it's the only thing I've found that I feel remotely decent in and there's only 6 days until the wedding.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 14:51:56

She's making me doubt myself.

EverythingEverywhere1234 Mon 21-Aug-17 14:53:14

Yes. Absolutely beautiful dress, and I wouldn't bother covering my shoulders. Sounds like your mum is just being awkward and trying to make you feel bad tbh.

EverythingEverywhere1234 Mon 21-Aug-17 14:53:48

Where is it from btw? I love it that much grin

OrlandaFuriosa Mon 21-Aug-17 14:54:24

No, of course not.

I'd take a wrap but only because I often feel shivery.

It's great. What if any accessories are you wearing - to be honest you don't need to as the dress is detailed without - and what shoes?

Hope you feel better soon and have a great time.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 14:56:17

Nude shoes, nude bag. Hair up, dangle earrings. No necklace.

What do you think?

I was considering a fascinator but sometimes less is more so I'm thinking possibly not and going for a more intricate hair up (it's being done at the hairdressers).

It's from coast grin

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 14:57:18


CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 14:59:20

Possible hairstyle

EverythingEverywhere1234 Mon 21-Aug-17 14:59:46

Sounds absolutely perfect, very classy smile

takes self to Coast website

MartinRohdesBellybuttonFluff Mon 21-Aug-17 15:00:38

It's beautiful. Maybe your mother was thinking about having your shoulders covered in the church?

Don't doubt yourself, it's gorgeous.

TracyBeakerSoYeah Mon 21-Aug-17 15:02:16

It's a lovely dress.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 15:04:38

Would I need to cover my shoulders in church do you think?

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 15:05:06

Thanks everyone, you've made me feel a whole lot better.

Silverthorn Mon 21-Aug-17 15:06:38

Only if its a catholic church or certain other denominations.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 15:07:03

It is a Catholic Church.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 15:07:36

I know this sounds silly but I've never worn a wrap and I've got a one year old and feel it'll be a faff.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 15:08:56

The dress sits a little higher up on me than the picture suggests, so the it's sort of a V shape rather than straight across, although still off the shoulder, just not as severely.

Twickerhun Mon 21-Aug-17 15:09:01

Don't worry about your shoulders. You will look lovely.

PigletWasPoohsFriend Mon 21-Aug-17 15:10:10

It's lovely.

I would however say that yes you will need to cover your shoulders in church.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 15:10:15

I've seen people on Catholic Church in short shorts and vest tops. It's certainly no more revealing than that.

CantWinThemAll Mon 21-Aug-17 15:12:29

I've just realised I also got married in a catholic church wearing a strapless wedding dress grin

LillyLoves Mon 21-Aug-17 15:12:49

It's a beautiful dress and the shoes will go perfectly. Great wedding outfit. You don't need to cover your shoulders. Have a lovely time!

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