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Is it U to wear this as a wedding guest?

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GetSetNo · 02/05/2019 21:27

I've asked a couple of people now, it's about an inch of the floor at the back if I'm wearing flats which I intend to later on or with heels, 4/5 inches.

Everyone I've asked (6 people) says it's fine and I should definitely wear it but if I were the bride, I feel as though I'd think whoever wore it was trying to steal the limelight (although, you can never truly upstage a bride).

Is everyone else BU here?

Is it U to wear this as a wedding guest?
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Treaclesweet · 02/05/2019 21:29

If you think that why would you wear it?

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EdWinchester · 02/05/2019 21:30

It's very horrible. So yes.

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BlueJava · 02/05/2019 21:30

It's really lovely, but I wouldn't wear it to a wedding. I think the skirt looks like you're trying to upstage the bride or bridesmaids. That's just my opinion but perhaps you'd feel uncomfortable wearing it otherwise you'd have just worn it.

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lastqueenofscotland · 02/05/2019 21:30

If you think it don’t wear it

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Nicknacky · 02/05/2019 21:30

It’s a nice dress but really not nice enough to upstage the bride!

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Huskylover1 · 02/05/2019 21:31

I like it. I thought you were going to post a pic of a white dress. It's lovely.

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Yabadabadont · 02/05/2019 21:31

Why ask if that’s how you already feel?Confused

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Biancadelrioisback · 02/05/2019 21:32

How on earth would that compete with a wedding dress?? Eh????

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Dishwashersaurous · 02/05/2019 21:32

Err it’s not a massive white meringue. It’s a floral dress.

The vast majority of female guests will be wearing floral dresses.

I don’t see any concern or upstaging at all. In what possible way is it upstaging? There’s no nudity, it’s not white or black or pvc?

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DramaAlpaca · 02/05/2019 21:32

It's not a particularly nice dress. And if you even think it might upstage the bride then you shouldn't wear it.

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mimibunz · 02/05/2019 21:33

I think it’s an awful style so I wouldn’t wear it.

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Redshoeblueshoe · 02/05/2019 21:33

I think it's lovely and perfectly suitable for a wedding

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countdowntonap · 02/05/2019 21:33

I suppose it depends what the bride looks like, but I’d be pretty gutted if that could upstage me! Not something I’d chose to wear myself.

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Famalamaringwrong · 02/05/2019 21:33

I think it's awful and unflattering and would look terrible with flats on. Dont do it send it back. I promise I'm not being rude or mean I am giving my genuine answer.

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SuperheroBirds · 02/05/2019 21:33

I think it is lovely and you could wear it. But, you should wear what you feel comfortable in, if you are going to worry all day, pick something else.

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Sexnotgender · 02/05/2019 21:33

I certainly wouldn’t worry about upstaging the bride in that.

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puppylovebaby · 02/05/2019 21:34

It's awful! Sorry.

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Twotome · 02/05/2019 21:34

Agree - horrible dress. I don’t think that would upstage the bride at all.

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Disfordarkchocolate · 02/05/2019 21:35

I think it's fine but it would look better if the back was about 6 inches shorter. Nothing that would upstage the bride.

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Hermagsjesty · 02/05/2019 21:35

I definitely don’t think it would upstage the bride. It looks like a fairly standard wedding guest dress to me (in a nice way - I do like it)

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GetSetNo · 02/05/2019 21:35

Personally, I love it. I just wondered if some norms have changed? Is it wedding appropriate?

It definitely can't compete with a wedding dress! The bride is beautiful and she's going to look gorgeous but it does look a tad like a train and I don't want to be THAT person. Every wedding I've been to there has been someone who has 1) worn white or, 2) worn something completely outrageous that everyone was talking about it.

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lostfrequencies · 02/05/2019 21:36

It's not to my taste at all, I think it's really ugly. Not sure how it would look like an attempt to upstage the bride!

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HollyGoLoudly1 · 02/05/2019 21:37

Another one who thought it was going to be a pic of a white dress! I actually quite like it and I don't think at all that it's going to upstage a bride or bridesmaids. I don't understand why anyone thinks that to be honest - because it has a high-low hem? It's just a standard wedding guest dress imo.

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Chickenwing · 02/05/2019 21:37

Agree with most pp... it would be impossible to upstage a bride in this monstrosity Confused

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CalmdownJanet · 02/05/2019 21:37

How the actual fuck could anyone think that would upstage a bride or a bridesmaid?? That's ridiculous!! It looks nothing like either Confused

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