Rachel
Just Said Yes October 2020

Glasses

Rachel, on June 16, 2020 at 9:05 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 2 35
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Hi guys!! I was curious if anyone has or is getting married with their glasses on. I can't decide if I want to get contacts or not, because I feel like most brides do. I personally like my face better with glasses on, but I'm so torn...

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Latest activity by Peyton, on June 18, 2020 at 9:42 PM
  • Hannah
    Master July 2019
    Hannah ·
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    If you like how you look with your glasses, go with it! I opted to get contacts because I had glasses that tint in the sun, so I didn't want it to look like I was wearing sunglasses in my wedding photos.
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  • VIP August 2020
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    Get contacts if you want to, but don't do it just because other people do. This is only about you and the person you're marrying, who probably likes you with glasses anyway. If you only wear contacts for the wedding, you won't look like yourself in your pictures.

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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    I wear glasses but I didn’t wear them for my wedding day
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  • Alyssa
    Super December 2021
    Alyssa ·
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    As an eye doctor, PLEASE start This process a few months ahead of time if you want contacts for your wedding (even as a guest). NOTHING is more heartbreaking than a bride waiting until a week before her wedding because too much was going on, only for me to tell her that her lenses are special order only, or we find out her eyes don’t tolerate lenses well and she ends up with a nasty eye infection and red eyes. (Both of these scenarios were real cases of mine).


    If you want lenses and typically don’t wear them, call your eye doctor and DONT wait. Be patient, expect a few visits and be nice!
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  • Kathryn
    VIP August 2020
    Kathryn ·
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    I'm going to wear my glasses because they're part of me lol. I may get a more fancy pair, but I honestly don't want to look not like myself.
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  • Mrs.a
    Master October 2021
    Mrs.a ·
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    Oooo!!! You could use this as an opportunity to treat yourself to some matching frames! Smiley laugh

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  • Reena
    Expert February 2021
    Reena ·
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    I’m an eye doctor too!


    Alyssa is wise in her recommendation.
    If you also prefer your look in glasses then rock them on your wedding day!
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  • Kristina
    Dedicated July 2020
    Kristina ·
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    I wear glasses but I will have my contacts. My FH will wear his glasses, he doesn’t wear contacts. Either way, you will look fine.
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  • Kevin
    Super October 2021
    Kevin ·
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    We both have glasses and are just going to wear our glasses. There really is no downside to wearing them especially because you already wear them all the time.
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  • Sarah
    Savvy October 2021
    Sarah ·
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    My fiance and I both wear glasses most of the time (we even have the same exact prescription lol) but will be wearing contacts for our wedding and reception. We usually wear our contacts when we go out or are active so we are used to them. It's totally up to your personal preference and what is most comfortable. If you decide to wear contacts for the ceremony, you can always bring your glasses to change into for the reception. You will look amazing either way Smiley smile

    If you do decide to get contacts, I'd recommend getting dailies! You don't have to worry about cleaning them and they are much easier for someone who only wears contacts once in awhile.

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  • Belle
    VIP August 2022
    Belle ·
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    As a photographer, I suggest you get non-reflexive glasses! Otherwise some of your pictures will have glares on the glass, and it’s super annoying and disappointing.
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  • Kayla
    Devoted November 2020
    Kayla ·
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    I was curious about contacts about a year out for our wedding, and after talking to our photographer about how much easier of a time he would have if I was wearing contacts I decided to give them a try. I do plan on wearing my contacts most of the day for our wedding, but having my glasses close so I can switch if I feel like I need to. Besides what the eye doctors above said, it also take a while to work up to being able to wear them all day. Even after seven months of wearing them 3ish days a week, I still struggle to wear them more than 12 hours. The goal is to be able to wear them all day long, but realistically it may just be for pictures and the ceremony.

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  • Anna
    VIP October 2020
    Anna ·
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    Wear what you want to wear. If I typically wore glasses, I would not try to get contacts just for the wedding. I prefer wearing contacts regularly, but have some glasses that I do like to wear around the house or on days that I just need to give my contacts a rest. My FH has only worn glasses since I met him. And definitely if you prefer the way you look on glasses, I would do that.
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  • Rita-Jean
    Devoted May 2019
    Rita-Jean ·
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    I wear glasses everyday, and am kinda terrified of using contacts. I never once thought about not wearing my glasses for my wedding. They're honestly a part of me. (And like you, I like my face better in my glasses.) I've heard that it's easier for photographers if you don't wear them, but mine never said anything about it at all.

    Glasses 1

    Glasses 2

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  • Martha
    Devoted February 2024
    Martha ·
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    I say rock them glasses girl, if you feel they will work out go for it.

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  • L
    Dedicated April 2022
    Liz ·
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    My FH almost always wears glasses and got himself a new, special pair of glasses to wear for our wedding. They probably match his suit in some way but I have no idea since he’s keeping his outfit and accessories a secret until the big day! Just a thought for if you want to wear glasses to look for a special pair!
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  • EmeraldBride
    Dedicated June 2021
    EmeraldBride ·
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    I am team contacts even though I wear glasses pretty much 24/7.

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  • Miranda
    Beginner July 2020
    Miranda ·
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    I wear glasses but going with contacts for the wedding.
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  • Kelly
    Just Said Yes June 2021
    Kelly ·
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    I always wear my glasses so for my wedding I've decided not to, but I will bring them as a back up
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  • S
    Dedicated September 2021
    Sarah ·
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    This thread actually motivated me to call and get an appointment to get new glasses (I currently have transitions - not good for an outdoor wedding), and possibly contacts. Smiley smile My FH wears reading glasses and I think he looks dashing, but he doesn't need them, though I may see if I can convince him to wear some for photos.

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