lalala
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is anyone wearing two dresses?

lalala, on July 22, 2015 at 9:58 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 40
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I was wondering if anyone here plans on wearing a different dress during the reception.. If so when are you changing? After the first dance? If you are wearing a second dress please post pics.

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  • Original VC
    Master July 2015
    Original VC ·
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    I bought a cocktail dress (white, lace, fitted, knee-length) to change into it for the "send-off", but in the end didn't wear it. My dress was very heavy but I never felt like I needed to change into something lighter.

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  • Christine
    Master October 2015
    Christine ·
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    Since we're going bowling for our after party, I MAY change out of my dress into a little white dress, or maybe even a white jumpsuit to have fun in

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  • Mrs. Lav
    Master November 2015
    Mrs. Lav ·
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    CK not surprised...

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  • JamieLynn
    Master June 2016
    JamieLynn ·
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    Lalala, did you change your name? I remember your picture, was your name Brandi before?

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  • ourlovestory
    Expert January 2016
    ourlovestory ·
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    Ck six dresses?

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  • lalala
    Devoted May 2016
    lalala ·
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    Yes I did! Lol you guys have a good memory. This site kind of confuses me along with some of the people on here.

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  • FuturemrsDickinson
    VIP July 2015
    FuturemrsDickinson ·
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    I am! I'll be changing into my second dress the last two hours or so of the reception. I will try to stick it out in my ball gown as long as I can before I change. But who knows, maybe I'll get too hot and want to switch sooner. Edit to add pics. Here's my reception dress.


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  • MrsMorales
    VIP September 2015
    MrsMorales ·
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    I'm think a dress per hour so 8? Why not?!!!

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  • lalala
    Devoted May 2016
    lalala ·
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    Future Mrs. Dickinson so pretty!

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  • beautyofdreams
    VIP August 2016
    beautyofdreams ·
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    I plan to have a second dress just in case. Im really in love with my wedding dress but it may be to hot to wear for the entire reception. If so, I plan to change for the last two hours of the wedding!

    Here are both of my dresses. not me in either pic.



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  • MrsPlasters
    Super September 2015
    MrsPlasters ·
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    I will have a little white dress so I may change into it for the reception. It kind of depends on how warm it is.

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  • Jennifer
    VIP July 2016
    Jennifer ·
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    Why change into another dress?? you're already spending hundreds or thousands of dollars on one dress your only wearing once, why buy another?

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  • Maltese
    Master June 2015
    Maltese ·
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    Nope....I scheduled a Trash the Dress shoot just so I could spend more time wearing my wedding dress and I knew immediately just one day wasn't going to cut it. IMO, if you feel the need and want change out of the dress then its not really THE dress

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  • Allison
    Expert August 2015
    Allison ·
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    I am! My mother had her heart set on a big sparkly ball gown, and I fell in love with a plain jane simple simple simple under a $100 dress.

    We bought both. FH is wearing a kilt for the ceremony, and I am wearing the dress my mom adored and bought. We are both changing (me into MY dress, him into a dress shirt and slacks) for the reception.

    It worked out with the way we planned the wedding. FH is glad he isn't upstaging me in the kilt, as he might have with the more simple dress. My mom really hated the simple sheath dress I love, and I am very glad I don't have to wear all the froth (pretty as it is) all night.

    It feels a little silly, but worked for us - especially since the total cost with alterations on both was still under $900.00

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  • OG Kristen
    Master October 2015
    OG Kristen ·
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    I can't fathom changing out of my perfect dress. No way, no how.

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  • FutureMrsBrbr
    Master September 2016
    FutureMrsBrbr ·
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    I don't want to have more than one dress. If I spend $2000 or so on a dress I want to wear it for the entire day. Plus I don't want to spend extra time changing and fussing. If you have two dresses you love and can afford to then by all means go for it.

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  • M&SC
    Expert April 2016
    M&SC ·
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    I'm absolutely in love with my dress. I'm even thinking of having it shortened to wear on other occasions as a cocktail dress because I feel like one day just isn't enough. I've seen a few brides change into something lighter for the reception after being announced & cake cutting. It's your day!! If you even want 20 dresses, go for it ;]

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  • KellySD
    VIP September 2015
    KellySD ·
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    I want to wear my dress as loooong as possible so nope!

    @Maltese PLEASE tell me you'll be sharing pictures of your trash the dress shoot! I haven't known anyone who's done one!

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  • Future Mrs. Weaver
    Devoted March 2016
    Future Mrs. Weaver ·
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    I ADORE my dress. I would live in it every day for the rest of my life if that wasnt like the most ridiculous thing. PS to ANYONE who says they are changing because their dress is too heavy or too hot..... My dress is a HUGE ball gown with probably 15 layers, and my wedding and most of my reception(other than dinner) are taking place OUTSIDE. at the end of MARCH. in FLORIDA lmao i will be doing dancing in it outside. SOOOO all i hear are meaningless excuses. IMO, i feel the same as mentioned above. it is not THE DRESS if you want to change out of it. I know my dress is THE DRESS, because i hate having to take it off every time i have a try on. I make excuses to have a try on(ive gained a few pounds, lets see if itll still fits.... I got my earrings/made my necklace/ finished my veil! lets see what they look like with it! etc)

    the only thing i could understand is like one girl mentioned she is going bowling after. i could see that being an issue, but i dont think I would do it even then lol.

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  • Beth
    Master May 2015
    Beth ·
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    @beautyofdreams- you bought a second dress that you MIGHT change into? Sorry, but that seems like a complete waste of money.

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