Hailey
Newbie June 2020 Ontario

Two Dresses?

Hailey, on 10/August/2018 at 21:18 Posted in Wedding fashion

So with budget in mind, but also the idea that I (plan to) only be married once, is it crazy to buy two wedding dresses? The ceremony dress I want is a big ballgown and the reception dress I want to be a sexier backless fitted dress. Am I nuts, or is this reasonable if it (somewhat) fits budget?

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  • Tori
    Super October 2019 Manitoba
    Tori ·
    Go for it! I too will be having two dresses!! Even before I found a venue I figured that I would want something like a white sundress so I could actually be comfy during the reception. And now that I have a venue I really do need two because we will be having bonfires that I wouldn't want my dress to get burnt
  • Stephanie
    Featured July 2018 Alberta
    Stephanie ·

    I think it's worth it! Ballgowns are gorgeous but hard to dance in. If you can afford it, I say go for it! Sometimes bridesmaids dresses come in white, which would be more budget-friendly

  • Erin
    Featured September 2017 Ontario
    Erin ·

    If your budget allows, then go for it!

    another alternative is to buy your sexy dress and add a removable ballgown skirt to it that you can detach after the ceremony.

  • Bianca
    Featured August 2019 Ontario
    Bianca ·

    If it fits the budget, then definitely go for it!

  • Stephanie
    Super May 2019 Ontario
    Stephanie ·
    Go for it!!! My original plan was 2 dresses too but I blew all my budget on the first dress so woooops~~ very worth it I'm so happy still! But yeah my original plan was 100% to do 2 dresses!! If you find two you love go for it!
  • Emily
    Frequent user February 2020 Ontario
    Emily ·

    If it is within your budget do it!

  • Gina
    Expert April 2019 Alberta
    Gina ·
    I say go for it! I had a friend do it, and it was awesome!
  • Emily
    Devoted November 2018 Ontario
    Emily ·
    In terms of budget, I would maybe try a second hand bridal boutique if you have access to one. You could maybe find a sexy dress there for a discounted price. Or depending on how much time you have left, find a REALLY cheap dress at a thrift store and have a seamstress personalize it for you. If you're worried about budget, I wouldn't go back to a bridal salon and buy a brand new bridal gown.

    Le Chataux actually has some bridal style gowns that are sexy, and they are in the $600 range, instead of the $1000s
  • J
    Frequent user March 2019 Ontario
    Julie ·
    I say go for it! 👰
  • Natasha
    Frequent user June 2019 Ontario
    Natasha ·
    Girl you are nuts BUT SO AM I!!! I did the exact same thing. So excited I got my ball gown for ceremony and then BAM i will change to something fitted and more sexy for reception. I say do it!!

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