Finding The Perfect
Second Wedding Dress
So, you have decided to get remarried, and you need second
wedding dress ideas. Since you have already done this once, you should
have some idea of what to expect when you venture out to find that
However, things are a little different the second time around. You are
more mature, you have a better idea of what you want and overall your
stress level should be lower (hopefully).
You may want to go with a dress that is more casual
than your first, or
maybe this is your chance to have the formal wedding you never had. We
are here to help guide you on your way to finding your perfect dress
for your second wedding.
For more ideas and hints for second weddings, be sure to visit our 2nd Wedding Ideas
Second Wedding Dress Styles
You have a lot of options available to you the second time around.
First weddings typically mean traditional, formal gowns that are
For your second wedding there are not any rules written in stone. Most
brides opt for a more casual dress for their second wedding; however it
is perfectly alright to wear a formal gown if you want to.
or beach casual
wedding dress is the perfect example of a popular choice. They are
typically halter, spaghetti strap or strapless and on the less formal
Your second wedding is your chance to really let your personality and
style shine through. You are older and have a better idea of who you
are. Have some fun and get creative!
Is It OK To Wear White?
In generations past it was not considered good wedding etiquette
for a second bride to wear white. Things have changed, however, and in
today's society it is absolutely OK if you want to wear white.
Some brides opt for different alternatives to white like cream, red or
even a black wedding
. The choice is really up to you, but the dress color
you choose should match your overall wedding theme and style.
Anything Else I Should Know?
Don't limit yourself to just bridal stores when searching for your
second wedding dress. Check department stores and other dress shops as
well as online
Most second brides forgo the veil and other traditional items like
garters. Again, if this is something you want to do it is perfectly OK
to do so.
Make sure you match the rest of the bridal party. If you are going
casual, your bridesmaids should also. Same thing with the men of the
wedding party. Tuxedos would probably look awkward if you decided to go
the casual route.