Reception Dresses on Occasion Wisely Choice

June 27 [Thu], 2013, 12:19
In some countries, a bride wears several dresses over the course of her wedding day. In India, for instance, the bride must change into a new dress for each celebration she attends. The festivities often last for several days. And in China, the bride may change outfits up to eight times. But when an American bride changes dresses, it is often a matter of practicality, rather than tradition.

Until only recently, brides in the West were expected to wear their wedding dresses for the entire celebration. But as bridal dresses became bigger, heavier, and more elaborate, this became impractical. Honestly, how can a bride be expected to enjoy her reception in a brocade wedding gown that weighs ten to fifteen pounds? If she is in extremely fit condition and she can stand the heat, she may be able to get through a dance or two before she needs a break.

Since most brides want to have a good time rather than a workout at their reception, they have embraced the popular new trend of taking off their wedding dresses after the ceremony and slipping into a reception gown. As a general rule, the bride will wear her wedding dress while she dances with her new husband and her father and then she can excuse herself to change into a more comfortable and appropriate party dress.

Reception Dresses on Occasion these days have high hem lines and are light and made from typically silk and cotton. They're the perfect option for those brides that want to have that big traditional type wedding, and then relax a bit more for during the reception. When choosing your wedding day attire, don't forget the comfort, style and fun when come to your reoeption, and most of the time, the reception actually lasts hours and hours longer then the ceremony itself. You might want to keep it on for cutting the cake too because pictures might be taken. Then change into the reception dress once your big duties and photo opportunities are over, so you can Ьe more comfortable and dance.

When the bride reappears, the festivities begin in earnest. This is when the band or the DJ starts playing the dance numbers. Free from the weight and heat of her wedding dress, the bride can boogie down, trip the light fantastic, and dance all night! The typical reception gown is lightweight, has a high hemline, and is made from breathable natural materials like cotton and silk.

Now, it is important to note that not every bride chooses to change into a reception gown. When a couple has scheduled an informal outdoor ceremony on the grass or in the sand, the wedding gown is typically quite comfortable with a high hemline and light fabrics. These dresses are well-suited for dancing, which is why informal brides rarely require a reception gown. But for brides who feel immured inside a hot, heavy, and uncomfortable dress, a reception gown is the perfect solution.