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Trend Watch: Rehearsal Dinner Dress Wars

Nov 28, 2017 04:24PM
Some brides insist that their rehearsal dress be white. Or brides will choose a rehearsal dress that matches the color scheme and theme of their wedding. Other times brides choose a cocktail dress of a different style bodice or neckline than their wedding gown. Perhaps their runner-up wedding gown had an illusion neckline with beading and so they find similar details for their rehearsal dress.

It’s all a bit confusing. Are you supposed to wear white to your rehearsal dinner? Or is color acceptable? Long or short? Good news! Anything goes! Stick to the feel of the venue and you’ll be the star of the show, which will be great practice for the big day immediately to follow!

Check out our What to Wear: Rehearsal Dinner pin board on Pinterest at


 White House Black Market

 Adrianna Papell, Elizabeth and James

 Black Halo


 Ted Baker

 Eslisabeth and James