It’s time for another Ask Emmaline question! (We love ‘em, so keep those questions coming!) Sabrina asks us, “I’m planning a traditional church wedding. Do you have any suggestions for a formal flower girl dress?” Great question! There are a few tips to remember when picking a formal flower girl dress: read on to find out more and get inspired with handmade flower girl dresses. PLUS, one of them is being given away to a lucky Emmaline Bride reader by Fattie Pie! It’s all inside…
3 Tips for Formal Flower Girl Dresses
When shopping for a formal flower girl dress, look for a floor-length or ankle-length dress (ideal for a formal, traditional wedding). If it is a summer or spring wedding, a knee-length dress is a great option (provided the bridesmaid dresses follow suit).
A formal flower girl dress is light in color: white or ivory is most popular. Light pink is another color option.
Formal flower girl dresses will be made with fabrics such as lace or tulle; look for other accents like a sweetheart neckline, lace bodice, or a dress sash.
EB TIP: Make sure it’s comfortable! Whether the flower girl dress you pick is formal or informal, one thing to keep in mind is comfort. Make sure the dress is comfortable for her to wear (and stay away from any itchy materials).
Need inspiration? We’ve hand-picked a few formal flower girl dresses to get your creativity going. These were spotted at Fattiepie. Take a look:
The Grace (in Ankle)
Formal Flower Girl Dress Giveaway
Now that you have an idea of what to look for, we’re hooking you up with a beautiful (free!) flower girl dress in this special giveaway! We’ve teamed up with Fattie Pie to offer the Elizabeth flower girl dress (shown above in #1 and below) to one lucky reader. Get the full scoop below:
About the Dress
The Elizabeth dress is sure to look very pretty and receive many compliments! Elizabeth features sleeveless ivory lace overlay sweet-heart bodice, triple layers of soft ivory tulle, pretty champagne ribbon sash included. As always, this stunning piece is FULLY lined in satin, with zipper closure on back. Choose from available sizes 2T-8.
o Enter between 5/8/14-5/14/14 (11:59pm EST)
o Prize: The Elizabeth flower girl dress by Fattie Pie
o Winner will be randomly selected and announced on 5/15; winner announced on this blog post and emailed
o Winner has 72 hours to respond to email or new winner will be selected
o FREE shipping included to U.S. and Canada
o No purchase necessary
o Winner has 6 months to claim prize
o Prize value: $120 | No cash value
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Use entry form below to enter
P.S. Once you pick the dress, don’t forget the shoes! These flower girl shoes are adorable.
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