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3 Tips for Formal Flower Girl Dresses

May 8, 2014 | 29 Comments

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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…

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3 Tips for Formal Flower Girl Dresses

1. Length

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).

2. Color

A formal flower girl dress is light in color: white or ivory is most popular. Light pink is another color option.

3. Accents

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 Elizabeth

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The Grace

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The Olivia

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The Grace (in Ankle)

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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.

elizabeth flower girl dress fattipie

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

xo,
-E.

P.S. Once you pick the dress, don’t forget the shoes! These flower girl shoes are adorable.

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  • Grace L

    Katherine in ivory :)

  • Alexis M

    Still loving the new Blush dress! Adorable!

  • Casey Barreto

    Seriously love these dresses! If I had to pick one last favorite I have to go with the Sara in white. The sweetheart neckline would match my dress perfectly!

  • Alexis M

    The new Blush dress would be perfect for my little flower girl!!

  • Jen Razz

    I like the kelly

  • C Kostas

    Another favorite style from the dress selection is the Grace!

  • http://www.tahoeunveiled.com Andria | Tahoe Unveiled

    Love these tips! I think color is realy important. I see a lot of dresses in bright white but a very soft eggshell, tan or cream is a great option.

  • Casey Barreto

    Absolutely LOVING the once upon a time. It would look so great with a coral ribbon to match our colors!

  • Jen Razz

    I like the sara

  • C Kostas

    Another favorite style from Fattie Pie is the Scarlett. Where did they get their company name from? It is interesting.

  • Casey Barreto

    My flower girl niece is going to look absolutely stunning in any of these! She is huge into the Disney princesses right now and would love the Katherine.

  • Jen Razz

    I like the nicole

  • C Kostas

    Another favorite style is the Grace. The top is very cute.

  • Bianca

    I also like the Mint dress.

  • C Kostas

    Another favorite style is the Ivory!

  • Jen Razz

    I like the rapunzel

  • Jen Razz

    I like the minnie

  • Alexandra

    Love the Scarlett

  • C Kostas

    Another favorite style of mine would be the Elsa.

  • Anna Tardiff

    Love the poofyness!

  • Casey Barreto

    Love love love the scarlett!!

  • Jen Razz

    I like the grade in pink

  • Nicki

    I like the nicole!

  • C Kostas

    A favorite style of mine is the Nicole short dress.

    • http://emmalinebride.com/ Emma | Emmaline Bride

      The Nicole is a cute choice, C! Good luck with the giveaway!

  • http://www.occasionsinprint.com Occasions In Print

    Really great tips!

    • http://emmalinebride.com/ Emma | Emmaline Bride

      Thanks! Glad you liked the post.

  • Casey Barreto

    I am absolutely in love with these dresses! The grace is too adorable.

    • http://emmalinebride.com/ Emma | Emmaline Bride

      Casey, I agree! These are some of the cutest dresses I’ve seen yet.


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