haha it’s true! :) The temple dress, though, will have more use, especially because you’ll wear it every single time you go to the temple after your wedding.#jenrudd91
well there we go :) Thanks friend!#scriptonaut
You can, yes, if it follows all the guidelines.
It has to have long sleeves, a high neckline, cannot have any extensive beading or decoration, no train, and must be ABSOLUTELY white. :) I think those are all the guidelines, but I might have missed some.
Oooh. It can be hard to explain things simply because a lot of it is sacred and a lot of it is not explicitly talked about.
One thing is certain though. You wear your temple dress for the ceremonies. You enter in your wedding dress, change into the temple dress, then change back into the wedding dress when all is done inside the temple.
Although it seems odd or inconvenient, it’s actually more comfortable to wear the temple dresses around for that long of a time. And, since no one really sees your temple dress except the people who are in the room with you when you get married/endowed, then more people will be amazed when you step out of the temple in your wedding dress :)
I’ll probably write up a post sometime soon about what to expect when you’re going to be married in the temple, so I can be more helpful then :)#jenrudd91
The temple dresses themselves are long-sleeved, so you’ll be fine there. As for an actual wedding dress for like… outside the temple… any dress that you find that has standard sleeves or is being altered to have sleeves will probably be able to be altered to have long sleeves too :) For instance, my dress has standard length sleeves (T-shirt length) But I want them to be elbow length. All I have to do is order in the extra fabric from the bridal shop, then take it to the alterations people who will make sleeves for my dress and add them on with the extra fabric I got :) So, in that case, don’t worry about not getting a dress you love just because the sleeves might not be long enough to cover it up.
If you live anywhere in the Northern Utah area, I know that Alysse’s Bridal has long sleeve dresses in-store. (the website doesn’t have nearly half their dresses that they have in-store.) I actually tried on a few of their dresses in store that had long sleeves. They’re pretty inexpensive too, as far as wedding dresses go. Another company that I highly recommend is Latter Day Bride. They’re where I got my dress from :) They’re more expensive, but their dresses are amazing, you can order them online, and they’re all able to be customized to have long sleeves once you receive your dress. :)
I would love to give you more information on dresses, but unfortunately, I am not sure of your local options as I can’t tell where you live, but I’m happy to help find you things if you want more information :)
As a note to everyone else, I love finding dresses, so if you need any help, let me know!