Source: Lela Rose Short Sleeve Peplum Dress, $1,595, Shopbop
Modern brides are choosing to ditch their wedding dresses after saying “I Do” in favor of reception dresses for a variety of reasons. For instance, if you’re torn between two dresses, the reception is the perfect opportunity to wear that OTHER dress you can’t stop swooning over. Your chosen venue may also be a factor.
Depending on your venue, you may want to shed a bulky, restrictive and uncomfortable wedding gown for something more lightweight or fluid. If you want to protect your wedding dress from any potential damage like rips or stains, then you’ll definitely want to slip off your wedding gown for safeguard it and put on a reception dress instead.
Perhaps the most common reason brides are making the wardrobe change is because they want to change into something that is just simply more comfortable. Are you planning to make the switch? If you decide to invest in a reception dress, remember to choose one that echoes the style of your wedding dress in some way. Here are ten gorgeous reception-ready dresses worth changing into!