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Flower girl dress styles

When deciding on the perfect dress for your flower girl, you will find a myriad of options to choose from. How do you pick just one? It may not be easy, but let us review some of the basic styles you may want to consider.

First off, consider your wedding style. Is it formal or more relaxed? Will you be indoors or outdoors? How old are your flower girls going to be? No matter what your budget, or approach is, there are plenty of superior dresses for every theme.

Flower girl dresses are available in short, knee length, tea, or three-quarter length, and full-length gowns. Additionally you will need to decide if you want a simple A-line dress, which is flattering for every figure, or an extravagant pick-up skirt, reminiscent of a Disney princess. There are no right or wrong choices. It is your special day, and you can call the shots.

You should consider the weather you expect for your wedding day. If you are going to be married outside on a hot, summer’s day, you might want to choose fabrics that breathe, or are lighter than a heavy satin or taffeta. It is hard enough for adults to stay calm and cool on a special day. If your flower girl is miserable, it will reflect on the day, and should be avoided at all costs. Considering her comfort beforehand can make all the difference on your wedding day. Remember children are not usually accustomed to being so dressed up. It does not hurt to check for trouble spots before the big day.

Quality providers will ensure there are no rough edges to scratch delicate skin. Check seams at the armpit and waistline, especially if the dress has layers of lace that can bunch up at the seams. If you have chosen a full-skirted dress with layers of netting in the skirt, look for a soft lining between the lace and her legs. Otherwise, you might be disappointed with your photos as she scratches her little legs.

Take your time will deciding on that perfect flower girl gown. A little bit of forethought can reap huge benefits on your wedding day.