Wedding preparation could be stressful as it requires management of many things for one special day. You have to plan many things perfectly like dress, venue and many other things including flower girl. It (flower girl) is somebody who walks ahead of bride on the path down the aisle scattering petals or confetti. She is a symbol of innocence resembling the childhood of the bride.
Flower girl’s dress is a minimized version of brides’ wedding gown with slight variation in color or accessories. Basically, she (flower girl) is one of the persons who closely belong to bride or bridegroom. Normally, flower girl is picked from the age group of three to eight.
Here are some tips on choosing the appropriate flower girl dress.
- Fabric Quality
- Keep Her Involved
The dress you choose is always in some way influenced by the season. While choosing the dress for flower girl you also need to consider the season when you are having your wedding. After all, you do not want your flower girl’s dress look awkward making a fuss on your big day, do you?
If your wedding is happening during winter or rainy season, you add matching cape or cute jacket easily removable during the day even for flower girl.
Young ones will never stay still for long time. Fabrics you choose for this dress should be comfortable and do not create any kind of itchy feeling leaving girl scratching here and there or shrugging always. Choose the fabric that is not easily wrinkled so that dress will sit neat and pretty throughout the ceremony and reception.
Young children are at growing stage and they can rapidly outgrow their clothes in few months. So, while choosing the dress for flower girl you need to remember this point. You cannot keep the size fixed if the wedding is happening in few months time. The dress should be folded or opened without spoiling the beauty of the dress. The length should not be too long that may make girl trip, especially young ones. So, it is wise to choose tea-length instead of floor- length dress.
The chosen style should match theme of your whole wedding. You can consider the dress as with the min version of your wedding gown or that of the bridesmaids’ dresses.
You have to tune the color of the flower girl’s dress in such a way that it should at least match the theme color of wedding. If the dress is miniature of your dress and you want to add something on it then you can incorporate some accessories like pretty ribbons and bows in her hair or maybe some small flowers pinned on her dress. You could also add sash to match the color of the bridesmaids’ dresses.
Young girls love to dress up. If you want to make your flower girl confident while walking in her dress, you can get her opinions on some of your handpicked dresses and let her choose. She would feel happy and excited to choose and wear that dress with a smile and comfort.
While dressing kids, comfort is an important factor. Do not forget to match shoes and accessories with the dress. Shoes and dress need wore even after the main event and dancing at the reception. Little girls do not stay still no matter how much you try to control so it is best to have comfortable and properly fitted shoes. No itchy meaning no whining and they are happy all the day being your cute little flower girl.
Take the consideration about the budget of the dress. The cost of flower girls dresses depends upon various factors like fabric, texture, etc.