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as the heading says, is it acceptable to wear the same dress a couple of nights, I have bought a lovely long black beaded dress and want to enjoy wearing it!!! I have three short cocktail dresses as well as dressy slacks and tops so will have enough to have something different each night but our cruise is the only time I'm going to get to wear it,

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I would say if you are happy in it then why not! Maybe different accessories to give it a diffetent look if you wanted, but to be honest I doubt anyone would even notice! Whatever you do, Enjoy!

 

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My philosophy. No one knows me!. Go for it.

 

Did the same thing on a recent cruise. Told 2 formal nights, but there were 3, so one frock worn twice. Did it bother me, not in the slightest.

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Are you worried that someone you have never heard of or spoken to may tell someone a thousand miles from where you live that they saw a woman wear the same dress twice? Because if so, stop worrying. They won't know it's you.

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I say go for it and wear your dress as many times as you want to.

On our last cruise I took 3 long dresses because we had 3 formals but wore one of them twice and did not wear the 3rd at all. The reason I did this was I wore the black one ( my favourite ) on the first formal night not thinking about later in the cruise so on the black and white night I was stuck with a royal blue long dress which I did not want to wear that night. I never considered that anyone might be interested enough in me to note what I was wearing.

 

Enjoy your cruise and don't worry about other people's opinions.

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No one will notice ....I often double up, but if you want to make it a bit different add different jewellery or accessories. Enjoy feeling good in your lovely dress :)

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Blokes do it all the time. Does anyone ever comment on all the men wearing the same DJ on every formal night no.

 

Go and enjoy. Dress sounds lovely by the way.

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Sounds lovely - go and enjoy it ! I'd say the only 'posh' dress I've never worn twice is my wedding dress, other than that, go and enjoy it ;-)

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Will you wear the same tiara as well?

 

Ira

 

If she can afford it, why not! The Royals in the UK do ...

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You enjoy wearing the dress as many times as you want to.

Feel glamorous and have fun. No one will notice you’ve worn it before - unless they admired you wearing it the first time.

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OVer the years I've trimmed my formal clothes down to one black long dress, and various evening trousers and tops. No-one notices, or if they do, then they're probably not my sort of people. I go for the itinerary, not the dressing up, and find others who think the same. These limited outfits cover each formal evening on a month's cruise.

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I’m with everyone else, really nobody notices or cares.

 

 

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Over the years I suppose I've gathered formal dresses that I only wear on cruises so I like to wear something different every night but tbh the only person who'll know that you're wearing the same dress twice is you so don't worry.

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I have long dresses from previous cruises a few years ago, do a lot of ladies still adhere to wearing long dresses. I have got a few cocktail dresses that I am going to take for formal nights, still considering whether to take a long dress help!.

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I have long dresses from previous cruises a few years ago, do a lot of ladies still adhere to wearing long dresses. I have got a few cocktail dresses that I am going to take for formal nights, still considering whether to take a long dress help!.

 

 

 

I personally don’t wear long dresses as I’m very short! So always worn a cocktail style dress and haven’t felt out of place. I have noticed many ladies in long dresses also so I really think it’s up to your personal taste.

 

 

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I've got a couple of full length dresses that I wear on formal nights - only chance that I get to wear them and I love the opportunity to get them out.

 

Michele

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To everyone who has answered my question with genuine help - Thankyou.

 

I thought this forum was intended to help people especially first timers like me so I'm disappointed to find amongst the helpful posters people who post unkind comments like the one about me not being anyone of importance, believe me I know I'm not I am however a sensitive person and I asked the question in order for me to not feel awkward if I had been in the position of wearing the same dress twice. I know in future not to ask such silly questions and risk having unpleasantness in response. I'm a member of another holiday forum whose advice gave us the best holiday we've ever had and I was hoping for the same from here but some people think they are being witty when I see it as just plain nasty.

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Yes absolutely. Why not! Who cares! :-)
It's a good question asked by many. I think she cares. That's why she's asking the question.

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To everyone who has answered my question with genuine help - Thankyou.

 

I thought this forum was intended to help people especially first timers like me so I'm disappointed to find amongst the helpful posters people who post unkind comments like the one about me not being anyone of importance, believe me I know I'm not I am however a sensitive person and I asked the question in order for me to not feel awkward if I had been in the position of wearing the same dress twice. I know in future not to ask such silly questions and risk having unpleasantness in response. I'm a member of another holiday forum whose advice gave us the best holiday we've ever had and I was hoping for the same from here but some people think they are being witty when I see it as just plain nasty.

 

Most people here are very polite and helpful.

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I hope my nobody cares comment didn’t cause offence, I didn’t mean it in an insulting way just a reassuring way, but in the absence of a [emoji4] I see it might have sounded a bit pointed, which wasn’t intended! Have a good cruise and don’t worry!

 

 

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as the heading says, is it acceptable to wear the same dress a couple of nights, I have bought a lovely long black beaded dress and want to enjoy wearing it!!! I have three short cocktail dresses as well as dressy slacks and tops so will have enough to have something different each night but our cruise is the only time I'm going to get to wear it,

 

You can double up as much as you like. Who cares.!! You will never see these people again. When we fly from Australia to UK we don't have a log of luggage allowance. I just take one nice dress and a couple of pair of dressy black pants with a couple of different tops. I cycle through them. Mummsie

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The world does not revolve around you,who else is gonna care?

 

Sorry but I think this is really rude!! As my mother taught me, 'if you cant say anything nice don't say anything at all' !!

 

We are coming from Australia and I will be wearing a lot of my clothes especially evening wear a few times each, as with very limited luggage I wont have the room for too much.

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Using formal wear more than once is practical for baggage allowances and also in terms of getting value out of what are usually very expensive pieces of clothing.

 

My own personal shopping theory goes thus.

 

1. Dress costs x at time of purchase

 

2. Dress costs half of x on second wear

 

3. Dress costs half of stage 2 on third wearing and so on and so on until it owes me money

 

On this basis the dress eventually cost me nothing so I feel completely justified in having a shopping spree with all that money I saved. 😀

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Using formal wear more than once is practical for baggage allowances and also in terms of getting value out of what are usually very expensive pieces of clothing.

 

My own personal shopping theory goes thus.

 

1. Dress costs x at time of purchase

 

2. Dress costs half of x on second wear

 

3. Dress costs half of stage 2 on third wearing and so on and so on until it owes me money

 

On this basis the dress eventually cost me nothing so I feel completely justified in having a shopping spree with all that money I saved. 😀

Just beware though we men use exactly the same logic when it comes to buying new cars, TVs computers etc.;p

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Just beware though we men use exactly the same logic when it comes to buying new cars, TVs computers etc.;p

 

That was never in any doubt:halo:

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The world does not revolve around you,who else is gonna care?

 

 

My goodness where is the Like button ! ... Don't some folk post some daft questions ;)

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My goodness where is the Like button ! ... Don't some folk post some daft questions ;)

 

No not at all. Perfectly good question.

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There must be up to 3,000 thousand + folk on a cruise, especially on a P&O ship . Is anyone really going to notice or be bothered .

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Who cares?!? The reason for this question (see #1) is the fact that the original poster Does Care about what to wear and What Others wear.

 

It is a very simple question that deserves a courteous answer.

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I usually wear a different one each night, simply because I have some lovely dresses that I dont normally get to wear at home. But honestly, they are a hassle to pack since I need to bring extra shoes/accessories to go with them, so maybe next time Ill only bring a couple. And rewear them. After all, no one is really going to notice anyway.

 

 

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