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Dear Poll: Is it Good Luck or Bad Luck...

Once the bride is dressed, made up, and ready to go, it is crucial that the bridal party does everything in their power to keep the bride out of the groom's sight... for the sake of tradition of course. But do you believe in the old wives' tale that it is considered bad luck for the groom to see the bride in her dress before she walks down the aisle? While no one knows for sure, not many are willing to find out if that age old saying is fact or fiction, so what do you think?

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titi4112 titi4112 10 years
No but I want the entire effect of all my work to be a surprise.
<3-Gossip <3-Gossip 10 years
It's definitely not one I want to gamble with..I'm not one for superstitions..But some you just can't shake
kris32x kris32x 10 years
i personally wouldnt want my future husband to see me before i walk down the aisle...but as for it being bad luck..i would argue the opposite...everyone i know who is divorced followed the tradition. hmmm
pinupsweetheart pinupsweetheart 10 years
That's strange. The comment I posted yesterday explaining where the tradition of why it is bad luck to see the bride is missing.
Beaner Beaner 10 years
I plan on seeing my honey privately just before we walk down the aisle and before pics. I want that moment to be shared by just us since I'll probably be bawling uncontrollably!
daisymae051479 daisymae051479 10 years
My fiance and I are sort of running away to Gatlinburg when we get married. So, it'll just be me and him and all that. I am gonna take my dress and change at the chapel so that will at least be something. I guess I mean we will be seeing each other that day, but he won't see me in the dress until the actual ceremony (although he was there when I bought it and tried it on, but he's my best friend - what's a girl to do?)
controlledspin controlledspin 10 years
I followed it. I am not overly traditonal, but I just thought it was nice for him to be surprised by me too. I felt it made it more special for us.
Beth1122 Beth1122 10 years
I don't truly believe that it is bad luck, But I am big on traditions so I'd try to keep out of his sight.
partysugar partysugar 10 years
I believe the tradition. I don't think it's a matter of luck I just like the idea of the groom not seeing the bride until she is walking down the aisle all gorgeous/glamorous. It's so romantic and isn't that what a wedding is all about: romance??
sass317 sass317 10 years
I dont think its really bad luck- but I wanted the first time he saw me in my dress to be when I was walking down the aisle. So we did the individual portraits and just the guys and just the girls before the wedding to get some out of the way and to make sure he did see me. Bc of the layout where we got married though, there were a couple of times when he had to cover his eyes or the bridesmaids crowded around him to keep him from seeing me when I had to walk by where he was. It was more out of fun then superstition.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
I don't know either way but it is a fun tradition!
JustMe21 JustMe21 10 years
I think it's bad luck. Always thought so.
nessabum nessabum 10 years
i think, at least the day of...but then again, it won't be much of a surprise if he sees you in it.
lickety-split lickety-split 10 years
i would have preferred to not have him see me until we walked down the aisle, but didn't work out with the photographer and the light, etc (evening wedding). i think it's probably more exciting and certainly traditional that way, but bad luck; no.
demeter demeter 10 years
Yes! I won't let my husband see me!
jenzterama jenzterama 10 years
only if you believe one or the other. but for kicks and for our own excitement, my husband and i didn't see each other until i walked down the aisle :)
Amity-A Amity-A 10 years
Bad luck!
Pink_Lipstick Pink_Lipstick 10 years
I don't think it's a really big deal, but I'm not one to believe in too many superstitions like that. However, it does ruin the surprise for the groom...I think there's something special about his expression when he see his bride walk down the aisle.
barjar1122 barjar1122 10 years
I got dressed with my husband (7yrs ago), it has been great luck so far.
kiddylnd kiddylnd 10 years
I like to think of the tradition of it being bad luck, but with wedding photos you kind of can't avoid it. They like to do lots of photos before the ceremony!
hills hills 10 years
honestly i dont think it really matters, but it is kindof tradition over here so id try and keep out of the way, but that could just b an old English superstion
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