Choosing A First Communion Dress

Your little girl is about to celebrate a very special occasion! Her Holy First Communion. There is so much to think about and prepare for during this special time in her life. I am sure your little angel is looking forward to wearing a beautiful dress. Here are some tips to help you know what to look for in a First Communion dress. These tips are general and not church specific. Be sure to check any guidelines provided by your church or your child’s school for exact expectations. Your daughters First Communion dress will be a keepsake dress that shall be cherished forever. First Communion dresses are often passed down from mother to daughter, so when you invest in one, she may enjoy saving it for a daughter of her own one day.


Budget is obviously a very important factor when shopping for your daughter’s First Communion dress. Although Communion dresses can often be very expensive, if you shop around you will be sure to find some exquisite First Communion dresses and accessories at affordable prices. Your daughter’s First Communion dress should reflect honor and pure beauty on this very important day in a young girl’s life. Personal taste does play a large role in selecting a first communion dress. However, there are some general points that should be considered to make the best choice. A first communion dress must be appropriate attire for church. Many parishes or churches have rules regarding skirt length, sleeves, veils and other embellishments. It is wise to contact the church office before shopping for a first communion dress to ensure that the dress you finally choose meets all requirements. Once you’ve selected your dress, be sure to take some time to find appropriate matching accessories to complete your little girl’s First Holy Communion dress ensemble.