Covering Up in Your Wedding Dress

posted 2 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
42101 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

rosegoldgirl:  Just remember if you  order a bolero, get it wide enough  around the upper arm, and don’t have the hem at the widest part of your arm. There are lots of pics of  cute boleros that just call attention to the fattest part of the arm.

Post # 3
896 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I bought this one from Light In the Box. It’s PERFECT. Here it is over just a black tank. 

Post # 4
1043 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

rosegoldgirl:  I’d suggest getting fitted properly at a good bra shop (not a place like VS) for a strapleas bra. It doesn’t have to be right to hold you up. It should really be the wire holding you up and not the band. That might make you feel more comfortable And will eliminate the back fat. 

Post # 6
751 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012



i wore an ivory cardigan 

Post # 7
5208 posts
Bee Keeper

rosegoldgirl:  Do you have a pic of the dress? Even the stock photo?

Depending on the style, I love PP suggestion of a cardigan. I think it looks really classy.

Post # 9
231 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Lubeznik Center for the Arts

You look beautiful and I don’t see anything wrong with your arms! I can’t imagine a jacket flattering you further, but of course it’s up to you!

Post # 10
1891 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Honestly, I forgot to look at your arms!!! Hahaha, your dress is so lovely and the dress has such pretty designs on the bottom that it keeps drawing my eyes down. I really don’t think anyone will notice! I have a little half sweater thingy that I wear over sleeveless dresses if it is too cool. I am sure that is not the name, but it barely comes halfway down my back and has short sleeves, a white version would look really good and not cover up the dress. Still, I don’t think you need to worry about it!

Post # 11
2111 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I plan on wearing a shoulder necklace. It’s not much as far as coverage goes, but it still makes you feel less bare. The one I get will be similar to this.

Post # 12
10 posts

I think you look adorable! I would not add a thing, but then again, I am having the same dilema as you and I am still not sure.  So being confident is key. 


Post # 13
200 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I agree that I wouldn’t cover it either, unless you’re getting married outside in Minnesota in January. Otherwise, I think it looks beautiful on you as it is!

Post # 14
672 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

rosegoldgirl:  here’s pic of my dress in the original stock photo and then after I had the train chopped off and the lace used for sleeves. HOWEVER after seeing you in your dress, I really don’t think you should cover up, you look gorgeous! P.S love your name esp since my e-ring and wedding band are rose gold:)

Post # 15
119 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

rosegoldgirl:  you look stunning!  That dress is glorious!  

I think you can pull it off,  but if anything,  the organza shawl from PP would suit the lovely, foamy, look of the dress 🙂

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