(Closed) Did you show your FI your dress before the big day?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll:
    Yes, I showed my FI my dress. I couldn't wait! : (49 votes)
    25 %
    No way Jose! : (151 votes)
    76 %
  • Post # 3
    2543 posts
    Sugar bee

    I wanted to show mine to my FH since I get his opinion on everything but he wants it to be a surprise so he refuses to look at a picture…haha. He is not traditional about anything else but this!

    Post # 4
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    He came with me when I tried them on, he helped me pick out which one and he paid for it… he had more to do with the dress than I did LOL… he also came back with me to take pictures of me in it with my veil. =D

    We do everything together, it would have been strange without him there for such an important part of the wedding planning.

    Post # 6
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @ReyDar64: hehe it’s awesome that you wanted him to share in the excitement! We planned how upscale the wedding would be based on the dress so he needed to see it… I don’t think anythings wrong with the groom seeing the dress early ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Post # 7
    2699 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012


    I don’t really mind but my Fiance goes nuts if I even mention anything about dresses in general. He really wants it to be a surprise lol!

    Post # 8
    23 posts
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Fiance helped pick my dress while we were looking at dress pictures- he won’t see it on til the big day though!

    Post # 9
    3316 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    My wife and I bought our dresses together, so they would coordinate.

    Post # 10
    7609 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    @2dBride: Beautiful!

    I showed my Fiance a few pics the other night and I couldn’t be happier that I finally did!  I’ve been having such a hard time deciding (I haven’t bought it yet) and to know that he likes it (and thinks it’s “hot” haha) really gave me the reassurance that I needed.

    Post # 11
    2815 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I have showed him, but he doesn’t know he has seen it.  I showed him a ton of pictures with my dress included in the mix.  Luckily, he seems to like my dress the best!

    Post # 12
    879 posts
    Busy bee

    I showed my fiance pictures of a couple of gowns that I liked a few weeks ago just out of curiosity.  He’s pretty laid back and I’m sure he’d like anything that I decide on.  My top contender so far was one of the ones that he had the strongest reaction to, so I’m pretty excited about that ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 13
    322 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I showed my finance a pic of me in the sample dress. We are pretty low key about this so I wanted to make sure he knew what the dress looked like.


    Post # 14
    2493 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I want to show Fiance, but he won’t have it. I’m just worried he’ll end up hating it (Maggie Sottero ‘Isadora’) on the big day, though, because he seems to hate dresses with flower embellishments. :S I’d rather show him now with time to get a new dress than see his disappointment the day of.

    Post # 15
    6248 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 1900

    @ReyDar64:  My Fiance and I both agreed that he isn’t going to see me in my dress until that moment when I walk down the aisle.  That means no first look either.  I can’t wait to see the look on his face!

    @2dBride:  That must have been a special moment you two shared.  ๐Ÿ™‚



    Post # 16
    2697 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Another option? I showed him the pic of the dress on the model, but not the one I had made or pictures of me in it.

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