- 6 years ago
- Wedding: December 2011
I bought my dress about a month ago and I have been dealing with alterations ever since. When I first got the dress, it would zip up in the back until it hit where my chest is; so the seamstress decided to put a lace up corset back in so it will lace where it doesn’t zip. I have been dieting like crazy because the dress is fit around the stomach and I felt a little insecure in it.
So she finished the corset back today and I went to try it on. Turns out that I lost more weight than I probably should have because now it’s too big. She laced it up for me and it still felt big, so I asked if she could tighten it more and she tightened it as much as it would go, but I still had to hold it up a little and it felt uncomfortable. Plus, it looked silly in the back laced up as tight as it would go, it was just a straight line of ribbon instead of the criss-cross. She then decided that she can take it in at the sides. My biggest problem is my chest. When I lose weight, my chest is the first thing that goes, so now it’s so loose that even a bra with the most padding won’t fix the gap.
Basically I want to know if anyone else has experienced this. I am so stressed out now because I am probably going to lose at least 5 more pounds before the wedding – which is on the 21st of this month. I’m worried that she will bring it in and it will lace fine at first; but that on my wedding day, it will do the same thing (lace up will look too tight) and it will be too late to get it tighter.
I can’t stop myself from losing the extra 5 pounds because I will feel way too insecure if I don’t. And gaining the weight back isn’t an option at this point with the wedding being so close.
What will I do if I can’t get the dress tight enough or to look right? HELP!!