(Closed) HELP ME PLEASE!!!!

posted 5 years ago in Full Figured
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

You can definitely go to bridal stores in NYC! When I was trying on dresses, I was between a 26 and a 28 and I had no problem trying dresses on. It’s okay if they don’t zip up in the back – the attendants will just clip the dress to your bra so you can see how it would look in your size. I tried on dresses at the White Gown in Brooklyn – which was a lovely experience with great saleswomen, Kleinfeld’s and David’s Bridal. If you’re on a budget, I’d skip Kleinfeld’s, but the other two stores would be perfect. There’s also RK Bridal, which has plus size samples, and Lestan’s Bridal in Brooklyn. Definitely give them all a try! 

Also, if you can travel to try dresses on, there are two plus size bridal shops near Washington DC – Curvaceous Couture and one other one whose name I’m blanking on at the moment. But don’t let being a size 28 hold you back! You can definitely find some things to try on! 

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Try Mori Lee they have a great plus size line and they all look great! I tryed on a lot and all looked good!

Post # 7
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

@julies1949:  Those are beautiful!

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Sounds like KatieBklyn has some great suggestions for stores to try on dresses, so when you do try some on, emphasize that hourglass figure! I would try all kinds of styles on because you’ll be surprised what looks good/what doesn’t look good on you. 

Post # 9
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Definitely check out the Mori Lee line of dresses. They are stunning, and look fabulous on curvy figures.  Look for a style that has a corset back… it will slim  you in all the places you need it, and accentuate all the right curves.  And remember, an A-line dress is the curvy gal’s best friend! Happy Shopping!

Post # 10
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Busy bee

Try a David’s Bridal store. They have plus sizes and numerous options!

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I don’t know about dress shopsin NYC; but don’t make the mistake I did and wait too late to order. Who knew it took months to order most gowns. Good Luck

Post # 12
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Bumble bee

Yup, even if you don’t buy a dress from David’s Bridal, I think it’s a great place to start. Just to get to try on different types of dresses that they will actually have in your size or in a close enough size so that you can see what style of dress you like and feel beautiful in.

 

Post # 13
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I definitely suggest RK Bridal, I went to school with the owners daughter and they are fantastic!!!

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