Hiding "armpit fat" in my wedding dress?

posted 4 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1501 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

how in god’s name do you have armpit fat??  and what IS armpit fat???  


You are like a size zero.  You look gorgeous in your dress, don’t worry!!!

Post # 4
406 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I don’t really have an answer to your question, but I just wanted to say that I LOVE your dress on you! It looks like it’s a great choice… and I don’t think you have “armpit fat”!  I know dresses can dig into us in weird ways (I experienced this with mine too) but I think the undergarments you wear or don’t wear (or a good seamstress) could probably take away any worries you have.


Post # 5
647 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Sweetie, that dress looks amazing! Please do not diet. You don’t need to. The “armpit fat” you’re talking about is caused simply by the way the dress fits, it has nothing to do with how thin you are – even if you did diet it would probably look the same. 

Post # 6
1681 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@An_idiot_a_bride:  You don’t have armpit fat. It’s just the way the dress is cutting into you. You can fix that with alterations. Just have the sides turned down or cut down down a bit, and ta da!

Post # 7
24112 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@OnceUponATime:  Totally agree! 🙂

@An_idiot_a_bride:  It’s defintiely an alterations thing.  You don’t need to lose an ounce of weight! 😀 You look gorgeous, btw!

Post # 9
3381 posts
Sugar bee

@An_idiot_a_bride:  To me it just looks like it need a slight let out in the bust area, or maybe you just need to push your boobies down a bit. I don’t think it’s fat, I think it’s your boobies smushing back too far.

Post # 10
11844 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

@An_idiot_a_bride:  I have an ‘ample bossom’ and as a result i pretty much always have the dreaded ‘armpit fat’ but – alterations to make sure you’re not smooshed in there will help.  

if you want to exercise, chest flys/pushups/any shoulder/chest muscle workout will help the area.

Post # 11
132 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

You look great.  I don’t think you need to worry about hiding anything. If you’re concerned about the area where the top of the dress hits your armpits, consider taking to your photographer about how she can pose you so that your arms won’t be pressed into your sides. Really tough, you look amazing! 

Post # 13
23 posts
  • Wedding: August 2014

@An_idiot_a_bride:  You look gorgeous! Not to be a grandma, but maybe stand up just a bit straighter and that tiny crease will disappear 🙂

Post # 14
618 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@An_idiot_a_bride:  I have this issue sometimes – it happens to women with small boobs (it makes sense if you think about it, I swear haha). I think they could alter the top a little, maybe put in more structure. But it doesn’t look like “fat” it just looks like where your arm meets your chest…if you know what I mean haha

Post # 15
29 posts
  • Wedding: June 2014

It really doesn’t look like fat so much as skin to me, but if you’re really self conscious about it, try doing some push-ups. They tend to target that area and would tighten stuff up. It can’t hurt…

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