(Closed) I know this is probably a mistake…

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is it a mistake to go look at more dresses after purchasing one?
    YES--I should try and cancel my appointment : (34 votes)
    60 %
    Probably, but now that I have an appointment it doesn't hurt to look... : (12 votes)
    21 %
    No, if I don't love my dress, I should keep looking : (11 votes)
    19 %
  • Post # 3
    40 posts
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Well…can you afford to buy a new dress?  Kleinfelds is pretty expensive.  If you can afford it and don’t mind spending the extra money, then go for it, but otherwise, I think it’s probably a mistake to keep the appointment.

    There is so much inspiration and so many beautiful things out there, that it’s really easy to keep changing your mind and second guess yourself out of any decision you’ve made.  Sometimes it’s best to put on the blinders and stop looking. 

    Could you post a picture of yourself in the dress?   It might help to get some feedback from other people.

    Post # 4
    2459 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    Yeah post a pic that will help us Help you.

    Post # 6
    14186 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I did that–i bought my dress for $400, then went to a really nice, fancy store ($5,000 dresses) just for fun. I knew I could never let myself spend that kind of money on a dress (my money, not my parents…it makes me more frugal lol) so I did it for fun. i just knew it wasn’t going to happen so I figured why not, try them on. But if you’re tempted to pay for it, well….that’s another story.

    Post # 9
    1490 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    Woozers, that’s a gorgeous dress. I love it. What kind of fabric is that?

    Post # 10
    40 posts
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I think your dress is beautiful!  🙂  I love the neckline and the color is really flattering.  Is there anything specific you’re hoping to change?  You can always change the feel with your accessories.


    Post # 11
    11325 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Okay I LOVE your dress! and I don’t generally like shiny dresses…. its so classy! I think its just beautiful on you, even too big!

    Post # 12
    4385 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    WOW! I absolutely love love love your dress!!

    Post # 13
    3285 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    I was IN LOVE with my dress and stayed away from bridal stores anyway, and about 2 months before my wedding, went to a bridal show and happened to browse a sample dress sale there and saw one dress I loved…it was $400, a steal for a very pretty Maggie, in my size, and I was soo tempted…but that was $400 more on top of the dress I already bought – so I snapped out of it, and rocked my first dress and loved it.  I cannot even remember what that maggie looks like now, to be honest.

    In retrospective, my situation involved a relatively low price, but what if that happens to you, esp with Kleinfelds, imagine what might happen?  It’s definitely your decision, but prepared to find yourself facing more decisions if you decide to go.

    Post # 14
    4 posts
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I love your dress, it’s perfect in its simplicity! I would cancel the other appointment, unless you’re after a completely different style, but for a simple, classy gown, I’d say this one is definitely a keeper.

    Post # 15
    1701 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Keep that dress! It’s gorgeous!

    By the way, I’m already a 2 dress bride and I STILL don’t love my dress! I just have such a hard time making decisions!

    Post # 16
    385 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2010

    Your dress is absolutely gorgeous. I am envious. I think buyers remorse is very normal.  Do not make any decisions at Kleinfield’s today.  Come home and try on your dress or go to the store where it is and try it on.  Three months after buying my dress, I went to another store and tried on a bunch more, I even found one I loved.  But when I retried mine on, I knew it was the one.  So go, have fun, but re try yours on before you make any decisions.

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