Need feedback on this dress please – I went looking alone!

posted 3 years ago in Full Figured
Post # 4
8680 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

I think it’s a lovely dress.. the sleeves look a little out of place on it to me, though.

Post # 5
1531 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I think the dress looks fantastic on you and shows off yiur curves beautifully! I’m not loving the sleeves because they seems a bit too flowy and an odd length. I think if some of the sleeve was cut off and maybe more fitted to your arm it would be perfect!


Post # 6
1248 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@Akeru:  Very pretty dress and really suits your figure! I agree with a PP though that the sleeves look out of place with it and don’t seem to ‘go’.

Post # 7
1506 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

@Akeru:  I like it a lot! And unlike the others, I’m kinda digging the sleeves 🙂

Post # 8
295 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I’m going to be completely honest – I’m not a fan, sorry!

I think you could find a dress with similar details that doesn’t need a lot of alterations. You have a nice balanced shape and would suit a more simple fitted mermaid/trumpet.

Have you tried many other styles?

Post # 9
279 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2016 - Highfield House, Stanley, Tasmania

I love it! It suits you so well. I like the sleeves, but they might look better shortened slightly 

Post # 11
2535 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I like the touching 

but I would keep looking 

Post # 12
9204 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2018

I love the sleeves! However I am not a fan of the line between where the bodice/fitted part ends and the pouff begins, how it’s on an angle. I think it would look better if that was straight, or if you had more of an a-line style. I think the sleeves would suit a more delicate flowy fabric on a dress as well as opposed to the form fitting satin that one is.

Post # 13
3349 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I really like it.

Post # 14
2649 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

@Akeru:  Keep this as an option but maybe keep looking to see if you find something you like better?  It does flatter your figure but I’m not crazy about the sleeves. However, if this is a sample dress, perhaps it’s more an issue of alterations.

Bottom line – do you love it? If yes, get it. If not or you’re unsure, keep looking for a bit. You can always go back to it.

Post # 15
3777 posts
Honey bee

Although your figure looks beautiful in this dress i honestly think there will be a better dress out there for you.This is my opinion based on the dress NOT you  🙂

Post # 16
150 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@Akeru:  I love it, including the sleeves, I really think it looks great on you.

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