Post # 1
Hi Bees! I posted a previous post yesterday to help me decide between 2 dresses (a vera wang, or other). Well I’ve decided I just can’t see myself paying so much for a dress. So I’ve picked my dress but now I need help deciding if I should change the top to a satin bodice.
Here are pics of how the original dress looks (but I would change it to a sweetheart)
I was thinking about changing the bodice to satin since I originally saw myself wearing a satin dress for my wedding. Here’s pics of the satin top with the bottom from the above pic (I photoshopped it to give you an idea of what it looks like)
Now pics of me actually in the dress (not the best pics)..
With satin bodice:
I should probably add that the dress the original way costs more (a couple hundred). Either dress I decide on, I will be opting for sweetheart neckline, dropped back, adding buttons and a sash belt. Sorry for the long post!! You guys have always been great help in the past so I trust your advice!!
Post # 3
I love the dress! You look great in it.
I think the sweatheart neckline would be perfect but I do not like the satin with that particular fabric on the skirt…at all. It just doesn’t flow nice. It looks like 2 totallly different dresses sewn together, which it would be. I say forget about the stain, add the sweatheart and you’re good to go!
Post # 4
@JM1217: Thank you for your input!
Post # 5
I think the original fabric is a much better fit on you! Both are beautiful. though! Whichever way you go, you’ll be a gorgeous bride! I just like the original better 🙂
Post # 6
I agree, it doesn’t flow nicely, it looks like two different dresses were just stuck together
Post # 7
- Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards
I think the dress looks stunning in the original form. It looks elegant and romantic. 🙂
Post # 9
I voted for the original with the sweetheart neckline because the dress just flows much better and is very pretty.
I think adding the satin bodice really chops the dress up into two parts and could make you appear shorter. It also looks too overworked..if you desire a more mermaid silhouette, how about adding a mermaid crinoline under the first dress? 🙂
Post # 10
I think the original form is best. I feel like the satin and organza sorta clash.
Post # 11
I like the original dress better. It flows much better and looks great on you!
Post # 12
@miss forever: What’s a mermaid crinoline? The original dress is supposed to be a mermaid sillouhette but I feel that it’s not as fitted as the satin bodice, and could be why I’m drawn to change the bodice. But your suggestion sounds like that may fix my problem.. I’m just not sure what it is lol.
Post # 13
Keep it the orginial way, you look FAB in it!
Post # 14
I agree with all the prior comments the dress looks amazing on you as is. If you desire a satin mermaid dress I think you would need to really rework that dress to get it to flow correctly. Perhaps you should keep looking. This is one that I tried on that is satin and organza mermaid/trumpet from Alfred Angelo… Good Luck.
Post # 15
@kn8973: something like this under!! I love the original too. Add a sweetheart and you got it:)
you can buy extenders and it is seamless. Would look great under the dress and add some poof! It is the Trumpet from Merry Modes!
Post # 16
This might be a dress you are interested in. I wanna say its from Mikaella:)