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I am getting married in an art deco historic hotel (Carlyle). My ring has a 1930’s vintage feel. So, there is a loose theme. I need a dress that is reminiscent of old Hollywood. I am 5’5″ and 110 pounds, so it can’t be too much dress.
I tried on about 10 Alencon lace dresses from Monique L. and they didn’t look good and I thought there were going to be “the one”. Need some other ideas. If anyone has a similar idea or can post pictures, please let me know. I have to get something ordered before the weekend is over!
Post # 3
How about something that is satin and cut on the bias? My dress had an old Hollywood feel to it (but loosely so). I would check Nicole Miller, Adele Weschler http://adelewechsler.com/latest/collections.html , Maggie Sottero http://www.maggiesottero.com/collection.aspx?line=m to start with…
Post # 4
Amy Michelson has some gorgeous hollywood styled glamour wedding gowns! Also check out (both are somewhat pricey though but they’d be great to use as a style idea if it’s too expensive) Jenny Packham dresses!
Post # 5
Jenny Packham is the queen of deco style wedding dresses! Hers are very expensive but maybe if you can’t afford hers, you could use it as inspiration to show a bridal shop what “look” you want.
Post # 6
Jenny Packham, Amy Michelson and Adele Weschler are all perfect!! Definitely somehting slim and maybe bias cut as Mrs. DG mentioned.
Post # 7
I think Claire Pettibone would be perfect.
All her stuff is sooo vintage, I love it!
Post # 8
you may even be able to find a satin or charmeuse prom gown at a department store and dress it up with a brooch and fab accessories. this dress is only 160 from dillards and is pretty fabulous
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Thanks for the suggestions. I tried Claire Pettibone and Jenny Packham. They didn’t quite work for me, but today I found a Spring 2010 Satin Oscar de la Renta that was absolutely stunning and perfect (except for the price tag)! Sorry I can’t post a pic.
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Post # 12
I’m wearing the J. Crew Sophia dress, which has an old Hollywood feel –silk, bias cut, no elaborate details. With the right accessories, like a vintage brooch I think it would work for the look you’re going for. Plus, it’s pretty inexpensive for a wedding dress!
Post # 13
- Wedding: May 2010 - The Pierre Hotel
How about Kenneth Pool? I’m also doing a classic, sophisticated old-school theme-but-not-a-theme and the dress I ended up picking matched perfectly!
Post # 14
I agree; something cut on the bias would look great and has a total vintage feel. There is a wonderful website (their botique is on Burbank, CA, IDK where you’re located) http://www.unique-vintage.com/
Can’t get the attachment to work to show the pic, sorry!!