Update: Saddlebags in my 30s dress

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1737 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - 13th ~ TN

@Lollybags:  I think it is gorgeous and I think you look great. I wish I could pull something like this off.

Post # 4
922 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

It’s beautiful! I just checked out the original post and definiely think its more flattering now. I think some sort of shapewear is essential with such a delicate fabric, you totally rock that dress! 

Post # 6
42076 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@Lollybags:  Only someone with a fabulous figure can wear that dress. You can!

Post # 7
115 posts
Blushing bee

Sister friend you look amazing in that dress!

Post # 8
1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

it seems impossible that you can’t see how much you ROCK this dress!

Post # 9
370 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

You.  Look.  Amazing.  Wear that dress with pride…you are beautiful!!

Post # 10
7280 posts
Busy Beekeeper

@Lollybags:  OPSM are having a sale on glasses. You need to go in and get some because I think you look smashing.

Post # 11
3202 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

It looked pretty before–now it looks stupendous! Have a fantastic wedding and rock that dress!!

Post # 12
7630 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

You look great! Like PP have said, that’s a hard dress and shape to pull of but you’re doing it! 

Post # 14
2595 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2013




Seriously, girl. you have just the right amount of curves – and in the right places – for that dress. I don’t think it would flow as well if you didn’t have hips. 

I think saddlebags is such a stupid word as well. IMHo, thighs look better with a bit of extra in that area – it’s like they give you a natural mermaid effect and make your waist look even tinier. And look at that flat stomach.

You look absolutely sensatonal and I’m sure your FI will be thrilled!

Post # 15
493 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

@Lollybags:  You look gorgeous. Seriously. I think your anxieties are stemming from your long-held self-image, and not from what you’re seeing in the mirror today. We all have our little body things that we’re self-conscious about, but in this case, that thing is no longer even noticeable to an outside observer. Your hips look great and you have the perfect figure for that beautiful dress.

If you had just posted this picture and asked what body type the person in it has, I might have said hourglass- I would never have said pear.

Post # 16
15 posts

I think it looks exactly like what it should!  You have nothing to worry about!

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