VA Brides!

posted 3 years ago in Virginia – North Virginia
Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@Bridezilla_in_Progress:  

I had a relatively positive experience overall! I went to 4 places, one being David’s Bridal where I actually had a great time. I liked my consultant at David’s so much that I fet bad buying my dress from another store. All of my consultants were very helpfull and nice. One con I guess is that one girl was really new so she kinda just nodded alot and didn’t offer too much assistance, but that was fine cause I’m low maintenance.

Also, I have a pretty healthy body image and going into it I never cared about the label size versus street size thing, but one consultant just about gave me a weight complex! lol I’m a street size 4 but I’m busty and a little hippy so I knew my proportions would lean to a larger dress size. I was trying on dresses and she would very loudly say things like “well your just BARELY squeezing into this size 10” and “if we both use our strength we can get you into this”. At the time I felt like she was keeping the mood light and I didnt mind but looking back on it I think she could’ve been a little more gentle with me haha.

I ultimately picked a dress that I had tried on during my very first dress shopping trip! I kinda knew it was the one but wanted to try everything else out. And I ended up getting my Maggie Sottero at a 75% discount because I bought the sample so I call it fate! Here she is:

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