(Closed) what type of dress should i get??

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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194 posts
Blushing bee

I would say a halter. I have always heard that girls with bigger shoulders should avoid strapless and thin straps. Idk how accurate that is, but I know my cousin just got married and she has very big shoulders and is very tall, and the halter looked GORGEOUS on her. Good Luck!

Post # 5
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Blushing bee

I would just try on different styles and see what you like best and feel most comfortable in. I’m sure whatever you pick will be beautiful! I’m a sucker for wedding dresses! I love them all, just not on me!

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think most halters tend to not flatter girls with broad shoulders.  I think it tends to emphasize them, because you are basically covering up the middle part of your chest and showing only your shoulders.  I think strapless or thick straps would be best (not spaghetti)…you could maybe even do a thicker one shoulder strap dress.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

@Mimi: those are GORGEOUS!!!

I agree with the halter making your shoulders actually look larger.  The front and back deep V line is a great idea, I think.

Post # 9
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6598 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I am also a broad and muscley bride and I found that sweetheart necklines were the best on me – Halters, straight across strapless and speghetti straps make me look like a tank!

Try on different necklines and you will see what works best for you very quickly! 

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

-Readytobewed: Best of Luck finding the one =)

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