Who have you shown your dress to? (Poll)

posted 2 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Who saw your dress before your wedding day?
    Just me : (1 votes)
    2 %
    Just the people who came with me when I tried it on : (8 votes)
    14 %
    People there when I tried it on and a handful of close friends/family : (32 votes)
    57 %
    All my girl friends : (3 votes)
    5 %
    Anyone who asked : (12 votes)
    21 %
    Everyone! I posted it on Facebook! : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
    443 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    The only people who have seen my dress are my mom and my MIL and FIL (my MIL has the dress right now and is doing alterations). My dress is black, so I really really want it to be a surprise. We are also having a small wedding (40), so I feel like if I show the dress to people I might normally with a larger wedding, no one will be surprised!

    Post # 3
    3415 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

    I actually bought my dress alone.  I tried it on and decided to purchase it with no one around.  My daughters have seen it, my mom and friends.  I don’t want to show my dress off too much, I’d like for it to be a surprise as much as possible but I do love my dress and if someone asks I’ll usually show them the stock photo.

    Post # 4
    1622 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Cape May

    I’m a bit strange. Only my SIL and my FI. His sister came with me to pick it out and since we were talking non stop we shared pictures with him. My parents, his parents and his other sister have no idea about it. I dont have any superstitions about him seeing me in it and were eloping anyways 

    Post # 5
    2125 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    Only the people who were with me when I bought it. So, my mom, brother, sister, and nephew. We are having a small guest list so if I show some extra people, too few would be surprised. 

    Post # 6
    28 posts

    I’m glad I’m not in the minority yet! The only person I went to try on dresses with was my FMIL (against my better judgement bc she is a B  that makes  faces at any dress she doesn’t like).  I ended up going back by myself bc I didn’t find anything  I liked, so I picked out my dress myself. Much less stressful!! I wasn’t going to show ANYONE – I was just telling everyone it was a “surprise” lol. But then my MOH and one BM were there getting their dresses and I wanted ro try it on w veils, but they have been sworn to secrecy!! Lol

    Post # 7
    110 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    My friend that picked it with me and my mom and MIL and bridesmaids. My FI knows approximately what kind of dress.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by  Ivana1988.
    Post # 8
    4483 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Lots of people. I’d show anyone except FI

    Post # 9
    1344 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    Only my mom and I have seen it in person. I have a stock photo of it that I have shown to my dad and my MOH. No one else has seen it, I don’t think.

    Post # 10
    725 posts
    Busy bee

    People who have seen my dress include: my mom,  sister, bridesmaid, grandma, and aunt. And that’s it !! My mom wants to show everyone but I want it to be a surprise!

    Post # 11
    1237 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2014 - Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

    Well my wedding is over but when I purchased my last dress (had two dress regrets before I decided on 3rd and final dress), I showed it to my mom, his mom, and three close friends.

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