Worried my dress is too plain

posted 2 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I think it looks gorgeous and classy, but in the end it all comes down to personal taste! Remember that you can easily bling it up with accessories (veil, belt, necklace, etc.). Perhaps you should go in and try it on again to help reassure yourself?

Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I love your dress, the back is amazing! I think that simple dresses can be so striking and elegant – although I am biased because I picked a simple dress myself which is also satin and with a bateau neckline.

Post # 6
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1176 posts
Bumble bee

Noleen:  this dress is beautiful , but in no way is it simple – that dress has a lot going on!

Post # 8
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951 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - A Beautiful converted Barn

although your dress isnt big or poofy you still definately have a ‘WOW factor’ dres… look at that beading… and thaat BACK!!!! its stunning!! and nice to see a dress that isnt being worn by EVERYONE!!

Post # 9
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2621 posts
Sugar bee

Your dress reeks of class…. rememebr that less is sometimes more.

Post # 10
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36 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2015

This is a timeless dress. At least you won’t be looking back on your wedding photos and thinking, “What the heck was I wearing!?” like a lot of other brides who follow the trends will.

Post # 11
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4794 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Noleen:  Oh my gosh, I was JUST going to post exactly what Trevor.Philips:  did. Lol! Seriously, it’s such a beautiful, ELEGANT, timeless dress. It’s truly lovely.

aliciaspinnet:  Freakin’ gorgeous!!!

Post # 12
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9892 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

that is STUNNING!  The back of that dress…amazing!

Post # 13
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2791 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015 - Walnut Hill Bed & Breakfast

my dress is very simple and that’s how i wanted it. I want to wear my dress… not my dress wear me. 

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I love it.  I like simple dresses.  They are timeless.

Post # 15
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337 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

Noleen:  I posted a week or so ago about regretting my plain dress, too.  I think it’s probably pretty common, especially when you look at so many of the beautiful, intricate dresses people post here.  But at the end of the day, you have to pick what you feel most comfortable in.  I think your dress is absolutely stunning–so elegant looking, and that low back is definitely not plain.

For what it’s worth, I feel a lot better about my dress now.  It’s very me.  I just got my sash in the mail, so I’m excited to try them on together.  One thing that I thought helped was doing a search on weddingbee of plain dresses.  There are so many gorgeous, classic dresses that people personalized in their own ways, and that really made me feel more enthusiastic about my choice.

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