(Closed) Am I crazy to think the too-big sample looks better than the dress in my size?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
7431 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

Very pretty bolero!! I honestly think that the one in your actual size looks better.

Post # 4
3520 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I see what you mean about your waist being higher in your dress, but get it steamed and see how you feel.

Post # 5
46465 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

To answer your question-Yup! You’re crazy. Your dress looks great!

You look much smaller in the dress that fits.

Post # 7
629 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

The dress your size looks perfect to me! I think the larger one is a smidge baggy…


Post # 8
6998 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

@MM423: LOVE your dress! i almost bought it and in my size i felt like the waist was too high, but thats how its supposed to be –  i actually think your size looks better 🙂 Great choice! and the bolero is fabulous!

Post # 9
1890 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

The correct size looks much better on you.  I think the sample size pic is just in more flattering light, like you said, which makes it look softer against your skin tone.  Love the bolero too!

Post # 10
2442 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

The waist is higher on the size 10.  It appears to be at your natural waist.  Evidently that is where it is supposed to be.  The size 16 had more fabric thus making the waist lower.  Your size simply fits you better!  : )  BTW, your bolero is fabulous!  It goes perfectly with the dress!

Post # 11
7300 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Once the dress “settles” I’m sure you will feel better. I think the one in your size looks better!

Post # 12
3981 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I think the dress that fits looks better. But only if I really scrutinize the differences. They don’t look too different. So, have yourself the $$$ and hastle. Get your size! lol

Post # 14
1351 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Yes, your actual size looks way better! You’re drowning in the bigger size. Your dress looks great!

Post # 15
153 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Your dress is beautiful!!! Who is the designer??? I love it and its very flattering on you. I think the one in your size looks best. You look great

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