(Closed) Any New Maggie Sottero Kendra Brides?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I didn’t get this dress, but it was the cause for much dress regret for me – it was my runner up!  It’s a beautiful dress:

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I didn’t wind up with this dress, but it was one of my favorites! I drooled over it for months before I got to try it on, it had all the elements I thought I wanted. But when I tried it, I felt it was way too heavy for my outdoor wedding in June. I was a bit heartbroken at first, before I fell in love with a light taffeta ballgown!

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I bought this dress and am waiting on the edge of my seat for it to arrive!! I had tried on quite a few alternative dresses and fell in love with this one the minute that I saw myself in it, it made me feel incredible. Absolutely cannot imagine anything more beautiful!! Now I just need to match a veil to it 😀 Do we think a shorter veil?? I’m torn!!

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I wore Kendra!!  Last June, but I’d totally wear her everyday if I could!!

My Kendra experience:

Yes, It was heavy, but I didn’t mind it really, totally worth it! 

I wore a trumpet style crinoline slip underneath.

Tip:  do not wear pantyhose. Since it’s tight to the hips, you can’t lift it up to get those pantyhose down! (i’m glad I didn’t, but thought I’d pass this along to those to may)

Allot a good 15 mins to bustle the dress, there is so much train to bustle!!!

If I think of anything else, I’ll let you know!!

 

 

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@nikky.abraham:  I wore a long veil, I orginally bought a short one (fingertip) but then I ended up with one that went all the way to the bottom of the gown. I have pics I can post if you want

 

Post # 9
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I felt like a princess! I’m sure you’ll too ; )

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

@gissye:  love this pic!

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

gissye beautiful…i love it

Post # 12
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I cannot find this dress anywhere to try one, but I have afeeling it’s The One! Does any bride in the Chicago, Il/ Buffalo, NY area have any idea where I can find this dress??

Post # 13
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: January 2013

I bought this dress and I can’t wait to wear it! It is gorgeous and looks stunning. I bought mine in Diamond White.

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I LOVED my Kendra!!!!! It fit perfectly and created curves for me (I don’t have any). It was fairly easy to lace up and looked excellent in all our photos. I didn’t wear a crinoline and it had plenty of volume. It hugged me just where it needed to and gave volume in the right spots. I wore a long, cathedral length, simple veil. I also added one shoulder strap, because I had always wanted a one-shoulder dress but this was just too perfect. 

The only issue I had was that my bustle broke during the reception (after our first dance, thankfully!) so I was holding up my train during a lot of the night to dance, but I don’t know if that was user error or what. Also, because I was so concerned with having curves, we pulled the corset pretty tight and it hurt a little when i was sitting, but nothing that would take away from anything. 

My Kendra is still hanging in my closet–I don’t have the heart to store her yet, but I hope to do it around the one year mark.

I still think this was the perfect choice and looks amazing on anyone!!

Post # 15
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: March 2013

My first dress fitting. I didn’t take pictures at the second fitting! Too tempting to share!  I lost3 pounds and add a bustier with padding. It looked amazing!

Post # 16
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Newbee
  • Wedding: March 2013

Hello – I have a Kendra dress for sale (size 6) I wore it for a few hours on 3/30/13. Please contact me if you have any questions or if you want to see pictures: [email protected]

Thanks!!

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