(Closed) Anyone love their dress on but not on the hanger?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Well if everyone is crying it must be beautiful

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’m that way. We pulled my dress because I like the asymmetrical look of the top & the store clerk insisted, but I even told the girls with me that there was no way I was getting that dress because i remember how ‘bleh’ is was in the picture online. Ended up being the PERFECT dress for me 🙂 No tears shed here, but to this day, I hate the catalog image of it. 

Hope that helps 🙂

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

My dress looks totally boring on the hanger, and the ad for it also really doesn’t do much for it either.  But on me it looks AMAZING!  I would never have guessed, just looking at my dress on the hanger, that this would be the dress I would choose.  But I absolutely love my dress and am so glad I chose it!

Just remember that on your wedding day your dress won’t be on a hanger it will be on YOU!

Post # 6
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Mine looks really strange on the hanger too. I feel awful saying it, but even in the pictures from the wedding of it on the hanger it looks strange

 

Post # 7
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I always think that about EVERYTHING. I never want to try anything on because clothes look so boring and shapeless on the hanger. I remember clothes shopping with my mom when I was little, and my mom scolding me…”You have to try it on!!!” haha. I totally hear ya….hangers don’t always do justice. Everyone’s wedding dress is just a dress, until it’s on you….and then it’s YOUR dress.

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I feel the same way. The model pic of my dress does not do it justice. I would’ve never given it a second thought based on the pics. Even in person I was attracted to the fabric but didn’t think I would like anything else about it. Well, I loved it when I tried it on! It just looks droopy and boring on the hanger.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

The dress I bought is not popular with anyone.  But I love it!  Like you say on the hanger it looks plain but on it has everything I wanted in my wedding dress.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee

oh man, mine looks a hot mess on the hanger and the model pics look like the model is having major cramps. the only thing that saved it for me and made me try it one was the fact that i described “ruffles, asymmetrical rouching, fitted to the upper thigh and buttons down the back” matched it perfectly. don’t worry, barely anyone will see it on the hanger and if you show pics of it to anyone when it is not on, hopefully they will think less of it and when they see it on you they will be floored that it could look so fabulous!

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

i hate my dress on a hanger. to me it looks like a pile of fabric on a hanger. it just takes someone to put shape and form into it for it to work and look great.

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I def have the same problem, i dont like even photo’s of other brides in my dress let alone the model in the advert’s which does make me very nervous as i havnt even tried my dress on, i just had it held up to me….but all i keep thinking about is how my mum who is a very serious woman burst into tears and how the first thing that came out of my mouth was how much my fi would love it. and thats what i keep thinking back on.

 

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Mine looks like a hot unshapely mess of wrinkly fabric on the hanger.  Hopefully my photog can work some magic for the dress on the hanger picture.

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I was the same way!  Even still.  I remember when the sales lady picked the dress for me and I saw it on the hanger… I was like “eh, it’s pretty but not really what I’m looking for”.  And then she clipped me and and it was perfect!  Even when I got my dress in, I look at it and still say the same thing, but once it’s on, it’s beautiful. 

Post # 15
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@GREGORR2 I agree! I have seen one picture on this blog with a picture of another girl in my dress, and I didn’t like it at all. But…on me…it flatters me in just the right ways! And the model pics from the dress websites are always weird!

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