(Closed) Boleros / Jackets / Alterations

posted 8 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: What to do with the jacket
    Leave it the same, just make it cap sleeves : (5 votes)
    29 %
    More like the Paloma Blanca Bolero : (10 votes)
    59 %
    Better Idea! Described below... : (2 votes)
    12 %
  • Post # 3
    1805 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    Honestly?  I like the look of it as is, on you!  I think that’s what makes the dress so unique and stunning.

    Do you plan on selling the dress?  If so, then I’d look online for a bolero. So the matching lace jacket would still be intact for a potential buyer. 

    I really like it as-is though.  Sorry, I am probably no help at all!

    Post # 4
    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I also love it the way it is. For me though, I would probably add a fuller crinoline.

    Post # 5
    5093 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I agree.  You look stupendous as is!

    Post # 6
    105 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    You look so beautiful and classic, and your waist looks so tiny… I wouldn’t change a thing. You will be an absolute vision!

    Post # 7
    2186 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    i. LOVE. that. DRESS. you look stunning in it. im NOT kidding. seriously its a Grace Kelly dress….

    seriously if i was getting married in a ballgown i might have to tackle you for it! lol

    i would leave it JUST LIKE IT IS….

    Post # 9
    2821 posts
    Sugar bee

    I don’t love the look, the dress itself is gorgeous, the lace thingy is really nice but I just am not loving the look on you together.  Maybe if it was more like a jacket than a pullover?  Not sure.

    Post # 10
    1160 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    The long sleeve is gorgeous and you totally pull it off. So classic. Go for it!

    Post # 11
    1160 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Whoops duplicate post!

    Post # 12
    1 posts
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I basically just signed up so I could comment on your post. I’m brand spanking new here.

    Anyway, that’s also the gown I’m wearing for my wedding (don’t you just LOVE it?!!!) and originally, I hated the jacket and didn’t plan on wearing it.

    I had my first fitting today and my seamstress thought I may like the jacket more if we cut the sleeves. Since I wasn’t planning on wearing it I told her to have at it and she cut the sleeves so they were the same length as the jacket itself- about two or so inches above my elbows.

    You wouldn’t think so, but it made a HUGE difference in the overall look and I’m now totally in love with the jacket too. Try doing that before going all the way up to cap sleeves. You may like it!

    Oh, and you also have awesome taste in wedding gowns Wink

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