(Closed) Buyer’s remorse… honest thoughts on this dress?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 32
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Honestly, while it is simple, it is absolutely beautiful!  I think the simplicity adds to the beauty.  It fits your body amazingly and you just look stunning.  I think if you dress it with a few accessories and a beautiful veil, it would be just incredible.  

Post # 33
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Buzzing Beekeeper

Honest opinion? I think the dress is great. It’s nice to see a dress that isn’t drowning in layers of sparkles, ruffles and pickups.

Post # 34
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I love it! You have a killer figure, and it shows it off but without being over-the-top. You look romantic and graceful and elegant.

Post # 35
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I think some beautiful hair bling would add just the right touch!

Post # 36
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

This dress is gorgeous! With the right statement necklace and earrings, you will be so stunning! 

Post # 37
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I love this dress.as others have said, totally reminds of Pippa’s dress!! I think that once you have you veil, jewelry, and hair/makeup done, you won’t think it’s plain.

Post # 38
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I actually LOVE the back! Spice it up with accessories and shoes. I’m picturing a few thin delicate stackcable bangles and a statement necklace, which you could get away with b/c it wouldn’t be competing with dress due to it’s elegant simplicity. 

And I agree with Katyelle that it IS nice to see a dress that isn’t all sequins, pickups and the like. 

 

 

Post # 39
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Busy bee

I think it’s very beautiful. Have you considered using a fancy (either lace or rhinestone) sash for the middle? You can find some gorgeous ones on etsy.

Post # 40
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

You are one of the few lucky brides that can TOTALLY pull this dress off! I say rock it. I wouldn’t go over the top with the accessories. I think a big sparkly hair clip and maybe some strands of pearls would be perfect.

Post # 41
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Bumble bee

HONEST OPINION: I think it’s of course, very simple. The back makes up for the front being so “plain” ( I had to use that word but I don’t mean it in a negative way ) because of all the ruffles, I just love the back. I love the front too, it just depends on the look you are going for and your venue, decor, overall FEEL of the wedding. I could definitely picture this is a smaller/not as formal wedding…for sure. If that is you in the picture, it looks GREAT with your figure. I don’t think I could pull something like that off because the material is a little bit more light weight it would show every nook and cranny and bump and lump LOL. Plus my ‘girls’ are a little on the bigger side so I wouldn’t know how to go about the bra situation. But, I really like the dress and it looks fab on you! Get an awesome necklace or some super great chandelier earrings to dress it up a little if you want 🙂 I like it. My vote: keep it!

Post # 42
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

I adore this dress.

Post # 43
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I really think its gorgeous.  Maybe a long, sparkly necklace to jazz things up a bit if you want?

 

Post # 44
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

that dress looks amazing on you!  i’m going to disagree with some of the PPers and suggest that you stay away from bling with this dress for a small wedding at home.  sparkle is not the answer, lol.  i would go for lace and pearls, maybe some fabric flowers (not the craft store variety…the handmade satin/tulle/organza with pearls and feathers variety) for hair and jewelry.  soooo romantic.

Post # 45
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I think it’s gorgeous!  Jewellry will really spice it up too.

Post # 46
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Blushing bee

Your dress is beautiful and it looks great on you.

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