Post # 1
Is there any way to alter this dress to make it shabby chic/vintage?
(I am adding something to the top to cover any boobage/cleavage. Just not sure what yet.)
If not could you show me dresses that are?
Also what the groom/ bridal party should wear?
I have absolutley no fashion scence!
Thanks in advance.
Post # 3
Hi there! Lovely choice!! Maybe adding some light lace sleeves and make it into a V-neck like this Watter’s Wtoo dress? (i know this dress has a different skirt to your selection, but check it out below! I think it has a certain shabby chic/vintage look to it…)
Post # 4
You should visit these two web sites they will show you what I call the ” crem dela crem of shabby chic”, it is shappby chic at its finest. You can pull your dress and groomsmen ideas from these sites. I got almost all my wedding inspiration from these two web sites. Good luck any help I’m here 🙂
Post # 5
I am doing a vintage/shabby-chic wedding as well. All my bridesmaid’s dresses are coming from modcloth.com. I am letting them pick whatever they like out of the following…
Post # 6
OMgosh! I just showed the dresses to my 13yr old daughter who is my one and only bridesmaid/MOH and we both agree that the Rosedust dress is perfect. Thx!
Post # 7
Looking on that site now. Thank you. (:
Post # 8
I can’t quite put my finger on what is missing from that dress, but it doesn’t feel quite “right” for shabby chic (Maybe the shiney-ness of the bodice material?) I think of lacey/slinky or ruffley dresses and less “bling” for vintage (But I might be biased because I love lace dresses). Take a look at Maggie Sottero’s Doreen, Antonia, Natasha, Ella? (That’s as far as I got on the MS website, I couldn’t go through all the pages!) Good luck and don’t worry–you’ll figure it out!
Post # 9
I agree. I love the bottom of the Primavera and the top of the Virgina.
I already put $ down on the sample or the Primavera. I talked with the seamstress at the salon and she said there is a lot we can do to change the top. Like ordering the lace appliques from the designer and adding tulle to cover the top as well.
IDK tho. I think the asymetrical dropped waist and the shimmery fabric looks too modern. I was romanced by the half price sample and caved. Of coarse I did what you shouldn’t and kept looking a dresses. I found this Mori Lee and think it’s pretty perfect. *sigh*
btw the natasha and the ella are beautiful but I don’t have the body to pull that shape off. 🙁
Post # 10
oh, didn’t realize the dress was already bought. Maybe you can pull off the appliques on the bodice and put a lace overlay over the shiny stuff? That might tone down the shininess. I am in no way a seamstress though so I don’t know if that is a feasible option!
OR you can bite the bullet and cancel (losing your deposit) or maybe post the primavera on the classifieds to see if there’s any interest by another bride–if there’s someone interested in the primavera you might be able to recoup some of your expenses or at least break even since it was 50% off.