(Closed) Capri Marie in white or Ivory Sweetheart or Straight across.

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: I need help
    Capri Marie in White : (0 votes)
    Capri Marie in Ivory : (3 votes)
    75 %
    Capri Marie with unaltered Ruching across the top : (0 votes)
    Capri Marie altered into a Sweet heart : (1 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 3
    241 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    More importantly, what kind of skintone do you have?  Are you pale?  If so go with white.  If you have olive skin (like me) go with Ivory.  If you have darker skin, I’d say go with white as well.

    Post # 5
    2829 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Whether you keep it as a straight across or sweetheart really depends on which you prefer, your body type & how each style looks on your body — for small chested folk the straight across really does nothing to flatter & the sweetheart usually gives the illusion of more fullness.

    Some of my well endowed & buxom friends have admitted that sweethearts (especially the deep ones) make them feel really self conscious about possible spillage–though it does really depend on the dress.

    As for this dress (and this is just my opinion), I think the detailing at the bust would or could look a little strange  (I don’t think it would translate well from straight to sweetheart)–but this is a bias I have that correlates to lace detailing on edge of sweetheart tops too.

    In the end it comes down to what YOU want & what makes YOU happy 🙂

    Post # 6
    2829 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011


    I disagree.

    I am as pale as a ghost & white dresses only serve to make me look more like a zombie. Ivory dresses actually bring out the slight flesh tones that I have lol.

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