(Closed) Did FI see (you in) you wedding dress before the big day?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Did FI see (you in) you wedding dress before the big day?

    Saw me in the dress before our wedding.

    Saw the dress, but not me in it!

    Didn't see the dress, but saw pictures of it.

    Didn't see the dress or pics... was a complete surprise.

    Some alternitive OP didn't think of.

  • Post # 3
    9795 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    He’s not seeing me in it, a picture of me in it, or a picture of it.

    We’re doing a first look though, so he can see then.  I’d just rather have him be surprised.

    Post # 4
    3885 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    DH went dress shopping with me, at my request. Honestly I can’t think of a single person whose opinion I value more, and the thought of spending half a day running around in my underwear in between dresses with my girl pals just wasn’t doing it for me.

    Had the unexpected and completely wonderful twist that he paid the deposit on the dress ๐Ÿ˜€

    And he would have paid the balance, despite my protesting (really, my dress = my expense), if we hadn’t had logistical issues that kept him from the first alterations appointment.

    I’ll admit, it did feel a little awkward when I first asked him to come shopping with me, but once I realised that the earth wouldn’t fall from its orbit if he saw the dress before the wedding, it was all fine and good. He was still surprised and impressed with the final look once I had hair, makeup, and accessories.

    Post # 5
    6105 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I voted that he saw a picture of the dress but not me in it…before I ever tried it on or knew it was “my dress”, I was looking through a magazine and showed it to him to see what he thought. So both he and I had no idea it would become my dress and he still doesn’t know.

    Post # 6
    3415 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

    I’ve shown in pictures of the dress on the model and liked it.  He saw a picture of the dress on me (on the Bee with my head cut off and I told him it was someone else) and thought it was ok.  It was like he didn’t even register it was the same dress lol.  I’m not worried though men are dense when it comes to wedding dresses.

    Post # 7
    11265 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    my dh came shopping with me.  as

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    @fishbone said, i value his opinion greatly.

    in fact, when it was time to purchase it, my dh insisted on paying for it.

    Post # 8
    301 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I found out a couple of weeks before my wedding that my dress would not be ready in time. It was horrifying. My Husband was totally keepin me together as I felt like I was going to have a nervous breakdown! He went shopping with me a d made me feel ok abouofmy dress, which at that point I really needed. Turns out this was all a blessing in disguise. The dress I bought last minute was beautiful! Way better than the other dress. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 9
    3170 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    He didn’t see it on me or in pictures, we both were very serious about it being a surprise. I value his opinion a lot but I knew as long as it showed off the ta-ta’s he’d love it and he did.

    Post # 10
    1460 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    My DH saw me in the dress when he went to the seamstress with me about 3 weeks before we got married.  I didn’t care because I knew he would forget what it looked like anyway.  I’ll bet he couldn’t tell you right now what it looked like.  LOL

    Post # 11
    3088 posts
    Sugar bee

    Absolutely not.:)

    Post # 12
    1024 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    My Fiance has no idea what exact dress I picked BUT he does know that it is not a ballgown.  I wouldn’t mind showing him a little sneak peak cell phone pic but he insists on keeping it a surprise.  We were recently at a wedding where the bride wore a VERY similar dress to mine.  He made about two or three comments about liking the dress … so that’s a good thing!

    Post # 13
    6111 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Funny story… At one point I was trying to sell my Casablanca gown.  So I had my Fiance (now H) take photos of me in the gown, so I could create listings for the gown online. 

    Then a couple months later, I decided to wear that exact gown after much deliberation.  He didn’t see me with my hair/makeup/jewelry all done up though. 

    Ah well!

    Post # 14
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Nope, he didn’t see the dress or me in the dress until I walked down the aisle ๐Ÿ™‚ He told me I did good ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 15
    1578 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Country Club

    I was editing picture for WeddingBee of me in the dress, and he saw it. ๐Ÿ™ So yes. He’s seen it. We’re both making extra sure that he doesn’t see it again.

    Post # 16
    1130 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    So, he saw a picture of the dress among many pictures of dresses, but he doesn’t know which one it is. I don’t care, but he didn’t want to see it. I thought it was nice he could give opinions though and still be surprised.

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