Post # 16
hc1016 : honestly, I think #2 has more personality to it. I guess it depends on your own personality and overall feel for your wedding. #2 is a less traditional, I feel #1 is very traditional.
Also with it being a beach wedding, I think the long train on#1 might not be very comfortable to walk in on the sand.
Post # 17
hc1016 : Number 2 is so much better!!! The first one is ok, but it’s very stiff and formal. It doesn’t belong at a beach at all. The second one says ‘I’m so happy and free, having fun and enjoying the sun!’ I also thought you look happier and more relaxed in the second dress. Hehe no eyes/smile needed. 😉
Post # 18
They are both gorgeous and they both look great on you, but I definitely think the first one is more beach wedding appropriate. That being said, if you feel like the ruffled gown is “your dress” when you put it on (which it sounds like you do), then I think you already have your answer!
Post # 19
I do love the 2nd dress- you look great in it. However, I don’t like it for a barefoot beach wedding. That’s why I voted to keep looking if you don’t like the first one (though I personally think you look beautiful in that as well!).
Post # 20
I do agree that the train is very dramatic for a beach wedding. I wonder if it can be shortened. And that dress just seems a bit loose on you but with alterations it would be gorgeous!
Maybe try on a few more dresses so you have a few more options to compare these dresses to.
With that said, I do like the second one on you as well. You have a great figure and will look good in most dresses. I’m just not seeing it as a beach wedding dress, but hey I think it’s more important to wear what makes you feel beautiful!
Post # 21
I like 2, it’s more interesting. But if you don’t have the budget for another dress the one you have is lovely also.
Post # 22
Oh the second one by far. So lovely and light and you look wonderful in it . One is nice too, , but much stiffer looking and that long train is not really my idea of beach/barefoot appropriate.
Post # 23
I don’t like ruffles usually but 2 is AMAZING
Post # 24
Both of them are very ‘heavy’ for a beach wedding IMO. You also said you specifically dont want a long train, and #1 has a pretty long train!
I think overall I like #2, but keep the beach part in mind. Its going to be so hot, and both dresses look like they weigh 50 lbs lol.
Post # 25
I’m biased because I also got a ruffle dress (that I didn’t think I’d like) so I voted for ruffle. But the first dress is so elegant and you still look great in it. 🙂