(Closed) did I order the wrong dress?

posted 11 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Did I buy the right dress?

    Casablanca 1900 (ivory lace, empire waist)

    Paloma Blanca 3704 (dupioni silk with pickups)

  • Post # 3
    535 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I don’t know which of those is which.. but the last two are beautiful! I would suggest going with whichever you think you love more though..

    Post # 4
    1700 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Which is which? (lace and pickups)

    Post # 5
    2006 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I normally am not a fan of pickups but I think the second dress really flatters you!

    Post # 7
    246 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    I’m not very well versed in style numbers, so I’m not sure which picture is which dress, but I will say this – they are both beautiful dresses, but I think the dress in pics 3 and 4 elongates you and makes you look a little taller. I guess it also depends on the type of wedding you’re having…I think the lace one would be very pretty for a outdoor/garden-type setting, while the other one is a bit more formal.

    Also, I don’t know if this helps you at all, but here’s my experience as a 2 dress bride. I bought a dress I liked, freaked out at the 2nd fitting, started looking again, found another dress that was a great deal and bought it. After fully altering that dress as well, I realized I was rather hasty in buying that 2nd dress, that I really do like my first choice, and now I’m going to have to try and sell the 2nd one. And I’ve heard that selling a wedding dress isn’t necessarily as easy as it sounds. You may just be having those normal wedding dress doubts – almost everyone does. And yeah, it might be a good idea to stop looking : )

    I know this didn’t really give you an answer, but hopefully it will help in some way!

    Post # 8
    2695 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2008

    I honestly think you look awesome in both. I saw the lace and thought how beautiful you were and then the second one looked amazing on you too. they are so different though – which one is the vibe that you want to feel like a bride?

    Post # 9
    4383 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    i actually really love you in the casablanca! i don’t think you made the wrong choice at all 🙂

    Post # 10
    6593 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I like the Paloma Blanca better!

    Post # 12
    99 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I wouldn’t worry about what your friends think. Everyone has such different taste and you are wearing the dress, not them. This is why I don’t want to show many people the dress I choose – it leaves too much room for doubting!!

    Both dresses are lovely and with the right fit, will look great on you.

    I agree that selling a dress may not be very easy. Especially a lower-price-point dress.

    Post # 13
    2271 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    Both are lovely but I think you look awesome in the lace one. Why not maske a poll for this?

    Post # 14
    11324 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    the 1900 is my fav dress!

    Post # 15
    27 posts
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I LOVE the Casablanca and I’m personally not a fan of pick-ups. You look beautiful in both though!

    Also consider the type of wedding you’re having. The Casablanca (to me) would suit a garden-themed, slightly more casual wedding whereas the Paloma would be for a more black-tie, formal affair.

    Post # 16
    1489 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    God, you look amazing in the Paloma Blanca. So elegant, regal, tall, feminine, powerful. I’m blown away, honestly. And I hate to tell you that because I know it’s not the dress you have. It’s just awesome how good you look in the Paloma Blanca!

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