Post # 1
I’m in a bit of a bind living and working in a developing country (in which I will be having my wedding) and it’s starting to look like I might not be able to travel to a bridal salon to try on dresses. I’m kind of nervous freaking out.
Have any of you, particularly plus size brides (size 20+), had to order your dress sight unseen? I know what my problem areas are and what I like in a normal dress but have NO idea what to expect/look for in a bridal gown. I’ve heard lots of people end up hating things they loved once they tried them on or vice versa and I’m going a little nuts trying to figure it all out.
Please share any advice if you’ve been in a similar situation and I’d LOVE to see pictures of results you’ve been happy with.
Post # 3
- Wedding: November 2013 - old cheese factory
@ThursdayLove: i was not able to try my dress on that i bought since the sample was WAY too small. i think it was like a 4 and im a 24. i was able to try on a dress in similar style and thought what the heck ill take the chance.
this is my dress that i ordered without trying on (not totally unseen though)
this one and the next one are practicly the same style shape wise. i love the natural waist/empire waist dresses. they look great on almost every body style
Post # 4
I bought mine brand new from Preownedweddingdresses.com and it turned out wonderfully for me! It is good to know what shapes look best on your figure and have a concrete idea of what you want. And definitely know your meausurements!
Post # 5
@langloiswedding2013: Thanks for the comfort 🙂 It looks like it turned out really well for you! Super cute!
@misschickpea: I was just looking at that site yesterday 🙂 And Oh. My. Gosh. Your wedding day look is gorgeous. Thanks for the advice/reassurance.
Thank you both for sharing photos…definitely helps.
Post # 6
@ThursdayLove: i bought mine online. I went with David’s bridal though, and i went in a few months beforehand and tried on various styles to see what i liked, then bought a dress with that style and a design i liked. It turned out beautifully and really pulls my waist in. Its a size 24 but it doesnt look like it. i love the way it looks on me.