Post # 1
Had my first trip to go wedding gown shopping on Saturday. I never really saw myself getting married so I didn’t have a vision in my head of what I was looking for but all the pictures I was saving were of ball gowns with tulle skirts. Very simple with no beading or lace. The dress I ended up liking? A trumpet shaped all lace gown!!!
Anyone else find that their taste changed once they actually had the dresses on?
Post # 3
I did! I kept saving pictures of chiffon dresses with lots of ruffles and tiers, A line, no lace, no beading, no tulle, sweetheart neckline, corset back. But when I tried on those dresses I hated them on me! I also ended up choosing a trumpet dress! And it has no ruffles, is made of tulle (the point d’esprit kind w/ little dots all over), has lace trim at the hem, has beading, has a straight across strapless cut, and is zipper back. Totally not what I thought I wanted but I loved it and it’s what looked best on me.
Post # 4
Yes, what I got was nothing like I had imagined.
Post # 5
I thought I could handle strapless. After wearing one for an hour for pictures it was clear that no way would the material handle the girls… Good thing I had a back of a illusion halter— I feel much more secure.
Post # 6
My dress is exactly what I didn’t want. lol
Post # 7
I ended up buying a completely different style from what I had already imagined myself in. I thought I wanted an A-line in taffeta/shantung/ dupioni only with ruching over the skirt and no beading. I ended up with a taffeta mermaid gown that has an organza tiered skirt with a beaded sash
Post # 8
i got what I had imagined. Simple.. with a wow factor.. mermaid 🙂
Post # 9
Yes, I always thought I wanted a big, princess ballgown. I ended up with a beaded trumpet dress!
Post # 10
I haven’t changed my mind or had regrets yet, but that is not stopping my family/friends from trying! What is up with that?
There should be a rule that after the dress is ordered, people around the bride can no longer say things like “But are you SURE you don’t want something fancier/whiter/lacier/etc??”
Post # 11
I did. I was open to any dresses the salon thought I should try because I knew from other brides and salons saying that what you think you don’t want or like you may end up liking and what you think you want and like you might end up not liking. However I figured I would get an A-line because I don’t really like my thighs right now and wanted to hide them.
However, the dress I bought is a fit and flare that alterations are going to make it more of a trumpet. Surprisingly it makes my waist look slim and doesn’t make my thighs look big at all. I still want to lose some weight before the big day. The reason I tried on the fit and flare is because it had everything I was looking for in the beading. It was exactly my dream dress except the fit and flare but I love it!