(Closed) Did you know exactly what kind of dress you wanted?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@brenna1035: I thought I knew exactly what I wanted.

I wanted lace, fitted, with sleves, very romantic and almost vintage.

This was my inspiration:

What I ended up buying was COMPLETELY different. I had to go back to it 3 times before *knowing* it was the one because it was so different than what I wanted. My Future Mother-In-Law picked it out at the shop and had me try it on. I never would have pulled it for myself, but it became my dress:

Post # 4
5572 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I knew exactly what kind of dress I wanted! I tried on different styles also but I didn’t have the feeling that any of them were the one. Once I saw the dress that I ended up getting on someone else I knew it was the one. It was exactly what I thought I wanted, exactly as I pictured it!

Post # 5
1087 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I dont know the dress but i have the style I would like to try on

Post # 7
6830 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Ideally I wanted something that was a bit more renaissance looking. But each place went to didn’t have anything like that and I really didn’t want to order online. 

Post # 8
8353 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

Yes, I knew exactly the style that I wanted and I was lucky that it suited me 🙂

Post # 9
32 posts
  • Wedding: April 2010

I knew I wanted the Casablanca 1900 before trying it on. I tried on about five, Casablanca being the first and bought it the first day I tried it on! I knew it was the one!

Post # 10
2116 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I knew the exact dress I wanted- I didn’t know a designer or anything, but I knew exactly what my dress was going to look like, and I found it at the second shop I went to

Post # 12
4582 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I knew I wanted something simple and romantic: an A-line silhouette, nothing too poofy, not strapless, little or no train in ivory chiffon.

Here’s what I ended up with:

Post # 13
11105 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Yes yes yes I did. I saw it online from coming home after going dress shopping for my friend who tried on a dress from the designer, yes I wasn’t engaged at this point, but I fell in love with it. When I did get engaged I looked at other dresses but kept going back to that one. Time came to try dresses on and nothing was suiting me. I went on my 2nd shopping trip and the first dress I tried on was that dress I fell in love with. I did try on others after to make sure and nothing else measured up.

Post # 14
6892 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Sort of. I knew I wanted something with volume. I pictured a bigger ballgown style though. My dress has different features than I thought I would get too. No pics.

Post # 15
610 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I had my heart set on a lacey mermaid style dress. I was totally against poofy ball gown dresses. After trying on all different styles i actually fell in love with the poofy ball gown dress. lol.

Post # 16
336 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I knew exactly what I wanted! Before I went dress shopping I had figured out exactly what I wanted and had drawn a picture of the dress I wanted which was a mix of about 4 different dresses I had found online. I never expected to find anything even close to what I wanted because in my years of internet searching I had never found a single dress that I would have been totally happy with, and was almost 100% set on going the custom made route.

Well, day 1 of dress shopping, I find a dress that is almost IDENTICAL to my dream dress that I drew! I couldn’t believe it. The only thing it is missing is a ribbon under the bust line but I’m having that added on. Oh, and it was cheap!

I tried to post a pic of the dress from the designer’s website but it told me “all images have been copyrighted, right clicking has been disabled”. How rude. I could steal it from printscreen but I’m worried they’ll hunt me down.

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