(Closed) Does my dress look better with or without added volume?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which do you prefer?
    With added volume (hoop skirt) : (22 votes)
    13 %
    Without added volume : (154 votes)
    88 %
  • Post # 3
    4311 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    It looks much more feminine and flattering to your figure without the hoop!

    Post # 4
    1406 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    without!!, it looks kind of lumpy with it. 

    Post # 5
    4436 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I like how nicely it hangs without- with the hoop it looks a bit stiff and awkward?

    Post # 6
    5271 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2009

    Like you said, it may be the picture, but the one with the skirt looks kind of off – like it poofs out in a weird way. 

    Based on these two pics, I like without the skirt much more. 

    Post # 7
    3039 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I think the hoop makes it look a little bulgy and funny, much better without!

    Post # 8
    589 posts
    Busy bee

    I am not sure about the hoop.  But maybe you can consider a mermaid slip that is not too poofy?  I think the slip will still give you the shape and structure you want but without being so stiff like with the hoop.

    Post # 9
    8695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    That hoop looks like it adds a lump rather than volume so I voted without it

    Post # 10
    23597 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Without. Your dress is stunning btw!

    Post # 11
    2363 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013 - B&B

    I’m usually bigger is better but I actually like the without! And even though you might be on a windy beach I think those pictures are beautiful!

    Post # 12
    105 posts
    Blushing bee

    The hoop your seamstress suggested seems to big for the dress. You shouldn’t see the hoop and now you do. 

    The hoop will make it easier to walk in your dress and of course make sure the shape of the dress remains in place. Try searching for a smaller hoop. Like this one.

    Post # 13
    3349 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think it looks nice both ways, but I would add volume in a different way, and not use the hoop. I feel like they move funny, and just end up being odd. You want movement in your dress. Can she add an underskirt for you to see how that looks? 

    P.S. I love your dress!

    Post # 16
    131 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @Britt_RN:  With out 🙂 Looks great what designer is this?

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