(Closed) Does this dress look too much like a little girl?

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 17
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Bee Keeper

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Shinytoy :  what size are you?! Im selling mine πŸ™‚

if you like that look check out Jesus piero and Augusta jones for lovely designs. 

Post # 19
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2017

I think it is the colored bow to be honest.  Add a blingy belt, pearl belt, or white sash and you will be fine!

Post # 21
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Busy bee

yes, but I think with a different sash and the right accessories, I don’t think it would look so young.

Post # 22
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2017

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Shinytoy :  it’s a very pretty dress but yeah, to me it looks too much like a little girl’s dress. If it didn’t have cap sleves, a pink ribbon an have a v neckline/plunging it would be a lot more grown up! πŸ™‚

Post # 24
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Allure has a line of modest wedding dresses called Allure Modest. One of the Duggar daughters wore one as her wedding dress and it was quite lovely. You can find them online. I don’t remember if it’s at The Wedding Shoppe Inc. or RK Bridal so check out both.

Post # 25
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2017

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Shinytoy :  that sound nice too πŸ™‚ i love orgaza ribbons/sashes 😍

Post # 26
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Sugar bee

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Shinytoy :  I look at the dress you initially posted and I see some cause for concern: it just doesn’t seem well finished. For example, the placket on the back.

I think there are additional alternatives that would meet your requirements, but with better quality and a touch of sophistication.  

From Rosa Clará:

Post # 27
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Blushing bee

I love it! Reminds me of Jane Austen. To look older you could probably drop the neck line a few inches. Wouldn’t show cleavage but wouldn’t be so high. 

Post # 28
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

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Thunderstorm :  …. Or make it a boat neck! πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

Post # 29
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

I think adding a train, adding sleeves and switching up the belt will do wonders. For me I would also give it a V-neck and a deep V-back. A lot will also depend on how you do your hair and flowers and all so try to give those things a sophisticated edge.

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