(Closed) dress anxiety!

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Should I wear this dress?
    YES! : (47 votes)
    80 %
    NO way... : (6 votes)
    10 %
    maybe (if you look good in it) : (6 votes)
    10 %
  • Post # 3
    4382 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

    No. There is no such thing as too different. Stop second-guessing yourself and looking at other dresses, or you’ll end up being a two-dress bride. :p Chillax, lady.

    Post # 4
    6597 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    #1 Being different is Great! not bad!

    and a lot of people chose the mermaid style dresses and to be completely honest the only reason I never tried the mermaid style on is because I can’t pull it off – my hips are too big and it makes me feel uncomfortable!

    If you look great in your dress and feel great in your dress – when it comes in in december you will fall in love all over again!!!

    Post # 5
    898 posts
    Busy bee

    I agree, Chill out, I think the gown is gorgeous. And unless you were wearing an orange camoflauge printed gown with purple feathers, I really don’t think anything is “too” different.

    And now that I said that, I’m almost certain that I will find someone wearing that combo…

    Post # 6
    647 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I think it’s lovely, and I think you will love it even more when you see it in December…absence makes the heart grow fonder!

    Post # 7
    1363 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    Crap!  I misread your poll question and voted no, thinking that it was not too different, not that you shouldn’t wear it!  (So I’m the lone dissenter, but only by mistake!)

    It’s a beautiful dress and I’ve seen a lot of other brides on weddingbee with mermaid/fit and flare dresses.  You picked it for a reason–just remember how it made you feel when you first tried it on.

    Post # 8
    530 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    It doesn’t look unconventional to me at all:  it’s strapless, white, traditional shape, traditional length, common neckline…. If your anxiety is around looking UNLIKE others too much…. well, i wouldn’t worry! If you love it, if you look pretty in it, if you feel good — of course you should wear it.

    Post # 9
    1230 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    Your dress is beautiful and I’m sure you look gorgeous in it! Stop worrying about it. I have also seen a lot of other brides on weddingbee with mermaid/fit and flare dresses.

    Post # 10
    4385 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    it’s beautiful. i love mermaid style! don’t worry about being “too” different, you loved in when you bought it and that’s all that matters ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 11
    388 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    A lot of people go through this… but if you loved it before and thought it was right then don’t second guess yourself.

    I think it’s a gorgeous dress!!!

    Post # 12
    2476 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I don’t see how this dress can be “too different”.  It looks like a bridal gown to me– and a lovely one at that!  If you rock the fit and flare style, I say don’t change it!  And I know it’s hard not to look when every other thread on the WB has pictures of dresses, haha.  ๐Ÿ™‚


    Post # 13
    2207 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    oh my goodness no its gorgeous!  EVERYONE gets this same dress anxiety.  you havent seen the dress in MONTHS, you wont see it for months, and new lines are coming out.  I even doubted my dress, and when I put it on again I fell in love 1000 times over.  Id suggest going abck to teh bridal shop and putting THAT ONE ONLY back on. Youll get the same feeling, trust me

    Post # 14
    7082 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2009

    It is a gorgeous dress, and I agree it’s not unconventional.  Though, in my opinion, there is no such thing as too unconventional!  Then again, I wore several ballerinas tutus as my train ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Post # 15
    3332 posts
    Sugar bee

    I was expecting something totally different after your post–I think your dress is very pretty and not all that unconventional.  I know a lot of brides are choosing the mermaid style these days.  I think we all have a little dress anxiety at some point, but if you love your dress, then it’s the right one for you! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 16
    1896 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

    Beautiful dress!  I think dress regret is totally normal, but yours is not all that unconventional!

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