(Closed) Dress doesn’t fit!

posted 10 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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282 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Did you try it one with a different bra than you did the first time? When I tried on my dress origionally the size 4 was too small (I had a strapless bra on), I went back to the store to try the dress on for my Future Mother-In-Law and Maid/Matron of Honor and did not wear a bra and the 4 was almost too big. Apparently a bra can make a big difference.

Post # 4
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7039 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I had to let me dress out about that same amount, and it only cost about $150 in urban Boston (read: $$$). It’s bound to be way cheaper in North Carolina. I think you should contact a seamstress ASAP – at least then you’ll know what you are up against. Better to go in with all your options!

Post # 5
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2637 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

alterations people can do amazing things… I would take it ASAP to someone (reputable!) and see if they can fix it in the time. DON’T try and rely on “losing weight.”

Post # 6
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1637 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Is there a local seamstress that can switch the dress to corset?  I would @ least search.

How much weight do you think you need to lose?  Normal weight loss is 1 lb a wk so I don’t know if this will be realistic or not? 

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