(Closed) Dress Issue – Please help!

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: would you add this loose bolero to an already covered lace dress
    Yes : (9 votes)
    50 %
    No : (8 votes)
    44 %
    Could work? have to ask a professional designer! : (1 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 5
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    1222 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Both pieces are gorgeous, but I feel the bolero would be noticed more than the beautiful dress.

    Post # 6
    Member
    6 posts
    Newbee

    I say try it on, return the shawl if you don’t like it.  Sometimes I feel like shawls add weight or width, and bare arms can be more flattering.  I am a mother of bride and worried about my arms, lace is really in, but every dress that had a lace bolero, or lace jacket made me feel even bigger, I am opting for sleevless as the wedding is in California and weather will be warm for my daughters wedding in October.  The only way to really know is try it with and then without and see how you feel the best, lots of times its how you feel that matters. 

    Post # 7
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    376 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I like it. If you’re having it redone by a designer, have them keep the lace only to the sleeves area, or reduce the amount. Then it wouldn’t overwhelm the lace dress. 

    Post # 9
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    1518 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I agree. I think the reason the bolero works in that picture is because the dress doesn’t have lace on it. 

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