(Closed) Dress shopping anxieties…

posted 6 years ago in Full Figured
Post # 4
8882 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

Welcome & congrats on your weight loss! That is amazing!

I’m a plus-size girl, was so nervous about dress shopping. I hate my arms, but I ended up having them bare. It all depends how you feel in the gown. There are a lot of beautiful boleros out there you could try 🙂

Post # 5
83 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@heatherisadork:  Congrats on your engagement and weight loss.  Be so proud of it and own the way you look it is such a big accomplishment.

 My friend is a plus size bride and has the same concerns as you.  She went to a bridal shop where we live that caters to plus size brides and purchased a gown with a detachable top.  It is perfect for her she is going to keep it on for photos and the ceremony and remove it after the formal dances.  I personally think she looks wonderful in her dress big arms or small arms, when you are in a wedding gown on your special day I think all brides glow and the weight isn’t even something we see when we look at a bride, only her happiness!! http://www.dreaminsparkle.com

Best of luck and congrats again

Post # 6
2178 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I wore a lace bolero b/c I am not a fan of my arms, and because it was cold on our wedding day!  I think with a simple dress, sleeves or a jacket are great.  I LOVED my final look.


Post # 7
147 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I am very self conscious about my arms as well, but when I tried on my dream dress, I realized that none of that mattered. My arms, my waist, my stomach… As soon as I put on the dress, I realized that when I walk down the isle no one will see that. They will see my beautiful and love and joy. Don’t worry about your arms, as I won’t be worrying about mine!


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