- 8 years ago
- Wedding: October 2010
So this past Saturday was my first dress try outs at an Essence of Australia trunk show in the O.C. The first thng I told my BMs was to not let me buy a dress becasue this was my very first one. To my surprise the dress designer was even on hand; so now I’m super excited. First up was Maggie Sottero Sabelle! This was my dream dress, the one I cut out of a magazine and carried with me everywhere. Well, turns out I wasn’t loving it on so much as in the pictures. This dress was 15lbs! I felt like I was a walking float! This thing was huge! I had to say goodbye to it. So next up was the EofA dresses. EofA dress 1 was beautiful and fit me great! Loved the way I looked, made me look sweet & lovely; fabulous! So, ok this is a serious contender. EofA dress 2 was also fabulous! This one was more glamorous and I felt so sexy in it! So I love both dresses, but again not so ready to make a decision until.. the designer and the girl helping me dropped the bad news on me- after today the EofA dress 1 would not be available to me! Turns out it is a prototype and may not even be available in the Fall. It does not even have a name or number because it is so new.
Me:What?! So you mean I cannot order it? Or even go to the next trunk show and find it?
Store girl & Designer: No
Me: So after today it is totally unavailable (starting to pout, feel like I’m ten again and about to throw myself on the floor)
SG& D- No guarantees, after today you may never se it again
Me- Sad face
My heart breaks, what if I let this dress go and I do not find anything else. What if this was the one? What about all the other dresses I still want to try on, will they never get a chance?Aaah so a very fun experience became a very stressful one. So I put the EofA dress 1 on again and it was really beautiful. but now I’m thinking do I want to look lovely & beautiful ot sexy & beautiful on my wedding dress. So what I did not like is the girl helping me and the designer where surrounding me telling me how I’ll be the only one in this dress and how it’s perfect for me and I’ll never see it again after this day (pressure, do not like this). So now I’m panicking and my head starts hurting. What to do? Buy it? Let it go? I just cannot believe that after today this dress will not make another appearence somewhere else; did not buy what I was being told. So after a very long time I decided I just had to get away from the situation and out of the dress. We left to get some tea and I was able to calm myself because now I’m upset. In the end I left with no dress and I feel ok with this.
Who knew this would be so overwhelming and stressful? Not me! Now I’m looking forward to Maaggie Sottero trunk show this weekend!