(Closed) Get the same dress or look for a new one?

posted 5 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Get the same dress or look for a new one?
    Get the same dress. You love it and FI will NOT recognize it once it is on you! : (63 votes)
    90 %
    Get a different dress. You'll regret that FI saw it and he won't be surprised! : (7 votes)
    10 %
  • Post # 3
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I voted stay with the same dress. 4-5 months from now, I’m sure his memory won’t remember every detail and when he sees YOU in it it’ll be a completely different experience for him!

    Post # 4
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    163 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    If you really really love it, buy it! You could also tell your Fiance that you bought a different dress and then surprise him on the wedding day with the dress he already saw. Did he actually see it on you or just on the hanger? It will always look different on…

    Post # 6
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    1832 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Just get the dress its fate, he is a guy he will not remember its the same dress espeically since he didn’t see it on you.

    Post # 7
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    265 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Don’t even stress it cause he’s so not going to remember.

    Post # 8
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    1514 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    @Thorns-n-Roses:  It sounds like you really love this dress, and you’ve managed to really luck out with the girl in your area with dress regret.  Seriously … That’s something most people wish would happen for them!

    I say go ahead and buy the dress you love.  I agree with previous posters … Dresses always look different on the hanger, and your fiance likely won’t even remember much about what it looked like anyway.  

    Post # 10
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    1992 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    @Thorns-n-Roses:  definitely don’t worry about it! If you want, don’t let him know anything more about your choices and keep those secrets from now on since the dress he saw may or may not look the same on you & etc.

    I don’t think its bad! I purposely tricked Darling Husband into telling me his thoughts on my dress (through a fun game I called “tell me what you think!” where I showed him dresses of all kinds and asked his thoughts) and he asked me on our wedding day if the dress I wore was one of them… I said YES! muahahaha and he couldn’t remember but definitely liked it on the day! 

    Go try on that gown!  It might not even be what you want so you never know – definitely never hurts to try (and get a great deal!) on a gown you’re in love with in print… just be warned that it might be different in real life (as my experience shows!)

    Post # 12
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    12249 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Try on the real Maggie and then decide!

    Post # 14
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @Thorns-n-Roses:  Congrats on your purchase! I think you definitely made the right call in buying the dress. Can’t wait to see pics of it on you!

    Post # 16
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    4436 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Go for the same dress as you love it! If he’s a typical guy, he won’t recognize it at all!!

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