Heavyset going to BHLDN with my bridal party…

posted 2 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
5028 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2017

Depending on the particular gown style BHLDN gowns go up to size 12-16.  From my experience wedding gowns usually run a size or two large than your street size.  Try not to stress it. Your dress shopping experience will be a learning experience and you will be able to better determine your size once you start trying gowns on.

Post # 4
2775 posts
Sugar bee

Don’t stress about it!! Even if the dress is smaller, they can pin it so you get a good idea of how it will look.

Post # 5
2585 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

I got a BHLDN dress and their store carried size 14 to try on. You’ll be great! 

Post # 6
1585 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2017

It’s going to be fine! I was a 12-14 street size (about the same height as you) when trying on dresses, and they had plenty for me to try. Don’t get discouraged if the dress is too small, most of the dresses are available in a larger size. Their SAs are great and will be able to recommend based on your body type as well!

Post # 7
604 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

I just dressed shopped at BHLDN a few weeks ago – they carried sizes 4 and 12 to try on. I think this is the case for all BHLDN stores. 

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