Help Choosing Between Two Dresses

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
10387 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

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loko24 :  

The second dress not only suits you better but looks much more stylish/expensive imho. Beautiful lace.  

I do think, though  , that  it would be improved by having the bodice lined . Apart  from just  not really liking see through or  pretend see through  on wedding dresses, I  think it often makes the wearer look ‘bottom heavy’ 

On second read, , I see you really want the Paloma and your only fear is  that it  looks ‘boring ‘ . I don’t think looks boring at all, a bit more casual perhaps . Again,   I think it would look better with a lined bodice .

Post # 3
1356 posts
Bumble bee

Out of these two I think the Demetrious looks much better on you. I prefer the lace and the neckline and I think it shows off your figure beautifully.  I think it is a more elegant looking gown.

Post # 4
139 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2019

Of the two I prefer the second one, it feels a bit more special, but I am not in love with either of them. I think you need to go with what is more comfortable in the end because it is a long day and while I haven’t worn a wedding dress yet, I have worn a ton of other gowns for pageants over the years and the irritation from sequence/beads only gets worse the longer you wear it in most cases.

Post # 5
2125 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

Out of these two I like the first one better, the demetrios looks like it’s all one BIG piece of a lace and shortens you a whole lot compared to the first dress.

Post # 6
370 posts
Helper bee

Of these two I like the first, but I really feel like you can get something better.

Post # 7
2877 posts
Sugar bee

The second dress fits your figure better and is more flattering. 

Post # 8
518 posts
Busy bee

I love the second one, but theyre both beautiful! Either choice is great!

Post # 9
1514 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2019

The second dress looks the best on you and I think it looks like a much nicer dress than the first. Weddings generally mean the bride will be much fancier than everyone else and I highly doubt anyone is going to say, oh that dress was too much for a summer outdoor wedding. 

Post # 10
5641 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY

I like the second dress better.

Post # 11
19 posts
  • Wedding: November 2019 - Minneapolis, mn

I like the neckline and the cut of the lace on the first one but feel it looks more casual compared to second.  The second looks of better on you and I like the style of the dress overall.  I dont love the unlined bodice of the second one though.  Overall both are very pretty. 

Post # 12
1408 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2019

I think the second dress looks nicer.

Post # 13
1377 posts
Bumble bee

 Second dress looks much better. The first one isn’t flattering in the chest area, and the belt really cuts you off. I’m also not a fan of lace over blush/nude linings. I personally think that’s much more tacky/unrefined than beading, and I only say that because you had mentioned that being a concern. 

Post # 14
97 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: Hall

I love the first dress

Post # 15
2036 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2019

I agree with most – the first dress just doesn’t flatter you as nicely as the second one does!

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