(Closed) Help – dress has come in and makes me look wider than normal!

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Is it too big? I had this same issue with my first dress, and now I’m trying to sell it actually. 

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Hm, can you have it altered so that it actually accentuates your waist? Right now, it looks a little “straight up and down”, which I think is visually enhanced by the fact that the end of the body is straight (not sure how to describe it… but the beading looks horizontal). If you feel very upset about it, and you can’t alter it, I would change to another style.

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@prangbride:  I don’t see anything wide on you!!!  I think you look amazing in that dress!!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I think with this style of dress, you have to focus on your narrowest part: your waist. And your waist looks teeny to me. I don’t think you look wide at all. Add shoes, a veil, and an updo, and it will elongate you even more. But if you don’t feel beautiful in it, I’d try to change it.

Post # 8
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I don’t think it makes you look wide at all.

I think the picture taken from the front is a bit of an optical illusion becasue your right arm is closer to your body.

You are also seeing the reflection from the mirror so it appears there is less space between the dress at the hip and your arm.

Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

You seriously look stunning and it in no way makes you look wide

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

I think that after it is altered correctly it should be okay, but that is actually why I decided not to order a dress that was similar to that. I couldn’t tell if it was because of the dress or just because it was too big, but see what the alterations department can do to ease your mind.

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I see what you are talking about where it doesnt make an hourglass shape, but I think that alterations should be able to fix that. The dress is beautiful and looks amazing on you!

Post # 13
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I think the dress looks lovely. And i think alterations will help a lot. Don’t stress or go the crash diet route. You’ll look beautiful and your photog will know how to pose you so you look your best!

Post # 14
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I think it is so beautiful on you! The full skirt naturally tends to draw the eye down and out, which just makes your waist look even smaller:) 

Post # 15
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

You look great.

Post # 16
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

I think you look amazing in the dress and not wide at all!

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