(Closed) Honest Opinion – Maggie Sottero Angelina

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What do you think of this dress??
    Love it!! - Beautiful : (57 votes)
    43 %
    It's okay : (13 votes)
    10 %
    Not my style : (50 votes)
    38 %
    Don't like it at all : (12 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    3539 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    do you have a pic of you in the dress? I do like this dress tho in general.

    Post # 5
    3539 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    woops def missed that little line you wrote in your first post.

    I like the dress and I have seen some great piccies of real life brides in the dress. ultimately tho its got to be you thats happy with it.

    Post # 6
    103 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    i love it. honestly its beautiful.

    Post # 7
    162 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I love it! why are you having second thoughts? what’s bottering you about it?

    Post # 8
    156 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    It is beautiful and elegant.

    Post # 9
    2207 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    The dress isn’t my style, but that isn’t important. My main concern is that it is A LOT of dress, and doesn’t flare until it hits the hips. It may not look great on a shorter bride. I would think 5’6” with heels could pull it off, but it could drown someone out otherwise. But, if that doesn’t apply, ignore!

    Post # 10
    184 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    It’s a beautiful very elegant dress imho — even though it wouldn’t be the dress I’d pick out for me personally. There IS a lot of dress, but hey tis your WEDDING DAY so tis perfectly alright to have a real wedding dress! That’s what I keep telling myself when I have some second thoughts on the dress (I had envisioned a certain type of dress but ended up with one that has a lot more skirt then I had in mind really! But I love the dress and who gives that it has quite a bit of skirt — tis my wedding day and I get to choose what kind of dress I wear!:))!

    What are your second thoughts on the dress if I may ask? That might make it a little easier on us to take away your doubts! 🙂

    Post # 11
    3762 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    Couple of things I found when trying on dresses like this:

    1. The brooch thing the hip will bring attention to that area.  So if your like me with a larger butt/hip it may be something to shy away from.
    2. It is a lot of dress.  If you are short/petite it may not work well.
    3. How would it be bustled and how heavy is it.  Think about your comfort while dancing etc.  Even if they can put a bustle in, what if the bustle breaks beacuse the train is so heavy.

    I really like the top bodice part and all of the MS corsets are really comfortable.

    Post # 12
    293 posts
    Helper bee

    Dresses can look completely different on a person – so as soon as you can post a picture please do!

    I tried on a few Maggie gowns, and they were incredibly heavy, albeit very lovely.  I also thought the beading on the gowns was not well done or not quite the quality I was expecting. 

    Post # 13
    671 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2018

    I really like the front of the dress but I’m not crazy about the back — just too much going on back there for my style.  Maybe a seamstress can do something to alter it into something you like better?  Have you thought about removing the train or have a permanent bustle back there?  Good luck!!

    Post # 14
    193 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    omg the dress is gorgeous!

    Post # 15
    1426 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I think it really depends on your shape and the style of your wedding.  I can see this dress looking AMAZING at a certian wedding, but a little out of place at another… What specifically is causing you to have second thoughts?

    Post # 16
    16194 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    I think it’s lovely. One of my favorite dresses is also a Maggie Sottero and I think they are so beautifully made!

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