(Closed) I can't believe it I found two dresses! please opine

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Be safe and go for the dreamy ball gown

    Be comfortable in your skin and rock the mermaid

  • Post # 16
    3683 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    #1, definitely. 

    Post # 17
    618 posts
    Busy bee

    I’m never a big fan of mermaids, so keep that in mind – but I really love the 1st one on you!!

    Post # 18
    1068 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I think the ballgown looks lovely on you, the other one…not so much!

    Post # 19
    773 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013 - Dalhousie Castle

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    Moncheri:  I definitely think the first dress is better. To make the mermaid fit you, they’ll have to hem it or cut the bodice short and the proportions will all be off. I think the other one was very flattering and the memaid might end up making you look shorter. 

    Post # 20
    1998 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

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    Moncheri:  Dress #1, without a doubt! The second one completely chops you up length wise and us shorties just can’t afford to make ourselves look any shorter than we already are (I’m 5’2″ on a tall day myself). The second dress might actually work for you (the beading on it is gorgeous) if it weren’t for the weird bits of tulle sticking out at the bottom third, I think they completely ruin the shape of the dress and make it unflattering for anyone other than a skyscraper-like model – and I’m not even convinced a model could pull it off, honestly. If you like the second dress better, you could maybe have the tulle removed to see if it makes any difference? Or photoshop the tulle away? 

    • This reply was modified 6 years, 3 months ago by  MsMeow.
    Post # 21
    1578 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2008 - Toronto, ON

    I think dress #1 flatters your body and doesn’t cut you off like dress #2!

    Post # 22
    101 posts
    Blushing bee

    I *think* I like the first one. It looks weird bc of it being stretched but from what I can tell I think I like that one. The mermaid looks good too tho.

    Post # 23
    79 posts
    Worker bee

    I can only echo what everyone else said: the ballgown, hands down!

    Post # 24
    24 posts

    I prefer dress 1, by far.

    Post # 25
    352 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    The first dress is beautiful! Very nice on your figure. The mermaid, however, makes you look much shorter than you are.

    Post # 27
    451 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2014


    Post # 28
    509 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2015

    I vote ballgown. I think it looks more classic which is my taste. I always think, what will still look good in photos 5/10/20+ years down the road. Both are beautiful on you though. CONGRATS on such a great bargain. I am super jealous of your great deal.

    Post # 29
    227 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Love the first dress and DOUBLE LOVE the shoes!!

    Post # 30
    3371 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Ballgown, no question about it. It’s romantic and looks luxurious. The mermaid isn’t flattering and doesn’t look well-constructed.

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