I cheated on my Dress. Help! (POLL)

posted 5 months ago in Weddingbee
  • poll: Which Dress?
    Original (Trumpet) : (129 votes)
    89 %
    New Option (A-Line) : (16 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 2
    Member
    753 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2019 - Country/barn

    To me there is no question! It’s the original! It’s so flattering on your body and omg look at your amazing back! The second one is lovely, but it just doesn’t do anything for you. 

    Post # 3
    Member
    640 posts
    Busy bee

    The first one photographs way better than the second one. 

    Post # 4
    Member
    617 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2018 - City, State

    The first one is beautiful, the second one looks inexpensive and unflattering. Definitely go with the first one.

    Also, I’ve observed on these boards that “dress regret” most often happens when people buy a dress then continue shopping, either in their heads or in person. Don’t! There is no “the one,” there is no dress that is absolute perfection beyond all others, just dresses that will all be beautiful but different. If you can pick a different area of your wedding to focus on the planning for, it will keep this from happening over and over. You’ll look beautiful no matter what.

    Post # 5
    Member
    442 posts
    Helper bee

    The original one, hands down. You look amazing in it, I think it’s extremely flattering for your body type.

    Post # 7
    Member
    4499 posts
    Honey bee

    The original. The A-line is adding extra bulk at your hips that you don’t need because you already have a nicely defined waist (usually the pros of a-line and ballgowns is that they flare out more at the hips and waist respectively helping to create the illusion of a more defined waist for those who are more straight in their proportions than hourglass).  And the fuller skirt is making you look more out of proportion comparing top half to bottom (though the straps might have helped with that a little).

    The original dress works very well with your figure and looks evenly proportioned.

    Post # 8
    Member
    550 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2015 - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

    maritabee33 :  100% definitely the first one. It looks more gorgeous and flattering on you. I love it!!

    Post # 9
    Member
    9852 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: City, State

    The a-line is boring.

    Post # 10
    Hostess
    11051 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    maritabee33 : Stick to the original. In comparison the second one looks frumpy. Totally get the remorse and think you did the right thing by looking otherwise you would always be wondering. The original looks beautiful, serene and feminine. 

    Post # 11
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    2085 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2019

    Holy crap you look amazing in the original! Definitely the right choice! Now stop looking!! 😉

    Post # 12
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    6609 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2015

    I don’t even like trumpets as a general rule, but I don’t even see the contest in this case… you picked the right one from the start. It’s gorgeous. 

    Post # 13
    Member
    725 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2019

    The first one is freaking gorgeous and really shows off your curves!! The second one just seems kinda average to me. 

    Post # 14
    Member
    1043 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2020

    Team Trumpet 🎺 

    Post # 15
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    3740 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2019 - City, State

    The trumpet is amazing on you!! Your body looks smokin in it. The a-line is really pretty, but it just doesnt do you justice the way the original dress does. 

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