(Closed) I GOT MY DRESS!!

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What do you think?
    Show him a bunch, see if he likes it : (8 votes)
    9 %
    NO NO NO!!! you're just going to hurt your own feelings : (70 votes)
    77 %
    Ask him if he wants to play, respect his choice if he doesn't : (13 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Don’t do it, cos if he doesn’t like your dress you’ll feel pretty sad and then the dreaded dress regret will creep in!

    And to be honest, the dresses in the magazines look TOTALLY different on in real life, so even if he didn’t think much of the dress in the magazine he’ll still think you look fantastic.

     

    Post # 5
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    155 posts
    Blushing bee

    Don’t!  If he doesn’t pick it I think you’ll have unnecessary dress regret!

    Post # 6
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    2053 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Don’t allow a chance of scrutiny to prematurely judge your dress or any piece of your look. The day of your wedding, your dress will be ready to shine in all its glory as it was meant to be, because you will be ready to shine in all your glory. Your hair and makeup will be done, you’ll have the jewelry just so, your veil or flower or whatever in your hair, the shoes, and your smile! Not to mention all the inner work you will do up until that point and how you will grow as a person. Allow it all to come together perfectly that day, in that moment.

    Post # 7
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    2731 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I would NOT NOT NOT do that, for all the reasons listed above.

    Post # 8
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    1572 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I wouldn’t. I won’t even show Fiance a pic of my belt! lol Im sure hell love it!

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    don’t go there, you’re opening yourself up for let down, and isn’t it better he not see the dress until the day? i know he won’t know it’s your dress in there when you’re showing him pictures, but he will realise on the day, that he already saw the dress before… and i am sure he will think you look amazing 🙂

    Post # 10
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    418 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    nope dont show him anything , men have different taste but when they see you its completely different

    Post # 11
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    964 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I did it.  I have idea why I did but I showed my Fiance 45 dresses and then we eliminated them one by one.  Well to my surprise out of the 45 dresses my dress ended up being his 2nd favorite.  A picture of my reception gown was in there to and when it came to that dress he said it was so so but I’m sure he is going to love it on me.

    I honestly don’t know how I would’ve felt if he didn’t like my dress.

    Post # 12
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 1993

    Whatever happens, you know he’ll think you look out of this world on your big day. Therefore, you have nothing to gain in risking it not being in the top 5. You can show us though!

    Post # 13
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    1064 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I did it he hated it… It kind of hurt … A lot. 

    Post # 14
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    795 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013 - Four Rivers Environmental Center

    I do that all the time. He never picks my dress. Haha.
    What I did eventually is find a dress as similar to mine as possible, and another shape I have considered wearing and see which he likes best. 

    Men usually barely even see the differences between dresses… so he’ll probably just pick ones that seem appealling, and then end up doing the opposite next time you show him the same ones.
     

    I also showed my fi pictures of me in other dresses I’ve tried on (after purchasing the one I have) and he says they all look good once there on me! (What a suck up! 😉 )

    But it’s true,  they aren’t interested in the dress until it is on you.

    Post # 16
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    532 posts
    Busy bee

    don’t do it!!!!

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