(Closed) I messed up and now my dress doesn't fit

posted 4 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
Member
1902 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

The dress looks amazing on you in that photo, so I wouldn’t worry at all about looks! If you’re not comfortable/struggling to breathe, that’s a bit of an issue, though. It is possible to get through the day in a dress that’s a big tight – my dress (corset back), was pulled in really tight. After about 10 minutes, I barely noticed it and could breathe fine, but when I took if off, there were bruises on my side! So even though it was definitely tight, it still looked great and I barely noticed it after a few minutes! (Note: I’m not normally an advocate for wearing crippling clothing just to look pretty, but figured I’d make an exception for the wedding day).

Honestly, the dress looks great, so if you think you can wear it for the day, then go for it! If you’re worried, though, maybe get someone to let it out slightly so you can breathe – even if it’s just a random seamstress rather than a wedding dress shop 🙂

Post # 4
Member
822 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

i think it looks good but if you still want it altered, you can take it to any seamstress or tailor that has wedding dress experience.

Post # 5
Member
10368 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

You can’t tell anything is wrong by looking at it, so I think you’re spending your energy on something that doesn’t deserve your attention!

Post # 6
Hostess
3376 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I think it looks absolutely wonderful on you! My dress (corset back) was pulled SUPER tight at first, and within 10 minutes it fit nice and snug. Within 2 hours I was pulling it up because it was a littttle too low for my taste. I honestly think you will be fine! It will loosen up over time, promise 🙂

Post # 7
Hostess
7564 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

I think it looks fine! You’re going to be in this dress for several hours, you need to breathe! 

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