(Closed) I need serious dress help.

posted 11 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
2434 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

I think that dress looks really good on you- total hourglass figure!

Since the other dresses are similar styles/cuts- I’m guessing they would look good too.

Which would look best is hard to say without actually seeing them on you.

Post # 4
1363 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I think the style looks great!  I like the second one better because there’s less going on at the bottom, which makes the model look clean and statuesque.  The dress you’re wearing creates other lines through your legs, and I think it looks almost stumpy. (That seems more harsh than I’m intending–I can’t think of a good word for stumpy-lite, and maybe it would look great if it was hemmed).  The "thumb" dress is also a little simpler  at the bottom.

I second rosychicklet that seeing them on you is the best way to go.  Did one make you swoon? 

Good luck! 

Post # 5
2324 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2020

I really like that dress on you! In fact, I like it better on you than the one on the creepy looking model.

Post # 6
1428 posts
Bumble bee

You look great in that dress!!!! It’s really flattering on you, I agree with KateMW about the creepy looking model.

Post # 7
796 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

Yes, I’m with rosychicklet – you are cutting quite a nice figure in that dress, missy!

Post # 8
2640 posts
Sugar bee

They seem really similar.  But theo ne you have on looks nice.  The other is hard to tell without you modeling it.  I’m typically a bigger fan of the less trumpety style, but they both would probably be nice. 

Post # 9
360 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Westwind YWCA camp

I agree- I like the dress you have on!

Post # 10
7052 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

Va va voom!  I love that picture!  You can carry off the hourglass look perfectly.  You could also wear some nice sized heels too with that dress..did you have heels on in the pic?

Maybe it was all the time I was in Miss America pageants, but I think a nice heel gives a great evening gown/wedding gown look.

I love that gown.  It does not need a single bead or sequin because its style is its power.  The gown is very old Hollywood.  I love it! 

Post # 11
7429 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

I think that dress would look great on you!  I also agree that the second one with the simpler bottom would probably go better

Post # 12
445 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I like that dress you have on.  I also wanted a dress with no beading or sequins or anything.  Did you try on a Sottero and Midgely?  They have one that’s very similar to this style, but the ruching doesn’t go down as far.  I tried on a dress (I forget the designer now) that had ruching down past the hips and my sister said it made me look too hippy. I don’t know how to post a pic here but the style number is SSM5049.


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