Post # 1
I got engaged in October of 2008 and planning on a wedding in August 2009. My plans for a wedding dress was very simple, satin and flowing kind of dress. I was planning on having someone sew a simple dress for me. I wanted to lose a few pounds before I started dress searching and I realized I’m running out of time. As I did some research on dresses online, I thought to myself…I wonder if I would match in the type of dress I’m dreaming about so I went to my first bridal shop. My experience wasn’t that great, infact I told the lady that I wanted nothing with sequins, beads, or any type of embelishments and she gave me everything I didn’t want. I know I am running out of time, and I want to make sure my dress gets here before my wedding. With all the dress shopping I did (about 7 different boutiques) I’ve come close to something I want, but not exactly….so thats where I need your help..below, I’ve added a picture of myself in dresses similar to my choices…I would like your honest opinions if you think I will look okay in these dresses or not.
Post # 3
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
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?
Post # 5
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
You look great in that dress!!!! It’s really flattering on you, I agree with KateMW about the creepy looking model.
Post # 7
Yes, I’m with rosychicklet – you are cutting quite a nice figure in that dress, missy!
Post # 8
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
- Wedding: September 2009 - Westwind YWCA camp
I agree- I like the dress you have on!
Post # 10
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
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
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.