(Closed) I think I found the dress… but how do I know for sure!?!

posted 9 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
7082 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2009

It is really beautiful!  What kind of wedding are you having?  Is it destination? Outdoor?

I wonder if your mom didn’t have a mental image of a more traditionally structured dress.  She’s probably thinking "Ah you should show off your beautiful figure more…"

But if you love the dress so much (and who wouldn’t really!), I would talk to her about what she’s thinking and what her concerns are, to see if there is a way that she could be more pleased with your choice.

Post # 4
541 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I love this designer and I LOVE this dress! You must have it if it’s in the budget.

My mom and I had totally different visions of what my dress would look like. She likes heavy beading, poufs, etc. And I wanted something with simple fabric details – like the dress you want.

Ultimately, pick the dress you love. If several other people (who you can trust to be honest with you) say you look great, then it must be true.

Post # 7
1956 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - Tannery Pond at the Darrow School

I think that dress is unreal gorgeous!! If it’s the one you love, then get it because otherwise I think you’ll end up not liking any other dress as much and it’s your wedding day, you should be head over heels in love with your dress! (As well as your fiance, ha!).

Post # 8
1573 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2009


Post # 9
1045 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2008

Ooooooh, I LOVE that dress.  So flowy and gorgeous!  If it makes you feel beautiful, and you like how you look in pictures of it, and it fits in your budget, I say get it!

Post # 10
184 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I really dislike this trend of having to find the dress that is "The One."  If it makes you feel beautiful and is within budget, then go for it.

Post # 11
150 posts
Blushing bee

oh goodness, how perfect!

Come the wedding day, your mom (and fi)  will think you look stunning in a paper bag, for some reason they just tend to like to give us advice and opinions when we’d rather them say "how lovely dear, RING it up!" 🙂

 It is stunning! And I think it is important to hear opinions of others but ultimately choose yourself what you want to be wearing on your big day!

Post # 12
732 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010 - The Tower Club

Is it possible to wait a week or so and see if you see things more objectively? I’m not saying your mom is right. But if you’re even the slightest bit worried…

The POB/Melissa Sweet collection has some floral detailing. Have you seen the "cosette" dress (without the bolero)? It’s beautiful! Or even the Cosimma dress? 

Also there are several other designers who make an empire waist organza dress with a rosette in front (Amsale is one of them; Maggie Sottero has this one).

Do you have a picture of yourself in the dress? 


Post # 13
12143 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Barr Mansion

That dress is gorgeous and so unique!  Who cares what your mom thinks?  The dress is about YOU!  There are some things you can compromise on for the sake of what others wants, but I don’t think the dress is one of those!

Post # 14
652 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

yah well its nice that your mom loves your dress, the most important person that needs to love the dress is YOU!

Post # 15
27 posts
  • Wedding: May 2018

You love the dress – go with it!!!  Think of all the supermodels, or girls that have supermodel bodies, that go Ballgown dresses.  You think you can see their slim hips, and do you think they care?  No, they feel like princesses!

Post # 16
6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

It’s not about which dress makes you look thinnest or is the most flattering on your hips, it has to make you feel like a beautiful bride which this one obviously does. It’s a gorgeous dress, I say go for it! It’s understandable that you’re hesitant because of your mom, but remeber, you wouldn’t shop at the same stores so you have to take her opinion with agrain of salt.

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