(Closed) I would like to wear something on my shoulders / arms.. but can I with my dress?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Can I wear a cover-up with this dress>
    Yes : (11 votes)
    65 %
    No - it would look strange : (6 votes)
    35 %
  • Post # 3
    309 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    You don’t like your arm pits? Lol that’s the first time I hear that. I think your dress is pretty as it is!

    Post # 5
    399 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Since your dress is very simple, I think it would look great with an off the shoulder lace shrug.  Something like one from Rosa Clara, pictured below. 

    However, I am not sure why you are self conscious.  Maybe you would feel more confident if you worked on toning your muscles.  You might want to start doing push ups and get a set of set 10 lb dumbells for arm work outs.


    Post # 6
    594 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @jimjamjuju:  your arms look great. i wouldn’t cover yourself up because you are telling yourself you look bad, that is just a lie. 

    Post # 8
    3697 posts
    Sugar bee

    You can *totally* pull off a bolero or something like that with this gown! Plus, it will make it look all the more unique. 99% of the gowns out there are strapless these days, so whenever you do something with a sleeve/shoulder covering, it stands out from the crowd.

    I found a removable lace overdress that I loved (pictures here). I wore it for the ceremony and the beginning of the reception, then removed it for dinner and dancing. It was great – like having two dresses in one, without the extra expense of a second gown!

    Post # 9
    451 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    You definitley can, I think it would be pretty.  But I also think it’s a beautiful dress without.

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