(Closed) Is my dress "dated" honest opinion!

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is my dress dated?
    Yes : (192 votes)
    50 %
    No : (191 votes)
    50 %
  • Post # 3
    Hostess
    8576 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I don’t think it’s dated, it’s beautiful. Although, I will be honest, the cups remind me of the shell bra on the little mermaid.

    Post # 4
    Member
    149 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    It looks pretty on you I however, don’t like a long train and the beading on it. i like the front but not the back.

    Post # 5
    Member
    7649 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    No way! It is gorgeous, and I love the train (it is similar to how mine was). You look great!

    Post # 6
    Member
    5475 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I don’t think so… when I think of 80s dresses, I think of gigantic poofy shoulders and an exorbitant amount of layers of tulle under the skirt.  I think yours flatters your waistline nicely, and the detail is beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 8
    Hostess
    16195 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    I commented on your other thread but wanted to come to this one and vote. I’m still going with “no, doesn’t look dated.” ๐Ÿ™‚

     

    Post # 9
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    553 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    No, that dress is a classic beauty. That silhouette has been around for literally, over a thousand years, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Like another poster said on the other page, “just because it’s not trendy does not make it old fashioned.” You rock that satin ballgown, girl.

    Post # 10
    Member
    265 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    No I don’t think it looks dated. It has a very classic look to it but not dated.

    Post # 11
    Member
    713 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I do think it is a little dated but so what. Its gorgeous on you and who is to say that its not what you consider “in”. Nowadays I feel like anything goes ๐Ÿ™‚ Bottom line I think its BEAUTIFUL on you.

    Post # 12
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    2300 posts
    Buzzing bee

    @jenilynevette:  I agree about the shells.

     

    When I think of 80s I think of super big, Victorian like  sleeves and skirts, tall hair(the bigger the hair the closer to God) and gawd awful hats and other weird puffy things.

    I can see where the beading might be a little dated.  But then again, how fast do you think those feather dresses are going to be dated?

    Post # 13
    Member
    183 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    It’s classic, not dated! You look amazing!

    Post # 14
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    2981 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Not dated, but it doesn’t smack of absolutely modern to me. I don’t see the 80s in this dress, but I seem to remember this style being more popular a few years back (early to mid 2000s) when my friends who were a few years older than me were getting married. That’s not to say that it’s not a beautiful dress tho, that’s just what my eye/mind sees. I think the silhouette is classic and flattering.

     

    Post # 15
    Member
    610 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    It’s beautiful, the sweet-heart neckline updates the dress IMO

    Post # 16
    Member
    9549 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I just read the title and then looked at the dress and thought that it does look a little “traditional” but not “dated” because I don’t think it looks like a specific time period. Definately not 80s – they all had straps!

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