(Closed) Is Your Dress a Secret/Surprise???

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is your wedding dress a surprise for everyone or just your SO?

    It's G14 CLASSIFIED!! No one has/can see it!

    FI won't get to see my dress until our wedding day, but everyone else can. IDC

    Ask and you shall receive.

  • Post # 3
    376 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    so to be completely honest, I AM TERRIBLE at keeping surprises. I dont even have the dress in hand yet…. next month!!!! and I am sure he knows exactly what it looks like hahaha. from hey can you give me your opinion on this? and do you like this? and hey what about this! hahahaha oh man! my mom is like we are going to have to leave it at our house or you will try it on in front of him asking which necklace looks better! hahaha they lives a few hours away… 

    Post # 4
    2253 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Nope everyone knows. My bridal party was there when I picked the dress out, and I showed it to friends/family who asked to see pics of it. Fiance has seen a pic as well. We are having a pre-wedding photoshoot with our wedding dress/tux so he would see it regardless. Honestly, I don’t think he or anyone else remember all the details of the dress so I’m not too worried.

    Post # 5
    515 posts
    Busy bee

    Other. Fiance knows my dress, so does my mom, sisters, and bridemaid. So it’s a surprise for everyone else.

    Post # 6
    4753 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    4 people have seen the dress. My mom, aunt, and 2 bridesmaids. That’s it.

    Post # 7
    9051 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’d pretty much show the model picture or explain what my dress looked like to anybody who asked, but frankly, not that many people did!  So, really just my mom, bridesmaids and a few random coworkers that weren’t even invited knew what I was wearing.

    Post # 8
    1271 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    other.  Fiance saw me try on the sample so he knows what dress it is, but hasn’t seen it fitting me properly (the sample was a couple sizes too small) and also hasn’t seen it in the color i ordered.  the color is huge for this, because it’s not a question of white/ivory…i tried it on in silvery color and the dress is pale blue with a light gold directional iridescence to it.  my Future Mother-In-Law and my sister have seen pictures of me trying it on too, and i’d show my mom if she cared.  ๐Ÿ˜‰  so it’s a secret to Fiance and most everyone else, but not absolutely everyone.

    Post # 9
    1941 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I show anyone and everyone, I don’t care LOL. I think the main reason I don’t hesitate to whip out that cell phone pic though is because Fiance actually picked my dress out like a year before we got engaged w/o even realizing it.

    He came home from work one day with a local newspaper folded to show an ad for a local bridal shop, and handed it to me while pointing to the gown the model was wearing, while saying “that’s a pretty dress”

    Mind you, this was like 10 months before he proposed! 3 weeks after we got engaged, I went dress shopping with my mom and two of my BMs, and we ordered it. I love it so much, I can’t help from sharing with everyone! Most people I just show them the pic on the model, but occasionally I’ll show someone the pic of me when I was trying it on in the shop last year ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 10
    1297 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    You need another poll option, I don’t fit ๐Ÿ™‚ Only some very close people are allowed to see it. I would care if everyone else saw it. I want it to be a surprise.

    My mum and sister (MOH) have seen it on, my Future Sister-In-Law (bridesmaid) and Future Mother-In-Law have seen pictures of it (but not me wearing it) and I showed my hairdresser the same picture – you have to have a sacred relationship with your hairdresser ๐Ÿ™‚

    No one else (especially FI!) is allowed to see it.

    Post # 11
    2363 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I have been struggling with this!  I showed a few close friends (I think 4-5) while I was deciding about the dress.  Now that I have ordered it, however, I want it to be a surprise!  We were at a birthday party last night and several people asked me what my dress looked like–I was surprised anybody cared!  I just said I was keeping it a secret from Fiance and pointed at her since she was standing nearby.  My dress is not white (it’s blush pink) and I think that is the kind of thing people might remember!

    Post # 12
    651 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I hate keeping secrets, especially one which I’m happy about!

    It’s mostly a secret to my Fiance but my parents, mother-in-law, sister-in-law and pretty much all my girlfriends attending the wedding, have seen it 0_0 I’m trying not to send it to my cousins and so forth as my wedding is tiny and if they see it, that means EVERYONE has seen the dress before the wedding!

    Instead, I channel this… whatever you call it… by posting my dress all over WeddingBee:D

    Post # 13
    2441 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    My daughter, my best friend and my step mom were the only ones that saw my dress. Actually I had purchased two and when asked I told everyone else that I didn’t know which one I was going to wear and I’d decide the morning of giving them a vague description of each if they pressed further – to throw them off.  When I bought the 2nd one, I knew that it was the one!

    Post # 14
    1351 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I don’t want a lot of opinions on oh we don’t like this which my Future Mother-In-Law & Future Sister-In-Law are all too quick to share, so only my mom, workplace, and matron of honor have seen it. Other than that TOP SECRET!

    Post # 15
    2755 posts
    Sugar bee

    My hope is to keep it secret from him, but I am TERRIBLE at secrets and don’t know if I’ll be able to. He already knows exactly what I’m looking for haha.

    Post # 16
    7295 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    i showed DH pics of me in my dress, especially when i was trying to decide which dress to buy!  he never saw it on me until the wedding day though.  and i also showed pics to most of my close friends and mother/sister.

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