(Closed) length of dress

posted 7 years ago in Beauty
Post # 2
6331 posts
Bee Keeper

There are some really cute tea length wedding dresses. I’m short and didn’t want to deal with lots of hemming and alterations, so my dresses are not floor length either. I don’t want to give too much away in case Fiance is looking over my shoulder!

Post # 3
1884 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

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lori.adams.589:  I had a tea-length wedding gown. I really liked the look but I felt like the length kind of cut-off my legs & made me look shorter (I’m barely 5’3″ so shorter is no bueno!!). I had the seamstress alter the length to just below the knee, so kind of in between a tea-length and knee-length. Plus I added a peeking petticoat so that added a smidge of length as well. Honestly, when the dress arrived at first I was really worried because the length was horrible looking on me, but the end product was amazing! 

/\ The altered version on our wedding day

/\ And the original without any alterations at all, right outta the box

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