(Closed) Let's see pics of your wedding dress on you

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Post # 76
452 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

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annb9 :  Sigh. I love Leanne Marshall dresses, that one was exquisite on you!

OP, I’m not sure if you’re still reading, but I’m shorter and chubbier than you (5’2” 135 lbs) and found a lot of wedding dresses that looked pretty good on my non-model figure.  I ultimately went with an A line, but was pleasantly surprised by how good fitted dresses looked with my big butt/hips.

Dress I chose:

Dress I almost chose, a fit-and-flare (the sample was fresh off the runway so obviousy too small):

Another fit-and-flare I loved:

I liked this sheath, but felt self-conscious about how it hugged my hips/thighs:


Dresses I felt were less flattering on my height/body type:

ballgown (too overwhelming on a shortie like me):

High neck (would work better on a taller/leaner figure):

Modified A line (not sure why this looked off…maybe because I have a long torso?)

Hope that helps!  My body is nowhere near a model’s proportions, but I was able to recalibrate what I expected to see in the mirror, and was able to love it in wedding dresses anyway.

Post # 77
1919 posts
Buzzing bee

I’m 5’6″ and around 135. I’m a pear shape through and through and I chose to flaunt the booty for my first wedding. We’ll see what round two brings. dress_all

Post # 78
10 posts

I’m 5’4″ about 125, so similar to your frame it sounds like.  I also have boobs and a butt!  My dress was perfect!  It’s tight through the hits then flares out gently.  It hugs my butt and hips so it actually makes them feel slimmer.  The bodice has a stiff corset from the bust to the hips and doesn’t slip at all.  I usually can’t wear strapless because my boobs pull the top down!  THIS hold and them up really well!  Good luck!

Post # 79
39 posts
  • Wedding: September 2016

boobs and hips..check! 

Post # 80
51 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

I’m 5’6″ ,weigh around 160 and wear a size 10, generally. I tried on a few mermaid gowns which flattered my figure  but I fell in love with the huge ballgown that I ended up wearing.


Post # 81
3722 posts
Sugar bee

stag :
  That dress works so well with your figure.

Post # 82
26 posts
  • Wedding: October 2017


It’ll look better once I have th right size, but I think it’s absolutely beautiful. 



Post # 83
723 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2014 - Church and University

Maggie Sottero’s “Bree” – I’m between a 14 and 16 in street sizes, an 18 in bridal. Decent boobs, smaller waist, big ‘ol hips and badonk.

Post # 84
10286 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2015

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mssmith19 :  beautiful dress! 

Post # 85
152 posts
Blushing bee

I’m 5’3″, weigh around 126 lbs and am street size AU 8 (I think that’s US 4?). Decent boobs, bit of a flat butt, a bit hippy. Sample dress was too big for me so I’m looking forward to seeing how it looks like fitted to my body!IMG_1968

Post # 86
118 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2018

Post # 89
437 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

Here’s pics of the model (first 2) and me (the rest). I’m 5’4″ and 130lbs for context. 

Post # 90
385 posts
Helper bee

Here is my dress on the model vs. on me. The model is probably somewhere around 5’10 or 5’11. For reference, I am 5’7 and 140lbs (street size 6). We seem to share the same athletic build, although she is more slender.


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