(Closed) My $40 wedding dress – thoughts?

posted 4 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2015 - Chapel on Base

I love it.  

Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2019

I love it! πŸ™‚ I think a statement necklace like the photo would be nice. It is so beautiful and classic πŸ™‚

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I’m a blingy kind of person. So I’d try to find a way to add a little bling. πŸ™‚ It’s lovely though!

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

spezia:  I think it’s beautiful and would be perfect for a brunch wedding! EEkkkk, so excited for you! I think it looks bridal as it, if you wanted more bling you could switch up the belt, but I don’t think it’s necessary. Good find! πŸ™‚

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

Beautiful!  You could always switch out the sash for a beaded belt or something more “bridal.”  You could also add a veil or flowers/a jeweled brooch in your hair and I think that will do the trick.  

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

That is perfect for what you’re doing!  What a steal, and BHLDN no less…nice job!

I wouldn’t add much at all, except some nice matching jewelry with a bit of sparkle.  Or, if you’re the pearls type, you could do a set of pearls and then get a super thin sparkly belt to hit right at the center of the belted area already on the dress.  That might add just a touch of bling as well if your jewelry is more subtle.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee

spezia:  Gorgeous. I love it just as it is. 

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

That is a steal! So gorgeous! A statement necklacce for sure but beyond that I woudn’t touch the dress (but that’s me!) πŸ™‚

Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Lacuna Artist Lofts

Beautiful- add a nacklace or larger earrings, but keep the dress the same, in my opinion. 

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper

spezia:  What a find! I think it looks perfect the way it is. You could add a broach of some kind to the front of the sash. That could add bling or coor, depending on what you are going for. I think a cameo necklace/broach would look perfect.

 

 

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

its lovely! well done. i love the flowy dresses but they dont suit me. well wear

Post # 14
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Helper bee

Gorgeous dress! Elegant and understated!

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

spezia:  I wouldn’t worry about that.  I recently went dress shopping for a friend and she kept picking dresses that didn’t scream “bridal” to me, but as soon as we put her hair up and put on a veil, it was bridal.  It’s all in the details!  And everyone will know you are the bride πŸ™‚

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