(Closed) My dress journey- Need your input! (pic heavy)

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which dress do you like best on me (also, considering all the pros and cons)?

    Dress 1: Impressions Bridal (slit)

    Dress 2: Mori Lee 2909

    Dress 3: Midgley Sottero Adorae

    Dress 4: David's Bridal

  • Post # 3
    7553 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    Dress #2 followed by #4, both are gorgeous on you and I think would suit your venue perfectly. I think #2 could be altered to a sweetheart, even taking into account the beading. 

    Post # 4
    306 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I picked 4 because it screams beach wedding to me and it was actually one I looked at when I was picking out a dress!

    Post # 5
    554 posts
    Busy bee

    #2 or #4. I don’t like slits, especially on a wedding dress, and #3 looks heavy and more like something you’d see in a ballroom.

    Post # 6
    7103 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @SleepyBee: 4 because it’s my favourite on you, it doesn’t look too heavy for your Destination Wedding and think the one shoulder look also goes great with a Destination Wedding

    Post # 7
    507 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Legare Waring House

    #1 is actually my favorite, minus the slit. I think it’s a little va va voom in a not so good way for a wedding. 

    Post # 8
    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I love #1 because it has the unexpected slit, but you’re right, it doesn’t “hug” your shape as much as the others. I like the DB on you already own! 🙂 

    Post # 9
    2254 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I love the last one, but if you want a little more WOW try on this one from DB; sweeheart neckline, fitted bodice and blingy wow factor! It’s also $750!  I almost bought it, but thought it was a bit too much for an elopement http://www.davidsbridal.com/Product_Satin-Fit-and-Flare-with-Sweetheart-Neckline-WG3477_Bridal-Gowns-Shop-By-Designer-Davids-Bridal-Collection

    I hate dramatic model pics, so here’s some normal girls…the first is from the bee

    Post # 10
    392 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I actually feel that the slit isn’t very….elegant. The rest of the dress doesn’t have the wow factor. Number 3 looks nice on you but if its uncomfortable do not do it-you will regret that. Think about the many hours you will be in that dress. I love 2 and 4. I voted two but after looking at the pictures a few times I actually like 4 the best. I know you don’t think it’s “wow” but sometimes simple and understated is a lot more “wow” than ornate dresses. It’s your wedding day and you are going to be glowing and radiant. Your dress should accessorize your beauty, not overpower it. You want people to think “she looks so beautiful” over “what a beautiful dress.” I wish you luck!

    Post # 11
    334 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I think both 2 and 3 are actually pretty heavy for the setting of your ceremony (especially 3!). I really like both 1 and 4. I love the slit on 1, and I don’t think it’s too “sexy” for a wedding at all. I do think that 4 compliments your shape better than 1, and I think the detailing along the side matches your venue. Bonus: you already own it!

    Post # 12
    5636 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I must say you setting is stunning…..you will have a gorgeous wedding! I really prefer the last dress on you!

    Post # 13
    70 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @SleepyBee: I say wear what you feel best in regardless of your ceremony setting! Although, I am wearing a satin dress for my park ceremony so clearly I don’t follow the rules Tongue Out I’d have to say 2 and 4 give you the WOW factor. 


    Post # 14
    6263 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I love the fourth dress the best!

    Post # 15
    2315 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Prefer the last dress, both on you and for your setting. It’s the most flattering. The first dress – I don’t think thigh-high splits belong on a wedding gown, personally. It’s also not as flattering. The second has a lot going on, especially with the pick-ups. The third looks good but too heavy for a destination wedding. 

    Post # 16
    138 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I like the last one.  The first one is very “Angelina Jolie 2 years ago” 😛  The slit trend has kind of come and gone IMO.

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