(Closed) not sure which dress I should see about trying on…

posted 8 years ago in Full Figured
Post # 3
18644 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Can’t you try them all on?  It really helped me to see different styles on myself.  Dresses look completely different on your body versus a size 0 model.

Post # 4
539 posts
Busy bee

Try them all on!!

Post # 6
5761 posts
Bee Keeper

Have you looked at the Allure Women’s collection? I see that most of what you’re picking are pretty busy with plenty of ruffles…..maybe too much dress? I always think less is more,especially when it comes to wedding gowns. Have a look at the Allure line…many of those would be really flattering.


Post # 8
84 posts
Worker bee

ooooo theyre all great! i like the 2nd one best! ha 🙂

Post # 9
11325 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

those all look more dropped waist/fit and flare to me rather than a-line. and i agree that you really need to try them on to see what will look best! i am a street size 16 and was thinking i’d get something with an empire waist that wasn’t fitted at all around my hips bc i thought that wouldn’t look good. i ended up with a corsetted dress that is fitted all the way down to my hips and it looks AWESOME. gives me such a great shape. love corsets hardcore 🙂

What I found, as a “full figured” girl is that dresses that were more cohesive rather than top/skirt looked better on me. More like #3 above rather than #4. For me it was because having a seam/drastic change in style right around the midsection was really not flattering and i really DIDN’T need any extra fabric there haha. However, my stomach is my problem area so if you have a comparatively thin waist, that might be something you’d want to draw attention to!

Post # 11
1545 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

the 1st one and the 3rd one are so stunning. now i want to change my dress to that 3rd one. its beautiful!!!

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