(Closed) Old Hollywood Starlet style dress

posted 10 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
5243 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

@acetylenequeen:  The second dress is absolutely beautiful on you.  I love it. =)

Post # 4
31 posts
  • Wedding: October 2013

I LOVE the one on the right! I instantly thought that looks like Veronica Lake even before I read the post. I love the 40’s and 50’s too! I think that will all of the extras that the dress won’t need any embelishments. Your hair, makeup, gloves, stole, veil, and brooch will bring it into the time period you want to emulate. 🙂

Post # 5
1884 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I love that first one on you for the look your going for, very Marilyn-esq! Though I think it would need to be taken in a little at the knee… The second one is more flattering on your figure but it doesn’t scream 40’s-50’s to me.

Can we see the dress you bought?

Post # 6
1517 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

the dress on the right… oh my god… looks so stunningly good on you. with the accessories you described, it will be exactly the look you’re going for

Post # 7
235 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

A vintage brooch or sparkly belt will help add some glamour. I LOVE the dress you ended up getting though, and don’t think it is too generic at all! Once you have all your accessories put together with it, that will definitely help the look.

Post # 8
426 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I love the 2nd one on you! It is so flattering (although both look great on you!) and I think with the cage veil, gloves and fur stole it will totally be old hollywood! 

Post # 9
148 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

I LOVE the second dress! I can see your vision and you will look amazing!

Post # 10
2281 posts
Buzzing bee

That second dress is gorgeous on you !! And with the look that you are planning on going with, I think you are gonna look so perfect ! 

Post # 12
2281 posts
Buzzing bee

I cant wait to see how it all turns out ! You are gonna be one fabulously glamourous bride ! 

Post # 13
318 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I am not saying anything new, but that dress on the right is FABULOUS on you! That is the one. I’m doing something similar in September. Can’t wait!

Post # 14
20 posts
  • Wedding: May 2012

Wow, both of those dresses look awesome and very “bridal” on you. Nice one!

Post # 15
1888 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I feel like the first dress is more in keeping with your theme.  As another poster suggested, I would have it taken in more at the knee for a more fit and flare look, and maybe have the neckine made a more dramatic sweetheart.  Oh, and a coloured crinoline underneath to peek out during pics!

Post # 16
2639 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

love #2 (glad that’s the one you got). I think gloves would be great!  

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