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posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: So, how is the dress?
    Not the best dress for you. Go find a different one. : (11 votes)
    3 %
    Really makes your hips seem bulky : (6 votes)
    2 %
    I love it! It is perfect! : (140 votes)
    43 %
    I think with the alterations mentioned it will look great : (37 votes)
    11 %
    Maybe add some details... Lace or beads or flowers or something... : (17 votes)
    5 %
    I like it with the sash. : (21 votes)
    7 %
    Red panties! How risqué! : (19 votes)
    6 %
    Too casual. : (10 votes)
    3 %
    Really suits you. : (62 votes)
    19 %
  • Post # 3
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

    I vote no sash, but looooove all the wrapping – so beautiful!

    Post # 4
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    i actually really like the dress on you! i think it looks great! but if you feel like you want a dropped waist, you should keep looking. i’ve had the same dilemma myself, and i think i’m going with a dropped waist dress. 🙂

    Post # 5
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2017 - Bristol zoo

    I think it’s beautiful and super elegant!

    Post # 6
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    @Quickiebee:  I love it!  I was really disappointed when I found out Alfred Angelo discontinued their Swiss dot dress but I wasn’t brave enough to go look for it at David’s.  I still absolutely love this dress and I would probably order it if it were available online but alas, it is only available in stores.

    Post # 7
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    As for jazzing it up wear some statement jewelry and carry a nice bouquet.  I would lose the band/sash because to me it looks a bit awkward that high up.

    Post # 9
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I think it’s gorgeous on you! I don’t see one thing I don’t like actually, the back is lovely and it makes your waist look tiny, the pleats in the front make you look ridiculously tall and statuesque, and it’s classy and sophisticated while being more casual and beachy. I think it’s perfect.

    And I can’t see red panties lol
     

    Post # 10
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I think it looks awesome on you! Have you tried it on with your jewelry, shoes, etc? 

    Post # 11
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    you should leave it as is it is perfect.

    Post # 12
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    I am wearing a similar dress (Alfred Angelo 2171) and putting my bridesmaids in shorter cocktail dresses with the groom and his groomsmen in casual linen suits.  If it’s your style to be more understated and casual then nobody will be surprised and you will actually be comfortable.  I wore the big poofy tafetta gown for my first wedding and it was so uncomfortable and not me at all but I felt like I had to dress up to meet expectations.  This time around I went for casual comfort and I actually look forward to wearing my dress.

    Post # 13
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    no sash

    Post # 14
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I really like it! And not every dress has to “do something” for every part of your body. The skirt looks great.

    Post # 15
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    Hi there, I really really love your dress – I personally don’t think it needs a sash. I like that sort of style but to give you something more to think about – I would have gone for a similar style but my fiance commented that it looks like the kind of dress that ‘n pregnant bride would wear as it would hide the pregnancy perfectly. You clearly have a beautiful figure – if you can show off more you might want to consider to do it – as you know men can have a very different way of looking at things 😛  This is now a style I’m looking at for my bridesmaid so that I still have it in my wedding somewhere 😛

    Post # 16
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    No no no sash! Your dress looks so comfortable!

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