Post # 1
Hello my lovelies!!!
I am a plus size bride and I had a hard time picking a dress that would make me look as stunning as I had always dreamed. I went to David’s Bridal and to Alfred Angelo but all the dresses were basically all the same to me…I don’t believe that my size has anything to do with how I will feel on my wedding day as long as I have confidence and you know the PERFECT DRESS. Well after a lot of looking I found a dress that I love…unfortunately they didn’t have the size I needed but it has been ordered and I can’t wait till it comes in!!! But I was just curious did anyone else feel like there are a limited supply of plus size dresses? I went into the bridal salon ready to find THE DRESS and I felt ugly….after a lot of thinking and talking to myself I realized the dress will look better if I have a positive attitude….and soon after that I found the dress below…..so my lovely curvy brides show me your dresses please!
This topic was modified 5 years, 8 months ago by MrsJimenez15.
Post # 3
I love both of your dresses! Ruffles are AWESOME! I’m about to puchase this dress (maybe in striped organza). I think most plus size girls assume ruffles won’t look good on them, but I’m thinking it’s quite flattering on curvy girls.
Essense of Australia D1672
Post # 4
My dress didnt have ruffles, but its certainly not what I thought I would be getting.
Post # 5
I was dreading the dress shopping experience. It was’t as bad as I thought so that was a relief. I ended up getting the Watters – Jacinda dress. It’s light, flowy, and super feminine. I hope I picked the right one. I tried on other “poofy” dresses and I just looked so weird in them. LOL
Post # 6
Here is mine! I didn’t feel limited in my choices at all. I was worried about it prior to shopping, but those thoughts were definintely not needed. I recommend going to a salon that isn’t David’s/AA…I found that they had higher quality dresses in a variety of sample sizes, and at DB/AA price points. I refused to try on anything below a sample 14 but I was still able to try on both my dream dress, and this one (which replaced my dream dress as soon as I saw it!)
Post # 7
Here’s mine! I had a great experience shopping at Davids. I found that the smaller shops didn’t have any selection – and what they did have was ugly! I do wish there were more dresses made specifically for girls with curves to give them structure.
Post # 8
Here’s mine! Just bought it this weekend!!
Post # 9
- Wedding: April 2016 - Laguna Beach
I love all of your dresses! I went to David’s on a whim and found my dress. It’s completely different then what I thought I wanted, but I love it. I think it’s really flattering. I was actually surprised at how many options David’s had…it was a bit overwhelming. And here’s my dress! (Sorry if the pic is huge)
Post # 10
I’m not so plus size anymore physically since I slimmed down after being engaged but my dress was a size 14 don’t know if that counts.
Post # 11
- Wedding: October 2015 - Drury Lane Oakbrook
Here is my Oleg Cassini for DB I’m a size 20 and never thought I would be able to rock a Trumpet dress. SO happy more dresses with sleeves are coming out!
Post # 12
oooh i’ll play! Watters francisca
Post # 13
- Wedding: October 2020 - Las Vegas, NV
I just want to say that all of you plus sized ladies look beautiful in your dresses. I am a street size 14 but I have never had the chance to try on wedding dresses as we eloped in Vegas already. I always fantasize what they will look like on me since I am not a small girl.
Post # 14
- Wedding: October 2020 - Las Vegas, NV
Love your dress so much especially the ruffles.
Post # 15
My dress!! I wrote a long post about my dress shopping experince but you are totally right you have to be in the mindset to feel beautiful. I had a full range of shopping experinces from no dresses fitting to needing to be clipped in to everyone else crying.
That is the best advice for any bride while looking for her dress, know you are beautiful and sometimes samples don’t fit are too big or too smal but there is a dress that will make you feel your most beautiful on your wedding day.