Post # 1
Hey everyone out there, I’m trying to find anyone who has a pic of themselves in the Maggie Sottero Isadora who is a plus size bride. I’m a plus size/short bride and have absolutely fallen in love with the Isadora dress.
I had a horrible experience when I went into a bridal shop that had the Isadora dress. The dress was too small to fit on me so I got to hold it up to myself but the lady was saying that the way it has a dropped waist wouldn’t look very good on me, since I was short (I’m 4′ 11″) and obviously she was also referring to my plus size curves, and that I’d be better off with the Isadora Marie. Of course she was kind enough to offer to let her daughter try it on for me. I really don’t know what she was thinking offering her daughter when obviously her daughter is nowhere near my size or body type so having her try on the dress would do absolutely no good in helping me. Not to mention that when she learned that I was the bride in my group she was shocked because I look so young, and that when she heard my age she continued to say I was too young but that she would still sell me a dress. 🙁
I’ve gotten to see a lot of different pictures of the Isadora on others and I think that it looks very flattering but none of them have been close to my size. So, I would be eternally grateful if there was anyone who has a picture that is as close to my size, which is a street size 18, as possible.I have tried calling various dress shops in my area but no one seems to have the Isadora any closer to my size as the one I tried to try on.
Thank you to anybody who can offer help.
Post # 3
One bridal shop I went to told me that I could order a specific Maggie in if I couldn’t find it anywhere. They told me it would cost $75 to order in to try on. I am not totally positive on how it works. I am not sure if you can designate what color or size it comes in. You could call around and see how it works if you really want to try it on!!
Post # 4
I and 5.6 and was married in the Isadora size 10 last Sept. I saw it online and new it was my dress and ordered it without even trying it on. I LOVE LOVE LOVED it and it was super flattering on me. If you love the look of it have you thought about trying on another Maggie dress with a similar drop waist just to see if the style is right for you? If you can pull off a drop waist in another dress I would imagine the Isadora should be fine too. I don’t see how that dress could look bad on anyone, it’s truly gorgeous and I’m sure you’ll be wearing heals right 😉
Post # 5
I really like this dress but tulle was not appropriate for my venue so I sadly had to walk away. It is a lovely dress. I am a size 14 so here is an example.
Post # 6
@Treejewel19:You look gorgeous in this dress! Just had to say it!
Post # 7
@Mrs.Elivs: Aww thanks, yeah it’s a gorgeous dress. I really love lace but tulle and lace didn’t fit my venue so I ended up with satin and crystals. I still wonder if I made the right decision.
Post # 8
It is a gorgeous dress! I am in love with the Isadora Marie and tried very hard to find one to try on. I had a really lovely bridal store show it to me and explain how it would not be flattering. I held it up to me (I’m a street size 16 and it was an 8) and I could see that it would not look great on a short plus size woman. I like the Isadora as well, but it really depends on your body shape.
I am more of an hour glass shape I think and that drop waist just makes my belly pop. I have been trying on loads of styles trying to find the right one.
I am mostly in love with Maggie dresses, but think I might have found a Sopiha Tolli that I might buy. The hardest thing I found was that the Dress I loved and the Dress I might buy are completely different. I guess whether you are an 8 or an 18 you have to buy what looks good on you.
I cried when I tried on this Maggie Dress, I was sure it was the dress for me. But everyone hated it on me and in hindsight, it might not have been the most flattering.
After trying many dresses, I think this is what I am ending up with..
and here is a couple of drop waisted ones I tried that just didn’t work…
Post # 9
@MrsTimmy: The dress you chose really does look great on you!!
Post # 10
Thank you, but I’ve just stressed myself out looking at all the dresses on here. I’m having second thoughts
Post # 11
I know it’s a long-shot with reviving this thread, but hopefully my post can help out someone else who may be having the same problem..
I recently tried on the Isadora, and I believe it’s the ‘one’. I’m a street size 14/16, and 5’2″-ish, and somehow sqeezed into a sample size 10. Needless to say it’s not fitting quite right, but this gives you an idea of what it might be like..
Post # 12
Hello lovely ladies! Are any of you selling your Isadora? Please PM me if you are 🙂