(Closed) Proper way to put on a wedding dress (funny poll)

posted 4 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Do you....
    Pull dress over your head : (5 votes)
    8 %
    Step into dress : (38 votes)
    60 %
    It depends on the dress : (20 votes)
    32 %
    It depends on how I feel : (0 votes)
  • Post # 2
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    2166 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I voted step into. If it’s a ball gown I definietely say step in, I wouldn’t want to pull that many layers over my head. I wore a mermaid gown and stepped into mine and pulled it up. Everyone I know of that wore a similar style did the same. 

    Post # 3
    Member
    9329 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    if the dress is a big, bulky dress with a large opening, you will definately want to step into it.

    if it is a slinky dress, not a lot of fabric, easy to lift up, small opening, it can go over your head.

     

    most wedding dresses, you would step into.  but it really depends on the dress.

    Post # 4
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    258 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2016 - Sand Key Park- Clearwater Beach Elopement

    I’m stepping into mine for sure. I’m not going to risk messing up my hair when I get into my gown, it’s a trumpet so there’s a lot of layers underneath, and pulling down all the layers and everything would be so time consuming when I could just forego all of that in favor of stepping into it. 

    Post # 5
    Hostess
    2633 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    tiffany7:  dependes on the dress. Some very fitted dresses don’t open wide enough at the hips and I have to pull it over my head..(if your makeup is done…put a towel over your face to avaoid transfer). If the dress has enough room to go over your hips then step in

    Post # 6
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    5025 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2017

    I use to work for a bridal shop and we always instructed the women to step into their dresses.

    Post # 7
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    2733 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    Step in! I went to one bridal shop that insisted on putting every dress over my head and it was SUCH a hassle. If you step into it and feel you’re going to damage the dress by pulling it up over your hips then stop and go overhead but I think stepping in is definitely easiest – especially if you don’t have someone to assist you.

    Post # 8
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    40 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: March 2015

    I put mine on over my head after i had my petticoat on.  Had my mom and another girl help hold it open while i slipped in it, to keep from messing up hair/makeup.

    Post # 9
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    1918 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    tiffany7:  I purchased from Davids as well. I had a 1 on 1 consultant, she helped put on each dress I tried on. . For each dress they went over the head. I tried allllll the styles on and this method worked great for each. Granted, I am sure this was because I wasn’t doing this alone.

    Post # 10
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    776 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2016 - Magnolia House

    I am wearing a big ballgown and there is no way I could get that many layers over my head. The boutique I used told me to step into it. When I went for my fitting I about fell over just trying to step into it. It was actually pretty hilarious… Plus like pp said it might mess up your hair and makeup 

     

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