(Closed) really need advice – buy this dress? (pic heavy)

posted 7 years ago in Dress
  • poll: buy this dress?
    yes, go for it! : (46 votes)
    45 %
    nope, wait to see what happens in the next year or so but keep an eye out for it anyway : (45 votes)
    44 %
    forget about this dress, you need a different style! : (11 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 3
    7339 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    That dress is beautiful on you! I bought my dress last year in August, over 2 years before my wedding. I have noooo regrets whatsoever. If you have doubts, then I would say wait a bit longer and just remember that dress. Sorry it’s not much help.

    Post # 5
    7339 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @Oxfordnerd: Thanks, yeah it’s great to have it here, I can’t wait!

    Post # 7
    1245 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    This is tricky, I would say wait because you are so far out. If you even think you may have regrets you don’t need to be spending money on it. I have two dresses I’m having a hard time selling!! So definitely wait and see how things are closer to the wedding, I’d say about 6or8months out buy the dress.

    Post # 8
    5110 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2011

    Its a beautiful dress and looks great on you.. I would fallow your instincts. I bought my dress about a year out and havent had regrets. Alot of people get their dresses early. But there is always the chance that a new style or whatever will come out in that time that you love. I would advise to wait unless your sure that this is the one!!

    Post # 10
    4518 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I would probably wait. 2 years is a long time, and your tastes might change a little. Also, not buying this dress now doesn’t mean you won’t be able to get it eventually if it is what you decide you want, closer to the wedding. With 2 years, you’ll have plenty of time to search for a used one, for an even better price.

    Post # 11
    713 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    It’s really really pretty… I’d say buy it! Just make sure you stop looking at dresses…

    Post # 12
    9029 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I would not buy a dress more than 12 months before the wedding date, so much can change in that time

    Post # 13
    242 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I would be really hesitant to by a dress that far in advance.  Maybe it’s just me, but I would more than likely change my mind about the dress I would want it that amount of time.  There will always be new dresses coming out and I would get the urge to go look again closer to my wedding.

    However, that’s just me, you have to do what you feel is right for you!

    Post # 14
    2442 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    That dress looks fantastic on you.  It has your name written all over it!  Are you indecisive?  Think about big decisions you’ve made in the past.  How did you feel afterwards.

    I wouldn’t change my mind because I love getting great deal.  But I know everyone is not like me.  There are threads on here about dress regret all the time. Think about the real YOU and make your decision based on your honest assessment of yourself.  

    Post # 16
    2815 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I bought my dress almost 2 years out and still love it.  I say go for it!

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