Shorter length dress. Proportional?

posted 2 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
Member
781 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I think the 58″ looks proportional and flattering. Maybe it’s the angle or the wider belt on the 61inch but they look quite similar to me… That said I always love looking taller so I’d probably wear the heels with the longer dress. 

 

Post # 3
Hostess
3120 posts
Sugar bee

I actually think the second dress looks better on you, but it’s really hard to tell if it’s just the angle of the pics. Either way, that dress looks so beautiful on you!! Great choice!

Post # 4
Member
678 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

I think it’s the different belt. I almost bought this dress and would have ordered it in the shorter length because I’m 4’11” and the shop told me it would be expensive to hem because they have to shorten it from the waist. 

Post # 5
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3866 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

Seems like you’re imagining things to me! I think the 58 looks perfect and sits right where it should. Maybe you think it looks different because of the angle or the belt? Is the 58 a smaller size?

Post # 6
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695 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2018

jachoo146 :  If you look at the crease in your arm in both pictures, you can see the length difference in the waist. I think they both look fine though. I think I prefer the fit in the bottom photo but it’s about how you feel and if you feel better in the other one, then get that one! 

Post # 7
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8800 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

jachoo146 :  

I think  the second looks perfect . I also like the belt way better; those big, dark, thick bling belts do nothing for the airy,  floaty dresses.   

Post # 8
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1036 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Merritt Winery

I agree with the PPs. Second pic , shorter, looks fabulous on you! I think it may just be the angle of the pic that’s causing you to feel like something is off. 

Post # 10
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14 posts
Newbee

I think the shorter length looks gorgeous on you! You will make a stunnign bride laughing

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