(Closed) Showing your FI your dress

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Have you or will you show your FI your dress?

    Yes, he has seen me in the dress

    Yes, he has seen the dress but not me in it

    No way

    Other - please explain

  • Post # 3
    21 posts
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I actually wouldn’t mind showing him the dress, but HE was the one who didn’t want to see me in it because he wanted to be surprised! Even if they don’t show it, I think many men still appreciate that special feeling of seeing you so beautiful and dolled up on your wedding day ๐Ÿ™‚

    But, again, I personally think it’s no big deal and would have loved to show it to him and get his opinion.

    Post # 4
    5191 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

    I showed Mr. LK photos of me in the dress because he wanted to see them. No harm, no foul. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 5
    1258 posts
    Bumble bee

    DH helped me into my dress when it arrived and took pictures. He was still mesmerized on the day ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 6
    134 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I feel the same way op! I’ve been showing him dresses and I even showed him a few thative tried on myself. I know what his suit will look like but I’m not going with him to buy it!

    Post # 7
    145 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I showed him mine on accident when I was showing him a picture of something else on my phone. I was flipping through my photos, didn’t think it was anywhere close, and then it popped up. this was a few months ago and I started crying, I was so upset! He says all he remembers now is the neckline. (Sweetheart)

    Post # 8
    6 posts
    • Wedding: September 2016

    My dress is hanging in the closet so Fiance sees it all the time. I won’t let him see it on me until our big day though. 

    Post # 9
    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I’m not showing my Fiance, but I don’t see anything wrong with it. Neither of us are superstitious but he insists on not seeing me in the dress before I walk down the aisle.

    Post # 10
    615 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I wouldn’t mind him seeing the dress/seeing me in the dress, but he absolutely REFUSES to look at it.  Which sucks because he’s my best friend and I reeeally want his opinion!

    Post # 11
    1094 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I stupidly bought my dress over a year before my wedding. I am already having a hard time keeping it a secret from him!

    Post # 13
    4539 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I voted “other” because he has seen my dress but has no idea it’s “my dress”…after I saw the dress in a store (before I even tried it on) I came home and saw it in a magazine and showed him to see what he thought because I knew I was going to go back and try it on. So yes, he’s seen it but it was before I even knew it was going to be the “one” and I didn’t tell him after I bought it either.

    Post # 14
    53 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    My fiance went dress and shoe shopping with me and has been pretty involved in all of the fun parts of planning the wedding. I don’t believe in superstitions and I really don’t understand the point of the ‘not showing your fiance the dress’ tradition. We are a pretty non traditional couple and I think 95% of the fun is planning the wedding and enjoying every moment leading up to the day. 

    Post # 15
    100 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I’m having a hard time not showing him. I love it so much, I just want to share it with him. But I won’t.

    He told my Future Mother-In-Law that he’d “bought a wedding dress” (I put it on his CC for the airmiles) and she was immediately “You didn’t see it did you!?!”. She’s in her late 70’s, and that’s pretty much the only comment she’s made about anything, so I gather it’s important to her.lol

    I think I will leave it at the salon until the week of the wedding, because I really don’t trust myself. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 16
    1375 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I am not showing him but can totally see why some would want to! It’s hard not to talk about it with the person you’re closest with.

    As I read somewhere else, “A wedding is not a surprise party for the groom.” If you want to show him and he’s good with it, go for it!

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