(Closed) some Bee’s dresses…. “honest” opinions??? really?

posted 9 years ago in Full Figured
Post # 47
10713 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

Everyone likes different styles so it definitely wouldn’t be my place to tell someone I’m not diggin their dress.Now that I see people just leave the posts of dresses they don’t like though… I fear my dress may be one people didn’t like. =/ 

Post # 48
288 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I usually don’t respond.  I figure a close friend/family member will give them an honest assessment.  Unless they specifically ask for an opinion or vote, IMO, they just want to hear how beautiful they look.  So I will either say how pretty it is, or if I don’t agree, nothing.

Post # 49
294 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

Ok now y’all have me thinking. No one really said anything about my dress, but I had already bought it before I found the hive. I so hope you are not talking about me!! Arghhh. lol

But I know what you are saying if she has the dress and is thrilled then I am thrilled for her but  I have never said anything rude about a dress. If it’s multiple choice question and there is a poll then I don’t mind adding my two cents. 

Post # 50
904 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

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@Katielee: I thought the same thing! I kept thinking, “I promise my dress looks better in person!”

Like everyone else said, it depends if they’re asking for an opinion. 

Post # 51
1412 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Yeah once they’ve already bought it it’s like, what are they supposed to do? So no point in saying anything negative…

Post # 52
294 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

@itshouldsnow I know what you mean. I really like my dress but my mom just let it slip she thinks it’s a bit simple but I looked so happy after hating so many dresses she didn’t want to hurt my feelings. Well it is simple compared to a lot I have seen but it is elegant to me.

Post # 53
2649 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

If its a YAY! I AM EXCITED! Post, I would not comment, other than a ” congrats!”
If its a What do you guys think? post then my opinion is fair game.

I do however think that there is a right and a wrong way to say things.
Ex. You look like a cupcake. Vs. There is a lot of poof going on on the bottom, prehaps take a layer of tool out?

Post # 54
233 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I would offer suggestions if there’s a part of the dress they’re not sure about, but I’d never tell someone they look terrible or they made a mistake in what dress they chose.  There are plenty of dresses I’d never wear due to personal preferences, but if they’re happy who am I to be fashion police?  We don’t all pick the *perfect* dress for our body shape… sometimes people just want to wear what they like!  And with all the alterations available, many things are fixable.

I am having a hard time coming up with a dress I thought was just awful.  It’s true we don’t all have the same taste, but most girls pick pretty well! 😀

And having been through dress anxiety, and its unrational torment on the mind and body, if I can offer a little bit of peace of mind and confidence to a future bride, I will!

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