(Closed) Spinoff of dress remorse

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
11325 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

um… you look awesome even in the sample. stop guessing!

Post # 4
198 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I do the same thing! I LOVE my dress but when I look at the pictures of me in the sample -yuck. 

You shouldn’t cringe though! It’s a gorgeous dress! And if the sample looks that great on you, you’re going to look stunning!

Post # 5
104 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I know exactly what you mean. In person, the dress is great, but in the photos, I am not so sure. here is a picture of me in the sample.


Post # 7
229 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Oh … me too!  I doubted my dress after studying pics of myself in it.  Then I went back to try it on since I was having major 2nd thoughts.  I LOVED it again and felt totally reassured.  BUT …. then more time had passed and I started staring at the pics again and started doubting again.  If I don’t love it in the pics, then will my wedding day pics come out well?  Ugh! 

You look absolutely gorgeous in that sample!  I can imagine how beautiful you’ll be in your actual dress.  I completely understand how you feel, though! 

Post # 8
955 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

OMG….you look stunning in the sample dress!!! I have NO idea what you are talking about that you don’t look good?!?! You are going to look incredible in your actual dress!!

Post # 9
203 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011 - Oxon Hill Manor

You look amazing in the dress and yes, I know exactly how you feel!! I went dress shopping this past weekend and I only tried on three dresses before I thought I found the one! We didn’t have enough money to hold the dress, but as soon as I told everyone, “I found it!” I started to second guess my decision and wonder if I should shop around a bit more!!

However, the sales associates and consultants say that a lot of women think they’ve sold themselves short and go out in search of another “more perfect,” dress just to end up right back where they started with their original pick!!


Stick with what you have! It’s beautiful and if you feel as great as you say you do in it, it’s perfect 🙂

Post # 11
188 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I feel kind of the same way.  I had found a couple dresses I liked and taken pics that I liked of them.  The dress I found, I bought the day of and loved it, then when I got home I wasn’t sure if it looked as good as the others in the pictures (too shiny, too heavy…?)

Post # 12
2196 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

Omg…all of you ladies look AMAZING in your dresses.  Honestly, the three dresses you’ve posted are some of the prettiest I’ve seen on the bee, and they all fit you SO WELL.  Please get rid of your doubts!! You look REALLY stunning.

Post # 14
2634 posts
Sugar bee

I think you look fabulous in that dress.  I don’t understand why you think it’s looks bad.

Post # 15
1740 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

everybody here looks great and pretty… stop being so hard on yourself…. you all look awesome and beautiful  <3

Post # 16
5388 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I love all of your dresses! I wouldn’t worry about how the pic that you took of yourself came out because a lot of other factors may come into play with that (ie lighting). I would just go off of how you felt in the dress.

When I look at the stock pic of my dress it doesn’t really look the same to me mainly because of the color. But I remember how I looked in it and how I felt in it so I don’t regret it..

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