(Closed) SQUEEZING into my dress. Help!

posted 10 years ago in San Francisco Bay Area
Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

Even though you ruled them out, I stand by the Spanx.  Other than that, try an old fashioned girdle.  A corset would probably show through that dress (which is BEAUTIFUL!).

Post # 5
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1238 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Go to the gym and hire a personal trainer — it is amazing what they can to do in a month!

Post # 7
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Try a sleeping corset or corselet, that might not show. If you lace the corset with something flat, like ribbon, it is less likely to show than traditional laces.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

I feel for you.  I myself, did the same thing with the same sized dress.  It fits me… but I think it would look good bigger.  It’s easy to drop weight if you adhere to a lean protein and fruit and veg diet.  Three meals a day, and a 30 minute jog. 

 

   If you go with spanxs they have great ones on nordstrom that go all the way up to your bust line.  Try those.   

Post # 9
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2007

that is an amazing dress!!!

Post # 11
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Newbee

There is a corset shop in San Francisco called Dark Garden that might be able to help you. My daughter had a corset fitting there the other day. Maybe they can help you. http://www.darkgarden.com/index.asp

Post # 12
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282 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2008

Your dress is gorgeous!

Head over to a fancy department store like Saks or Neiman Marcus with your dress. Explain the problem to them and ask them to recommend slimming undergarments. You can try them on at the store with your gown to see how they work out. Don’t sneeze at Spanx — they have super-duper ones that suck in literally inches, and run from your knees all the way up to right underneath your bust.  

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

I love Spanx. I swear by them. The one that goes all the way up to your bra works great. I would follow the suggestion of going to Saks or Neimans and asking their opinion. Find a little old lady…they know all about slimming!  

Post # 15
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2008

I lost 10 lbs in a month with jenny craig? Its expensive but 20lbs for 20$ plan and you buy food anyway? If you just eat what they tell you and veggies it works.  Just a thought but more $$ is probably not what you need.

Post # 16
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Newbee

You can also take your dress to Dark Garden to try it on with with the gal that takes your measurements. I am not sure how booked up they are though. My daughter brought her mock dress in to be fitted with a corset. So call right away to make an appointment.

 

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