(Closed) To strap or not to strap, that is the question…

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Add this style straps to my dress?
    No - it's lovely as it is and your seamstress will make sure it will fit comfortably : (37 votes)
    52 %
    Yes - hooray for bling and added reassurance that you won't be tugging at your dress! : (34 votes)
    48 %
  • Post # 3
    1517 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I think it’s boring that EVERYONE has a strapless dress. I think the straps add uniqueness and they’re beautiful, go for it!

    Post # 4
    3261 posts
    Sugar bee

    I’m usually a fan of straps, but not with this dress. I’d leave it as is 🙂

    Post # 5
    3977 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I think those straps would look really lovely with that dress, especially since it already has that beaded embellishment at the waist. I was very glad for the sleeves on my dress.

    It is a beautiful dress and looks great without, but I think you have the shoulders to carry off a nice strap like that.

    Who knows maybe your seamstress can make the straps removeable??? Then you could go without for the ceremony and use thme for the reception.

    Post # 6
    853 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I might add straps, but not necessarily blingy ones, just plain ones. I like for the bling to stand out on the waist alone. I love your dress! My sister tried it on and it’s stunning! So sophisticated 🙂

    Post # 8
    3771 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 1999

    If you do straps I would definately go with the blingy straps. I would try to keep the width the same or smaller then the bling around the waste.

    Post # 9
    2083 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 1993

    I much prefer it without straps.

    Post # 10
    8 posts
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I think straps similar to that would be beautiful on that dress!!

    Post # 11
    2441 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I think straps that match the embelleshment that is already on the waist of your dress would look great!

    Post # 12
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    I say leave the dress alone…it is so elegant and perfect as it is. Straps will detract from your gown, plain or blingy. Good luck!

    Post # 13
    891 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I really like your dress without any straps! It looks perfect as is on you. Hope you figure it out!

    Post # 14
    1297 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I think straps that matched the blingy waist would be gorgeous! But that dress looks amazing on you either way!

    Post # 16
    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Hmm… anytime I tried on dresses with spaghetti straps, I felt like they were there more for looks than support, or keeping the dress up.  I guess it’s a bit of an insurance policy, but if that’s why you want them, then I’d say no.

    But, if you just love the aeshetic, they’re definitely pretty!

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