Tried on some BHLDN dresses today, would love some opinions!

posted 3 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Preferred dress?
    Two piece bustier top : (22 votes)
    16 %
    Halter : (81 votes)
    57 %
    Strapless + lace : (38 votes)
    27 %
  • Post # 17
    55 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: March 2018

    Wow! You really look amazing in all of them. I really like how unique #3 is but I think #2 is my favorite because it looks more “bridal” if that makes sense. I love BHLDN, too bad they don’t do any alterations in house.

    Post # 18
    646 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2017

    My vote is for the 2nd one. The 1st one looks a little like lingerie. The 3rd one’s top is nice but the bottom is not flattering at all. 

    Post # 19
    6383 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2009 - New York, NY

    I like #2 the most, but I would keep looking.

    Post # 20
    555 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2017

    Love 1 and 2. 2 is a bit more whimsical and perhaps more bridal. Wish it was available when I bought my dress. dream dress!

    Post # 21
    3832 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2017

    I love the halter!! I don’t know why people are saying keep looking, I think that one is gorgeous. So soft and romantic. Not sure why you think it makes you look young, do you think that because of the high neck? Because that is completely balanced or by the open sexy back. Wear your hair up and there you go!

    Post # 22
    18 posts

    Halter looks the best but I agree with pp that you should keep looking!

    Post # 23
    662 posts
    Busy bee

    You should keep looking. Especially since this was only your first dress experience. The three styles are fairly different. You should try to really get a feel of what you like before you buy a dress. 

    Post # 24
    659 posts
    Busy bee

    DYING over the first one omg 😻😻😻😻

    Post # 25
    23 posts

    #2 so far — I’d recommend keep looking as well. Something fit/style wise seems off on all three.

    If you like #1, I think it would like cuter with maybe a lace overlay? The way it is by itself is a tad lingerie-like.

    Post # 26
    3903 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2017

    hannahthenurse :  I dont like the halter one at all (not cause it’s not pretty the fabrics are pretty, but I just never like halter anything).. the other 2 are very pretty but kinda have a “lingerie” vibe? Idk they are a bit too airy and light in my opinion. I say keep looking. 

    Post # 27
    3930 posts
    Honey bee

    I love the flowing, fuller skirt  of the halter one+ you have just the right sort of upper body for the halter look.

    The skirt on the bottom one just looks a bit too clingy. I know I’d be sucking in my tummmy all day but I do love the lacy flowers on the train.

    The bodice of the first one reminds me a lot of a long one bra. It’s pretty but a bit more “lingerie” look than bridal look to my eye.

    Post # 28
    2680 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    hannahthenurse :  I guess I’m in the minority- but I LOVE #1. It’s non-traditional, but it’s not like you’re getting married in a catering hall or a hotel ballroom- so I think non-traditional would work. I find #2 to be kind of boring and unmemorable compared to your other choices. It also hides your great figure. #3 is interesting, but there’s something about the fit/shape of the skirt that just seems off to me. 

    Post # 29
    469 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2016

    i think no 2 is the only one that doesnt look like underwear. sorry bee. 

    Post # 30
    468 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I love the last and like the second. Great find!!

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