(Closed) Trouble picking dress STYLE. Help :)

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which dress do you like better?

    Stella York - Mermaid

    Essence of Australia - Ball gown

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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

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    BRbride2O16:  I love the mermaid style so I may be biased BUT that mermaid looks absolutely STUNNING on you!!! The ballgown is really pretty too but the mermaid really shows off your body nicely.

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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    Both are gorgeous on you. I prefer the mermaid but that’s just more my style. You have a great figure and you’ll look amazing in any silhouette

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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    My two sense – you look gorgeous in both styles – and right now, mermaids are much more “in” than ballgowns – but just remember, you will probably never get another change to wear a ballgown, so if it’s what makes you happy then do it! You can always get a mermaid gown that isn’t a wedding dress to wear at some point in the future for a formal event 🙂 Good luck!

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    Newbee

    Those are 2 absolutely beautiful dresses! They both look stunning on you, but you have a gorgeous figure to show off the mermaid! I definitely think you should pick the one you like best though, as you will look beautiful in either of those styles.

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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2016 - Magnolia House

    I think you should get the ballgown. The mermaid stunning but if you feel special in the ball gown that is what matters most, and I think you look stunning in it also! I didn’t want a ballgown at all, then I tried it on and I felt like a bride. The others I felt good in but I just felt like a bride in the ballgown so ball gown it is!!!!

     

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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    They both look great on you! I had this same problem, I have always wanted a mermaid, but the couple ball gowns I tried on really made me feel all giddy (Perfect word!) Just loved the feel of being in a ball gown. 

    I chose the mermaid because in the end I knew it was more “me”

    I think the ballgown was just the inner fairytale princess from childhood kicking through. 

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    Newbee
    • Wedding: April 2015

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    BRbride2O16:  I love the mermaid! you have the body to pull it off too! Both are simple and traditional but IMO the ball gown style always feel old fashioned and something at a beauty pageant while the mermaid is sexy but not too much.

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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2016

    I vote for the ballgown because you said you and you Fiance both like it better, plus I feel like mermaid dresses are so trendy right now that they have a higher probability of going out of style and looking silly 20 years from now. And, like

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    smad11 mentioned, you may never get another chance to live out your ballgown fantasies! That being said, both look great on you!

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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2008

    Hands down the ballgown!So elegant! Both the material and design are gorgeous!!

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    Helper bee

    Yout look stunning in both and I’m hard to please. I can see how this will be a hard pick. Ball gown for ceremony and mermaid for reception if you are a baller LOL

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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2016

    You look AMAZING in both! I voted ballgown though because you only get to wear one once really (unless you’re the queen) and you felt special in it. 

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    Blushing bee

    We have very similar body types, and all I tried on was mermaid and A-line dresses as well since I thought that would be what would look best on my tall/slender frame. I’m also not that girly, so I always said “no ball gowns” when going to stores, but I saw ALlure 9103 on a mannaquin at a store and fell in love.  Completely not what I ever pictured I’d wear, but I love it.  The ball gown looks amazing on you!!

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    Helper bee

    that ball gown is EVERYTHING on you… And i don’t even like ball gowns. Absolutely stunning!!!

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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

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    BRbride2O16:  That ballgow is killer on you! I may also be partial to it becasue it reminds me of my dress. I totally agree though that you can’t go wrong with either!

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