(Closed) Trumpet….Fit/Flare…or Mermaid……show me your dress with mermaid slip!!!

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Did you wear a mermaid slip or peticoat under your dress for better shape?
    yes I wore one and it made my dress look way better : (30 votes)
    75 %
    no I didn't wear one...felt it didn't change dress at all : (10 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 4
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Sorry! No pics, but I’m interested in this, too. I bought a mermaid/trumpet style dress and am wondering if the slip will help. Fingers crossed, someone will come through!

    Post # 5
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I’m wearing a mermaid slip in all the pics I’ve posted of mine. I saw a video of a bride go without it and it sorta looked limp and lifeless without one. 

    Post # 6
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    I guess it depends on your dress.  Budget dresses often do not come with sufficient underlayers, but most boutique dresses will not need this addition. Mine certainly didn’t. Also, an additional slip could make your drmore less flows and romantic and more severe and edgy, so there is a personal style decision to make there. 

     

    Post # 7
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    @weddingbound:  I have a mermaid style dress and the assistant who helped me suggested I simply have some crinoline put under the skirt as I am having a Destination Wedding in Thailand. She said to do this rather than an underskirt as it will be cooler! 

    Post # 11
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Here’s a picture of my dress with the mermaid crinoline/hoop thing under it. Without the crinoline, the dress just kinda falls and looks a bit funny (in that case, I’d rather buy a sheath/column gown rather than a mermaid).

     

    Post # 12
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Here is my dress without and with:

    WITHOUT

     

    WITH

     

    @mrsSonthebeach: “Budget dresses often do not come with sufficient underlayers, but most boutique dresses will not need this addition.”  

    Not necessarily! Some higher end gowns are made this way because different brides may want different looks.  Multiple brides have worn my Watters dress style without a crinoline because they prefer the slimmer look, while I’m adding one because I like the fuller look.  

    Post # 14
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    @hardtoconcentrate:  That’s why I said “often” and “most.” I like your dress better with the crinoline.

    Post # 15
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I will not be having any sort of slip under mine i like the way to looks without 

     

     

    Post # 16
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I have a lace mermaid style dress as well. The dress already has a couple of layers of crinoline underneath, but I’m having my seamstress add another layer or two to make it a little more poofy at the bottom. Figured it would be easier than having to wear a full-length slip underneath an already heavy dress.

     

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