(Closed) UPDATE: Going to an awards show… Help me pick my dress?

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which dress should I pick!
    #1) Cute, flowy, and fun : (19 votes)
    31 %
    #2) Sparkly and sexy : (42 votes)
    69 %
  • Post # 3
    240 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    Wow I can’t choice they are both so gorgeous and I would love to be able to wear either of them 

    Post # 4
    740 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Cedar Lake Cellars

    The first one is what my BF calls a mullet dress.  It’s cute, just not my taste

    Post # 5
    3572 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I’m really sorry and I hope this doesn’t offend too greatly, but they both look a little trashy. Given the examples you posted on your last thread and the occasion (if it is indeed the Costume Designers’ Guild Award) they don’t seem appropriate.

    Post # 7
    6317 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @jayebaby:  I like both, but I think the second one is more appropriate. As much as I like the first one, I can’t help but think it’s something that is reminiscent of something you’d wear in the bedroom! You probably don’t want anyone thinking that.

    The second one is sexy but fun and glamourous… what I imagine you’d want to wear on a red carpet!

    Post # 8
    3572 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    @jayebaby:  Of the two, I prefer the second and DH preferred the first.

    Post # 9
    10972 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    @jayebaby:  For an awards show, I prefer #2, but I also quite like #1.

    Post # 10
    1438 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I would totally wear the first one.  

    Post # 11
    1693 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    i just checked out your original post so seeing what you look like and knowing your height, i think the first dress will look awesome on you! also, don’t be afraid to use RTR in the future, i’ve rented dresses numerous times and i’ve never had any issues with damage or anything. their customer service is amazing too.

    Post # 12
    7225 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    They both look pretty trampy to me.

    Number 2 is slightly less trampy.

    Post # 13
    1966 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I vote 2. I don’t think 1 is elegant.

    Post # 15
    1666 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Of the two I prefer the second, but I think they look a bit too young/prom for the type of event you are describing. I would go for a little bit more elegant.

    I would check out Ideelit (there is a sale on Nicole Miller formal dresses right now, and a few other evening gown boutiques open too) or Rue La La. I’ve seen way more elegant dresses than these for a fraction of the price!

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