(Closed) What dress are you dying to see on a real bride??????

posted 10 years ago in Dress
  • poll: WHat size do you think the models should be when modeling wedding gowns or clothing in general?







  • Post # 3
    3572 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I think I’d just like it if they looked happy and stopped posing so oddly. I never get the super serious face when they are supposed to be brides.

    Post # 4
    1373 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I would like to see shorter models!  More of a variety and more typical body types (and less airbrushing) would be nice too, but height is what really makes it hard for me to imagine dresses on me.

    Post # 7
    548 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Their dress size doesn’t really bother me as much as their height.  I am 5’9″, but they put stools under those girls to make them look over 6’5″ tall in every picture…it lengthens the skirt so you can see the whole dress, I get it, but it is not realistic.

    Post # 9
    26 posts
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I think we would all appreciate models that look a bit more realistic… precious few people are actually size zero and 5’10”.  I’m 5’1″, and a dress that looks a certain way on a tall woman does not look the same on someone my height.  It’s difficult because a lot of the dresses I am interested in look much more glamorous on someone who is taller.

    Post # 10
    3218 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I don’t want to stare at pretty clothes on larger girls. I’m sorry, but that’s my truth. Yes, I know not a lot of ‘real’ people are size 0 (at least compared to a majority) but since I’m size 0 I want to see size 0 models.

    However, I TOTALLY agree with shorter models! Yes, please pretty please short girls!


    *As for the actaul question* what am I dying to see on a real bride? I really want to see some of Pinina Tournai’s gowns on some real brides… you know the outrageous dresses, insansely expensive, with sheer bodies, I want to see those on real brides.

    Post # 11
    467 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I think a variety of sizes and heights would be nice to see!

    @ vmec: I also don’t think the size of the girl diminishes the beauty of the dress, in fact I think its each individual girl that makes the dress more beautiful.

    Post # 12
    1042 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I actually feel like wedding dress models look pretty normal–definitely healthier than some high fashion girls I’ve seen on runways. I agree with  @vmec: that it’s nice to see a dress being modeled by a girl that’s the same general size you are, and since I’m 6’0 and a size 4, I feel like they do a pretty good job of representing how a dress will look. I think it’s sad, though, that the market only caters to one demographic. I usually get the short end of the stick when shopping since nobody sells my inseam length, so I know what it’s like to go to a store and have nothing fit right! 

    I do NOT like all the computer-generated airbrushing and “trimming” that goes on after the photos have been taken. Some of those girls have been so digitally doctored that they look like plastic, and I imagine that all the re-touching also alters how the dress itself looks in the pictures. I also agree with PP that the weird posing is not at all helpful. As a bride looking for a dress, I didn’t want to see art, I wanted to see what the dresses looked like!

    Post # 13
    2268 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I want to see this dress with somebody who’s got some boobs and non stick arms.


    Some of the size 0’s bug me, but I don’t necesssarily think the models should be size 12. I’d be happy with maybe 6 being the average. You can see how boobs, buts, and hips look in the gowns. The “hanger” girls aren’t my favorite.

    Post # 14
    407 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @kala_way: Oh wow, do you know the designer of that dress, it is so gorgeous!!!

    Post # 15
    3786 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @kala_way:I agree. I think somewhere around size 6 would be good. Size sixes usually have some kind of curves (even if they’re slight) and you can get a pretty good idea from that I think.

    Post # 16
    134 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    @UK Bride:

    You would think that in the U.K. there is enough clothes for girls 6.0 feet..

    I’m 5.9 and in Netherlands kinda average size. No problems shopping.

    I’m a size 10. But I prefer to watch cloths on slimmer models, with a bit of curves though.

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