(Closed) Which dress would you choose? (pics included)

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which dress would you pick?
    Alvina Valenta (keyhole back) : (178 votes)
    83 %
    Jim Hjelm (frilly back) : (37 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 4
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I like the keyhole:)

    Post # 5
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I love the first one. understated elegance.  the jim hjelm has too much going on for me.

    Post # 6
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    I like both dresses. I voted for the second one, for the versatility of the vest (love the frills on the back!), but honestly both dresses look beautiful and classy to me.

    Post # 7
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Love the keyhole back

    Post # 8
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    Newbee

    I like the second one! I agree the front might look too plain with the lace dress in ivory.  With the second dress, maybe you can do the frill for the ceremony and then take it off later in the reception?  You should go with whichever you feel most beautiful in ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    i don’t like keyhole backs but i voted for the first one as i prefer it out of the two ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 10
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I absolutely LOVE the keyhole one! I think it is absolutely gorgeous! And I know you like the simple stated dresses, but if you wanted to add a little bling a sash would look gorgeous too ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 11
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2016

    I think if you cant try them on then #2 is the safest option. You could well end up needing alterations on #1 given the style. 

    Post # 12
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    ohhh tough one – they are both gorgeous!

    Post # 13
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Love that first dress! Stunning.

    Post # 14
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I love the second one! I’m not a fan of keyholes- I don’t know why. I see them on other people and think they look beautiful, but they don’t work for me. But you’re not buying for me! Love the versatility of the second dress. Holy options! You could even one look for the vows and another one or two for the reception!

    Post # 15
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I think the frills would be too much on a larger bust.

    Post # 16
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Both are really pretty! I’ve been thinking about doing a bridesmaid’s dress as a gown instead too—sooo much cheaper! I think the first is my favorite. If you wanted to dress it up a little you could always add a belt–something in champagne or blush would look nice and would tie in with your rustic theme. 

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