(Closed) which straps (If any) for my dress?

posted 5 years ago in Dress
  • poll: which straps (if any) should I add to my dress
    shoulder strap : (39 votes)
    43 %
    off shoulder strap : (29 votes)
    32 %
    no strap! : (23 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 3
    2685 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think your dress is really pretty strapless.  If you do go with straps, I think the 2nd option would complement the skirt of your dress nicely.

    Post # 4
    2854 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I like them both, and they both would work with the dress. 

    Probably depends on what sort of shape you have. If you’re bottom heavy, the off-the-shoulder straps woudl help to define your waist more and balance you out. The v-neck straps would be better if you feel you need more support for your boobs, or want to show them off a bit more. 

    That said, I think with your body and that dress (both are beautiful BTW!) you could wear either. 

    Sorry I’m no help!

    Post # 5
    249 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    omg.. first of all, I love, LOVE, LOOOOOOVE your dress!!! =DD  I wuold go with strapless or ON shoulder strap looks really beautiful too.. =)

    Post # 6
    39 posts
    • Wedding: February 2014

    off the shoulder looks really pretty!! romantic but also elegant…. an i kinda dig the wide sash 🙂

    Post # 7
    10453 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Ooh I love the off the shoulder idea!

    Post # 8
    3371 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I don’t think you need straps, but the second off-the-shoulder style is really lovely. You could do it in a way that the fabric can be detached for the reception if you wanted that option too.

    Post # 10
    5001 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I love those sheer shoulder straps!! A few of my bridesmaids dresses have them and they’re so pretty!!

    Post # 11
    748 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I imagine it might be a bit difficult to give you the first pair of straps, since it is a completely differen bodice in the picture.

    I think the off the shoulder are probably more realistically attainable, and I think it would look really good with your dress.


    Post # 12
    2556 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I think it looks great strapless!

    Post # 13
    2854 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Okay – having had a look again, I think the off-the-shoulder might not work with the sash. It means two horizontal lines close to each other – might have the effect of making you look blocky.

    The v-neck might work better with the sash. The only thing is – I think you would need to get a sample of the dress fabric and appliques and have the straps made out of that. Otherwise it’s just going to look added on. 

    Post # 14
    2566 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I think both look lovely and once again I adore your dress 🙂 When you go for a fitting they may be able to show you the second with some tulle and you can see how you feel, I think the off the shoulder option would be the easiest to integrate into your dress since the bottom is tulle and you wouldn’t have a hard time getting some to match.  If you put it together like the photo it might cover over some of the (absolutely gorgeous) beaded trim on the bodice though.  Have I mentioned I love your dress?

    Post # 15
    4691 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

    I like the regular shoulder straps, but all options are so pretty!!!

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