(Closed) Who saw your wedding dress?

posted 4 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Who saw your wedding dress before the big day? (pictures or IRL)
    Mother : (35 votes)
    24 %
    Father : (13 votes)
    9 %
    In-Laws : (15 votes)
    10 %
    Maid of Honour : (30 votes)
    21 %
    Bridesmaids : (25 votes)
    17 %
    Grandparents : (4 votes)
    3 %
    H2B : (7 votes)
    5 %
    Other friends/family : (17 votes)
    12 %
  • Post # 3
    1242 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    My Mum shopped with me and my sister (the only bridesmaid) was offended I hadn’t taken her shopping so I showed her online. Other than that no-one. I didn’t even describe it to my friends, I wanted it to be a total surprise.

    Post # 4
    3907 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I showed everyone the model picture of the dress (except DH. He wanted no information about it at all) 

    the only people who saw it on me were my mom, 3 BM’s and my SIL – they went shopping with me. 

    Post # 5
    237 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    The only people that saw it on me were my momma, FMIL and FSIL. When it came in it was just my mom who saw my dress on me, but I did show my grandma’s, MOH and 2 close friends. But only my mom has seen me in my actual dress.

    Post # 6
    384 posts
    Helper bee

    Like everyone except my FI, they are all going to forget what it looks like untill that day anyway 🙂 except for my close friends

    Post # 7
    8490 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    My mom and one of my bridesmaids are the only people that have seen it in person. But I’ve showed pictures to…. Almost everyone I know. XD I couldnt help it, I was so excited and everyone kept asking, so I just showed them.

    Post # 8
    89 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    My mom and my sisters/SILs and MIL.

    Post # 9
    295 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I haven’t shown anyone (Except the bee). I’m not at all close to my mother so we didn’t go shopping together, and when I went shopping with my best friend i didn’t try the dress I bought on. I was really indecisive for a long time about which gown to get so no one isneven sure what style i ended up with.

    Post # 10
    188 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    i showed my bm’s only!  i did post some alterations pics though on here because there was a thread on the dabra.

    Post # 11
    10456 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    In person my mom, my grandma and my aunt. My sister, FMIL and some friends have seen the pics. 

    Post # 12
    1723 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @jpbee:  My mom saw it since she was shopping with me…and I sent a picture to my sister and cousin (Matron/Maid of Honors).  My step mom went w me and my mom when I picked it up…so she’s seen it..and my FMIL went with me to my first fitting…so she’s seen it too 🙂

    Post # 13
    983 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    @jpbee:  My mom, aunt, sister and BM were with me when I found it.  Since, I’ve showed by dad and BIL.  But that’s it.

    Post # 14
    1003 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    I have shown my mom, my bridal party, my aunt, my grandma, and my little brother (he was the male perspective)

    Post # 15
    969 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Banff, Alberta

    Just my mom as we went shopping together. Didn’t get a photo that did it justice but if I did the bridesmaids would see it. No one else! 

    Post # 16
    1031 posts
    Bumble bee

    My first dress my mom and friend were the only people who saw it in person, because they were there when it was purchased. For my second dress the only people who saw it were my mom and dad. I had pretty crappy photos of my dresses on my phone and if someone asked I would show them. I don’t see the point in keeping it a secret (except from DH) and it was hard to tell from the photos what it really looked like. I also got both of the dresses taken in, didn’t have a veil, or proper accessories on in either photo. People were still blown away.

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