(Closed) Why is this so hard…

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Which would you choose in my situation?
    Dress #1 - Spend the extra money and get the fun, personality dress that shows YOU off : (24 votes)
    55 %
    Dress #2 - Save money, go traditional and stick with the one you ordered : (20 votes)
    45 %
  • Post # 3
    1828 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    going to be totally honest- i didn’t read your story (sorry!), but dress 2 (the one on the right) looks totally awesome on you. dress 1 just has way way too much going on.

    Post # 4
    1729 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    make sure you are happy.. if #1 does it.. then id try for #1… take if from me.. buying something cuz its cheaper ISNT gonna make you feel like a bride the day of!

    hope you figure it out. ( ps, i like #1 better anyway!)

    Post # 5
    1761 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Get the dress that reflects your personality and makes you feel like YOU! I knew my dress was my dress because I randomly started dancing around in it. Not that I haven’t had dress regret pretty constantly. . . Go back to the store like you mentioned and that’ll give you a better idea of if you really want to change dresses. For what it’s worth, the one you’re getting looks great on you.

    Post # 6
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I honestly like them both!  I say go with dress one, it’s the one YOU seem to be drawn to, so I say, follow your gut.  GL!

    Post # 7
    913 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I think you rock dress #2, but if YOU don’t feel like yourself in it, that’s all that matters. I don’t like dress #1 as much just from a style standpoint, but if it has the fun vibe you’re going for, maybe you should consider it.

    PLEASE try not to feel down about your weight, you look fantastic!

    Post # 8
    9029 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    The waist line and ruffles of dress one just isnt as flattering on you as the other dress.

    Post # 9
    1855 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Are these dresses that will be available to order in the next 4-6 months?  How long would they take to come in?  If you truly are planning to lose 50lbs, I would really recommend getting started on that first.  See how much progress you make in the next 2-3 months, and then try the dresses on again.  In 2-3 months, you could be down by as much as 30lbs.  I shed 40lbs in between my first marriage and this go-round, and believe me, it was a totally different experience trying on dresses.  Things that didn’t flatter me before did.  Styles I would have dared to try before looked great.  You’ve got time, and you don’t sound 100% sure of either one.  So I vote for waiting for the moment.  

    FYI, I think you look great in both dresses at your current weight!

    Post # 10
    5075 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I love 2 on you. . . but you need to go with the one you feel best in.

    It doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks.


    Post # 11
    7693 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    #2 looks nice, but I would keep looking.  DB has new dresses all the time.  I think you need to find one that is bright white one that you just don’t want to take off.

    Post # 13
    113 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I have nothing against David’s Bridal at all, I had a great experience there, but I found the smaller, independent shops to be a pleasant surprise. I stayed away from them initially because I thought they would ONLY have things out of my price range. But I discovered that not to be true, AND I discovered a whole new selection of dresses that weren’t like the ones at David’s. I ended up with an amazing deal on a super unique dress that really suits my personality.

    So, I say, if you’ve got the time, do some more shopping around. If you strike out, and end up back at David’s, spend the extra money and get the dress that you love! 

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