(Closed) Yea or nay to this dress on me?

posted 5 years ago in Full Figured
  • poll: Should I wear this gown?
    Yes it's good enough to wear at your reception : (35 votes)
    47 %
    Only if you do a trash the dress photo shoot : (2 votes)
    3 %
    No you should just try to sell it : (27 votes)
    36 %
    Not sure : (11 votes)
    15 %
  • Post # 3
    1475 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I love the dress, its beautiful, I’m sure it will be gorgeous on you. I say go for it.

    Post # 4
    571 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I think that the extremely full skirt is making you look larger than you are. Also, the skirt begins in a weird spot…sort of making your torso look short. Too much dress, in my opinion. 

    Post # 6
    747 posts
    Busy bee

    Goodness I don’t like your poll options – why on earth would you trash that beautiful dress?  Is this a thing I’ve never heard about?   

    I think when you’ve got it laced up nice and snug it will be gorgeous on you!  I love the ruffles and the waist.  Very pretty!  

    Post # 7
    140 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    Its a beautiful dress and YAY to the dress on you

    Post # 8
    685 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    It’s hard to tell when it’s not laced up, but it’s a gorgeous dress!!!

    Post # 9
    407 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2014 - Morton Arboretum

    I agree without it being laced up it is hard to see how it fits.  I think the concept of the dress is great.  I have seen it look good on many people, but without seeing the fit it is hard to say exactly.   It would be a definate fun reception second dress.

    Post # 10
    20 posts

    Agree with minniemluv. I’m not so sure I like this dress for you, but really in the end what matters is what you like. But I say nay.

    Post # 11
    495 posts
    Helper bee

    That is a huge, heavy gown for a reception dress, but it is a fine dress and what you do on your day is up to you.


    I guess I think of a “reception dress” as a very light, easy dress. That one is one  some people would change OUT of, rather than into, after a long day. Plus the lacing and getting it on is going to take a considerable amount of time.

    But you will look good in it, so you should do what makes you happy.

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