+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 5 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 48
  1. #1
    Busy-Bee's Avatar
    Busy-Bee is offline Offending people since before Del :D
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    11,208
    Thanks
    3,690
    Thanked
    4,765
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you

    Default Please help me pick a wedding dress!

    I am going to be ordering my wedding dress online because I simply don't have the time or money to traipse around shops. The plan is that I will actually buy 2 dresses so I have a back up. I have my first choice dress picked out but I need help picking the 2nd choice.

    I'm tall but I won't be wearing super high heels (no more than 1.5 inches). I also have a *cough* tummy and, well, I'm about a size 18 but I look about a size 16. I'm still a classic pear shape. I would prefer straps and/or sleeves to:
    a. hide the bra straps as I'm big up top and would prefer to wear a strapped bra rather than a strapless
    b. the tops of my arms are disproportionately large compared to the rest of me so I would like to hide them.
    However, I would sacrifice this if the dress gave a more flattering style overall.

    What dress should I go for? (Which ever dress I pick it will be in ivory.)

    This is the First Choice dress - in ivory.
    dress.jpg

    Second choice options:

    Dress 1
    544543c803d7cdf28936c211972f04c3.jpg

    Dress 2
    cd5a03d677ba7158452f205f74a73705.jpg

    Dress 3
    d73d15148f12375aaca937004e5b610e.jpg

    Dress 4
    d7990c22cd1b0f65d0e06acea9782f3e.jpg
    Attached Images

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    18,030
    Thanks
    5,401
    Thanked
    9,090
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    100 Posts in a week
    I love number one and number three.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to misskittyfantastico For This Useful Post:

    Busy-Bee  (21-04-2014)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    5,125
    Thanks
    2,310
    Thanked
    2,920
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I like dress 3.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to amyd For This Useful Post:

    Busy-Bee  (21-04-2014)

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    3,521
    Thanks
    1,318
    Thanked
    1,577
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    What kind of atmosphere do you plan on having for your wedding? Formal, smart casual?...

    Venue. Beach, church or garden?...

  7. #5
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    7,875
    Thanks
    3,400
    Thanked
    5,160
    Reviews
    8
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    2nd choices - dress 1. Classic and elegant.

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to babyla For This Useful Post:

    Busy-Bee  (21-04-2014)

  9. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    1,206
    Thanks
    406
    Thanked
    323
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I think your first choice would look the best

    When I went shopping I am fairly pear shaped and the style of the bottom two dress I don't think would suit at all as the fitted section ends too high.

    The others end lower so I think one of those would be a better second choice 3 or 4 would be my pick

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to AppleIsleSMum For This Useful Post:

    Busy-Bee  (21-04-2014)

  11. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    22,332
    Thanks
    15,650
    Thanked
    11,944
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 5/2/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 31/10/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 24/10/14Busiest Member of the Week
    3 or 4.

    Sent from my SM-N9005 using The Bub Hub mobile app

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to LoveLivesHere For This Useful Post:

    Busy-Bee  (21-04-2014)

  13. #8
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    1,244
    Thanks
    214
    Thanked
    1,448
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I like dress 3 too.

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to MrsErinR For This Useful Post:

    Busy-Bee  (21-04-2014)

  15. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    1,697
    Thanks
    3,522
    Thanked
    978
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Dress 4... :-)

  16. The Following User Says Thank You to KitiK For This Useful Post:

    Busy-Bee  (21-04-2014)

  17. #10
    Busy-Bee's Avatar
    Busy-Bee is offline Offending people since before Del :D
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    11,208
    Thanks
    3,690
    Thanked
    4,765
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    Quote Originally Posted by Ngaiz View Post
    What kind of atmosphere do you plan on having for your wedding? Formal, smart casual?...

    Venue. Beach, church or garden?...
    Cliff top - to represent marriage.

    It's a deck on a cliff top high up with a spectacular view of vast areas of rain forest with a quiet dinner afterwards with just family.

  18. The Following User Says Thank You to Busy-Bee For This Useful Post:

    LoveLivesHere  (21-04-2014)


 

Similar Threads

  1. i want to see you wedding dress!!!!!
    By melimum in forum Weddings
    Replies: 118
    Last Post: 20-01-2014, 14:26
  2. when did you buy your wedding dress
    By Hers&Hers in forum Weddings
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 15-09-2013, 21:59

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Pea Pods Reusable NappiesPea Pods are the smart choice when it comes to choosing what's best for you, your baby and the environment. Affordable ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Delightful DecemberConception & Fertility General Chat
I am...#21General Chat
Baby shower gift ideasProduct Recommendations & Questions
Ttc 2018Conception issues & ttc
adjusting 14 yo sleep habitsGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›