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Purchasing a shoulder strap?

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#1 JenK

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    Posted 09 February 2011 - 04:39 PM

    Hi ladies!


    I tried searching the forum for this but couldn't find anything. Does anyone know where you could purchase a shoulder strap to get added to a wedding dress? I am thinking of adding a one shoulder strap to my dress. I haven't purchased yet but it is a mermaid style with ruffles on the bottom, so I think a shoulder strap would look really cute. Any ideas? I tried looking on etsy and didn't see anything.....

    #2 Melaina

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      Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:55 AM

      Hmm... My advice would be to ask your seamstress to do it. Get him/her to save the fabric from when they hem your gown (unless you're 7'5", chances are you'll need some taken off the bottom). I bet they could easily turn it into a strap and, bonus, the fabric will match!

      #3 JenK

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        Posted 10 February 2011 - 11:17 AM

        Wow that is a FABULOUS idea! Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!! I think that would work!

        #4 JenK

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          Posted 13 February 2011 - 01:36 PM

          Update on the shoulder strap-I went and ordered my dress yesterday. Luckily they JUST got some shoulder straps in that could be ordered (they didn't have them 2 weeks before!). So I found one that goes PERFECT with my dress, it matches the beautiful beading! It is from Alfred Sung. I love that it will be detachable so I can decide when I want to wear it!!!!!

          #5 SummerDawn

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            Posted 13 February 2011 - 09:15 PM

            Thats a great idea - the one strap dresses are fabulous! Glad it all worked out :)

            #6 carrieb258

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              Posted 16 July 2011 - 10:01 AM

              what an excellent idea x

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