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Second thoughts...what dress do you like better?

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#11 Rachelle E.

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    Posted 28 August 2007 - 12:52 PM

    #1 reminds me a lot of Jessalyn's dress...and I don't remember her saying she was too hot or anything?

    Honestly, I like them both. But I agree, If you're happy w/ the one you have then I wouldn't go through the process or buying and selling dresses if I didn't have to. :-)

    #12 Sarah


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      Posted 28 August 2007 - 01:09 PM

      I prefer #1. They do have the same cut, so while I think either would be flattering, I'm not in love with the ruffle thing on #2, but that's just my opinion. I wore satin and I wasn't too hot for my may Cabo wedding.

      #13 LCBride2007


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        Posted 28 August 2007 - 01:15 PM

        i like #1 - but mainly becuase of that lace/tulle in the chest area of #2, if it weren't for that i'd really like them both

        #14 LadyP

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          Posted 28 August 2007 - 02:20 PM

          I Am Fond Of #2

          #15 gkashmira

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            Posted 28 August 2007 - 03:33 PM

            Originally Posted by TammyB
            My honest reaction is that they look alot alike (yes they are also very different but over all give off the same look IMO) SO I would just stick with the one you got. They are both VERY beautiful, I think that you may find that you won't be as hot as you may think. I got married in June, the hot season in Cabo, and their was a ton of wind the day of our wedding so it kept us cool, in fact for our dinner I was actually kind of cold..
            This was what iw as thinking as well. You will definitely have to take a loss on the first dress and honestly I agree that in October it won't be super hot either.
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            #16 Jackie

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              Posted 28 August 2007 - 03:34 PM

              I love number 2!
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              #17 BEACHBRIDEMA

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                Posted 28 August 2007 - 03:34 PM

                I say #1, it is more simple and beachy looking
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                #18 RiuBride2b

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                  Posted 28 August 2007 - 05:05 PM

                  I like the 2nd one better. Who is the designer? I would love to see that dress.

                  #19 foxytv

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                    Posted 28 August 2007 - 05:10 PM

                    I LOVE #2 from the back but not a big fan of the ruffles...

                    #20 David and Laura

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                      Posted 28 August 2007 - 05:53 PM

                      Originally Posted by RiuBride2b
                      I like the 2nd one better. Who is the designer? I would love to see that dress.
                      The second dress is an Alvina Valenta. It's an older AV. I can't find any other pictures of it anywhere. It's no longer on the designer's website; I think it's from the Fall 03 line, style #AV9351. This dress is a size 0/2. If that will work for you, I can send you the seller's contact info.

                      Thank you for all of your feedback. I *think* I am going to keep the first dress. I do like it, and I really don't want to go through the hassle of trying to sell it. The fabric is actually a silk taffeta, not satin. In person, it's not as shiny as it appears in the photos.

                      Thanks again!


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