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#6091 CokonLove

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    Posted 25 September 2012 - 07:39 PM

    I think the dress is beautiful and you look beautiful in it.  Don't change it.

    Originally Posted by kristinalilly 

    Alright, I need some help in a moment of panic.

    I bought my dress back in September and it just came in so I went to try it on. I really like it, I just see so many flowy, plain dresses that I like and feel like would suit me better. What do you guys think? Is this dress too formal/got too much going on for a beach wedding? I only tried on a few dresses before buying this one, so maybe I'm just freaking out now that the wedding's closer and I haven't yet lost those 15lbs I was planning on dropping :)

     

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    #6092 CokonLove

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      Posted 25 September 2012 - 08:24 PM

      Wow....everyone, literally, looks fantastic in their dresses.  I haven't even started looking yet! I wanted to go in November, but I see some of you brides bought your dresses a year in advance.  I'm scared...lol!!!!! Everyone looks amazing.

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      #6093 EVKnowsitall

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        Posted 25 September 2012 - 09:50 PM

        Hey Cokonlove, I had a different wedding date of March 2013. When I went dress shopping in April they told me it would take the designer 8 months to produce the dress. I guess it depends on who is making the dress but the window of time to shop varies for each bride so don't be scared! But try to book an appointment soon- just in case you fall in love with a dress and they tell you it takes a long time to make. They told me some brides feel a year is too soon but the more time on your side the better because you have more options. Plus- it definitely was my favorite part of the process. We went to a Sunday sangria brunch to celebrate after! Some brides get anxiety over dress shopping. My fiend has been twice and says she hasn't seen anything she likes, so giving yourself ample time Is best.
        Happily married to the love of my life- since July 5, 2013

        #6094 Peach

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          Posted 26 September 2012 - 04:02 AM

          Originally Posted by CokonLove 

          Wow....everyone, literally, looks fantastic in their dresses.  I haven't even started looking yet! I wanted to go in November, but I see some of you brides bought your dresses a year in advance.  I'm scared...lol!!!!! Everyone looks amazing.

          I just went early because me, my bm, moh and both moms all live in different places, and we could all be in one place last weekend, which is extremely rare. I had just intended to start looking, figuring I would look now, and then again in a few weeks I could go on my own if need be... no rush. Well, then it turns out that the sample sale gown I had on was phenomenal! 

          So, I had not intended to buy so early... but it certainly looks like I will be!



          #6095 EmilyT

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            Posted 26 September 2012 - 04:31 AM

            not sure if i commented yet but i absolutely LOVE this dress.... the way the material sort of goes sideways, the sweetheart neckline and the dropped waist remind me of mine and just got me so excited to put my dress on again. sometimes i still wonder if  i should keep looking but then i saw this pic and im like wow i LOVEEEE it and then i realize its similar to mine lol are u going with the long veil ? i bought one also but now im afraid its really not beachy.. not sure if i should stick with it... heres mine on the model, give me your opinions baout the long veil please ;)

             

             

             

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            Originally Posted by chantal09 

             

            Me at the first fitting! Now just have to work on the last 10 pounds before the final fitting hehe!



            #6096 EmilyT

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              Posted 26 September 2012 - 04:33 AM

               

               

               

              sorry iwas trying to post a pic of my dress on the model so u guys could see the whole thing and give me opinions on the veil but im having trouble posting pics on here... not sure if this attachment works but if it does please take a look and share your opinions

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              #6097 Tulumbride2013

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                Posted 26 September 2012 - 05:26 AM

                [ATTACHMENT=12771]casablanca-bridal-gown-2066.jpg (289k. jpg file)[/ATTACHMENT] sorry iwas trying to post a pic of my dress on the model so u guys could see the whole thing and give me opinions on the veil but im having trouble posting pics on here... not sure if this attachment works but if it does please take a look and share your opinions

                Ok. Love this dress! That skirt is amazing! As for the veil, I think it would work, but I think it also depends on how you'll have your hair, and also your height. Don't ask me why height matters, but I'm 5'1 and when I put a veil on it made me look so so short! Visually it didn't work

                #6098 Oct 2012 Bride

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                  Posted 26 September 2012 - 05:54 AM

                  lol. Thanks!

                   

                  I was thinking the same thing. I think what sets us apart as brides here is that we are doing what fits us best. In terms of wedding locations and not trying to fit in with the norms. That seems to transition to the dresses that are on here as well.

                   

                  Yes it is around the corner. I'm excited. But I swear I feel like I'm not completely prepared. lol

                  Originally Posted by EVKnowsitall 

                  Oct 2012 bride- your wedding is so soon! Congrats you must be so excited! I also love the one shoulder strap and the ruching. I love how every dress I see on this thread fits the bride. Nothing worse than an ill fitting dress. A lot of times the styles we think look good on us don't and its better to let go of preconceived notions and go with what suits our shape and personality.

                   

                  Congrats to all the gorgeous brides on finding the one...twice in life lol



                  #6099 CokonLove

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                    Posted 26 September 2012 - 05:37 PM

                    Originally Posted by EVKnowsitall 

                    Hey Cokonlove,
                    I had a different wedding date of March 2013. When I went dress shopping in April they told me it would take the designer 8 months to produce the dress. I guess it depends on who is making the dress but the window of time to shop varies for each bride so don't be scared! But try to book an appointment soon- just in case you fall in love with a dress and they tell you it takes a long time to make. They told me some brides feel a year is too soon but the more time on your side the better because you have more options. Plus- it definitely was my favorite part of the process. We went to a Sunday sangria brunch to celebrate after! Some brides get anxiety over dress shopping. My fiend has been twice and says she hasn't seen anything she likes, so giving yourself ample time Is best.

                    Thanks for the advice.  I am that bride with the anxiety of a wedding dress because I went to one store and was just looking at dresses in a bag and started having heart palpitations...lol!!!!  I will make an appointment to go very soon.   I just wanted to get my save the dates out in the mail.  I guess I can stop stalling now.



                    #6100 CokonLove

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                      Posted 26 September 2012 - 05:42 PM

                      Originally Posted by Peach 

                      I just went early because me, my bm, moh and both moms all live in different places, and we could all be in one place last weekend, which is extremely rare. I had just intended to start looking, figuring I would look now, and then again in a few weeks I could go on my own if need be... no rush. Well, then it turns out that the sample sale gown I had on was phenomenal! 

                      So, I had not intended to buy so early... but it certainly looks like I will be!

                      Awwww...Congratulations on finding your gown.  I hope I have luck like you finding my dress.






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