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#1 DanielleNDerek

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    Posted 30 November 2007 - 07:51 PM

    So I'm planning on going dress shopping at the end of December. Would should I wear to go? Like do you wear stockings, strapless bra, grannie panties to hold in my tummy, etc.
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    #2 Christine

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    Posted 30 November 2007 - 07:54 PM

    I only went to David's Bridal, but they provided everything for me, underskirt, and bra.
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    #3 MsShelley

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      Posted 30 November 2007 - 07:56 PM

      I went to David's bridal first and the gave me a slip, I wore my own strapless bra. But smaller shops I went to, didn't give me a slip.

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      Posted 30 November 2007 - 08:03 PM

      I wore a strapless bra, REGULAR panties (NO thongs!), and I also wore a pair of slightly elevated sandals. I figured that way I could see what it'd look like with shoes.

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      #5 Rachelle E.

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        Posted 30 November 2007 - 08:09 PM

        I'd say to def. wear regular panties - I wore some little boyshort ones since I knew I'd have a salesperson dressing me...not so into showing off the bum to random people! loL! I also wore a strapless bra, but I did use the bustier they provided for a couple of the dresses. Also the slips/petticoats are usually there at the store in case you need to try one. I would def not worry about stockings etc. Also, the stores I've been to even have shoes you can try, but if you have a pair that are about the height you know you want, then go ahead and bring them. that way if you decide you want to order a dress shorter or with extra length, you'll be sure of that decision.

        #6 cancunbride2be

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          Posted 30 November 2007 - 08:23 PM

          I wore a strapless bra and boy shorts each time I went. Actually GAP (& I think Vickies does too) sells this "smooth" boyshort that doesnt show any panty lines at all. They were great for the silk slip dress type of gowns I tried on. That way I didn't have to have my booty hang out all over the place and I wasnt distracted by panty lines all over the place. Every place I went had the slip for me, if the dress needed it.
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          #7 -Kate-

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            Posted 01 December 2007 - 12:16 AM

            I wore boyshorts and a normal bra. I knew I would be going braless so I just wore a normal bra and got rid of it. I have been waxing/getting massages for so many years at so many different places that I could care less if people see the tatas. I just tried my dresses on with no bra.
            I went to smaller stores but they all had shoes and bras to use. I had my shoes so I just brought them. I never was given a slip or anything.

            #8 cmw

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              Posted 01 December 2007 - 01:28 AM

              I wore boyshorts and a regular bra too!! the bridal salon had everything else!! Remember you will be with the sales lady changing....

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              #9 ACDCDCAC

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              Posted 01 December 2007 - 02:57 AM

              I am so glad that someone thought to ask this, so that it would remind me to go shopping for boyshorts! I'm gonna start looking for a dress in January after the big Seattle wedding show.

              #10 DanielleNDerek

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                Posted 26 December 2007 - 01:04 PM

                Thanks. I bought a pair of boy short panties from Victoria Secret and I think i'm going to wear a regular bra. I think my strapless bra is packed away in a box, don't think i'll find it. I'm going tomorrow (Thursday) to a couple of places. I'm so nervous I'm not going to like anything. Wish me luck!
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