June 14, 2013

The Dress

Most girls go into their dress fitting knowing exactly what they want in a dress. A vision. I did not. I decided to try and pick one dress in a picture to bring. For some reason I had it in my mind that going in without some sort of idea was me unprepared.

So I arrive at the bridal salon and show the really nice girl who helped me with my dress shopping my picture.

I so appreciated her honesty when she immediately said the dress in the picture would not look good on my body.

I am sure she saved me from trying on unnecessary dresses.

She knew from the second she looked at me what kind of dress would look good on me.
I tried four dresses on.
The third dress was my dress.

I took my mom and my sister to the dress fitting.
Anyone ever seen Say Yes to the Dress?
Too many people is a big problem.
I do wish my other sister was able to make it though.

The dress fit perfectly. I needed to lose a couple pounds to remove the back fat and it was a little long for me (and yes I did trip slightly at my wedding) but other then that, perfect.

I bought it that day straight from the floor. Kept me within budget. Granted the top of my budget, but it was worth it!
My favorite part was the back.


I also got a veil there. I thought it was too much and I wasn't sure I liked it, but my mom told me to trust her.
She always knows what I like before I do.

Kevin liked it too.


13 comments:

  1. You look gorgeous in your dress!! That's so awesome that you had an easy time finding it. I also didn't really know what I wanted in a dress--I knew I wanted it not-sleeveless and not-big/princessy and that was it. And I found my perfect dress the 3rd one I tried on, too!

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  2. Your dress is beautiful! Picking out my wedding dress was probably my favorite part of the planning process :)

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  3. You and your dress are so beautiful!

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  4. Love your dress! Those pics are amazing :) I worked at a bridal salon for 4 years, I felt like I was to the point where I knew exactly what dress would be perfect for that bride. Such a fun job!

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  5. Your dress is beautiful, you look like you were a gorgeous bride! Did your veil have beading all the way around the edge? It looks really similar to mine in these pictures!

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  6. You looked absolutely gorgeous in your dress, pretty lady! I was like you, too - I went in with lots of magazine pictures but not a single one was close to the dress I ended up getting. Always works out for the best though, like you said, because the dress I did end up buying is my favorite thing in the world! It's boxed up in a closet, but I kinda wish I could put it on every day... ;)

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  7. Freaking beautiful! You look amazing in that dress!!! :)

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  8. Ohhh my gorgeous!

    You looked stunning...and nbd about tripping a little bit, the pictures last forever and they are so worth it.

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  9. I LOVE that dress! It's beautiful, and those pictures are gorgeous. I need to get back into my dress and take some better pictures in mine to share on my blog. You have inspired me! =)

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  10. Your dress was amazing and that photo on the church pew is incredible. Looks like it was a beautiful setting for pics! Can't wait to read more details of the day!

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  11. GORGEOUS!!!!! I absolutely love this on you! SO did you buy it off the rack??
    I cant WAIT to share my dress to the blog world! :) two more months!!

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