Wednesday, July 18, 2012

wedding dress shopping

I realized a few things when I went wedding gown shopping with my Mom and Grandma this past Sunday. 
1. you probably won't like the 1st dress you put on. That only happens on tv and/or to people who are crazy euphorically blinded by love and not ocd like me.
2. those dresses are heavy! who in the hell wants to wear a 50 lb dress all day? Does your body hurt the next day? Is that how pregnant people feel?
3. My dream dress only exists on etsy and the bhldn website.
4. I am strangely comfortable letting random salesladies see me in my underwear
5. no matter how much you pin a size 12 (or 20) it isn't going to look or fit like a 2. Imagination is key.
6. I look horrendous in anything  mermaid-ish or fishtail like. And that makes me sad because Ariel was always my favorite. 

I put a deposit down on a gown but it's a champagne / gold color. I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around the notion of not wearing white or ivory. Thoughts?
{not my dress of course}

photos linked to origin here


Susan said...

gorgeous! champagne/gold is more flattering than white anyway :)

Carrie Rosalind said...

Oooh I love the idea of wearing a champagne colored wedding dress! Can't wait to see what you picked!

Raquel Plante said...

I just bought my wedding dress 2 weeks ago, and I bought it in Champagne. I think it's absolutely gorgeous and a little bit outside the box! I'm sure your dress is stunning!!

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Aubrey said...

SO pretty! I love love love the dressed you highlighted in this post - simple and bootiful! :)

Jess said...

I think a little color is WAY better than white! White is so....expected. This way you are anything but boring!

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