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UKbride Member Request 7 Jan 2019

Dress dilemma

So my big day is fast approaching and I’m feeling really nervous about my dress! I wound up with two dresses, one traditional satin A-line and one lace mermaid! I have decided to wear the lace mermaid one as it had more wow factor about it, but I’m feeling nervous as I’m a plus size bride and am so scared of looking too big in it. Would you play it safe and go back to the satin A-line or risk it with the more dramatic fitted dress? Opinions appreciated!

27 Comments
UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Wear the one that makes you feel good :)

Kelly McKee
Kelly McKee 8 Jan 2019

I bet the mermaid would look amazing .. especially if you have curves. Flaunt them and be proud!

Cheryl Jackson
Cheryl Jackson 8 Jan 2019

Go for it with the wow dress after all its ur special day and im sure you look beautiful in it, i personally think mermaid style look better when u have curves 😊 xx

Laura Roberts
Laura Roberts 8 Jan 2019

I’d say go for the wow factor as long as you feel comfortable

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Why not wear one during the day and one on the evening? I ended up with two dresses too, I had A line and a tight beaded yet more casual dress. I’m glad I wore the A line one during the day as it was so comfy for sitting down for the long time during meal and speeches, also I bloat very easily and I ate and drank lots so this suited me. Plus all of the dancing. I did plan to change into my fitted dress on the evening but in the end I kept it and wore it on my honeymoon instead as I just literally didn’t stop dancing on the evening. Have a great day whatever you choose

Vittoria Di Franco
Vittoria Di Franco 8 Jan 2019

Love those curves and own it !!

Donna Milner
Donna Milner 8 Jan 2019

It’s your wedding go for it don’t regret it after x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

You only have 1 big day go for the wow. You will regret settling more. Have an amazing day and enjoy every second. Congratulations. You will look amazing in either dress. Your the Bride

Amy Vigor-Green
Amy Vigor-Green 8 Jan 2019

Wear the one you would regret not wearing! If that's both then wear one for ceremony and the other for the reception...best of both worlds x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Wear the one that your comfortable in.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Hard Desicion really as you must have felt the WoW factor in both Dresses to end up with 2. Your H2B must love you and your curves, so why not show them off!! Enjoy!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Rock your curves in the wow factor dress! You’ll look amazing for sure! Congrats on your wedding I hope it’s fabulous xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Wear whatever you feel perfect in xxx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

If your gonna feel conscious of your size the whole day I would go with the one you feel flatters you the most, but if you think you look good in the mermaid then go for it. It's all about how you feel. If you feel beautiful in the mermaid that will show. If you feel conscious and uncomfortable in it that will show too. Good luck. I'm sure you will look great whatever you decide.xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

You’ve just got to go with whatever you feel the most confident and comfortable in.

Cecilia Lake-Benson
Cecilia Lake-Benson 8 Jan 2019

Wear both! The mermaid for the ceremony for the wow factor and the a-line in the evening, all that matters is how you feel and the look on your other halves face when they see you

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Go for the dress that makes you feel amazing.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Which one do you feel happiest in? It's your day and about how you feel. I was a bigger bride and I went for my princess dress cos I felt amazing in it.

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Belinda Ann Welbourne
Belinda Anne Bingley 8 Jan 2019

Flaunt your curves and feel fabulous hunni x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Wear the one that you feel happiest and comfortable in! Or heck, wear one for the ceremony and one for the reception!

Ell Rose Patience
Ell Rose Patience 8 Jan 2019

I felt so worried about my dress being plus size and it would cause me to get so upset and stressed the weeks leading up to it- but on the day I was so caught up in getting married and I forgot all about it. Rock your curves! 😘

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UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Take both, try them on in the morning and go with which you feel comfortable in in the day. Sometimes you don’t know til the day how you feel in something and if you’ve bought them
You might as well try both. Also good thinking that you could wear both, you might want to take the mermaid off after you’ve eaten to feel more comfortable, or on the other hand you might want to have a couple of drinks to feel more confident and then go put the mermaid on! ️ x

Alex Perkins
Alex Perkins 8 Jan 2019

Why not both! Aline for the ceremony and dinner and then the mermaid for your first dance! You only get one wedding!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Jan 2019

Maybe leave the decision to the morning of the wedding and see which one you feel more comfortable in. Lucky you having 2 dresses. Im stressing about my choice too, I think all brides feel the same. I agree with the comment that on the day you will be swept away with everything and not worry. Enjoy your day, thats the most important thing xx

Caroline Larner
Caroline Larner 9 Jan 2019

I say go with what makes you feel fabulous and stuff what anyone else thinks. This is your day and if the mermaid is the one calling to you then wear that one. You have just the right figure for this as they are designed for curves and you'll look amazing. :-)

Charlotte Wright
Charlotte Wright 9 Jan 2019

Go for the wow factor, own those curves show them off as we are all beautiful. You just have to believe in yourself!X :D

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 10 Jan 2019

You need to go with what you feel most comfortable and confident in. If you love yourself in the satin 'Wow' dress, go for it, if you don't, then go with the a-line. At the end of the day, you need to be confident in what you're wearing on your big day.

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