Well, this post is my favorite because it was the most honest thing I could have written, and I hope it helped a lot of brides get over their fears of their size and keep searching for that dress—THE dress. I had hoped my misery would help others. Of course, now that it’s been three years, I do love it, but it’s still just a dress. It’s not something I wish I could wear again.
I have a confession to make: I wasn’t too fond of my wedding dress. From day one I was hesitant to shop for the dress, not longing to see how I’d look in the sample that was made a few sizes smaller than I was. It was hard for me to picture how it would look on me later, when it actually zipped up. This is why I went shopping for just one day, possibly an hour (maybe less) with just my mom and I.
It could have been the cream puff I ate at Beard Papa’s beforehand, it could have just been pure hatred for having to wear a fancy dress that wouldn’t look as good on me as it would on someone smaller (all my own PERSONAL opinion), or it could have been all the people reminding me that I had to get my dress ASAP – could be any or all of these excuses that made me buy the first dress that looked okay.
I didn’t get the “this is the one!” feeling I had heard/read about.
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