Spaghetti Strap Chiffon A-Line with Front Draping Style BR1007
I'm getting married for the first time this summer. This is my fiance's second marriage. My daughter and his 3 daughters will be our bridesmaids. They will be wearing brown dresses with tiny white polka dots and beautiful high heels in a coral shade.
I chose this dress because I wanted something simple, yet beautiful to go with the garden theme of our wedding. We will have a small church ceremony, and our reception will be at our home on our 4 acre property! I felt this dress would be just perfect!
I was reluctant to order the dress online, because I couldn't try it on first, and since I'm not quite as thin as I used to be, I was worried about the size, etc. But I took a chance and I'm very glad I did!
I read thru the reviews and took the advice on the sizing. I normally wear a 10-12 in a dress. My bust measurement is a 40, however, I normally wear a 38B bra. Alot of the reviews said to find your bust size on the chart, then order the next size up. According to the size chart, I was a size 14, but I ordered a size 16, and I'm glad I did!
The dress fits beautifully around the empire waist. As other reviews said, it doesn't have any "give" to it. A size 14 would have been too tight for me, even though that's what my "size" was on the chart.
I don't fill out the bust part of the dress quite as nicely as I had hoped, and the straps aren't quite as snug as I would like, but I think a strapless bra will fix all that! I do love how the straps look, especially in the back....very attractive.
Also, I'm barely 5'4", so the dress is a bit long for me, even with heels on, so I will have it hemmed.
Even though the dress doesn't fit me "perfect" right out of the box, it does fit beautifully where I was the most worried about, at the empire waist. So, even though I will be getting a few alterations done, I am extremely happy with the dress!
I love the flow of the fabric. It is very flattering for my figure. I have a bit of a thick waist, and it makes me look very thin! It just feels wonderful, even before any alterations!
For the price, you can't beat this dress! And, the delivery was great! I ordered it on a Monday morning, and it was delivered on Wednesday morning!
Thank you David's Bridal! You have made my bridal dress shopping experience a very pleasant one! I will send a picture after the wedding! Thanks!!!
March 25, 2009
I ordered my dress and had it within one week. I had read the reviews to order it a little bigger because the band around the waist. I am glad I read them. I ordered a size bigger and the dress fits PERFECT!! I love it. I'm getting married May 16 2009 and can not wait till everyone can see the dress.
March 24, 2009
Elegant, Beautiful Fit
I'm surprised that a wedding gown that I ordered online could look SO beautiful! I wear a street size 4 and ordered a size 6 and it fits perfectly. The alterations were a little bit expensive because the dress has three layers of fabric to be hemmed. I'm 5'6 and had about an inch or two hemmed up. I also had the straps tightened a bit at the shoulders. $100 for alterations in PA.
The beauty of the dress really shines when you move, and the dress flows elegantly! Absolutely beautiful and a reasonable price for the dress too!
I didn't pay for rush shipping, and I received the dress within a few business days!
Even though our wedding is formal, this dress will be my "reception dress". It's so comfortable that I know I'll be able to relax, eat and dance at the reception now!
February 21, 2009
I am 6' and a 36B. This dress is beautiful, and long enough (just barely) but in the size 14W or 16, you would have to be a D cup to make the dress not look ridiculous on top. The bridesmaid dress that is this same style fits me perfect and does not have that problem. Although the width around fits, its like you need a thick vertical chest to fill out how tall the chest fabric is. Otherwise, this dress would have been beautiful. I really wish it was the same as the bridesmaid dress, just in Ivory. Their champagne color is NOT champagne, its a dirty tan, so I can't buy the bridesmaid version.
January 22, 2009