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Dress Duels: Full or Fitted?

Clíodhna, on December 3, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Wedding Attire 2 153
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A-line, ball gown, mermaid, sheath, fit-n-flare: which dress silhouette is more your style? Do you love figure hugging dresses or are you all about the ballgowns?

Which dress silhouette do you prefer? Full or fitted?


Full?

Dress Duels: Full or Fitted? 1

Photo by Natasha Shapiro Photography in College Point, New York


Or Fitted?

Dress Duels: Full or Fitted? 2

Photo by Jennifer Morgan Photography in Colorado Springs, CO



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153 Comments

  • Amber
    Rockstar February 2020
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    Full! Both are beautiful, but I LOVE the ballgown look Smiley smile

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  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn Online ·
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    Full. Fitted can work for some people, but I'm definitely not one of them.

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  • Nicolle
    Beginner October 2020
    Nicolle ·
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    A-Line. Some fullness to it, but not a full on ball gown
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  • Blair
    Expert October 2020
    Blair ·
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    Full! I tried on a fitted and I looked pregnant. Didn't flatter by body shape at all.

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  • Erin
    Rockstar July 2021
    Erin ·
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    Full. I’m absolutely in love with my ball gown and was so uncomfortable in all the more fitted dresses I tried on haha.
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  • Erin
    Expert May 2020
    Erin ·
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    I like a combo of both!

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  • Shequia
    Savvy October 2020
    Shequia ·
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    Fitted, definitely fitted
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  • Kaitlyn
    Devoted October 2020
    Kaitlyn ·
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    Full dress 😍
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  • Ali
    Just Said Yes November 2020
    Ali ·
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    Full! That Balltown is just beautiful!
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  • Lakeya
    Savvy September 2021
    Lakeya ·
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    Full skirt
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  • Jasmin
    Dedicated July 2020
    Jasmin ·
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    Full! But some body types look great in fitted!
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  • Tanyia
    Devoted February 2020
    Tanyia ·
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    Definitely fitted for me... Full makes me look short, wide and fluffy.
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  • Kasyah
    Devoted March 2020
    Kasyah ·
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    Fitted- I looked massive in a full dress.
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  • Katherine
    Dedicated July 2020
    Katherine ·
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    Fitted! I don't like the whole princess look
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  • Alicia
    Dedicated October 2020
    Alicia ·
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    I love the fitted look myself, my dress is fitted
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  • RoseSoda
    Savvy September 2021
    RoseSoda ·
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    Full. I've always loved ballgowns anyway but fitted doesn't work for all body types.

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  • Ellie
    Devoted January 2020
    Ellie ·
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    I think both styles can look great but DEFINITELY full gown. There are less than a handful of times if not only ONE time in life where you get the opportunity to wear a full regal gown. I say it's the only way to do it on the big day!

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  • L
    Dedicated June 2020
    Laura ·
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    Fitted is my choice
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  • Jacquelene
    Dedicated October 2021
    Jacquelene ·
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    Full for sure
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  • Katelyn
    Devoted October 2020
    Katelyn ·
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    I don’t like the balloons look, but at the same time I don’t like anything pressed against my body, just makes me way too uncomfortable. So, full is what I have to go woth!
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