Angela
Expert June 2019

Major Dress Alterations!

Angela, on May 31, 2019 at 10:33 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 1 53
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I had some major alterations done to the top of my dress!! I liked my dress but didn’t really like the illusion neckline. It didn’t feel flattering on me and the way the sleeves were, I literally couldn’t lift my arms (a problem since my FH is a foot taller than me!) I was to the point where I was considering getting a new dress, which I hated bc my grandma found this dress for me and other than the neckline it was perfect. So I had several alteration appointments and this is the result! I love it. It feels more open and free and summery. I love the details of the way it’s cut out now, too. And now it’s unique and no one else has a dress exactly like mine. 😊
Anyways just wanted to share and say if you’re having any dress doubts, sometimes a few alterations are all you need to make it your own and love it again.😊❤️

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53 Comments

  • latasha
    VIP September 2019
    latasha ·
    It looks great! Glad you were able to make it work for you!!
  • Futuremrs
    Devoted July 2019
    Futuremrs ·
    It's gorgeous! Congrats!
  • Destiny
    VIP May 2020
    Destiny ·
    Is that oleg cassini! ? That looks almost identical to my dress!
  • W-K
    Dedicated October 2019
    W-K ·
    Oh very pretty!!
  • Angela
    Beginner September 2019
    Angela ·
    Okay so this is insane! My name is Angela and that is the exact dress I chose for my wedding too! Well, I didn’t make the alterations you did, which look AMAZING btw, but what a crazy small world?!! Hahaha. When are you getting married? Isn’t this dress amazing and super flattering? I love how easy it is to get in and out of too! Congratulations, gorgeous!
  • Stephanie
    Dedicated November 2019
    Stephanie ·
    I love it!!!
  • Hannah
    VIP July 2019
    Hannah ·
    So cute! You look beautiful!
  • S
    Savvy August 2019
    Stephanie ·
    That turned out beautiful! I love the alterations you made.
  • Cher Horowitz
    Master December 2019
    Cher Horowitz ·

    Such a gorgeous transformation! Your grandma has a good eye for fashion. Glad you were able to make the dress uniquely your own!

  • Expert August 2020
    ·

    Wow! It looks fantastic! You can't tell it didn't come like that to start with!

  • Eamsee
    Super June 2019
    Eamsee ·

    It looks great! I think the neckline now is much more flattering on you. I can see how the "before" top would be constricting. Your seamstress did an amazing job!

  • C
    Devoted June 2019
    C R ·
    Love it!!!!!!!! Good for you!
  • Formerbride
    VIP June 2019
    Formerbride ·
    I love the altered dress!
  • Kelly
    Super October 2019
    Kelly ·
    Looks great!
  • Lizbeth
    Devoted May 2020
    Lizbeth ·

    Oh my gosh you look stunning! Congrats!

  • Kelly
    VIP October 2020
    Kelly ·
    It looks amazing!
  • SummerBrideInAutumn
    Rockstar October 2019
    SummerBrideInAutumn ·
    Ooooh, I love what you did with the neckline! It is definitely more summery and I think it’s more flattering. The illusion was a bit much and a bit stuffy but now it’s light and airy!
  • Alisha
    Devoted August 2020
    Alisha ·
    Beautiful dress
  • Stephanie
    Super August 2019
    Stephanie ·
    I love it!! The new neckline is beautiful!!
  • Angela
    Expert June 2019
    Angela ·
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    Yep! Same dress. 😊

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