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Panicking about my stupid wedding dress! Need advice 😩

Emily, on October 7, 2021 at 12:34 AM Posted in Wedding Attire 1 4
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So I’m getting married next Saturday the 16th.. I picked up my wedding dress a few weeks ago after having alterations, and I was so excited because it fit perfectly! But I tried it on again tonight, just to make sure the undergarments I got to wear worked with the dress, and the fit of the bust is all wrong now 😭 I thought it had gotten deformed because my FH had HUNG A MIRROR right over my dress where I had it hanging on a door, flattening it out. But once I looked at it more, it just looks like I lost like a good 2 inches around the bust, and that’s why it looks the way it does 😩 I never expected to change that much in just a few weeks!! I’m on the heavier side and of course if I had to lose inches it would be around the bust and not my midsection. Now I have to scramble and figure out how to tighten up the bust.. has anyone had any luck just safety-pinning something last minute without having to take it to a seamstress? I already spent $400 on alterations, I can’t really afford to spend another fortune to do more super last-minute alterations 🙃

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Latest activity by Ashley, on October 7, 2021 at 10:36 AM
  • Rosie
    Master February 2022
    Rosie ·
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    Could you put chicken fillets or a super push-up ish strapless bra in it to fill it out? This would be my first thought.

    What style is it? That might help us suggest other things!

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  • Monica
    Devoted August 2021
    Monica ·
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    You don't have to answer this, but did you have your period when you went in for your final fitting? Sometimes hormones can fluctuate breast sizes significantly like this. Either way, I hope you get it figured out! I'm sure you'll look beautiful no matter what.
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  • Chantelle
    Devoted October 2021
    Chantelle ·
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    Maybe bra inserts! Or chicken cutlets like PP mentioned lol! Panicking about my stupid wedding dress! Need advice 😩 1
    Panicking about my stupid wedding dress! Need advice 😩 2


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  • Ashley
    Savvy November 2021
    Ashley ·
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    Can you take it back to the seamstress and ask her if she can fix the bust area? She may do it for 'free' since you already paid for the alterations. I would think she'd be willing to work with you because it's your special day and she'll obviously want the future referral(s) and/or good reviews. Doesn't hurt to at least ask!

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