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‘The One’ dress

Kylie, on October 10, 2019 at 9:49 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 118
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For those of you who have already purchased your dress. How did you know it was ‘the one’? How many did you try on before finding it?

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Latest activity by Crystal, on January 16, 2020 at 7:34 PM
  • Eri
    Super October 2020
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    The dress I ended up with was actually the first one I tried on, but I put on about 6 more before officially deciding. I wasn't about to let my private, 90-minute appointment turn into just 5, lol!

    I didn't have a big emotional moment where I broke down and cried or anything--I just felt really great in the dress. Every time I put on another one, I wanted to take it off and get back into the first one.

    The stylist actually let me and my family pick out the first round of dresses, and then planned on pulling some herself. When I got through all of the ones we picked, the stylist told me to get back into the first dress and didn't even bother pulling any others.

    We all just knew. The fit, color, and everything was just perfect. I felt really happy in it and haven't been able to stop thinking about the dress since!

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  • Nikki
    Devoted March 2021
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    I tried on between 7-9 dresses before I found “the one” dress. Once the slipped the dress over my head and I felt the material I knew it was the one. My appointment in the beginning was going down hill fast. The consultant was not really bringing any of the dresses I had mentioned I like on the website eventually the manager had stepped in and asked what was wrong. I told her and she said “stay right there” she comes back with 3 dresses that were completely different then ones I was previously trying. The first dress of the 3 was a high neck a-line. Absolutely hated it. The second dress was a strapless empire waist with embellishment all down the train (was the same dress my sis wanted for her wedding)
    and the third dress was similar to the second but not a lot of embellishments. I fell in love the with third dress! After all the excitement passed I realized that dress was the one I found online and absolutely loved. I can’t wait to wear this dress in 5 months!

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  • Kiley
    Expert November 2019
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    After purchasing and beginning alterations on my dress I had severe dress regret... so I went looking on my own during my lunch break.. the 3rd dress I tried on was the one.. it was literally everything I pictured from my first dress mixed with things I wish it had! I sent a picture to my mom (lives in another state and knew I was in doubt) and she called crying. I purchased it immediately! I’ve had to repurchase some accessories but it’s been totally worth it! The feeling of happiness and excitement is how I know I made the right choice in the end!



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  • Desiree
    Super March 2020
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    I'm probably not a great person to ask, since I feel like I kind of have dress regret.

    I tried on the dress, it was probably my 3rd or 4th dress that day... But the first of it's style. (Ballgown) I felt like it was the one because of my MoH's mother was there for support, as my mother is no longer around, and she immediately started crying. And I'm a sucker for that kind of stuff, I really wanted someone to cry. Then after I went into the dressing room, my stylist helped me out of the dress, and just got really romantic with me about my husband loving me no matter what I wore, then I also started crying... It got emotional. So I think I said yes to the dress for that reason, but in all reality, I'm afraid of putting the dress on again, just in case I don't like it... Am I crazy?

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  • Desiree
    Super March 2020
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    That train is so gorgeous. It's so different than most trains you see nowadays. And those princess sleeves. Smiley heart

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  • Kiley
    Expert November 2019
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    Thank you!
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  • Laura
    Dedicated July 2020
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    I went to 2 different bridal salons and tried around 7-8 at each place. Then I made an appointment at David's Bridal, which I wasn't sure about at first because I didn't see my dream dress on the website. I got there about ten minutes early and my consultant wasn't ready for me yet, so she told me to look at some of the gowns to see what I liked. I saw the dress I imagined right away and we put that one on first. I didn't have the emotional "This is it" moment, but my mom immediately started taking pictures from every angle, which she hadn't done with any other dress. Nothing else held a candle to the first dress. We tried it on again with a veil and that was it!

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  • Gabrielle
    Expert January 2020
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    Oh my lands, our experiences are very similar. I ended up buying the dress that my mom picked out for me and she loved. Everyone I brought with me started crying when I was wearing that dress, and all the stylists helping different brides stopped and stared and told me that it was beautiful on me. I feel kind of scared to put it back on, too, because I can’t remember if I actually liked it myself. It’s so different than the dress I imagined myself in. I’m hoping that once I put it on again I’ll realize that i actually really do love it.
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  • Kylie
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    It’s beautiful! Congratulations!
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  • Kylie
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    Holy smokes this is absolutely gorgeous! Congrats!
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  • Kylie
    Dedicated October 2022
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    Not crazy! I get it. But I would definitely put it on again in case you really don’t like it so you don’t have bad feelings and memories with all the photos
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  • Kylie
    Dedicated October 2022
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    Absolutely stunning!!!
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  • Kelly
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    I originally wanted a simple satin sheath dress with detailing only on the bodice, in blush. I'd seen it online, but it was a Chinese website and I'd heard horror stories, so I decided to go to an actual store. My sister and niece picked it out, and it was the 4th one I tried. I cried when I saw myself in it, which was how I knew it was the one. It's white, has no bling whatsoever, and a huge train. Completely opposite to what I thought I wanted, but it's beautiful, and I can't wait to wear it!

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  • L
    Devoted August 2019
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    I'm that bride who tried on 150 dresses (I'm not kidding). I'm the person who wants to view all possible options before making a decision and likes to weigh the pros and cons of each. So after a month of looking, I narrowed the list to my 3 favorites and went back to try them on again. From there I decided on the one I liked the best, which I really did love in the end after it came in my size and was tailored! So depending on your personality type, you may need to take a more analytical approach then waiting to have that "the one" moment.

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  • Kylie
    Dedicated October 2022
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    I’m the same way. I go over every possible scenario before making a decision.
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  • A
    Devoted July 2020
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    I tried on 2 just for the experience. I loved 1 of em but I got another for SO much cheaper online! AND its COMPLETELY different. I was looking at pictures of that day last night and I am SO glad I didnt buy the one of the two I tried on that I liked lol SO glad I saved $1950 too!!! (That dress was 2000 mine was 50! I bought the red one! Excuse the mess i had the kids take a picture for my mom lol)

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  • Michelle
    Super March 2021
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    For me I think I knew it was the one on several occasions. First, when I couldn't take it off and how I couldn't keep still in it (dancing) lol. In that same salon I tried on like 3 more but when I went to try it on again I begin to cry while in the back with the stylist. She was yelling WE GOT TEARS BACK HERE!!! I didn't even purchase it that day because I wanted to think on it. 2nd sign was that I couldn't stop thinking about it. I did so much research on it, Googled other brides in it and stayed up multiple nights thinking about it. And the 3rd sign for me was when I went to another bridal salon, I walked in the door and there it was again. The first dress hanging on the very first rack. So I had some signs lol! That was about the 20th dress for me... I was ready to buy but kept looking an additional 2 months for my family which means I tried on about 85 dresses total 🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️
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    Super January 2020
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    I tried on about 6 or 7 dresses before I put on the one, I tried on one more after and then put the other back on. I cried, at first I wasn’t sure if I was crying because I was overwhelmed or because I truly loved it.
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  • Nicole
    Devoted April 2021
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    I tried on so many dresses, different cuts, styles, colors even at 4 different stores. Instantly, I knew trumpet and mermaid were NOT me. It didnt fit my personality nor didnt it make feel great. I didnt kno it, but I had already tried on my dress when I was on vacation to florida with my mother. When i came home, i went with my sister back to a store here in colorado, put it on, and i felt pretty, spunky, i loved it. I didnt want white white because i cannot pull of white. I wanted champagne and ended up with an antique rose dress. Once you know, you'll know. It's an instant overwhelming exciting experiance.
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  • Destiera
    Devoted March 2020
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    I went to one store and tried on 7 dresses, it was the second to last dress i tried on! you just kinda know when you put it on, it gives you a feeling that doesn’t compare to the other dresses!
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