Pirate & 60s Bride
Master March 2017

Wedding Dress Rejects: Let's Play!

Pirate & 60s Bride, on November 29, 2018 at 6:55 PM Posted in Wedding Attire

Which dresses didn't make the cut, and why? Share pics if you got 'em! (I wish I kept pics I didn't really like because my "unhappy" faces were pretty funny.) Post a pic of "The One" if you found yours already and tell us why.

I REALLY wanted a fitted bodice with sleeves & a ball gown skirt--so hard to find in 2016. Finally, when I tried on a Hayley Paige (way out of budget), I had the idea of trying separates to create the look I wanted.

Wedding Dress Rejects: Let's Play! 1

YAY. Martina Liana "Blake" bodysuit + Morilee skirt.

Wedding Dress Rejects: Let's Play! 2


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  • Peggy
    Rockstar November 2019
    Peggy Online ·
    I didn’t keep those pics bc I didn’t want to have any regret looking back. But one in particular I only tried on bc my stepmom loved it so much was a tea length one. I definitely wanted the ball gown.
  • Mrs. Cohen
    Super October 2018
    Mrs. Cohen ·
    Lol this is fun... I kept all of my reject photos, but will limit my sharing to 3... some weren’t terrrrrrible, but one imparticular was ridiculous haha It was still fun trying them all on though and we all shared a good laugh with the ones that were definite no’s.
    Reject #1
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    BIG REJECT lol this one provided a ton of laughs... even the bridal boutique owner couldn't keep from laughing at this dress on me.
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    Reject #3
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    The gorgeous Essence of Australia gown I ended up falling in love with
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  • C
    VIP January 2019
    Cassidy ·
    First picture was the very 1st dress I tried on.
    i really wanted illusion to work and the sleeves, that’s the style I was drawn to before I went trying on.
    Last picture was a close second. I’m not posting my dress until after the wedding 😊

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  • Pirate & 60s Bride
    Master March 2017
    Pirate & 60s Bride ·
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    Wow, the "One" is totally your dress!!! But honestly, I like all the others too. Number 2 is not terrible, but the neckline isn't nearly as beautiful as YOUR dress. Who is the designer?

    (Finally a place to share our "reject" dress pics, right?)

  • Pirate & 60s Bride
    Master March 2017
    Pirate & 60s Bride ·
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    Oh come on, we want to see it!

    Ooh, I can see why the last pic was a close 2nd. That's such a pretty flowy gown and that belt is gorgeous. Ok, fine, we'll wait to see "The One" two more months...

  • Mrs. Cohen
    Super October 2018
    Mrs. Cohen ·
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    Thanks The 1st and 3rd reject dresses were very pretty, just not fully my style; I felt #1 was not flattering to my figure & looked more like a fancy party/prom dress; #3 was flattering to my figure but was just a bit too froufrou/cupcakey for me. That 2nd one though.... eeesh, there was not a single thing any of us liked about that dress lol

  • Tina
    Devoted August 2019
    Tina ·
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    I love your post! I like reject 3! But you looked amazing in your wedding gown you picked! Go girl
  • D
    Devoted September 2019
    Dana ·
    All of these dresses were gorgeous but not the one !!!! Im not sharing my dress cause no one is allowed to see until the day offf !!!

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  • Tina
    Devoted August 2019
    Tina ·
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    I love the last Dress!
  • Tina
    Devoted August 2019
    Tina ·
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    All 3 a so pretty!
  • D
    Devoted September 2019
    Dana ·
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    Thank you !! It really was a tough decision for me
  • S
    Dedicated December 2018
    SJ ·
    I deleted all of my reject pictures except 1. This was my 2nd favorite dress but it was more fitted and I figured I could always wear a fitted dress to my vow renewal but you don't often get to wear a ballgown. I still get a teeny bit of dress regret when I look at it but I LOVE my dress. This is my dress before alterations and hemming.

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  • S
    Dedicated December 2018
    SJ ·
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    That last dress is amazing.
  • D
    Devoted September 2019
    Dana ·
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    Thank you !! That was in Kleinfeld’s. Its actually strapless but I added the straps. But I didnt get the dress. But its a maggie sottero if your interested I still probably have the style number somewhere (they wrote it down for me)
  • D
    Devoted September 2019
    Dana ·
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    My favorite it the last picture !! Im not showing my dress either 🙊
  • Ingrid
    Super September 2018
    Ingrid ·
    First two: I looove ballgowns and Vera Wang but hated the strapless!
    The last two are my wedding pics!

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  • S
    Dedicated December 2018
    SJ ·
    Thank you ! It wouldn't look the same at all on my body Haha and I already have a dress. I do love maggie sottero though, that was what my "reject" dress was.
  • C
    VIP January 2019
    Cassidy ·
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    I tried that dress on too, the Vera wang! I liked it a lot.
    It looks better on you though
    the one you chose is beautiful!
  • Pirate & 60s Bride
    Master March 2017
    Pirate & 60s Bride ·
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    The fitted one does look good on you...but the ball gown is DREAMY! I feel like this is the dress that'll make your guests and honey-to-be say "Awwwwww!"

  • Lafuturaseñora
    Devoted April 2019
    Lafuturaseñora ·

    I love the way your dress turned out and its super cool you used separate pieces, it looks stunning especially with that veil too!

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    versus.. the one :-)Wedding Dress Rejects: Let's Play! 20

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