Jayla
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Would you rather...have a dress that looks amazing in person but so-so in pictures, or vice versa?

Jayla, on October 23, 2018 at 11:05 AM

Posted in Wedding Attire 177

If you had to choose one thing about your dress would it be that it photographs well, or looks amazing in person? Is this something you considered when dress shopping? Would you rather ...have a dress that looks amazing in person but so-so in pictures or vice versa? Photo by Svetlana Photography in...

If you had to choose one thing about your dress would it be that it photographs well, or looks amazing in person? Is this something you considered when dress shopping?

Would you rather ...have a dress that looks amazing in person but so-so in pictures or vice versa?


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Photo by Svetlana Photography in Austin, TX


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177 Comments

  • Rachel
    Super July 2019
    Rachel ·
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    If rather look better in the photos!
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  • A
    Just Said Yes February 2019
    Anhel ·
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    Definitely in person.... with all loved ones around
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  • C
    Savvy May 2019
    Crystalyne ·
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    Better in person!

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  • Tammy
    Just Said Yes May 2019
    Tammy ·
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    I'm gonna say in photos. I will have it on for a few hours but pictures last a lifetime
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  • G
    Just Said Yes September 2020
    Griselma ·
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    I would rather wear a dress that looks amazing in both pictures & of course I’m person.
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  • Cinthya
    Beginner February 2020
    Cinthya ·
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    Umm this is a though question but I think I would prefer that my dress looks better in the photos because those are memories that are going to last forever, it's the pictures our kids are going to see and I have confidence in me that even if the dress is so so in person I'm still going to look good
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  • Ashley
    Dedicated August 2019
    Ashley ·
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    I would go by how it feels when I wear it. Then the price, because we need the budget to be as small as possible. Smiley tongue

    If there are two dresses, one good for pics and one good for in-person, and they both feel just awesome, and the prices are both good with our budget...

    I'd probably end up choosing the one that looked better in-person. Pictures being accurate to the real thing aren't as important, I don't think, as my confidence in knowing that I look just absolutely fab on my big day.

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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
    Jayla ·
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    This is a great point!

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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
    Jayla ·
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    That's such a great attitude to have Cinthya!! I'm sure you are going to look gorgeous in your dress!

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  • J
    Beginner April 2019
    Jennifer ·
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    Pictures... that's what's being documented and no one will remember anyway what it looked like in their mind on that day.
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  • Marlena
    Savvy December 2019
    Marlena ·
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    I would rather have my dress amazing in person. Pictures well they are great but you can't really know which dress is the one by a picture
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  • Cinthya
    Beginner February 2020
    Cinthya ·
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    Thanks Jayla! 🤗 I'll be sure to post some pics here when I'm choosing my dress to get different opinions
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  • Josee
    Savvy February 2020
    Josee ·
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    Probably so-so in person. Those pictures are gonna be what we look back on for the next 50 or so years for memories and I wanna look great 😆
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  • Shelby
    Beginner August 2020
    Shelby ·
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    I think better in photos. I will forever see those photos... my memory may not always be the greatest so remember that day will come from my photos.
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  • A
    Beginner March 2019
    Alexis ·
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    Amazing in person, that is when it matters
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  • Saraí
    April 2019
    Saraí ·
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    Agree with this. Plus I'm sure it look as good as in the pictures

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  • N
    Beginner May 2020
    Nicole ·
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    Well, I would rather look amazing and ok in photos
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  • S
    Beginner December 2019
    Sarah ·
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    Rather have a dress that looks amazing in pictures
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  • P
    Just Said Yes November 2018
    Pamela ·
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    Photos because I'd have those forever

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  • Kayla
    Savvy June 2019
    Kayla ·
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    In pictures, definitely!!! People are only going to have to see it in person one day....pictures tend to hang around for a lifetime
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