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

  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
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    The ambiance of the candlelit dinner will be amazing! What kind of shoes did you go with?

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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
    Jayla ·
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    Very valid point! The photos will last a lifetime!

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  • Redgoesblack
    Savvy September 2020
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    I would rather my pictures look amazing because that’s the only memories you will have once the short day is over. People will look back at your pictures and remember your dresss that way
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  • R
    Beginner October 2019
    Rachel ·
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    Amazing in person! I would rather know I look my best on my wedding day!
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  • Mrs. J Robinson
    Super March 2019
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    Better in pictures. Those are the same pictures that will be around forever lol
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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
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    That is very true!!!! Is this the style of your dress?

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  • S
    Dedicated April 2019
    Sassi ·
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    Agreed, everything looks great with a candlelit glow. These shoes are shimmery silver Prada heels — so comfy, too! Bought them in Boston in 2013!
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  • Kelsey Brielle
    Super June 2022
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    Woo, what a question. Well to me. photos last a lifetime. I would want it to look better in photos for when I show people later on in life.

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  • Marissa
    Beginner June 2019
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    Amazing in person.
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  • G
    Just Said Yes February 2019
    Glenda ·
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    Mmm I would say amazing in person.

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  • Lizzy
    Beginner November 2018
    Lizzy ·
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    I would say better in pics bc they will be on my wall and I'll cherish that moment forever
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  • K
    Just Said Yes January 2019
    Karenn ·
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    In person of course!

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  • H
    Beginner October 2019
    Harley ·
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    Honestly, photos. I'm ((hopefully)) going to be glowing on my wedding day so I feel as though I could have a mediocre dress & I would still look amazing! Photos last forever, I want to be able to look back on them with my husband and kids and cherish them for a lifetime and show my kids what true love really is!! Smiley heart

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  • Judi
    Just Said Yes December 2019
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    I’m doing a non traditional wedding so it doesn’t matter. I’m wearing black and red skulls.
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  • Savvy September 2019
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    This is.......... Ummmmm............ I don't know how to answer this. It's rather subjective, honestly..... Who is to determine what "so so" really means? Because.... I've thought many a thing was "so so" and people think it's INCREDIBLE. so..... I would have to say... For memory sake..... "So so" in person and amazing in pictures...
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  • Alesia
    Just Said Yes September 2019
    Alesia ·
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    In person for sure
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  • Erica
    Dedicated April 2019
    Erica ·
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    I think my dress is the "looks amazing in person, so-so in photos" type, which had me hesitating to buy it, but I just LOVED the way it made me feel when it was on. I figured I want to feel comfortable and beautiful on the day so that I can enjoy myself. Photos can be edited Smiley smile

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  • Mrs. H
    Master September 2019
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    Amazing in pictures! We'll have those forever.

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  • Tracy
    Beginner December 2019
    Tracy ·
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    Amazing in person. Just throw a filter on the picture.
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  • Lisa
    Dedicated December 2018
    Lisa ·
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    I would rather have a dress that looks good in person and in pictures. I do not want a dress that is unflattering on me .

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