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Topic: Should I keep my prom dress? Help me out guys!  (Read 9250 times)
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« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2008 04:43:58 PM »

you should keep it, I think it looks great, but I'm not sure about the top, cat you tie it a different way, so it's more of a v neck instead of crossing in the front.

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i really like it, i love grecian inspired dresses Wink

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« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2008 05:01:42 PM »

I like it! I do agree with the top though, try to tie it in a different way for sure! But KEEP IT!! It's classy & unique!

« Reply #12 on: April 22, 2008 05:37:11 PM »

I agree with a lot of the previous, the front looks a little "off,"  but I LOOOOVE the back (it reminds me a little of my wedding dress. Roll Eyes)  I also really love the way the skirt drapes in the front, it looks really classy and sophisticated.  Hope this helps! Wink

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« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2008 05:41:30 PM »

I'm agreeing with what everyone else has said about the front/top...BUT
also my two cents on what to wear.
When I wore a less than conventional dress to prom my junior year, I ended up feeling kind of silly. My dress was vintage (30s/40s?) and rather conservative, also not quite the right fit. I ended up being jealous that everyone else looked and felt sexier/prettier and looked so much more fun. Last year I wore something more modern with a short skirt and a fun print and felt much better about it. So feeling good about what you're wearing for the occasion in particular is really important.
The dress is super classy and a very pretty color. Good luck on the right choice! and have fun!

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« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2008 06:15:49 PM »

i'm a fan of the bottom (very chic), but i agree that the top needs some adjustments. maybe try a lower neckline, too? not tooooooo low, but give yourself a bit more room up there. happy prom-ing!

« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2008 06:18:10 PM »

I would go with the beautiful dress that you've already made!  You will remember your own special dress for years to come rather than some fancy purchased dress to keep up with the Jones. Congratulate yourself on being creative and crafty and able to sew.  You'll get many more compliments on your own handiwork. That's my opinion.  You should wear your dress proudly.

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« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2008 08:30:17 PM »

i still wish i had made my prom dress. i was always looking for a unique dress that no one else would have, bc i didnt want to be one of those girls who was in the same dress as someone else! the back of your dress is gorgeous, so you should definitely keep it. but if you are unhappy with any part of it, try altering it. i think youve proved pretty awesome sewing skills just by making this beauty. i agree that maybe changing up the neckline would help out to making it feel more comfortable. have fun! Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: April 22, 2008 09:22:29 PM »

I love it!
As a small suggestion, my daughter wore a kind of "stick on" bra under her dress.
It worked really well, as all the strapless ones we could find , you could see.
Just a thought.
And mostly, I just hope you have a fabulous time!

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« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2008 09:39:51 PM »

I love it!
As a small suggestion, my daughter wore a kind of "stick on" bra under her dress.
It worked really well, as all the strapless ones we could find , you could see.
Just a thought.
And mostly, I just hope you have a fabulous time!
That is exactly what I was thinking!  I think the top will probably drape better with one of those stick on bras to give you a little shape and lift.  Another thing to consider is if you plan to dance in it, you might want some body tape to keep everything covered that should be covered.   Wink  I think it looks great!  As others have said, though, what's important is that you feel great wearing it, so if the dress just isn't working for you maybe you can set it aside for another occasion.  If you feel comfortable and confident, that will show through, and likewise if you don't, you won't look your best.  Good luck and don't stress too much!

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« Reply #19 on: April 22, 2008 09:45:42 PM »

I agree that you ought to play around with different ways to tie it if you can, if that'll make you more comfortable in it. But it's beautiful! It's so different from regular prom dresses, which is awesome.

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