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Unusual wedding dress

(71 Posts)
DangerousMouse Mon 24-Feb-14 13:23:42

I am getting married abroad this summer, and want a very unusual dress. I am currently a size 14 but hope to trim down a but!

I love this dress
Hopefully that link will work! I can't find out where to get the dress from.. any ideas? Or any similar dresses for inspiration?

DrunkenDaisy Mon 24-Feb-14 13:46:03

I think it looks amazing but not sure about the dramatic colour.

Ujjayi Mon 24-Feb-14 15:05:18

You could get something similar made for you. That is a very straightforward dress to make (it's basically a corset with a two layer skirt, one of which is ruched up). Any good dressmaker/independent designer could either draft their own pattern or could adapt a commercial version.

TheWoollybacksWife Mon 24-Feb-14 15:09:57

It is by Cherlone. They sell on eBay here

I love that colour green smile

FreakinScaryCaaw Mon 24-Feb-14 15:14:33

Wow what a bargain! I'll be looking at them when I get married.

DangerousMouse Mon 24-Feb-14 16:21:20

Thank you so much woolly for finding it! Now, shoes...

MrsLettuce Mon 24-Feb-14 20:29:23

very limited sizes
and again but more in the pewter
dare I suggest these in these in the bronze

DangerousMouse Mon 24-Feb-14 22:52:01

I like the idea of bronze, the ones with limited sizes would be good but they don't have my size.. It needs a strap, not a court shoe, love love love the unusual ones but don't have my size in bronze.

sunshinemmum Tue 25-Feb-14 12:40:05

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

nevergoogle Tue 25-Feb-14 12:44:42

i got married in green.

it was inspired by this one

What a fabulous dress! You will look stunning. I would have loved that as a dress when I got married but unfortunately 1972 was not a good year for sexy green wedding dresses...sigh.

DangerousMouse Tue 25-Feb-14 13:00:00

I'm having second thoughts.. about the dress not the wedding! Do you think it might be a bit cheap looking in real life? It's going to be very hot so maybe not the best idea.
How about this one? Love the blue with red shoes.. where is it from? How do you tell where things from pintrest are from?

ChaffinchOfDoom Tue 25-Feb-14 13:03:56

yes...simple and flowing if v v hot, not lacy corsets, possibly

will it be in a church? hotel? on sand?

DangerousMouse Tue 25-Feb-14 13:06:06

It's in a town hall in Tuscany, I think the light blue dress would work better.

nevergoogle Tue 25-Feb-14 13:08:25

i prefer the blue dress. it's lovely.

sunshinemmum Tue 25-Feb-14 13:08:54

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ChaffinchOfDoom Tue 25-Feb-14 13:09:39

sounds like a dream smile

DangerousMouse Tue 25-Feb-14 13:10:16

Thanks, so wheres the dress from? help!

monkeynuts123 Tue 25-Feb-14 13:14:01

Do you know it's meant to be bad luck to get married in green?

Pinkandwhite Tue 25-Feb-14 13:17:36

You can get similar dresses here:

MummyBeerest Tue 25-Feb-14 13:18:00

I absolutely love the dress. If you love the green, do it up!

FreakinScaryCaaw Tue 25-Feb-14 13:19:50

Some nice dresses here.

nevergoogle Tue 25-Feb-14 13:20:34

bad luck or not, we're still married.

in fact because we had a humanist ceremony we ditched all superstitious stuff/symbolism from our wedding entirely. we didn't even do wedding rings.

DangerousMouse Tue 25-Feb-14 13:24:18

I think the green one might be a bit dark, the blue one on pintrest would work well with my figure, I like the cut and should hold my belly in. How do you find out where things are from on pintrest?

nevergoogle Tue 25-Feb-14 13:27:56

you can click on the picture, it eventually takes you to the source of the photograph.

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