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How strong/resilient are Vivienne of Holloway dresses?
Want to wear my wedding dress to our goodbye UK do, it will fit well with theme BUT it has been a few years. The dress does up and I can just about breathe, tho' bending may be trickier. No back fat issue (asked my v critical honest mum's opinion). So, it looks great, I don't mind it being a bit uncomfy. I've been belatedly sticking rigidly to low carb but only a week to go. My question is how likely is it to rip or fall apart? TIA
Oh good, that is very reassuring. Thank you. Will just have to take shallow breaths. At least it will mean I don't stuff myself (no space!). Ribs definitely expanded from having children (and er, waistline too a bit)
I've found mine to be well made and would have no concerns. I have three., two in one size and one in another, and have definitely worn the smaller one when it's been a little tight, after the meal I went into the toilet and stood with it unzipped for a few glorious minutes
It held up easily for the whole party and it felt so nice to wear. Thank you very much for the advice to go for it. V glad I squeezed myself into it. Tho' we did attract some raised eyebrows as we swished/swaggered around Canary Wharf in full dress up rig after the party- more panic expat shopping!