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Is this dress ok for an older bride?

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masterfade Fri 07-Jun-19 15:44:37

ie: late 40s? Is it too much - too slinky, shoulders too big etc? Is it too low at the front?

I'm half madly in love with it and half worried it looks a bit daft on me. I don't want a traditional wedding dress but I don't know if this is a step too far. It's a non-church city wedding so no stomping through fields or anything grin

The back is also low but I can't get a pic of it - I think it looks ok.

I am planning to lose about 10lbs or so and will get it adjusted if necessary.

I've not sorted underwear yet so excuse the slightly <ahem> droopy top half. I've have another picture that shows the top straight on but it's a bit nips-ahoy so I'm not sure I want to post it!

hannah1992 Fri 07-Jun-19 15:47:14

Its lovely and classy. Perhaps a boosting bra to give slight cleavage.

Lose 10lbs from where? You have a lovely figure

ThinkPinkStink Fri 07-Jun-19 15:48:42

It looks great for any bride.

Lily715 Fri 07-Jun-19 15:49:35

It looks fab!

Villanellesproudmum Fri 07-Jun-19 15:50:20

I don’t like it, but I’m not wearing it, you need to feel happy, that’s the main thing and congratulations. Don’t worry about what other think.

Littleelffriend Fri 07-Jun-19 15:50:42

Love it, you look great. As pps said no need for weight loss

resipsa Fri 07-Jun-19 15:51:31

It looks fabulous to me (48 btw)! I'd love to rock something similar but the bias cut + my hips = never. Enjoy your day.

kittywalks Fri 07-Jun-19 15:51:33

You look amazing 😍

Loopytiles Fri 07-Jun-19 15:51:58

Looks fantastic on you!

thebear1 Fri 07-Jun-19 15:52:58

Its stunning.

Tartyflette Fri 07-Jun-19 15:53:59

Really lovely dress that doesn't look at all daft on you!
The right underwear will sort out any issues you (may think you) have and give you the confidence to wear it beautifully.

EvilHerbivore Fri 07-Jun-19 15:54:52

Beautiful, really classy

Yellowcar2 Fri 07-Jun-19 15:54:55

Very nice

masterfade Fri 07-Jun-19 15:57:57

Thank you - my tummy sticks out a bit a lot in the side view so I do still want to knock off a few pounds and hopefully flatten it a bit.

I'm worried the shoulders are a bit Alexis Carrington (although that's also why I love them!)

HK2009 Fri 07-Jun-19 15:58:15

That looks amazing on you - please wear it!

sue51 Fri 07-Jun-19 15:58:33

It looks beautiful, old school hollywood type glamour. Definitely not too old to wear it.

FadedRed Fri 07-Jun-19 15:58:37

It’s a lovely classy dress. You really don’t look as if you need to lose weight and 10lbs might result in a gaunt look. Good foundation underwear will make all the difference to the finished look. Beautiful.

SpangledBoots Fri 07-Jun-19 16:00:02

It's gorgeous!

MyGastIsFlabbered Fri 07-Jun-19 16:01:24

It looks stunning. Is it Ghost?

AllStar14 Fri 07-Jun-19 16:10:44

You look amazing. What shoes will you be wearing?

idoliketobebesidethesea Fri 07-Jun-19 16:11:09

You look stunning, like a 1920s movie star, I can imagine a waves hairstyle and a jewelled/feathered clip. Gorgeous!

masterfade Fri 07-Jun-19 16:11:17

No, not Ghost MyGast although I did look at a couple of theirs as I like a simple, clean line.

It really does feel utterly beautiful on, but never in a billion years did I think I'd be getting married in a long pink dress!

You've all made me feel much more confident about it, so thank you. It's a keeper I think!

masterfade Fri 07-Jun-19 16:13:28

I've got a silver-grey crop atm but will probably grow it out a bit for something a wee bit softer on the day.

No idea re: shoes - I hate heels but it definitely needs them. Something I won't wobble around in I guess grin

LoafofSellotape Fri 07-Jun-19 16:17:38

The first thing I thought was Alexis Carrington but that's not a bad thingsmile

Sunflower40 Fri 07-Jun-19 16:23:10

Gorgeous! Very glamorous & Hollywood vintage looking. Some simple kitten heels would look lovely with it too. Classy bride!

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