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AMAZONIAN_QUEEN's Photo AMAZONIAN_QUEEN Posts: 31
5/7/14 10:03 A

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Well right now we're looking at a wedding date of May 16, 2015. It's pretty flexible as we haven't even booked our venue yet (have two more places to look at before we make our final decision)



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VEG_GIRL04's Photo VEG_GIRL04 Posts: 771
5/6/14 12:01 P

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My biggest question is - when is your wedding? You need to figure out the appropriate budget and timing for your dress. You need to order early as some dresses take 6+ months to come in - BUT if you order too early - over altering a dress can completely change the look of the gown - so if you are a year plus out - I probably wouldn't with the amount of weight you are looking to lose.

I purchased my dress about 7 months before the wedding - but luckily - I bought it right off the rack - so I didn't have to wait for delivery. I have less than 20 lbs to lose, loved the dress, and it fits my budget - so buying that early off the rack was fine.

And always remember - buy a size that fits you then - not what you hope to be for the wedding!

"If you're going through hell, keep going!" - Winston Churchill


AMAZONIAN_QUEEN's Photo AMAZONIAN_QUEEN Posts: 31
5/4/14 10:26 A

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So I am planning on going dress shopping next month in Michigan with my maid of honor. HOWEVER, I live in Alabama and obviously trying to lose weight before the wedding. My concern is this- What if I find a dress I absolutely LOVE and it fits perfectly now? Should I just let it go or buy it and have it altered?



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