I Found My Dress!

Posted by Maya E.

Just when I had given up all hope, when I thought I might end up looking like an unsightly birthday cake, it happened…  I walked into BCBG looking for a dress for my rehearsal dinner and there it was…  MY WEDDING DRESS!

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Trying on my dress in the BCBG fitting room

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As I mentioned earlier, My fiancé Loren will wear all black All Star Chuck sneakers, with a black shirt and black suit (no tie).  His groomsmen will wear white and black Chucks, with a black suits and white shirt (still no ties.) He wants them to look like Yeshiva Bochers which they will- except with Chucks :) I wasn’t originally the biggest fan of the black sash on my dress, but now I think it will go perfectly with the guys’ Chucks and my bridesmaids’ black dresses…

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Trying my dress out in the backyard with my doggie Che

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Betsey Johnson baby doll

After getting the dress, things just started falling into place.  My girlfriends and I accomplished the daunting task of lingerie shopping.  I have never worn lingerie before, and was honestly somewhat terrified.  We were a bundle of giggles in the dressing room trying to find ANYTHING that I did not find entirely trashy or just plain ugly.  I ended up going with the Betsey Johnson baby doll that we found at Bloomingdale’s. Ladies, I cannot recommend shopping with your girlfriends like this more.  It was such an amazing bonding experience!
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5 comments

1 DJ { 06.03.09 at 1:46 pm }

OMG. Maya, the EXACT same thing happened to me, sort of (I’ll post about my dress hunt soon!) I had a dress, but it was too “wedding dress”-y and fancy schmancy and I guess I knew in the back of my mind that I didn’t love it. I walked into BCBG looking for a dress for something else and lo and behold, there was my new wedding dress!! I bought it on the spot. Not the same one as yours, but I did see yours there and loved it. You probably saw mine too, but I don’t want to give away the surprise just yet. :)

You look beautiful, btw!

-Daci


2 Mara O. { 06.03.09 at 2:20 pm }

SUCH a beautiful dress! Congrats!


3 Posted by Maya E. { 06.04.09 at 3:06 am }

Thank you girls so much for your kind words! DJ it is hilarious that you also got your dress at BCBG! I wonder if they’ll give us anything for all this free promotion! :)


4 Courtney S. { 06.04.09 at 8:15 am }

Beautiful dress!!! Congrats on the great find! :)


5 tova { 06.07.09 at 2:12 pm }

Love the idea of chucks. We also wore them… I bought customized from their website and had them put “Mr & Mrs. G’ on them.
I surprised my hubby with them in the yichud room. They were a great feet saver during all the dancing… plus the boxes came in really handy… we hid them under the table and put the checks in ‘em! ;-)
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