Monday, January 30, 2012

Wedding Dresses: David's Bridal + Monique Lhuillier

Hello everyone!

Thank you so much for your congratulatory wishes on my recent engagement. With a wedding date set (less than 10 months away), I have started to look for my wedding dress. I must say...this is wayyy more fun than all other wedding tasks combined... :D

I have always been drawn to the trumpet/mermaid silhouette so that pretty much stuck in my head. I also had my heart set on alencon a lace trumpet/mermaid dress was the way to go! Or so I thought...

The above dress belongs to a friend of mine; she got it at David's Bridal a few years back. My first appoinment was at David's Bridal (where I had to wait 30 minutes for my turn). Sighhh...but then it's David's Bridal, I should keep my expectations low. I just wanted to get a feel of the experience, test out different silhouettes to see if what I have in my head actually look good on me.

Here's another lace/beaded trumpet look. But my heart isn't singing.

This fun organza dress is from the Vera Wang White line made exclusively for David's Bridal. Fiancee actually likes poofy dresses. :) I think I'm starting to like organzas too!

They had me try on some other dresses that were hideous...WHY WHY WHY? Disappointed at the selection at David's Bridal, I headed over the Monique Lhuillier in Beverly Hills for our next appoinment. Just a note, they don't let you take pictures here. I forced fiancee to sneak in these pix of me.

The dress on the left is Peony, easily my favorite out of the bunch. The right is a 2-piece corset and skirt. I tried on a bunch more but sorry, no pix. :(

I'm really excited for my next post because I went to Vera Wang this past Saturday and they actually let us take pictures! Stay tuned for more wedding dresses. I might have found the one! ;)


  1. wow i can't believe that VW one is for david's bridal. it looks really pretty!!! very much that VW detail.

  2. How exciting! The dress looks really pretty on you. Have fun planning your wedding =)

  3. Congratulations on the engagement! Peony looks gorgeous on you - I tried on that corset as well, it's lovely!

  4. I really like the Vera Wang the most on you!

  5. Audrey: i know right? love the design, but i wish the organza is a little softer :)

    Sydney: thank you so much. i'm trying not to stress but it still gets to me hehe... think fun fun fun!

    Katherine: peony looks really nice from the front. side view is a little off hehe. thanks for posting about your wedding, i learned a lot from you :)

    Fashionable Memories: thank you! it's my top choice from David's Bridal :)

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