I purchased my dress at M.A Carr Bridal in Orchard Park,NY. I had probably tried on about 15 dresses before finding the one. It is a very simple white ballgown,with a modified sweetheart neckline and a natural waistline. It gave me the perfect hourglass shape, and hid the little bit of lower tummy that I have. The top is satin and the skirt is taffeta and tulle. It is a very full. When purchasing my dress I had full intentions of turning it into a tea/ballerina length dress. We had an outdoor wedding(ceremony and reception) and I didn’t want it dragging in the grass all day. It is as heavy as you would think a ballgown would be but I love the way that it moved when I walked and danced so it was well worth the weight. I wore it for around 6 hours,it kept its shape all day.
- Alterations: The only flaw I have found on the dress is that the top button on the back which is not functional is missing its fabric cap. Since the buttons are just decorative I am sure that it could be easily replaced or go unnoticed. The three flowered,crystal centered belt was a separate purchase and is attached by only a few stitches. The length of the skirt is about 37 inches long. I am 5'8" so the skirt came right to my ankles,on someone a few inches shorter it would probably hit the floor nicely. My seamstress did an exceptional job of shortening the dress,it actually looks as though it was purchased at that length. Lastly, there are a few stitches on the inside bust/underarm area to ensure that the dress would stay up all day without hassle. I am a 34 c/d so the dress had to give me enough support.
- Preservation Method: The dress was taken to the dry cleaner the day after the wedding. It took around a month to it back. It is now in its original fabric garment bag that I took it home in when it was first purchased. It has been kept in a dry,dark closet to ensure there is no discoloration.
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