The Dress

Happy Tuesday, friends!

So....I found my dress! It's amazing and beautiful and I LOVE it.

I really thought I had found my dress - a 1950s vintage number at a local bridal shop - but decided to go to David's Bridal for one last round just to make sure. I really didn't expect to find a dress. Like at all.

My besty Kristi went with me, and we had a list of the five non-ugly dresses I had found online.

This is not my dress.
When I put the dress on, I just knew it was the one. People say that you'll just know but I hadn't felt that way. I had tried on a TON of dresses and I liked them and they were pretty and would have been fine, but then I tried the one.

This is also not my dress.

I walked out of the dressing room and I looked at K and she was crying. Crying! Then I started crying. And I looked over at the ladies next to us and they were crying. I guess it's the dress when you make complete strangers cry.  :)

This is not me.
Now, when you find your dress at David's Bridal, they want you to ring a bell. (Not even kidding.) I told them that there was no way in hell I was ringing a bell. I mean come on.

I would love to show you a photo, but I don't want the lady love to see, but trust me - it's perfect. No alterations are needed - it's that perfect!

Find a dress? Check! Now it's time to tackle the rest of our list.

Lots of love to you, darlings!




  1. yay!! congrats on finding the one! :)

  2. So glad you found your dress sweet friend! No matter what you wear you are going to look absolutely radiant! xoxo

  3. You said yes to the dress!!! (couldn't help it) Yay!!! I want to see! I understand not posting it here, but I hope to see it at some point!

    Yeah, David's Bridal gets a bad rap - but I actually found my dress there too oddly enough. I think they can be hit or miss and luckily for you and me, we found the hits!

  4. YAY!!! This is the best news. I'm glad the hunt is over. I can't wait to see photos!

  5. Congrats on the dress finding!!! Can't wait to see it. After months and months of searching, I finally bit the bullet and bought one yesterday. Hooray for this week right???!!!

  6. You tricked me like 5 times in this post! I LOVED IT haha! I am so happy you found your dress, but happy you are keeping the element of surprise! Can't wait to see it when the time comes, hooray!

  7. Hahaha way to psyche us out with those pictures!! I guess we'll just have to wait for the explosion of wedding posts, after the big event :). Congrats on finding the right dress for you! And yes, I think that spontaneous tears are a surefire way to know you've hit the mark


  8. ah, i was completely sure the first one was your dress! what a cute post, congrats on finding the piece that was perfect for your day.

    lindsey louise

  9. Congratulations on finding the dress. I'ms sure it's gorgeous!

  10. Haha- you kept tricking me too :) I can't believe they want you to ring a bell, um ok... SO happy you found your dress!! Now you can relax. Ok, not really, but now you can move on to other things on the list :) Congrats- can't wait to see the pics, I know you will look amazing!

  11. I'm so happy you've found your dress - I guess it's a fantastic feeling!

    Have a fantastic day,

  12. Congrats!!! That is so exciting :) Can't wait to see what you picked, I'm sure its beautiful!