Photographs more white than gray
When I went to the BHLDN store in Chicago, I had a few dresses I wanted to try on, but quite a few they couldn't get to me in time for my September wedding (I had only a three month engagement, and the first two months were spent in Spain). This was the last dress I tried on, and I didn't even want to because of the color... thank goodness I gave it a try. It became the one, and from pictures you'd never know it was actually "cloud"! I was in between a size 4 and 6, got a six and got it taken in a few places back in Detroit. The dress was actually extremely comfortable, and since the waist fell below the rib cage, but above the belly button I was able to eat, drink and breath all day comfortably. The skirt did have some static to the inner layer, but I used static guard and it worked fine. the button of the skirt also got pretty torn up by the end of the evening, but that was hours after pictures. GREAT DRESS!
oh, and I also got my veil, headband, and the sash from BHLDN.
January 1, 2015
Wanted to love, but
I fell in love with this dress in the store. It was flawless. The beading was perfect, the skirt was softer than anything, and I felt like a million bucks. I ordered my size, and couldn't wait to get it home. Then I did, and wore it for 20 minutes and experienced terrible irritation around the neckline. The raw netting created a big, red ring around my neck. I unfortunately had to return my one true love! I so wished it could've been The One!
November 30, 2014
Incredibly soft, unique, stunning
The first time I tried on this dress I immediately said, "I'm in love!" The pictures in no way do it justice. The beading sparkles more of course on the bodice and I paired it with a thin sparkly belt that made it look more fancy. It is extremely comfortable to wear and the skirt is the lightest, softest material I have ever felt. I truly felt like royalty in this dress. Unfortunately, I didn't end up getting this dress because I thought with my petite figure, I would look better in a tighter fitting gown around the hips, but I loved it so much I had to write a review for it. I'm 5'1 and size 0 and I would have ordered a 0 in it.
October 1, 2014
Beautiful, soft, comfortable, feminine - Love it!
Love this dress! Wore it to my September wedding and cannot speak highly enough about the quality! Bodice detail is great (something special without being too flashy), buttons up the back make you feel more bridal and they go in and out of the loops with ease. Extremely soft, flowing skirt. Plus, it is really comfortable! Looks much more expensive than it is.
Very true to size. Bodice fit like a glove. Only change required was hemming the skirt. Easy job for any tailor - carefully cut the silk tulle layer, hem up the two layers of satin polyester underskirt. Would probably suit anyone with a smaller frame, like myself, and was great for a (very) small bust - I usually can't fill out the cups in dresses, but the smallest size fit like a glove without requiring alterations.
The only thing to be aware of is that the color is quite unique and as another reviewer said, everyone sees something different when they look at the fabric - so it did make matching things like shoes or a bolero quite difficult. You just can't worry about it. You won't match it perfectly. I did find that while it is more silvery/grey in person, it photographed whiter than expected. Looked great either way!
(Only picture I have for now, doesn't show bottom of dress - Will add a better one when I have it).
September 24, 2014