Reem Acra 'Strapless Embroidery Encrusted Bodice A-Line'
- Condition: preowned
- Profesionally Cleaned: yes
- Alterations: yes
- US Street Size: 10-12
- Dress Tag Size: 10
- Bust: 36DD
- Waist: 34
- Hips: 40
- Tallest Wearable Height: 5' 8"
- Fabric: silk
- Silhouette: ball gown
- Neckline: strapless
- Features: beading
- Dress Length: full
- Color: white
- Year Purchased: 2001
Hi! I'm Kristin, and this is the dress I wore when I got married in January 2002. If you're a winter bride like I was, you may think you have only two choices: stand around like a stuffed lampshade or freeze into an icicle.
In a dressing booth at Chicago's Ultimate Bride studio, I declared that I'd rather get married in jeans and a white hoodie rather than try on another dress (the bride next to me called out, "Oh, me too!") ... and that's when the stylist brought in this beauty: a Reem Acra strapless gown, whose clean lines were perfectly simple, whose A-line was generous enough for my sorta-size 10 hips and comfy shoes, but whose bodice, entirely encrusted with delicate embroidery, Swarovski crystals and the tiniest pearlescent beads, was fancy enough to make me feel like a princess bride.
It's a dress to wed in, a dress to dance in and -- most importantly, a dance to eat in -- and even though it's been heirloomed for almost twenty years, I know that this dress will make you feel as comfortable and beautiful on your day as it made me feel many years ago.
I've repacked the dress to include the silk shawl to keep you covered, as well as the long tulle veil with the finest crystal beading and slimmest silk trim to match.
There is a slight separation of about 1.5" in the back seam below the zipper (not the fabric) that is not visible to the naked eye and can be easily stitched by your local seamstress, or even let out more, if you want a more generous cut in the back.
This dress deserves a lovely bride, and you are a bride who deserves a dress as lovely as you.
Congratulations and much love, Kristin
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