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12 wedding dress confessions from real-life brides

12 wedding dress confessions from real-life brides

Written by Katie Byrne

From the heartbreaking to the comical, these real-life stories are essential reading for anyone who's about to start the search for their wedding gown...


"I called off my wedding. I was planning on selling my wedding dress but now I'm thinking I might keep it. It's never been worn and no one has ever seen it."

"My wedding dress is perfect except for the fact that it doesn't have pockets. That part makes me sad."

"I already have a wedding dress. I've had it for four years, I don't even have a boyfriend."

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"I broke off an engagement a year ago but saved my wedding dress, and sometimes I try it on because it makes me feel beautiful."

"I found out I was pregnant and I had already bought my wedding dress... Our date was set to be around my due date. FML."

"Just got my wedding dress but I don't look like the model when I'm wearing it. I don't know why I thought I would. I just look fat."

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"Two months ago, my mother-in-law told me how wasteful spending $400 on a wedding dress is. Today, I watched her put $2,000 down for a wedding dress for my sister-in-law."

"I finished paying for my wedding dress the day before I split with my fiance..."

"Wedding dress alterations are so expensive! Kinda contemplating gaining back the weight I lost!"

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"Every time I look at my wedding dress I want to burn it."

"I'm procrastinating shopping for my wedding dress because I'm afraid I'll hate the way I look in all of them and there's no one I actually want to bring with me."

"The worst part of divorce: I wore my dream wedding dress, I can't wear it again and have no clue what to do with it."

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