Need advice want both belt and buttons!!!

posted 6 years ago in Wedding Dress
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Yeah, they’re not working together… I am a huge fan of sparkle buttons trailing down the back but I think these are a bit too big and busy.  I would just stick with the belt – it’s beatiful!

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

sew the belt on and have it stop before it gets to the buttons so it doesnt go over the buttons or have 3 button above the belt and 3 below… they do go together and wil look nice

Post # 5
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

I’d have the belt stop right before the buttons…. And take out a couple of buttons to make it less busy! I think a smaller blingy button would compliment it nicely Too! Have you looked at other styles of buttons? Like it is now there’s a lot going on.

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I agree, i think you should pick one or the other so it doesn’t take away from the look. I love the belt personally. Besides once you are all dolled up with jewellery and hair accessories you might think the 2 are a bit too much on the back. Less is more I think:) but whatever you decide I’m sure you will look gorgeous:)

Post # 7
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Keep the belt only…..

Post # 8
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2012

The belt is gorgeous! I would stick with just that. I think the buttons are fun but maybe you can save them for something else. 🙂

Post # 9
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: May 2013

if your heart is set on having both the sparkle buttons and the belt, like a few of the other bee’s have mentioned, use maybe three tops and spread them out. (do you have a picture of the whole dress?)

however, if you’re looking for honest opinions, I would use buttons that pop up off your dress in the same color/material as the dress (you know the ‘classic’ button look), keep the belt but have it sewn onto the dress stopping on either side of the zipper so you keep the affect of the buttons and don’t cover them with the belt. the belt is stunning on it’s own and right now it just looks like a little bit too much is going on back there…best of luck

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I like the buttons. I would just remove a few and spread them out more. Kiss

Post # 11
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Newbee

remove buttons ….keep belt 

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

keep belt!! but maybe go for smaller buttons that still have bling if you want the “more is more” look. otherwise spread them out.

Post # 13
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Wow, I just love that belt! I like the buttons, but maybe not these exact buttons.  That being said, I like the idea of buttons down the back too. (Ahhh! I’m not much help, am I?) Actually this should be a compliment, because both looks are really pretty. However, the belt will be seen from the front and back, where as the buttons will be viewed only from the back. I think I would go with the belt.

Post # 14
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I LOVE sparkle, so I would say have 3 buttons above the belt and 3 below the belt, and keep the belt + buttons. The are both gorgeous and would look fabulous not overlapping together. 

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

What does the train on your dress look like?  If it’s pretty simple, maybe you could just place the sparkle buttons at the bottom going up the back seam (maybe just 3 of them)?  This way you aren’t loosing them, but it won’t be cluttered…..It’s a little too much with them all in 1 spot with the belt.

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Is it possible to have smaller buttons? These are pretty big. I think it could look really pretty with a set of smaller, daintier buttons.

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