Yesterday, I had my second fitting with Brandie Thomas! This was the second appointment to make sure that the muslin mock-up was correct. From the last time there were a few changes that needed to happen: the length needed to be a bit longer (I’m 5’9″.), the sweep train needed to be added, the pockets were going to be moved back, and a few more panels were going to be added to the skirt of the dress to get closer to the umph of the jcrew Lucinda dress.
For starters, here’s the Lucinda dress pictures. Remember that we were going for a very close replica minus the $2500 price tag:
Yay! The dress is long enough!
Yay! The sweep train has been added!
Yay! Brandie cut the sweetheart neckline a couple inches deeper! (PS I need a new strapless bra with more umph.)
I think we are getting very close to the real thang! In these pictures, I am not wearing the crinoline layer which is going to give the skirt a more full pick up all around. I am also not wearing a proper bra. I need a new strapless bra.
So at this point, Brandie is ready to start making the actual dress. She is buying the white silk dupioni and cutting away.
Side note: I’d like to do a Trash The Dress session down the road. I could totally rock out my muslin mock up and not feel guilty that I’d be trashing my actual wedding dress… Oh the possibilities!!!