Friday I got off work early and I ordered my dress!
This is the kinda weird part that is somewhat bothering me. When my mom and I got there, this really mean girl I went to high school with is there...in my dress. Well not my dress, but the sample of my dress. She was one of the popular soccer girls, and she was not nice, ever. So she goes 20 minutes into my appointment and buys my dress.
She's also getting married in St Louis, but in April, not July. This is the only time I've seen this girl since high school, and I doubt I'll see her more than once or twice in the next 5 years-if that. It's not like anyone but me and my mom are going to know that we have the same dress. We won't even have the same dress, because I'm having it cut in the satin, and she isn't.
I think it's bothering me so much because here was this girl that in high school was "perfect," wearing a dress that made me feel so beautiful. Old insecurities kicked in, you know? So when they left to look at bridesmaid's dresses, I tried it on for my mom and completely forgot everything about her....because that dress is gorgeous, I love the way it makes me feel, and I can't wait to marry Ryan in it.
Anyway, dress is ordered, half of it is paid for, and I'll see it sometime in February. No more looking at dresses because now I can't change my mind! Friday night there was a "Say Yes to the Dress" marathon on and it made me realize what a great price my dress is. I know I'm biased, but I think that mine is much prettier than some of the ones on that show....and $4,000 less!
How far ahead of your wedding did you order your dress? Was it hard to stop looking after you ordered it?