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Monday, October 3, 2011

Crystal Cattle finds a wedding dress

The big day is getting closer. 

This past weekend my sister, my friend Dana, my mom and my future MIL all headed to Chicago for the search for a great white dress. And I found it!


Before the weekend I had actually not tried on any dresses, so I was pretty excited to start the adventure. The day started out with me trying on a dress I has saw on the TV show Say Yes to the Dress - I watch the show all the time. Well it turns out that the very first dress I tried on! I still kept all my appointments that day, but in the end we headed back to that same store and I bought that wonderful dress.

I loved in Mira Couture how all their dresses were displayed. 

Jenny Yoo was another great store with awesome dresses.

I am pretty sure it was meant to be because when I was trying on the dress for the final time I told my consultant that that I had saw the dress on the show, and that's when she told me she used to work at Kleinfeld's and knows all the people on the show!

I thought all this dress fabric was beautiful.

Now, no one will be seeing the dress until the big day. The Boy wants it to be a surprise until I walk down the aisle. We'll also be waiting to do our photos until after the ceremony! Therefore you will all be kept in suspense until April 7! However, I will tell you the dress came from Ultimate Bride and they were awesome.

Chicago Skyline

13 comments:

  1. Congrats! Can't wait to see the dress.

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  2. Thanks Kathy. It was an awesome day.

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  3. We also did the no viewing before. Drew said he didn't ask for much for the wedding, but he didn't want to see me/dress before the wedding. :) Its sweet.

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  4. I'm SO excited that you found your dress ;) Trust you had a blast in Chicago with the ladies.

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  5. You will be a beautiful bride! ... And April 7th will be here before you know it!

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  6. Congratulations, Crystal!! So excited for you! You're the second friend I have that ended up buying the very first dress she tried on this month. Maybe October is the lucky dress shopping month or something! :)

    ~Tiffany

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  7. Yay!!! I can't wait for pics. So happy for you and by that big smile on your face in the first pic, I can see you had a wonderful time :) Congrats Crystal!!!

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  8. How exciting! I never dress shopped...I actually wore my mom's dress. I loved it.

    I've never been to chicago, but I hear it's such a neat/fun place.

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  9. Congrats! How fun!!!
    - Erin (Defending Veggies)

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  10. Thanks everyone for your sweet comments! Cow Pies and Mud Pies, that is awesome that you got to wear your mom's dress. I am sure it was very special.

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  11. How exciting! That was my most favorite part - picking out my dress. I am so glad you love it...I still look at mine from time to time and love it every bit as the day I found it.

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  12. This is so exciting! Time will fly by! Do you Pinterest yet...great,great ideas for weddings on there! Still need your help when you can!

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