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Old 05-21-2016, 05:55 PM
 
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It's not the dress that was the issue...it's the fact she has big boobs. That was a conservative dress, but she's just naturally curvy. She's not hanging out of it, and I think it's silly to stress so much over a little bit of cleavage.
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Old 05-21-2016, 05:59 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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There's no way that young lady will have any sort of wardrobe malfunction. It's a well constructed, well fitted dress, and she appears to be properly supported. Her breasts aren't going anywhere. What about those girls who wear the cheap spaghetti strap gowns? They're much more revealing and much more likely to have some sort of unintentional exposure. But they're usually slender and pretty, so no one bats an eye.
I agree. She looks lovely, and for those who don't like to click on links, here she is:



The dresses that I think look sleazy are those that have slits or reveal "side boob."
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Old 05-21-2016, 06:00 PM
 
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that wasn't bad at all, come on. What do you want her to wear?

I see girls wearing the crop top dresses now. And my one prom dress was low cut in the back and had the sides cut out WITH cleavage.

Her dress was just fine and she looked great. And you can say that it was "too revealing". Fine. Then every girl there from a size 0 to a size 20 should have been sent home if their cleavage, back, stomach, etc was showing. The issue is, there were others girls wearing just as revealing and only she was sent home.
young teenage girls, no matter what size they are can look sexy without even knowing they look that way. a pair of shorts and a tee shirt in the summer can look provocative to some if that is where your mind goes. this young woman had breasts which make people uncomfortable. she looked beautiful.
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Old 05-21-2016, 06:40 PM
 
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IMHO it is too much for a high school prom. If she tried to dance, the risk of a "wardrobe malfunction" would be high.

It's one thing to have a big bust; it's another to have the girls spilling out of the dress, which in my view, is not very attractive. It makes me wonder what her parents were thinking.
I agree Suzy!!

Why would anyone wanna take a chance on it coming off?? (Embarrassed,etc)
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Old 05-21-2016, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Georgia, USA
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Okay, I've read several articles about the prom dress, and her parents noted in one article that an alteration to the bodice gave way, making the dress more revealing. If you look closely at the neckline, you'll see that there appears to be an extra piece of lace attached in the middle of the bodice. I'm now wondering if that piece tore, leaving a whole lot more of the young woman's cleavage uncovered. If so, I can understand the concern from the prom chaperones. There are photobooth pictures of the young woman with her friends at prom after she put on the tuxedo jacket, but they're not very clear and do not show the bodice.
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Suzy, you and I usually agree about things here at C-D, but we disagree on this topic. As photographed, I think the dress is just fine. In fact, I think she looks absolutely gorgeous.
If the dress had been altered and the alteration "gave way" it appears that the parents really did not want her displaying that much bosom. It sounds as if the "wardrobe malfunction" I described did indeed take place and the cynic in me wonders if it might have had a little assistance.

It's OK for us to disagree every once in a while.
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Old 05-21-2016, 07:15 PM
 
Location: The analog world
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If the dress had been altered and the alteration "gave way" it appears that the parents really did not want her displaying that much bosom. It sounds as if the "wardrobe malfunction" I described did indeed take place and the cynic in me wonders if it might have had a little assistance.

It's OK for us to disagree every once in a while.
Of course! I value your opinion regardless of whether or not we reach the same conclusion.
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Old 05-21-2016, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Yes; the way she is dressed in the picture.
This.

I don't know why busty people aren't supposed to show any cleavage but hey if you are smaller cheated slits down to the navel are a-ok and not to revealing.
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Old 05-21-2016, 07:36 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Prom is a very formal occasion. Tell me, what exactly is a girl supposed to wear if a ballgown is not appropriate?
Hello! I am rather pleased to see a beautiful, formal dress like this rather than the sleazy type of dresses some girls were wearing a couple of years ago. She is not a child.
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Old 05-21-2016, 07:46 PM
 
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Hello! I am rather pleased to see a beautiful, formal dress like this rather than the sleazy type of dresses some girls were wearing a couple of years ago. She is not a child.
Exactly. A neckline that would have covered her boobs would have likely looked frumpy. Who wants to look frumpy when they're an eighteen (or close enough) year old woman? It was an elegant choice that didn't make her look like she'd come straight off the Prairie.

It's not inappropriate for a woman to have boobs. That dress was about as demure as a young lady needs to be. Unless they're about to walk through the front gate of the convent.

I thought it rather Adele-esque.
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Old 05-21-2016, 07:54 PM
 
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Beautiful girl. Beautiful dress. It's a pity her night was ruined by the breast police.
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