Chri Found The Right Dress

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in General, Wedding Gown Stories | 3 comments

Chri Found The Right Dress

A Wedding Dress Story

By Chri Holmgren

My wedding gown is more than I could imagine it to be. I had no idea what kind of dress I wanted as I walked in to David’s Bridal but I knew it had to feel right. My best friend came with me and we had a blast (we always do).

Chri Holmgren in wedding gown

I tried on several dresses and they were all very nice. I felt incredibly beautiful in them and then, I tried on THAT one and it felt different. I saw myself in the mirror and out of nowhere I felt like I wanted to cry. Cry because it felt right! I just knew this was the one. I chose to wear it with deep red flowers and deep red shoes. I wanted the traditional white dress with a kick to it.

I had my wedding dress altered by taking it in on top and letting it out around the hips. After a couple weeks I went back for my dress and they had made it better than perfect.

On November 19th 2014, I married the best man I’ve ever met and love at City Hall in San Francisco. A moment in life I cherish dearly.

Chri and groom for wedding dress storyChri wore red shoes on her wedding day

Chri Holmgren on her wedding dayChri on stairs on wedding day


  1. incredibly beautiful dress and wedding,. I was there 🙂

  2. Very beautiful words, thoughts and feelings Chri. Hugs, Mimi

  3. Well, since I was there when you picked the dress… I KNOW this was the dress when I saw the look on your face. You were absolutely GLOWING. I also remember his face when he saw you in that dress. I’m so happy you found your other half. Absolutely stunning. Xoxo!

    Your Bestie

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