Jenna Johnson Tries on Reception Gowns on Say Yes to the Dress: I Want to 'Feel Fun and Girly'
Jenna Johnson married husband Val Chmerkovskiy in April
Jenna Johnson knows what she likes — and dislikes.
In the clip, Johnson tries on a long-sleeve gown with floral embroidery.
“I like this dress because of the sleeves and I’m actually interested in the tone of the dress,” she says. “It’s actually a little bit darker than usual than a usual white wedding dress.”
But when Johnson steps out to show her family — she brought along her mom Tammy, close family friend Stacy, mother-in-law Larissa and sister-in-law Peta Murgatroyd — she admits she’s not completely sold on the gown.
“I feel beautiful in this one,” she says. “I don’t feel as like, wow moment as the first one, but I do love how elegant and beautiful this is.”
And her family also have a few concerns of their own.
“I like the other one better,” her mom says.
“Call me crazy, but I think it ages you,” Murgatroyd adds.
Ultimately, Johnson decides it’s not the dress for her.
“I want to feel fun and girly,” she says. “I’m taking it off!”
Of course, fans know Johnson eventually did say “yes” to a dress!
She previously opened up about the experience to PEOPLE, saying she wanted a “timeless and classic” dress for the party portion of her nuptials.
“Before even looking for my dress, I knew I wanted something timeless and classic. I wanted something that I felt confident and beautiful in. I didn’t want to look like a princess — I wanted to look like a queen!” she said.
She added, “I am so blessed to be able to have gorgeous dresses made for me every week on DWTS. So I also wanted to be certain that I didn’t get anything that felt like a costume or ballroom dress.”
“Ironically enough, the first dress I tried on was the one. I had picked it out while looking around and I just knew it was unique and something I would love to wear,” she said.
Say Yes to the Dress premieres July 20 at 9 p.m. ET on TLC.