Wedding should be the most fascinating and exciting moment of your life and nothing can be a better addition and beginning for this special moment than the right wedding dress. Most brides are looking for their special dress for the first time in their life and when facing it understand that this is an absolutely different experience if compared to everyday shopping. You need to be ready that finding the dress of your dream will not be the easiest thing to do but this is a choice that definitely worth the time spent. So start your search with our easy guide and become a happy bride!
Before you Begin
First of all, think about your special day. Think about your preferences and dreams for a wedding dress. Consider what style will be better for you more formal, classic, beach type or maybe you need extra warmth protection for a winter day. Do not also forget to consider your body type and personal style. Check the choices that are available for your needs and preferences. Go online and read brides’ magazines in order to figure out what is a perfect match for you.
Give Yourself Time
The sooner you start the more options you will have. This is why experts advise to stark looking for a modern bridal gowns at least half a year before the wedding day, and at least nine months prior in case you want a custom wedding dress. Another very important thing about looking for a dress and time considerations is not to think and believe that you will lose a couple of kilograms or that you will get used to long train. When looking for a dress look for a perfect one and do not rely on the fact of any alternations that might happen in future.
At the same time do not buy a dress too much in advance, because not only fashion and your body changes but your own tastes may differ in a year.
Trying it on
A lot of bridal stores require reservation for trying on, so book in advance. As a rule, weekends are the busiest days so try to avoid them. Check all the policies and charges of the bridal stores so that you will be prepared for them.
And make sure that you take a couple of reliable people to the stores for trying-ons because you will undoubtedly need some help when making the final decision.
Heading to the Shop
When going to the bridal store you should also be ready in order to make the conditions closer to the real big day. Wear the underwear you plan to wear, take heels with you in order to understand the right length of the dress. In order not to make any harm to the dresses you will be trying on, experts advise and ask not to wear too much make-up to protect the dresses, moreover it will give you a hint about what shades work better for your skin tone.
In the Bridal Store
Stick to your budget!!! This is the most vital advice that you need to follow. Do not look for too pricey dresses and do not get caught by the labels. Look for dresses on your budget and only those that you like, but listen to the shop assistants, they will definitely help you choose the best dream dress.
Do not be ashamed if nothing works for you and never agree to get a dress you do not like! It is better to try 50 dresses than to give in and take the 49th that if ok but not perfect.
If you have found the right dress do not say “yes” right on the spot, because there is always a great possibility to find the same dress but with better price in a different shop.