From the makeup to the location, a bride has to worry about a million things to achieve the wedding she’s dreamt of all her life. The wedding dress is on the top of that list; the silhouette, fabric, neckline, there are so many things to go through to get it right. So here are some tips that’ll help you land on that perfect wedding gown.
Best friend- Although those rom-coms make it look like dress fitting should be an event with all your female friends, mother and his sisters, it doesn’t have to be this way. In fact it’s recommended that you let one of your female friends accompany you for dress shopping. Too many opinions might cloud your judgment and that’s the last thing that you want.
Don’t try on too many dresses- Before buying a dress, definitely try it on. But don’t try a lot of dresses in the same day. Eventually all of them will start to look the same. So limit the number of dresses and once it starts to get blurry, let it rest for the day.
Early in the day- Whenever you’re dress shopping, try to go early in the day. Since that’s the time when the shop assistants are full of energy, they’ll help you pick a dress better than in the evening when they’re all exhausted and cranky.
Week days- Weekends are bound to be full of rush and you don’t want to pick a dress in a hurry. So visit those dress fitting shops during weekdays when they’re in the best position to help you out. You’ll be able to try on as many dresses as you want and the shop assistant would be able to give all their attention to you.
Silhouette– Now that you’ve decided a day and time to visit the bridal dresses’ shops, it’s crucial to decide the type of dress that you want beforehand. There’re a variety of dress available such as A-Line, Mermaid, Ball Gown, Sheath etc. now don’t just get a dress if it’s considered in. you need a dress that suits your personality. For example if your lower body is heavy, Ball Gown does a great job at hiding it and giving a flawless look. If you have an hourglass figure, then a Mermaid dress is the way to go.
Neckline –Before finally making a decision on your dress situation make sure how revealing a dress you can wear at the church you’re getting married at. Depending on that you can get a strapless, V-neck, One Shoulder or an illusion neckline dress. If you’ve already made up your mind about a dress and it’s too revealing to wear at the church, then just get a matching jacket or shrug made, which you can remove later at the reception.
Fitting– Now while trying on dresses don’t worry if they’re too loose as the shops keep a standard size that can fit brides of different size So once you land on your perfect dress, they’ll get it hemmed according to your size. You’re the bride, so they’ll make sure you get the perfect fit.
Ample time– dress picking is a long process; it’s not likely that you’ll like the first dress that you try on. Sometimes it may take you weeks and through a lot of shops. Though you find your dress, you don’t want to walk down the aisle with a loose or a too tight fitted dress. So make sure you start shopping for a dress at least a month prior to your wedding.
So these were some of the tips that may help you out while going dress shopping. And we hope you get the dress that you always wanted with the wedding of your dreams. Happy Shopping!