Whether you know the exact specifications of your dream wedding dress or have been dreaming of that dress, or you are waiting for the future to bring ‘Mr.Right’ before thinking of a wedding gown, we have you covered.
Finding a wedding gown can be a daunting experience, especially for those who have never tried one on before, or helped a friend to get a dream-wedding gown.
The wedding dress is believed to be the most expensive dress most women will ever have. That makes it a special moment when selecting this dress.
A Guide to Wedding Dress Silhouette
Do Research to Find What You Want
You can do your researches on bridal boutiques online, in magazines, on Pinterest, or on Instagram to have an idea of what you want for your big day. The next thing to do is to connect your wedding dress with your wedding theme.
You have to be open when you shop for your wedding dress. You might end up not loving the first design or concept you came with when you see something else.
You can find your wedding dress that was not in your dream dress.
Brace Yourself for Bridal Sizing
What do we mean by bridal sizing? That means your wedding dress’ number that often has to come one to two sizes higher than your regular dresses.
Shop True to Your Size
Whether you want to lose weight or maintain your weight before your wedding day, you should shop for a wedding dress in your current size. Do not go for something smaller. You can easily adjust your wedding dress to your new size, but not trying to add something to make it fit your new size.
You should shop early for your wedding dress. When you shop early, it becomes easier for you to move on to the accessorizing and alterations. However, do not shop too early if you have many months left before your wedding day. Consider the trend of the future if you must shop very early.
Figure Out Your Budget
Your budget is the determinate of what you want to buy. You should be sincere with the cost you placed on a wedding dress. Figure out what it will cost to have your dream wedding dress come true on your big day.
The Non-Obvious Costs in Your Budget
If you plan on spending a specific amount on your wedding dress, do not forget that you have other things to consider. The non-obvious costs in your dress budget include accessories such as shoes, pieces of jewelry, veil, and tailoring or cleaning the dress after the wedding.
Start Inexpensive and Work Your Way Up
You should start your wedding dress shopping with the least expensive shops and work your way up. This helps give you an idea of the money to spend. You should know where to draw the line. You should shop on a weekday to make things easier for you. You get personal attention because of fewer crowds coming to the bridal shops.
Make Shopping a Whole-Day Affair
You should make shopping a whole-day affair. That helps you make a good bargain for your dream wedding dress.