Is it really tough to shop for the wedding dress of your dreams? It
can be, but if you plan ahead, then chances are you will end up with
the perfect dress. There are thousands of different styles of
wedding dresses. From the bell-shaped traditional with lace and
train, to your modern form-fitting gown made of satin and decorated
sequins. No matter what you decide to get, you eventually have to
visit some type of wedding dealer.
Selecting your gown
Before even visiting the salon of your choice, you MUST have already
had a clear vision of what your wedding theme is. Once there, donít
hesitate to let the salon know what you have planned to spend. Bring
in clippings from magazines of gowns that you like. This will help
the salon see if they have those styles or something similar. Also
acknowledge that some salons give free consultations. Take advantage
of all the advice you receive. Consultants can help you find the
dress of your dream based on your age and body type.
Donít spend money on a gown that is way out of your price range.
Wedding gowns can range from a few hundred dollars to a few
thousand. Take your time when selecting your gown. If it helps,
sleep on your decision and decide on a different day. You donít want
to rush into anything that can lead to regret. Donít spend all your
saved money on the gown itself. You should save a little for
accessories and any alterations that may need to be done. Buying
your wedding dress and accessories should be about five percent of
your wedding budget.
Getting fitted for your dress
When being fitted for your wedding dress, you should bring your
mother or the maid of honor with you. These people can provide moral
support for you if you are having doubts. You should plan on six
months to decide on and fit your gown. It normally takes at least
three months before your order to be placed and your gown to be made
by the manufacturer. You should plan on having a total of three
fittings. First, is when your gown arrives. Second, is to correct
mistakes or alterations that may be needed. Third, is to make sure
that your gown is perfect!
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