When you are even in Teenagers, we believe that most of you have dreamed of your romantic and chic wedding day. Therefore, the beautiful wedding dress and Bride will be the heart of that day. Most brides feel it a very difficult and endless procedure to find the perfect wedding dresses, no matter you have a clue to wear which kind of wedding dress or no where to start. Basic wedding dress knowledge is must-have for a bride to be. We have collected many guidelines of finding your perfect stunning wedding dress, please take a look at our tips, we will help you to have a memorable wedding.
1. Fix Wedding Budget
You should know that buying the wedding dress is not everything, to perfectly display the style you are pursing, you will need the accessories to match also, something like veils, jewellery, wedding shoes, head pieces and so on. That is why you need to figure out the how much budget for the wedding dress, and what kind of wedding dress accessories you need and cost you can spend on, what if there is dress alteration cost, you will need to list all the possible and hidden cost so that you can plan on the pretty wedding dress styles in your mind.
2. Where to Shop For Wedding Gowns
A second hand wedding dress is also working, if you are running out of your budget. Then the once worn wedding dresses are great choice for you. There are many once-worn wedding dress shops, such as Story Bridal, they usually provide shocking discount on the bridal gowns. Many of them still provide free custom made service and alteration. Consequently, how to make sure that is absolutely once worn wedding dress is the most thing you need to concern, because you want a happy and nice wedding. You may need to check the wedding dress tailoring date, last customer’s contact to check. Whatever, you will find many ways to check that.
The traditional wedding salon is always the first station for a bride to be. As there are many series and styles of wedding gowns for your selection. There are two sorts of bridal salon, one is designer wedding dress shop, such as Herrera’s Boutique, they will only provide one designer’s wedding dresses. And the other one is the wedding planning shop, they will provide wedding dresses of different designers’ and styles. We strongly suggest you check the wedding planning shop, as there are many styles of wedding dresses, like short wedding dresses, vintage wedding gowns and so on. You will get ideas of which styles you may like best or which styles suit you best, whatever, you will have a clue on the wedding dresses you want. They also helped a lot of brides to have best wedding mostly, so they have many useful suggestions for you. Besides, if you use their wedding planning service, they will also provide discount on the dresses and some interesting gifts can be used on wedding day. Though these are nothing big deal for the whole wedding cost, but that still counts your budget. If you just fall in love with some designer wedding dresses, then pick up your phone and book the appointment without hassle.
Online Bridal Gown Shop
Nowadays, the Internet is more and more popular, and also part of people’s life. Many people is accustomed with the online shopping, it is easy and convenient. If you are busy or can not find someone to accompany with you for the wedding salon, then shopping your wedding dresses online is great choice. You can explore many amazing wedding dress styles there. With the highly competitive online shop market, you can do many things there: find the most popular wedding dresses, compare the price of the same dress. The sales assistant will also answer every of your question patiently, some shops even provide custom made service. And the tailoring time scale can be as less than 4 weeks. There are many online wedding dress shops, such as Aliexpress, Feeltimes, Davids’ Bridal, the online dress shopping will save you much time on waiting the bridal salon appointment.
3. Learn Wedding Dress Styles
The wedding dress is familiar and also obscure for a girl close to the door of marriage. We need to learn about the special wedding dress terms, so that you can express your request and opinion on the wedding dresses exactly. For example, for different body figure shape, there are mermaid shape wedding dresses, A line styles, ball gowns, sheath column dresses. In terms of dress embellishment, can be beaded dress, crystal dress, lace dresses, ruffled dresses, embroidery dresses, sequined dress and so on. Speaking of the dress fabric, there are chiffon, satin, organza, thick silk wedding gowns; Based on dress closure: zipper up dresses, lace up dresses, buttons up back dresses, and pull over dresses. With different back style, there are yarn styles, backless dresses, modest covered bridal gowns. If you can have all these terms in your mind, you are almost the expert of wedding dress, and the sellers will also take seriously on your request.
4. Research and Record Real Wedding
You will easily get dizzy when stands in front of thousands of wedding dress styles. If you have reviewed many wedding gowns, still can not decide which one is the best wedding dress for you? Grab a cup of coffee, let’s do the research and record. You will find many real wedding, whether online or bridal salons, the other bridal stories. You will see many people wear different wedding dresses, and many may have the commons with you, like the body shape, skin tone and the length. So you will just record the styles and replicate the similar wedding dresses other places, finally you will get the perfect wedding dress with your own personality.
5. List The Questions For Dress Consultant
To have a better shopping experience, and easily to settle your wedding steps, it is necessary for us to have a list of query about the wedding dress or related to the wedding. For example, what if the wedding dress get creased? Can size be personalized? Is there alteration service when it is not fitted. Which kind of wedding accessories will balance with the dresses perfectly. For online wedding dress shopping, what courier service will they use. How much for shipping cost and how many days does the dress take to arrive. Is it delivered to your house directly. If you ordered the wedding gowns much earlier than scheduled, how to keep the wedding gown in perfect condition. For all the wedding shops, they have provide kinds of service to brides, they know about the whole wedding very well, so they can erase your most concern.
6. Dress Size is Not Your Concern
We should not worry about the dress size will take an effect on your wedding dress selection. Most wedding dresses, they are not the same size with our casual clothing, many people will find that almost all the wedding dress shops size are quite different with the size they use, some seem smaller while some bigger. Most casual dresses are standard size, you can use one size smaller or up, that will still work for you. The wedding dresses require exactly size on different parts. Different styles or different wedding dress shop may vary on the size chart. Almost no one can do without alteration. It is better to provide the size as detailed as you can, such as bust, waist, length, shoulder width and so on. The tailors will solver all the fitting problem, so just focus on the wedding dresses you are after.
7. Harmonize Your Body Figure For Dress
We have discussed the size before, it will not be your concern as can be altered. But the dress silhouettes will really affect the wedding dress performance on you. Because it will change the dress shapes on you if we do not get the right dress silhouette. If you are curved body shape, that is perfect body figure, every wedding dress will work on you nicely. For apple or pear shaped, the A line wedding dresses and ball gowns are charming on you. The sheath and column silhouette wedding gowns are just designed slim body shape. The perfect silhouette will just maximum your good and minimize the worst.
8. Encouraged With Different Dresses
Wedding dress has been a long history, there are thousands of wedding dress and designers as well. It is not right If you are getting upset with no favorable wedding dress when you just take a glance at a few dresses. In front of the scornful wedding consultant, can not get suitable bridal gowns, you may get exhausted after your first visit on the wedding salon. We understand all these things simply may happen on each bride. And that is normal, do not give up. Because it is for you, it is your wedding, they do not know you. Just ask your family and friends come with you, try more wedding gowns, they will tell you different things about the dresses. Mermaid bridal gown are certainly the most ladies wanted, but you can also try the A line princess wedding dresses, or the sheath gowns. With your sexy wedding heels, they may look lovely on you also. Try different colours of dresses, champagne colour wedding dresses perfectly match with your skin tone and eye colours. Ivory bridal gowns will look cute and elegant on you. The deep V neck wedding dresses with your nice necklace can create luxurious style better.
9. Keep The Wedding Season in Mind
You may have already been engaged with your partner, and have some places like to be the wedding destination. If you have decided the destination, please consider the climate of wedding destination when you find the wedding dresses. As different weather will take an effect with your wearing the dress and makeup also. If you wear a thick wedding dress in Summer, we believe that your sweat will play the important role in comfortable wearing, and you can not feel good and perform the best. That will be exhausted day for you, because you need to keep smiling when photographing. Therefore, you are hosting an outdoor wedding in fall, cool weather, you may find a wedding dress with sleeves. And for hot climate you need a light fabric wedding dresses, like chiffon, organza, tulle and lace dresses. If winter wedding, you will need a covered wedding gowns, or you need to prepare a wrap or wedding jacket.
10. Plan Wedding Shopping 10 Months in Advance
“Please shop your wedding dress earlier, no matter you want a simple or luxurious wedding. “ Feeltimes store manager said. There are plenty of things you need to handle maybe on your own for the whole wedding, such as wedding destination selecting. And who to be your bridesmaids and flower girl dresses, they will occupy you much time, something you may need to do once and again. Mostly, after you confirm the wedding dress, you need to make sure the color is working for all staff, such as the wedding scheme, harmony with accessories. You are likely to get the dress fabric swatches to check the colors. You will still need to allow time for dress alteration if necessary. Because most shops take time to tailor your wedding dress, sometimes several months, and rush order shorter. During this time, you may gain on weight or lose the weight. Do not make yourself rushing on the feet, you may forget some important details then. The best schedule is shopping your wedding dress 10 months in advance at least.
11. Confirm Dress Order Details
Keep everything under your control. When you complete the wedding dress shopping, do not forget to ask for the order contract. Though some shops will send you the confirmation email or receipts, better to include every details in writing. You will need to keep this and check the schedule of the tailoring processing constantly to make sure they are going to complete your nice wedding dress in time. It is your right to keep everything inline.
12. Pick The Dress Loved At Your First Sight
After your series research, you may find your stylish wedding dress in trending show or bridal gown shop, and may find out you like the colour of ivory or champagne wedding dresses, A line and ball gown is more for you. Beaded dresses are popular now, all these things, actually have helped you to build the wedding dress structure in your mind. When you go to the bridal salon, there will be one dress which you may take a while to stare at, that is the first dress you like, and try it on without doubt. Most dress sellers tell that the brides will always order and love the first one they fall in love.
13. Explore Fancy Dresses Via Social Media
Most Bridals like to share their memorable and beautiful time and things. It is very easy for us to find large wedding dress options on the social media, the most popular ones are Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest. There are many wedding dress hobbyist, wedding planning owners, wedding dress sellers, you can find the most trending wedding dress there, but also useful knowledge about the wedding. Just be a follower, keep the styles you like in your mobile phone, find in the stores according to your saved wedding dress pictures.
14. Check Everything After You Get The Dress
That must be an exciting moment when you get the stunning wedding gown, but please check the perfection of the wedding gown, such as if it is damaged, embellishment in perfect condition, thread goes well on the dress and no stains. After all this, try the fitting, and move on the next.