Whether you’re about to embark on your first appointment to try on wedding dresses or you’re a seasoned regular! It’s undeniable that the process can become very time consuming and overwhelming. The truth is, you may have to try on quite a few dresses and visit a number of stores before you find “the one”. To help you narrow down your search, try following our top tips.
This rule applies for all brides – plus size or not. Finding the right style and shape of dress that moulds to your body and hugs you in the right places is crucial. The goal is to feel comfortable on your special day, not restricted. For this reason, we always recommend that brides order their dresses in their actual size and not a smaller one.
The best part of being a curvier woman is actually having curves to show off. Let your new Husband/Wife and guests see your fabulous shape by choosing the right dress that fits and supports you in the right places.
Talk to your wedding dress consultant about what underwear is best. A good structured wedding dress has all the support and control already built into the dress. That means more often than not. No Bra and No suck me in knickers!!! (Horrible things)!!
Wedding Dresses are expensive, there’s no doubt about it! What you need to remember is a lot of work goes into making a wedding dress. Did you know all the beading is hand done? Rule of thumb is the more lace and beading there is, the more expensive the dress is. Unfortunately, also with some designers, their prices increase as the dress size does. To ensure you stay within budget, try doing your research before trying on your dream dress.
Allow enough time to find and to have a dress ordered and made. Bridal Boutiques do not hold stock. If you want to be able to have a full range of dresses to choose from you must have time. 6 – 12 months. All dresses are made to order even the bridal designer doesn’t hold stock. It takes on average 6 months to make a dress.