Picking the perfect dress for your big day is no easy task. The journey for your wedding dress can be one of the most exhilarating parts of planning a wedding. Your gown will be the focus of the day and it is only right to find the perfect gown for you. Finding something gorgeous, comfortable, and affordable are essential. Before you buy your wedding dress there are some tips you need to keep in mind.
First, have a good idea on what kind of dress you want before you go to a bridal shop. Searching via magazines and the internet are good place to begin looking. The earlier you start the process the better. If you need a custom-made dress, it is necessary you plan 7-8 months prior to your wedding day. When looking you want to know the exact color and fabric of your gown. White is the traditional color for a wedding dress, but perhaps you want an off white or champagne color to enrich your skin complexion or increase the mood. When choosing the fabric, keep in mind that the fabric will be the basis for the overall look and feel of your gown, and will influence cost more than any other individual thing.
You want to accept help from professional bridal consultants. A very good bridal consultant will ask you a plethora of questions so every detail is perfect for you. An expert has seen many women of all shapes and sizes. They will know what will look spectacular on you. Bridal consultants at The Dress Matters can help with your bridal look.
When selecting a dress you want to bring someone with an opinion that you trust. This could your mother, sister, aunt, friend, etc. Three or four individuals are good enough, too many people can make the process overwhelming.
After all of this, make your final decision on the dress that you want. Look at several options before you buy the one for you. When trying to decide between dresses ask yourself these two questions:
1. Which dress best fits my style?
2. Which dress do I feel is best looking on me?
After your dress is chosen look for matching shoes and veils. Now it is time to get married!
Article by Summer Intern, J. Collins
Photos via Maggie Sottero
The Dress Matters Blog
Blog of the elegant bridal boutique located in Media, Pennsylvania (Suburban Philadelphia). The owner of the boutique was selected 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. We carry bridal, bridesmaid and prom dresses. Special services include Girls Night Out, Bridal Assistant and On-Site Alterations.