Category Archives: Wedding Gowns 101

Basic wedding gown information.

Do some reconnaissance:

It is okay to try on some wedding gowns alone so you get a picture of what you are interested in.  You don’t have to decide on your gown all by yourself, just narrow down a selection of favorites before you … Continue reading

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Be in a positive state of mind and body:

It is hard to focus your attention when you are upset or hungry.  Have a snack before you arrive to your appointment so you aren’t thinking “can I take this thing off so I can go eat.”  If you have … Continue reading

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Have a budget in mind

Know how much you are willing to spend on your wedding gown.  Your bridal consultant should be able to keep you close to your budget. Don’t forget about shipping, tax, alterations, extra charges for changes and special add-ons.  It might … Continue reading

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What are you interested in?

Have a little bit of an idea of what you are looking for.  Chances are you have already done a Google search and kind of know what you are leaning toward.  Create a “Bridal Bible” for all the images and … Continue reading

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Set an Appointment

To expect the best service possible ALWAYS make an appointment to try on wedding gowns.  In some bridal shops you MUST make an appointment.  This assures that you have your bridal consultant to yourself and an uninterrupted allotment of time.  … Continue reading

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Easing the stress of bridal gown shopping

Start early! Nothing is worse than finding the dream dress and hearing that you can’t get it in time for your wedding.  Be aware that most bridal shops do not keep a stock of dresses in the back for you … Continue reading

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Ivory or White, White or Ivory…

…Or any of the many other colors gowns come in these days.  How do you know what color to pick?  Let’s cover the basics first. White: Yes, this is considered the “traditional” choice for purity and virtue… however, keep in … Continue reading

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