Top 10 tips of choosing a wedding dress part II

Published: 16th May 2012
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There is not much time in our life (especially for a girl) will you be able to try on beautiful gowns and be treated like a princess? So let's enjoy every minute! Yesterday we talked about the first 5 tips of choosing a best wedding gown, today let's finish the left 5.

1. Limited your budget

There will always be a more beautiful and also more expensive dress, but the key point is find the most suitable one for you with your limited budget set before start. In creating your wedding budget, be sure to include a realistic budget for your wedding attire also with an allocation for not only the gown, but accessories, wedding shoes will also not cheap. Alterations and gown cleaning and preservation after the wedding.

2. Plan ahead

Make an appointment at least one or two week in advance. By scheduling an appointment, it allows the salon to provide you with their undivided attention and have a sales associate dedicated specifically to you.
And we need also need to have knowledge of it need 2-4 months to produce a wedding gown. Of course, if you cannot wait that long time you can order online, we can custom made a dress about 15-30 days. You should begin shopping for your gown a minimum of 8 months in advance of the wedding to allow enough time for alterations once the gown arrives.

3. Try to do good communication

A good communication some time means courage, so donít be afraid to speak up if you donít like something. Who knows perhaps there is something that can be done to the gown to make it perfect for you!
Before making the final decision on your gown, be sure that you understand the policies of the salon at which you are purchasing it. Ask about their policies for gown deposit, alterations and whether or not you will receive a discount on bridesmaid dresses if you purchase a gown there.

4. Donít be alarmed by the size

Bridal sizing is different from ready to wear sizing. In many cases, a bridal gown is 2 sizes larger than what you would wear in your everyday clothes. Once you have selected your gown, the bridal salon will take your measurements. Those measurements will be compared to the designerís size chart and the appropriate size will be selected for you. Keep in mind that a gown can be altered up to two sizes. Even if you are planning on losing weight, it best to go with the size that you are measuring at the time of purchase and alter the gown once it arrives. Never order a size based on the size that you 'plan to be'!

5. Understand the alterations process

Alterations are truly a process. It will take time to sculpt the gown to fit your body perfectly. When purchasing your gown you should factor in a minimum of 2 months for alterations. If the store where you are purchasing your gown does not offer alterations, ask if they can recommend a reputable seamstress. There a generally a minimum of 3 alterations involved in perfecting the fit of the gown. When purchasing your gown, you should inquire about the salonís policies on alterations and their fee structure.

It is imperative that you have your shoes and undergarments selected when the alterations process begins. It is impossible to ensure a proper fit without those elements. If you are planning on losing weight, you should not begin the alterations process until your weight is stable.

Bonus tip
The key is to make sure that you are working with a salon that maximizes your bridal shopping experience and allows you to feel comfortable in your buying decision.

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