Know these DO NOTs when choosing your wedding dress

By on February 1, 2015

via Best for Bride

To do things right, we also need to know what not to do. While you research and plan before shopping for a wedding dress, you should also spend some time studying the related “Do Nots”. Over the course of this article, we will reveal what a bride should avoid doing, to make her dress shopping a roaring success. So, let’s start.

Do Not get caught up with the trend

Ruffles or figure-hugging silhouettes may be the hottest wedding dress trends of the day. However, it isn’t wise to pick your wedding dress based on the trend of the moment. Although these details are important,it is more important that you find a silhouette that suits your body type, and a dress that reflects your personality. Your wedding gown should make you feel beautiful, rather than just being the fashionable choice.

Do Not forget about comfort

You may look splendid in a wedding dress, but realize that it is not the one for you if it feels uncomfortable in any way. Since you will be spending several hours wearing it, make sure to avoid choosing one that wouldn’t allow you to relax. Pay particular attention to the top and neckline. Do you feel the plunging neckline of the dress is too revealing for your comfort, or a snugly fitted corset just isn’t for you? If yes, it may be better to continue looking.

Do Not be fixated on specific ideas

Trust your bridal consultant. They are the best people to help you find the dress that flatters your body. Not all dresses possess hanger appeal. So, it may be a good idea to try on that dress before you write it off for how it looks at first sight. Be open to suggestions, and listen to your consultant’s recommendations for silhouettes or patterns that you may not have considered. When you work with an expert, don’t be surprised if you walk away with a dress that you least imagined as “The” one.

Do Not bring too many people when you go shopping

More isn’t merrier, as far as wedding dress appointments go. Too many people mean too many opinions, and all this does is confuse you further. Choose a few favorite girlfriends, maybe your mother, or bridesmaids, who know you best. They should be honest with their opinions, and have good dress sense. Only then can they actually contribute to the experience.

Do Not continue searching, once you find “The Dress”

You will know it once you find the right dress. Trust your instincts. It may perhaps be the first dress or even the tenth one you tried on, but stop looking once you do. Don’t worry about not feeling all emotional about it. Enjoy the moment, make the purchase, schedule your fitting appointments and proceed with the rest of your wedding plans!

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About Olga Pomeransky

Olga is manager at Best for Bride since 2005. Currently Best for Bride operates 4 bridal stores in Canada (Toronto, Etobicoke, Hamilton and Barrie). Best for Bride sells wedding, bridesmaids, mob dresses and more. http://www.BestForBride.com

2 Comments

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    Julie

    February 4, 2015 at 7:53 PM

    For me, it was all about the comfort. even though i was not going to be in the dress that long, I wanted to be comfortable in it. Good tips!

  2. miguellennie@gmail.com'

    Migue

    February 5, 2015 at 9:14 PM

    Totally agreed and honestly it helped me so much on deciding what dress to get! Its going to be a Empire Waist!

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