All the tips for choosing your wedding dress by Michal Medina
Finding the perfect wedding dress is a once in a lifetime mission and it takes much understanding and experience in the fashion and bridal field.
There is so much content online, however it can get tricky since sometimes it’s hard to know what is good and helpful to find the ultimate wedding dress
and what will only confuse you more.
The process of selecting the wedding dress of your dreams is so exciting, and the best way to make it a spectacular experience is to come ready. Here are the most important steps every bride has to follow:
Before choosing the dress
Start early! The more advanced you start looking for the dress, the more you’ll have time to concentrate on all the details and enjoy the process.
The season and the venue
Picking the style of your bridal gown has to reflect on the location of the wedding and the season of the year. For example, if you are planning a destination wedding to a tropical and more laid back location your wedding dress
should be more easy-going and less formal and Vise versa if the location is more formal and prestige – the dress should follow that dress-code.
Define a budget
The brides today are very sophisticated and know what they want. Do your “homework” in advanced and come to the appointment with the an approximated budget – it will make you much more focused.
Make an inspiration board
How fun 🙂 A bride that does a good research will not get scattered. Collecting the images will make you connect to yourself and to your dreams and to the style and statment you’ll want to make with your wedding dress.
Remember, your wedding dress shouldn’t be a costume, it should reflect your sense of style, it has to be comfortable with the proper wow factor.
If you are someone that being comfy on your big day is critical for you- then look for a gown with no layers, if you are a bride who is very trendy don’t be afraid to make a fashion statement with your wedding dress.
Choosing the Designer & Boutique
A great bridal designer with lots of experience knows the importance of a good silhouette, the dress construction and assembling with the right embellishments and fabrics that will celebrate and will fit perfectly to a woman’s body. When you choose your wedding dress, it has to be flattering to your figure, you need to be in love with it and the dress has to reflect your personalty and style as well as it has to be super-well made. A good Bridal designer will always make sure all the details of the dress are done perfectly no matter how many dresses that brand produce.
The Bridal boutique – This experience of finding the dress of your dreams, has to be in a relaxed atmosphere. Don’t be pressured. Ask friends and people you trust for recommendations and for the appointment itself bring only your closest friends and family that will make you feel great. No negativity is allowed on this magic journey.
For the fittings bring with you everything you want to wear on your wedding day.
Bring the shoes you want.
Don’t pay attention to the number of the dress size – It’s just a number – The dress needs to feel comfortable and to fit you 100% so it’s not about the size it’s about the way it looks and feels.
Walk with the shoes to make sure the length of the wedding dress is perfect for you.You don’t want to stumble and fall on your big day.
Bring one of your bridesmaids or whomever that will help you to dress up on the wedding day so they will know exactly what to do in advance.
For the final fitting bring with you everything including jewelry, veil, any addition cover-up you might want – so you’ll see how everything looks together.
On your Wedding Day
Of course pick up the dress at least a few days before the event – Don’t leave anything to the final crunch time. Make sure to be surrounded only with love ones with good energies. On your wedding day, it’s all about you and your needs – No drama is allowed.
Put on perfume before wearing the dress so it wont stain it.
Bring a “First Aid” kit with safety pins, bandaids, makeup and stains remover wipes.
Top industry secret – How to remove stains from your dress: Mix in a cup, dish soap with a tip of water, take a cloth and rub it gently until it’s gone.
Have the time of your life, you so deserve it!