What NOT To Do When Wedding Dress Shopping

Shopping for your wedding dress is arguably one of the most important parts of wedding planning! Finding the dress that your soon to be husband will see for the first time coming down the aisle is an important decision! Your dress will be the focal point of your wedding day and will be in the photos that you will cherish for a lifetime. You want to ensure you find the perfect dress for your big day. That's why today, our bridal boutique in South Florida has some advice for what NOT to do when you go wedding dress shopping.


Don't Be Pressured Into Having An Audience

Wedding dress shopping is typically a grand event. Brides are often accompanied by several other women, such as their bridesmaids, sister(s), maid of honor, mother, and sometimes their future mother-in-law. While you are certainly welcome to invite these women to join you, don't feel pressured into having them there with you. Having too many people watching you (and offering their opinions) can be overwhelming. Your best bet may be to limit your entourage to 2-3 people.

Don't Focus On The Little Details First

The delicate details are often what makes the difference between good wedding gowns and great ones. However, they aren't what you should devote your attention to first. Choosing your silhouette should be your first step. Once you pick your general style, you can begin to focus on the little details.

Don't Focus Too Much On Trends

If you're a fashion-conscious bride, following current trends may be one of your top priorities. The latest bridal fashion trends can be an excellent source of inspiration and a great place to start, but ultimately, the current trend should not be your deciding factor. Whereas trends come and go, you'll want to love looking at your dress for years. The dresses currently in your closet may give you a better idea of where to start.

Don't Try On Dresses Without Looking At Pictures First

Trying on wedding dresses is a one-of-a-kind experience. It's easy to understand why many brides are anxious to begin this exciting process. However, it's best to peruse pictures of wedding gowns first so that you can get a solid understanding of what styles you like before scheduling your appointment at a bridal salon in South Florida. This will help you avoid having to try on too many dresses (and thus becoming overwhelmed by too many options) at your fitting.

Don't Get Hung Up On Sizing

Many brides don't realize this prior to trying on dresses for the first time, but wedding dresses often run 2-3 sizes larger than normal dresses. Focus on getting the size that will fit you and flatter your shape - try not to get hung up on the number.

Don't Forget About Your Appearance

Doing your hair and makeup for your dress shopping appointment isn't critical, but it can be extremely helpful. If you show up to your fitting with a messy ponytail and no makeup, it can be hard to envision how you'll look on your actual wedding day. By taking the time to fix your hair and makeup prior to arriving at your fitting, you'll be better able to picture yourself on your special day.


DO Contact Bridal Couture Of The Palm Beaches To Schedule Your Bridal Appointment! 

If you are planning a wedding and you haven't found your dress yet, we would love for you to schedule your bridal appointment at our bridal store in Royal Palm Beach! We are dedicated to helping you find the dress you've been dreaming about and ensuring it's the perfect dress for you! For more information about our bridal salon in South Florida, visit us at www.BridalCouturePalmBeach.com.

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Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
561-793-4633
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