Simply Elegant Weddings & Events
|Posted on August 27, 2015 at 2:40 PM||comments (1218)|
Finding your Dream Dress can be stressful and more brides are doing multiple dresses, a formal one for the ceremony and a fun party dress for the reception.
With all eyes on you, the photos you will keep forever, you want to look perfect on your big day.
Some brides want to look like a princess others dream of a sexy mermaid to show off her curves and another wants enough movement to dance the night away.
Choices can seem overwhelming, no matter your budget or personal style, here are some tips on finding your Dream Dress.
Do research to find what you like.:Rip pages from magazines, check pinterest, but compile a visual file of your favorites and bring it to your first appointment
Be Open: Keep an open mind to finding your dream dress that you didn't know would be the dress, try on a variety of styles.
Bridal sizing: Gowns will often be 1 to 2 sizes higher than your regular clothes( no one will know what size you get)
Shop Early: Some dresses can take 4 to eight months to be made and then you have alterations
Budget: Before your first appointement figure out how much you have to spend, it will save you heartache
Extra Costs: Remenber if you set that buget it should include alterations, veil, shoes and jewelry
Shop on a weekday: Salons are always packed on the weekends
Who to bring: You love your sisters, maid of honor, Mom etc, but narrow your group done to 2 or 3 people whose opinions materrs the most. It's hard to get a large group to agree.
Bring the right undergarments: starpless bra, nude panties
Dress Style: Your gowns shape is partly based on the style you like, your venue and the mood of your wedding.
Wear heels to your appointment or bring a pair with you.
Dont judge a dress on a hanger: you don't really know what a dress will look like until you put it on.
Most of all Stay True to What You Love: It's important that you go with what you love and what feels like your dream dress, regardless of other people's expectations
|Posted on February 12, 2015 at 10:40 PM||comments (7286)|
Every Woman's body is different, but all want to feel and look beautiful on their wedding day. If your having trouble knowing what style of dress fits your body type, here are a few guidelines:
Petite: Dont hide your cute frame in a puffy ball gown, try slim-fit, mermaid or flowy chiffon
Curvy: Some like to show off their curves and others feel self-conscious. If you want to hide some of your curves, try either an A-line or ball gown with empire waist, it will accent your small waist.
Busty: The last thing you want is to be pulling up your dress all day to keep "the girls" from making a bigger entrance than you. Try a elegant V-neckline, stay away from ruched fabics that bunch at the bust and be sure to have great support.
Tall and Slim: Don't get lost in a Ball gown, Trumpet or sheath gown made of lace will give you a graceful silhouette.
Just remember, no matter what, the dress that makes you feel like a Bride is the perfect dress for you. So try on many styles!