Useful tips

Is it weird to shop for wedding dress alone?

Is it weird to shop for wedding dress alone?

While it may sound a little unorthodox, our consultants actually recommend it! “Shopping alone is not for everyone, but for those who know what they want, or for a bride that’s more mature, shopping by yourself can be a more effective and efficient way of making a decision,” says seasoned Kleinfeld consultant, Lisa.

Can my fiance come wedding dress shopping with me?

However, There Is No Rule Saying You Can’t Do This “There’s no hard-and-fast rule that states you can’t bring your fiancé to your wedding dress shopping appointment,” says Jenna Miller, creative director of Here Comes The Guide.

Can you go wedding dress shopping for fun?

Among the many great things about wedding dress shopping by yourself, is the fact that you can go anytime, anywhere. There’s no hassle surrounding ‘when everyone’s free’, and you could even pop round to the local bridal boutique during your lunch break!

Do bridesmaids have to go dress shopping?

Generally speaking, bridesmaids are expected to pay for their own dresses and accessories, as well as potentially hair and makeup appointments and transportation to the wedding. According to Gottsman, bridesmaids should be prepared to cover the costs for these expenses once they accept the offer.

How many months before my wedding should I get my dress?

You should start researching, shopping, and planning appointments approximately 10 months out from your wedding date, with the goal of ordering a gown no later than six to eight months prior to the wedding.

Can a mother of the bride wear the same dress as the bride?

Do take into account the wedding colors, formality, location, season and time of day. While some brides do prefer that their moms wear a color in the same palette as the bridal party, or match it exactly, there’s no set rule that all the dresses must coordinate—it just shouldn’t clash so it stands out in photos.

Do you talk to the mother of the groom before going dress shopping?

Do connect with the mother of the groom before you go shopping. Traditional wedding etiquette states that the mother of the bride chooses her ensemble first, which then informs what the mother of the groom will wear. This tip is a bit old-fashioned though, and the process doesn’t have to be so formal.

Which is the best style for a wedding dress?

One of the most popular styles is the ball gown wedding dress, which has a full skirt, fitted bodice and a cinched waist. This style will define your waist and highlight your bust. If you’re looking to create a little extra curve, try corset bridal gowns to give your style even more drama.