From childhood, you have an idea of what your wedding dress will look like at your wedding. White with a long train, pastel-coloured and romantic or coloured and trendy? So many different colours, styles and models... How do you start? In this article you will find tips and tricks to buy the wedding dress that suits you best.
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When is the best time to buy your wedding dress?
The ideal time to start your wedding dress search is 11 to 8 months before your wedding. Your exact dress may still need to be ordered. Even if your wedding dress is custom made, it is important that you start your search early.
Where to buy your wedding dress?
It is best to buy your wedding dress in a specialized bridal shop. Not only finding your wedding dress, but also the approach of your shop or designer is important. You want to find a quality wedding dress that fits you perfectly. To be sure to find a qualified shop, take a look at our specialised bridal boutiques.
Who can advise you?
In a bridal shop they will be happy to help you. It is best to make an appointment in advance. That way, they will have plenty of time for you. You will get plenty of advice on buying your wedding dress. You can also ask the salesperson and the dressmaker what adjustments may need to be made.
For the difficult decision makers among us, you can always bring your mum and/or best friend to the bridal shop. Especially if her opinion is important to you, it is a good idea to bring her along. But beware, it is best to bring a maximum of 2 people. The more people, the more opinions... So 1 or 2 people is perfect!
Which dress should you choose?
Everyone is beautiful, but every bride has different qualities that should be highlighted. So try to buy a wedding dress that accentuates the most beautiful part of your body. The perfect wedding gown for every figure definitely exists!
In addition to your figure, look at your skin type. Did you know that your 'colour type' helps determine which colour wedding dress suits you best? For example, some brides look radiant with a bright white wedding dress, while others steal the show with the colour ivory, nude or light pink.
Tying the knot
You really can't choose between a few dresses? Is the model and colour right for you? Can't convince the staff or your confidant to buy that one wedding dress?
Then we have only one tip for you: listen to your gut feeling. Which wedding dress makes you feel the best? Your feelings and happiness are the most important. If you wear things you love, you just look better.
And by the way, your partner will find you dazzling anyway when you turn to him for the first time, in your gorgeous wedding dress, on your big day!