Now You’re Ready to Shop for the Wedding Dress

wedding dress shoppingYou’ve got the ring, booked the venue and told your Mum!  Now it’s time to shop for the wedding dress.  But where oh where do you start?

The first thing to do is have a plan.  Once you have your plan, the rest should fit into place.  Here are the top things to consider before you even look at a magazine or visit a shop. Continue reading

“Buy a wedding dress” Guide

Buying your perfect wedding dress can often be a stressful and confusing task. The bridal gown is such an important part of your Big Day and all brides want to look and feel great. The “Buy a Wedding Dress” Guide is a 9-point plan designed to help you buy the wedding gown to do just that!  Continue reading

How does wedding dress sizing work?

If you think there seems to be no logic behind wedding dress sizing then you would be wedding dress sizingright.  There isn’t!

Well, there is a bit.  There is a common theme that your wedding dress size is much bigger than your size for other clothes.  This does your confidence no good when you are a size 18 and the woman in the bridal shop tells you she’s ordering your wedding dress in a size 24!

So what’s it all about?  Why are wedding dresses made smaller than other clothes?  And what size should you buy? The truth of the matter is that there are no standard guidelines for dress sizes.  Clothing shops therefore make up what they want.  Often, to flatter us, they make “big” Size 16′s so you feel better about buying a 16 than an 18 (come on, girls, we’ve all fallen for this one).  Continue reading