How are your wedding plans going? One of the most exciting moments is the choice of the wedding dress, because surely you want to look amazing on your wedding day. The wedding dress is one of the main elements in weddings, and that you surely love to see, it is your opportunity to make a style statement and pamper yourself with a piece that you choose with great care.
Surely we have all seen those programs where brides go to choose their wedding dress, fall in love with one and tearfully choose the right one, it seems very simple, but it is not always like that, that is why we want to share these simple tips to know how to choose your wedding dress.
1. Define the style of your wedding
Before choosing the wedding dress, you should be clear about some aspects of your wedding such as where it will take place, whether it will be outdoors or in a closed space, day or night, the season of the year, the style of the wedding, how formal or casual it is, etc. All this influences to choose a dress that goes according to the style of your wedding.
2. Set a budget
Let’s be honest, we would all love to have an unlimited budget to choose our wedding dress, but this is not always the case; do not worry! It is important that you establish how much you want and can invest in your wedding dress. On many occasions it happens that you fall in love with a dress that is out of your budget and you have to decide between letting it go or sacrificing something else. So keep in mind how much you want to pay and try on dresses on that number.
3.The perfect moment.
Don’t leave it to the last! They say that the time indicated to look for a wedding dress is between 6 to 9 months, because it gives you the opportunity to try on dresses calmly, think about your decision and that it arrives to begin with the alterations. You don’t want to be pressured that it doesn’t look good before your big day.
4. Choose who will accompany you
It may be that you want to go choose your wedding dress with your mother, sisters, cousins, friends or even alone. Consider that the people who accompany you should help you, and not get confused any more, look for people who know you and have a positive attitude. If you tend to feel pressured when listening to many opinions, go only with 1 or 2 people and once you have decided you can invite someone else to a test. Remember at all times that it is you who must love it.
5.Know your body shape.
It’s your wedding and you can wear whatever you want! But to be more comfortable, choose a wedding dress that highlights what you like most about your body and not one that hides what you don’t like; you will see that by highlighting the most beautiful you will feel very comfortable and safe. Either way, we share some tips on which dress cut is ideal for each body type.
- Triangle shape: Look for dresses with a v-neckline or v-neckline or with cute details on top.
- Apple-shaped figure: Choose an empire-cut dress.
- Rectangular figure: You can opt for a dress with a wide skirt.
- Hourglass: A mermaid cut or dresses that highlight your waist are ideal.
- Inverted triangle: Look for an A-line dress, fitted around the torso and opening at the waist.
- Petite bride: Look for an A-line dress or a shift dress that follows the shape of your body.