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Wedding dress shopping


My wedding will take place twelve months from now. I need to buy a wedding dress. I am planning to visit a couple of local wedding dress shops later this week to see the dresses and hopefully then try out a few with a friend. What tips do you have when it comes to dress shopping? Is it a good idea to try out the dress before making a purchase or not? I’m a small and petite lady. My high street clothes size is a six or eight depending on the specific item of clothing in question. 


  • Thanks for the suggestion. But I prefer high street bridal shops as I prefer to try out the dress then make a decision. 
  • MrsB2020MrsB2020 Posts: 55 New bride
    I would definitely recommend trying before buying - what looks great on the hanger can look awful on you, and vice versa.
    Make sure you know your budget, and don’t try on outside of it. 
    Don't feel rushed - 12 months is loads of time - so don’t feel you need to make a decision straight away.
    And enjoy it! 
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