When Is Best To Buy Bridesmaid Dresses?
Congratulations, bride-to-be! You've conquered the wedding date, secured the venue, and even nailed down your dream photograoher. But fear not, as the thrilling journey of bridesmaid dress shopping awaits, and we're here to guide you through the process with our expert knowledge.
WHEN TO ORDER BRIDESMAID DRESSES
Approximately six months before your big day, the moment arrives to confirm the choice of bridesmaid dresses. This reduces the stress of having to make rushed decisions and also reduces disappointment if certain sizes or colours are out of stock as they should be restocked in time.This window also allows ample time for bridesmaid dress alterations. To ensure a seamless color match, order all dresses simultaneously, avoiding the risk of mismatched hues.
ORDER YOUR WEDDING DRESS FIRST
Before diving into the world of bridesmaid dresses, the spotlight must first shine on your bridal gown. You will have hopefully already chosen your dream dress before starting the bridesmaid dress search. Your wedding dress sets the tone for the celebration, guiding the choice of bridesmaid dresses to complement the prestige of the overall look.
WHEN TO START SHOPPING FOR BRIDESMAID DRESSES
Eight to nine months before your wedding date marks the start of when you should ideally start your of bridesmaid dress research. Dive into inspiration, browse pinterest boards and dreamy instagram feeds to firm up your wedding style. Decide whether uniformity or diversity in dress styles suits your vision, involving you bridesmaids in the decision making along the way.
CHOOSING A DRESS FOR OUT-OF-TOWN BRIDESMAIDS
Navigate the challenge of bridesmaids who live in a different location effortlessly by ordering online at thandth.com direct to their door. Or if you wanted to meet up all together for a larger try on session we have 29 stockists worldwide who you can book in to try our collection.
WHEN TO ORDER SHOES AND UNDERGARMENTS
Four to six weeks post-dress order, shift focus to accessories. Prompt your bridesmaids to order shoes and undergarments, allowing ample time for pre-fitting arrivals. Stress the importance of our backless bodysuit for backless designs ensuring a flawless fit.
WHEN TO HAVE YOUR FIRST AND FINAL FITTING
Expect alterations for all body types, scheduling the first fitting four to six weeks before the wedding. Pregnant bridesmaids should plan closer to the wedding day. The final fitting, ideally a month before, ensures impeccable tailoring, especially during peak wedding season. Adequate communication with your tailor is crucial for a seamless experience.
TRY ON YOUR DRESS A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE WEDDING
Anticipate a stress-free experience by trying on the dress a few days before the wedding, allowing time for last-minute alterations if necessary. This meticulous timeline ensures a memorable and enjoyable bridesmaid dress shopping journey.
Stick to the TH&TH guide to bridesmaid dress shopping, and the search for your dresses will be a delightful and stress-free affair.
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