Wedding Dress Guide Part 4: The Dress Detail

Wedding Dress Guide Part 4: The Dress Detail

Now that you have found out about the basics and foundations of buying a wedding dress in our previous Wedding Dress Guides, about: the introduction, the cut and the neckline, you probably have a better idea of the detail and final touches for your dress. These are the fun bits and the items that make your dress unique to you. This is what makes it yours. The finer details of your are covered in four main areas: Fabric Fabrics can quite dramatically change the effect and style of a wedding dress. Our guide here will help you make sense of…

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Dress Debacle – 28/10/2013

The wedding dress arrived today! I could hardly wait to get home from work to try it on! Upon opening the box and pulling the dress out, I instantly knew that I’d made the right choice. The colour was a sandy, oyster colour. Not your traditional wedding colour, I know, but with the tulle and the immaculate sequin work, it was transformed into a beautiful bridal number. The dress, which was too long (no surprise there for a 5’3 half pint), but it had that beautiful soft mermaid shape, with a slit up the middle. Tulle overlays the skirting all the…

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Wedding Dress Guide Part 3: Neckline

Wedding Dress Guide Part 3: Neckline

There are more neckline options for a wedding dress than there are cuts/silhouettes: fact. The neckline you choose can dramatically alter the feel and glam-factor of the dress. It can spice up a relatively simple dress, or tone down something more dramatic, so this part of the Wedding Dress Guide will equip you with the knowledge you need to choose the right neckline for you. To help with dress cuts/silhouettes, our Wedding Dress Guide Part 2: Cut will be helpful. Sweetheart: A classic and popular neckline for those who are comfortable in strapless. Ladies with a bust that is large or very…

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Wedding Dress Guide Part 2: Cut

Wedding Dress Guide Part 2: Cut

In part 2 of this guide, we will be talking about the cut of the dress. This will help you decide on the overall basic cut of the dress, as well as help you think about things such as, whether you would like it to be long or short, tightly fitting or a looser fit. If you haven’t yet seen our introduction to the Wedding Dress Guide, check that out first. Broadly speaking, the cuts/silhouettes of the dresses fall into 5 main categories: Ball gown/princess: The classic princess cut, with its big, full skirting is a glamorous and fun option. The ball…

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Wedding Dress Guide Part 1: Introduction

Wedding Dress Guide Part 1: Introduction

The wedding dress will, for some of you, be the most important (and potentially most extravagant) item you buy for your wedding. Others might not be that fussed and aren’t too worried about it. Many of you will want a dress that will look good and that you will love, on a more modest budget. One thing that all brides will have in common though: they want to feel good in their wedding dress. This series of guides will ensure you find out everything you need to know about buying a wedding dress, so that you, your groom (and your bank account)…

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The Wedding Dress Search Begins – 18/10/2013

The Wedding Dress Search Begins – 18/10/2013

The Dress: some would argue that it’s one of the most important factors of a wedding for the bride. And people often suggest that a bride is lying if she says she hasn’t started looking online for a dress or if she has absolutely no idea what she would like her dress to look like. So it falls to reason that I might be telling a lie if I said that I got engaged in March and by October I still hadn’t started searching for a dress. And indeed, I have been searching (online at least) for ‘the dress,’ probably since…

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