From a Consultants point of view…..
Photo Credit – Farawayland Wedding Photography – Lucho Berzek
When ladies are shopping for a wedding gown they do some research on-line at all the designers websites, pinterest , craigslist and facebook etc… “ON MODELS” – they have an image how they would like to look on their very special day. Realistically they want to look like the model showing the gown.. Thus Models are used frequently to showcase clothing. #Marketing 101
Tip #1 – When looking for a gown, compare your body type with the model, do you have the same shape? if not less likely it will look the same on you.
Tip #2 – When trying on gowns and you have no idea what looks good on you, try all the styles ie: Ball Gown, Mermaid, (Trumpet) (Fit-Flare) same thing, Sheath, A-Line, Empire Waist and Drop Waist.
Tip #3 – Never judge a dress on a hanger (try it on when the consultant asks you) she is a professional and knows her fashion.
Tip #4 – RULE – take pictures, what you see in the mirror is not what you see in the camera.
Tip #5 – If you are planning on loosing weight or gaining weight – don’t shop a year out. Buy off the rack 2 months before your wedding. You cannot guarantee you will loose or gain unless you hire a certified trainer to reach your goals.
Tip #6 – Don’t shop with lots of girls….too many opinions will ruin your appointment.
Tip #7 – Enjoy the moment… don’t over think – It’s not all about the dress – it’s about you and your partner spending the rest of your lives together.
Tip #8 – Buy a veil the same time you purchase the dress, easier to style out your vision.
Tip #9 – Tie your hair in a pony or updo for your appointment – its hard work jumping in and out of dresses – and your hair will get stuck in zippers and lace back try on’s.
Tip #10 – STOP looking when you purchased your dress – no need to compare anymore.
Bridal and Fashion Consultant, Wardrobe and Photo Shoot Stylist
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