5 Easy Steps to Finding THE Dress

07 Jun 2016


Finding the right man to marry can sometimes be easier than finding THE dress to walk down the aisle in. So if you’re one of those brides who feel a little lost as far as where to begin finding “the one”, don’t stress. Follow the next 5 steps, for you’ll soon be wearing your chosen wedding dress:

Step 1: Make an appointment

It’s really important to make an appointment with the chosen bridal store as you can’t just walk in and expect to be helped. Some stores have a long waiting list so this should be the first step to finding your dream dress.

Step 2: Do some research

There may be shapes that you like and shapes that don’t appeal to you at all. If you’re able to do some research into your style preference before your appointment, you could save yourself and your consultant a lot of frustration and time.


Step 3: Find the right budget

Designer wedding gowns can range anything from a bargain to a few thousand Rand, so you need to be clear about where you stand with your budget. Not just with yourself, but also with your consultant – saving a lot of unnecessary dress searching time.

Have a look at: Maggie Sotterro’s range of gorgeous wedding gowns

Step 4: Trust your consultant

Chances are, your consultant has been helping soon-to-be brides for a really long time, so she knows what she’s talking about. She may know a thing or two about what style would suit your body best, so give her a chance and trust that she’s there to help you as best she can.

Step 5: Keep an open mind

There may be styles that you would never consider, but which you would look amazing in. So keep an open mind and try on different styles, as chosen by your consultant. Who knows, you may look even more beautiful in a mermaid style dress than a ball gown.

At the end of the day, you need to trust your gut and intuition. You’ll know it when you put on the right dress – you’ll immediately feel like a bride. So take your time as this will be one of the most important decisions you’ll make throughout the whole wedding planning. Just remember to start your search as soon as possible to avoid disappointment, or worse, having no dress to wear on your wedding day!