I’m not one of those girls that has been planning my wedding since I was three. My tastes have changed over the years and while I’ve certainly thought about (and pinned about) my eventual wedding from time to time, I’ve never built a giant binder with my thoughts from childhood in it. That goes for my dress as well. Based on my current tastes, I knew I wanted something more natural and romantic, but that’s about it. Heck, until I went to my first shopping appointment, I didn’t even know what silhouette would look good on me.
After three appointments and much post-appointment ogling at pictures, I am happy to say I have finally said yes to the dress! It is officially ordered and on its way to the store and I couldn’t be more excited that that piece of wedding planning is complete. I’ve promised myself I wouldn’t divulge too many details online, so you’ll have to wait until November to see anything about it, but suffice to say I feel very mature and wonderful in it – I can’t wait until it gets in and I get to go try it on again!
If you’re in the process of finding your dress or one day may be choosing one for yourself or helping someone else choose hers, I want to share some short tips I learned while shopping: