Finding the most suitable wedding dress is a challenge in itself , if you are plus size the challenge can be even much harder , but that don’t mean that you wont be able eventually to find the best wedding dress that will make you look like a princess in your special day , In order to avoid wasting time and effort until you find the best and most suitable wedding dress , then you should probably consider to follow the tips that we have prepared to you below in order to make the best choice .
10- Call The Shops First .
It is known that most of the wedding dresses stores only keep in the shop one sample of each design , they will usually have a size that can fit most of their customers , trying to find stores that have varying sizes that you can try on might be quit challenging ,Hence calling the stores from home first should save you so much time and effort .
9- Look For Big-Box Stores Instead Of Bridal Stores .
As we informed you above that more of the bridal stores only keep one sample of each design in the store , Big-Box stores are completely different as they usually keep varying sizes of each design right in the store which will allow you to actually try some dresses on and determine your interests .
8- Don’t Get Too Much Influenced By The Sales Person .
Almost every bridal shop need really experienced salespeople , on one hand it is important to go to shops with salespeople that are sincere about your business , on the other hand salespeople sometimes tend to be controlling and forcing their own choice and opinion instead of giving you the chance to make up your mind , make sure to resist such a behavior if you find it .
7- Don’t Follow Dress Scales .
Different bridal dresses brands have different sizing scales , the affordable wedding dresses tend to use the same sizing scale as the regular clothes , However expensive brands tend to have a different sizing scale according to the fashion industry , make sure to not judge a dress by its sizing scale and only by how it actually looks on you .
6- Consider To Make Changes To Your Dress .
Nowadays sleeveless and strapless dresses are what is dominating the market , However if you try a dress and you like but you think it would look best with sleeves then consider to add sleeves by asking the store for alterations possibility for the design chosen .
5- Don’t Let Anyone Or Anything Annoy You .
In most of the bridal stores salespeople tend to ask most of their customers if they are planning to lose weight before the wedding , if this question sounded rude or annoying for you then simple ask the salesperson to not ask such questions with confident and continue trying on your dresses .
4- Don’t Give Up Your Dream .
If you have a dream to wear a top designer’s dress on your wedding day you don’t have to give up your dream as most of the designers make their dresses with plus sizes up to 24 , it just need some patience from you to find your dream wedding dress .
3- Try Many Styles Before You Make Your Decision.
Many plus size brides completely overlook strapless dresses while shopping for their wedding dresses thinking that a strapless dress wont have enough support which is not true as many of the strapless dresses are made to provide the needed support , so don’t judge a dress before you actually try it on .
2- Go Shopping For Your Undergarments First .
If you will consider to have a long line corset or a supportive bra on your wedding day you need to have them on while trying on the wedding dresses , these undergarments can highly effect the way a dress look on you .
1- Choose A Dress That Fit The Larger Part Of Your Body .
Many brides tend to buy smaller wedding dresses than their current size as they hope to lose enough weight before their wedding day , However it would be better to choose a wedding dress that suit you the way you are as it can be taken in if you did lose weight , Also make sure to choose a dress that cover the larger part of your body so if you have larger hips then choose a wedding dress that fit your hips size .