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Wedding Gown Shopping Tips

HOW SALONS WORK Some salons allow walk-ins, and others are by appointment only. Some allow you to look through the dresses yourself; others bring them to you based on what you ask for. Why can’t you touch all those dresses in the back room? Because 1) It’s easy for a shopper and her coffee to…

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The Ultimate Guide to Shopping for a Wedding Dress

You’re about to enter uncharted territory: The wedding dress universe comes with its own shops, timeline, and language. We broke down the entire process by the numbers to help you navigate the white dress wonderland. Read on for our wedding dress store decoder, shopping strategies, figure-flattering tips, and money-saving ideas to make you feel welcome in this bold…

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How to Shop for Bridesmaid Dresses

Shopping for bridesmaid dresses can be a great bonding experience for you and your favorite gals. Check out our top tips for bridesmaid dress shopping to ensure that all parties feel comfortable and confident in their ensembles. Gather the gang: Ideally, all of your bridesmaids will be able to attend the shopping experience. That way, everyone…

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How to Save Money on a Wedding Dress

Concerned about blowing your budget on your wedding gown? Check out our top tips for getting your dream dress, but saving money in the process. Stick to Your Budget: Before you start shopping, sit down with any parties who are contributing funds and create a budget for every aspect of your wedding (use our handy budget tool!),…

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Spotting a Fake Designer Wedding Dress

Buying a wedding dress online can be a great way of saving money ahead of the big day, but there is no guarantee that those bargain designer gowns are actually genuine. Unfortunately, brides-to-be are finding themselves at the mercy of online counterfeiters looking to sell fake wedding and bridesmaid dresses. The rock bottom prices are…