Things You Should Know Before Your First Bridal Appointment

Shopping for your wedding dress is a cherished memory you’ll have forever—there’s just something special about seeing yourself in a wedding dress for the first time, whether it ends up being the dress you choose or not! To make the most of your first bridal appointment, we’re sharing our best tips so that you enter your first appointment fully prepared and confident. 



Start Early

 

In our opinion, you can’t start shopping for your wedding dress soon enough! Once you’ve set a date and venue, book an appointment to start shopping for your wedding dress. It may come as a surprise, but buying a wedding dress is actually a months-long process, as it takes 6-8 months for your dress to arrive once it’s ordered. This is because the designer has to fully construct your dress to your measurements, and sewing a high-end garment like a wedding dress does not happen overnight!



Get Inspired

 

It’s a great idea to take a look at some wedding dress inspo before coming to your appointment. Between magazines and Pinterest, you’re sure to find dresses you like—take note of details you’re drawn to, like certain silhouettes or aesthetics, so you can show your bridal consultant and she’ll have a better idea of your sense of style and what dresses you may like and want to try on. 



Bring Guests

 

Bringing guests to your appointment is a great idea. They’re there to help you make tough decisions and give you advice you may want, and you’ll love having them there when you finally find the dress! Try to keep your guests limited, however—when there’s too many opinions, they can drown out your own, and your wedding dress is your decision to make!



Looking for your perfect wedding dress? Book an appointment at Lastrina Girls, and we’ll give you a premier shopping experience along with a gorgeous selection of designer wedding dresses.