How to Shop for Wedding Dresses without the Hassle

by | Sep 16, 2013 | Clothing

When it comes to purchasing the dream wedding gown, it’s not uncommon for brides to become stressed out and frazzled. How do you know you’re getting the best deal? How can you be sure that you’ve really found “the gown”? Planning your wedding shouldn’t be headache inducing, and there are ways to make sure that it isn’t. When it comes to wedding dresses, Grand Rapids has some amazing boutiques that can help you find your dream dress is a simple, hassle-free manner.

Don’t Think Big
When you choose to shop at major retailers or department stores for your wedding gown, you may be asking for trouble. It may seem like they have the largest selection of wedding dresses, but this isn’t always true. Choosing to shop at a smaller, local boutique will not only give you a more personalized shopping experience, but these locations often carry dresses that can’t be found anywhere else. Often, they’re the hidden gems of the dress shopping industry!

Don’t Rush
Even if you feel like your wedding is fast approaching, it’s important to give yourself enough time (literally and mentally) to shop. Don’t be afraid to try on styles you may not have originally considered and always keep an open mind. Sometimes the wedding dresses that we least expect end up becoming our favorites! Additionally, the salesperson at any local boutique will be able to take your “wants and needs” and pull the dresses that suit you best.

Have Fun
Many brides often get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of planning and they forget one very important thing – to have fun! This is a once in a lifetime event, so don’t spend it dwelling on frustration. Choose a small, helpful dress retailer and let them show you just how exciting shopping for your dress can be.

Memories Bridal & Evening Wear carries a wide selection of bridal gowns, including wedding dresses, mother of the bride dresses and bridesmaid dresses. They offer private bridal appointments to help you choose your dream dress in a personalized, intimate atmosphere! To get started booking your appointment or to view their collections, learn more about us.

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