Should you buy bridesmaids Dresses Off The Rack?

September 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Wedding Planning

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If asked the first thing she thinks of when she hears the word “wedding” most women will say “the dress!” That’s because weddings are associated so much with the dress for women that it is their first thought. Sure, there are many other details that brides begin to think about later on down the line, like their bridesmaids jewelry, but these are secondary to the dress. Women are split when it comes to which they prefer. Some women choose a readymade gown even when they can afford a more expensive dress while others will go for the tailor made gown no matter what it cost. While there may be no perfect dress, it is worthwhile for a woman to consider the advantages or tailor made versus ready made drebefore starting their seach.

The most attractive feature of a couture gown is that it is tailored perfectly for your body. You can’t argue that a dress that is a standard off the shelf dress will fit as good as a custom made dress. Although, alterations can make readymade gowns fit almost perfectly. Of course tailor made gowns give the bride a chance to exercise her creativity in a lot of small details to make the dress have a very special look. Of course this does not mean that they are superior to off the shelf dresses, it only indicates their differences.

Readymade gowns are great because they are really affordable. Because they are meant to be purchased by many people the designs are usually very good and they represent the best of the latest fashions. There will be no doubt that the dress you will wear is beatiful and stylish. Nearly all standard made dresses are easily modified so it is easy to get a great fit.

If you are unsure of which route to take, then maybe you should invite your bridesmaids to go shopping for bridesmaids jewelry and ask their opinions. When you are visiting bridal shops that is a good time to ask your bridesmaids to try on different dresses and find out what they think. Keep in mind that you are the one who has to wear the dress so you should be the one to make the final decision. Since youare the bride and the star for the day you can choose what you want even in selecting the bridesmaids jewelry. Just remember that you don’t want to be a Bridezilla so take everyone’s suggestions in step if you are truly interested in their opinions.

Make your decision on whether to buy a tailor made dress or another choice after you decide how much you will be able to spend. Since your wedding day will (hopefull) be a once in a lifetime occasion, you really should have your own dress. While buying a dress that costs a lot at the specialty bridal shop may save you some money because they will probably get discont on your bridemaids jewelry, you can get the same bargain by buying your bridesmaids jewelry online!

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One Response to “Should you buy bridesmaids Dresses Off The Rack?”
  1. I dont see why not….if you find the size and colors you want…or just go with the colors….each bridesmaid is shaped diff, so let them pick the dress in your color

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