(Closed) Dress Buying Advice

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: When should I look for my dress
    Now - you can just get it taken in : (16 votes)
    80 %
    Once you've met your goal weight : (4 votes)
    20 %
  • Post # 3
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    5075 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I’d do it now.  They can always take it in if necessary.

    Post # 4
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    47 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Dresses can take up to six months to order in keep that in mind.  I had no idea that it would take that long by the time I went dress shopping I had to select one off the rack.  Not that I’m complaining my dress is beautiful!!

     

    Post # 5
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    444 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Shop now That way you can get an idea of what your looking for.

     

    Post # 6
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    2023 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    The boutique that I bought my dress from said that you can take up to four sizes off your dress without ruining the “intergrity” of the dress.  Im no alterations specialist – but Im sure they would know since they sell thousands of dresses!

    Post # 7
    Hostess
    23639 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    15-20 pounds is a pretty simple alteration for a great seamstress.  You can pull the trigger now with no problem!

    Post # 8
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    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I would shop now and wait a few months to order it.

    Post # 10
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    343 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I’m on a mission to lose maybe 30lb before my wedding next October (11lb already gone!) but I’ve already bought my dress! I put down the deposit to secure it so I wouldn’t have to worry,but my fitting measurements aren’t being taken until Jan to account for weight loss. 

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