(Closed) First Fitting? When?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
291 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@masterteee2013:  My wedding is in August and mine will be in April when my dress comes in. That gives me about 4 months, and it sounds like you are also about 4.5 months out (since I’m only counting through May since you are June 1st). 

ETA: I’m going to have several appts. for fittings, not sure if that changes things.

Post # 4
1144 posts
Bumble bee

I’d wait until a month or 2 out.

Post # 5
11747 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@masterteee2013:  I didn’t get my dress at DB but I just had my first fitting and my wedding is March.  I don’t think now is necessary.  You should have 2-3 fittings, typically 3 months out, a month out and then a few days before when you pick up your dress.

Post # 6
8588 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I did mine one month out.

Post # 8
1508 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I was just trying on dresses at DB and when we chatted about alterations(with the alteration dept) they said 2 months(6-8weeks).

Post # 9
589 posts
Busy bee

My salon was telling me to do it a month before the wedding.  I said “no way” I have to have it done well before that.  I am going to have sooooo many things to do right before the wedding I do not want to have to worry about my dress.  So I negotiated with them and had my first fitting 3 months before. 

Post # 10
92 posts
Worker bee

My davids bridal just had me go in yesterday and my wedding is 5 months away. Thats what they suggested for the first fitting, then the second one will be 3 months out

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