Post # 1
I found my dress last night and I was only the third one I put on! I was a littl surprised but what they say is true: when you know, you know! Just curious- how many dresses did you try on before finding your dream dress? I read a statistic in the knott that is something like an average of four dresses.
Post # 4
I tried on about 10 or 11. I didn’t know what I wanted, so a lot of those were to get a shape and what type of fabric I wanted. If I had just struck with the shape, it would have been significantly less, about 4 then!
Post # 5
I think I was in the 15-18 range. I went to 2 different stores and found my dress at the 2nd store.
Post # 6
Kudos to PPs for being so decisive! I tried on ~40. I thought I knew what I wanted, but it took me awhile to really find it. Even after I thought I had found it, I wasn’t sure so tried on another 10 dresses after it! I was also very quick at deciding yes/no, so I was able to try on 8-10 dresses per 1 hour appointment.
Post # 7
- Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY
@pinkrose23: 4 dresses! I even bought one and exchanged it lol!
Post # 8
I tried on about 8-10, but the one I bought was the second one I tried.
Post # 9
I said 20-30. BUT I wasn’t in a rush.. I have a long engagement and started trying on dresses when I still had about 2 years til the wedding. So I purposely took my time and figured I wanted to really have fun and enjoy the experience of dress shopping. So I typically went alone (bc I knew I wanted to go to countless bridal stores and just try on as much as I could).. I had a great time.
Now that I think of it, I probably tried on way more than 30… but I wasn’t indecisive, so I enjoyed it. If I had been pressed for time, I might have stressed more over the decision
Post # 10
I tried on over 100 dresses. I don’t know how many times I’d tell a consultant “its very very pretty, but its just not me…” But all the dresses did help, as I narrowed down what looked good on me, what looked better, and what looked fantastic. 🙂
Post # 11
I tried on 10-15. But the first 6 were at one shop – I had no intention of buying that day, I was just freaking out about not knowing what would look good on my plus sized body. So I went solely to try on shapes and see what would look ok and calm my nerves
i fell in love with my dress in pictures. I never wanted any other dress, didn’t even like any others. I tried on a few at the store, and saved “my” dress for last. On e it was on, there was no other option. That WAS my dress
Post # 12
I tried on about 15. I went to 4 different shopes and tried on a few in each. The first shop I tried on many different styles to see what I liked. Before going to the last shop I called and asked if they had a specific dress I saw in a magazine and they did. That was the one and I knew as soon as I tried it on!
Post # 13
It was number 6. I tried on 6, tried on number 1 again, number 6 again, and bought number 6. It was very easy! Only took one trip and one shop!
Post # 14
I went to 5 different places and tried on between 12 and 15 dresses. As a plus size bride there weren’t many options at each store. I knew what I wanted but some didn’t have what I wanted so I kept telling the ladies that I would try on whatever dress they had that would possibly fit me lol. It didn’t matter what the material or style was, if they thought it would go on – I would try it. I ended up picking the third dress I tried on. After the second day of looking it was down to 2 and I kept thinking about the 3rd dress, so we all went back to that bridal center and I tried it on again and I knew that it was the one.
Post # 15
I think my dress was the third one I tried on, but I had another 5 appointments before I went back and bought it!
Post # 16
I tried on about 20, then decided to go custom because I was feeling done with it and like I was starting to get a little short on time if I webt the traditional order it, get it in 6 months, alter it route.
I wish I had more than just a sketch to drool over right now, but I love that my dress is 100% just for me from start to finish 🙂