(Closed) Too Early for Dress Shopping?

posted 7 years ago in Dress
  • poll: When did you start trying on wedding dresses?
    1-6 months before the wedding : (3 votes)
    5 %
    7-11 months before the wedding : (29 votes)
    48 %
    12-16 months before the wedding : (22 votes)
    36 %
    Over 16 months before the wedding : (7 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 17
    Member
    4522 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    @felixfelicis:  My Boyfriend or Best Friend bought my ring about a month ago, a week later we stumbled upon and bought my dress…and he still hasn’t popped the question, so obviously *I* don’t think you’re looking too early 😉

    Post # 18
    Member
    786 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    My wedding is a week before yours and I went for the first time the other day.  I went in with the goal of finding what style worked for me and what didn’t.  I didn’t love any of the dresses I tried or even feel like I’ve found the right style for me but I think it was a great day and opened me up to other options.  

     

    Go and see, you may find your dream dress..

    Post # 19
    Member
    188 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I got engaged in April 2012 and I started looking in July 2012…My wedding is October 5, 2013 but I knew I was going to be picky lol I wound up saying YES 11 months before the wedding date because I wanted to have ample time for ordering! Have fun 🙂

    Post # 20
    Member
    685 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I bought mine 1 year and 1 month before the original date (August), but we moved it up a couple months (June) since we decided to change from a local wedding to a destination.  Good thing!  The dress arrived in April and they said for alterations they wanted 6 weeks (luckily no alterations, so I took it home in April!). 

    If I didn’t get lucky with alterations, I would’ve cut it close.  I also stopped looking at dresses after I bought mine because I wanted to avoid dress regret.  So if you buy early, stop looking!!

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