Here is the Bridal Attire Checklist: your guide to wedding dress, from MOD Wedding:

Shopping for bridal attire will be an exhilarating experience, especially once you find the perfect gown that has the potential to bring tears to your eyes. But make no mistake about it, this is one thing on your to-do list that you’ll want to cross off early on in the wedding planning process. Wedding dresses can take up to 6 months to produce and ship, so you’ll want to plan ahead and be totally informed about the process and the right questions to ask. Follow this guide, and you’ll have no issues.

Top Featured Wedding Dress: Tara Keely

  • Collect photos of wedding dress styles that you love using bridal magazines and blogs to gather ideas.
  • Decide on your wedding theme or location, and use these facts to inspire your look.
  • Make appointments with bridal salons that have positive customer reviews.
  • Select the following items:
    • Wedding Dress
    • Veil/Headpiece
    • Shoes (before your first fitting)
    • undergarments appropriate for your dress (before first fitting)
    • Hosiery (purchase an extra pair to have handy on your wedding day)
    • Garter
    • Gloves
    • Jewelry
    • Hair accessories
    • Purse
    • Wrap
    • Going-away outfit or party dress
    • Rehearsal dinner attire
  • Make a wedding dress alterations appointment, and ask your seamstress what you should bring with you.
  • Ask for color swatches of your gown and bridesmaids dresses to give to the florists. If you are having your shoes dyed, it might help your vendor to also have your color swatches.
  • Discuss your bustle style and train length with your seamstress.
  • Have your seamstress teach your mom or maid of honor how to bustle your train.
  • Ask the bridal salon for guidance on how to hang and care for your wedding dress.
  • Find out from the bridal salon what to do if your wedding dress gets wrinkled before the wedding.
  • Have the bridal salon teach you what to do if you get a spot on your wedding dress.


Wedding Dress: Sophia Tolli