Choosing the Perfect Wedding Dress – Shopping in Bridal Salons in New York City

In the seemingly endless whirl that is wedding planning it can feel as if you'll never get everything done. But you've checked a lot of the boxes off on your never-ending list. The flowers are organized, the guest lists are made and the venues, the catering and honeymoon are all booked. Oh, and the wedding favors are ordered. Now, six months ahead of the big day you've booked an appointment and you're going to buy your wedding dress from a Bridal Salon in New York City. But do you just stroll in without any idea of what you want? Or should you go prepared? Every bride is different, but you can really help your stylist to suggest or even create the perfect dress for you if you can give them a few clues.

Bridal Salons in New York City are quite used to a wide gamut of requests when it comes to wedding dresses, from casual dresses to the most extravagant gowns, and not all of them white! But whatever style of wedding dress you eventually opt for, being able to put across your ideas and your personality to the designer or couturier will better enable them to dress you in a unique way for that really special day. Here's how to help the designer work magic for you.

Sometimes it helps to bring a couple of close friends or family members along to your appointment. They know you and your style and they'll be less likely to get confounded by choice then you might be. Listen to their advice and let them tell the Bridal Salon staff about you.

Before your appointment at the Bridal Salon in New York City take an objective look at your wardrobe and pinpoint what style genre your look mostly falls into. Take along pictures of wedding dresses that appeal to you; you can scour magazines and the Internet for ideas. Tell the consultant at the Bridal Salon in New York City details of the venue for your wedding, whether the event is to be large or if it’s to be a more intimate, small gathering. These aspects can make a difference to the type of dress you will want to wear.

Although the majority of brides still opt for the white or ivory gown, do bring along examples of your favorite colors. These may be useful in terms of detailing on a bodice, or for matching in with your choice of flowers.

If you really want to be married in midnight blue, say so. It's your day and the consultants at Bridal Salons in New York City will be quite used to supposedly unconventional requests.

If you've already planned your wedding hairstyle, give details of it to the consultant. Up-dos are usually compatible with most necklines but if you are thinking of a veil or tiara then how your hair will be styled is an important aspect to be considered.
New York City
L’Fay Bridal & Cymbeline
5E 19th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 1003
Phone: 212 671 1051
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