Wedding involves whole range of preparations that are spread along the dimensions of guests’ catering & arrangements, the wedding ceremony and customary demands and above all the personal shopping as a bride or groom. The latter aspect is a cherished one and challenging also; for the bride and groom are really concerned about their looks and want to see the optimizations getting established without even a single discrepancy. This demand makes the real challenge and requires good deal of scouting also for the best options in the market. The question often arises as how early to go buying for one’s wedding dress? Actually there are many factors that determine the timeline. Let’s look into the resonant factors that could guide the seekers.
Brides need to have more timeline for buying their dress
It should be clearly stated that the personal wedding shopping for the bride is much more diversified and intricate than for the groom. This is because the bride generally carries much of the delicate additions and her dress is also gaudier comprising the finer décor elements. The groom’s dress being formal type takes less time to be stitched. So the recommendation actually differs for the bride and groom. It is generally counselled that the bride ‘to be’ should go for shopping of her wedding dress at least 6 – 8 months early. This gives her ample time to make the choices and read the good trends. The groom can go for the shopping at least 3 - 4 months early. However, intricateness alone does not determine the timelines for buying the wedding dress. There are other factors also!
The alterations do require time!
We discussed above that wedding dress needs to be perfect as none of the brides or grooms wants imperfections in their personality and looks. A dress getting stitched does not mean that it would be perfect. The fact is that for most, alterations need to be done and this means additional timeline. The more perfection you seek the more alterations could be required so as to make the adjustments. This time is more for the bride than for the groom. This is because her dress is more iconic and less like her daily attires. A wedding gown is almost a concept to behold and shows up like an icon that augments perfectly the charm of the bride.
If your wedding is in the peak wedding season ahead in the year
This is also a significant determinant. If your wedding is planned in the peak season of wedding, then you would have to extend your timeline back by a month or two. This is because the rush at the wedding designers’ boutiques could make the time crunches at their desk and ultimately you would have to suffer.
If you live or work in a different city
If you are currently living or working in a different city than that of your home city then additional timeline is required because it may happen many a time that you are unable to make a scheduled visit to the wedding boutique to have the requisites or alterations. Extra timeline would allow you to make up the things in a cool way.