After you get engaged, set a date and book a venue, the next most important thing on your wedding to-do list is finding a dress. All eyes will be on you, so it’s important that you look great, but more importantly, feel comfortable and confident in your wedding gown.
Now if you’re not a crazed shopaholic, finding “the one” can seem daunting, but remember this is supposed to be fun. So before you ever step foot in a bridal salon, trunk show or sample sale (more on that later), make sure you understand what you’re getting into–and what you should be looking for–with the helpful wedding gown shopping advice in the slideshow below.
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