Things To Know About Your Wedding Dress Fitting

Once you are done with the selection of your wedding dress, you should have your first fitting in which you test out the feel, size and look closely at all the stitching, beading, etc. If you find any problems, this is the time to go talk to your seamstress. Your second fitting should take place about a month before your big day and allows you to check up on any concerns or problems you wanted to be fixed after your first fitting. Around two weeks before your wedding day, go in for your final fitting and here are the things that you need to keep in mind while saying “OKAY” to your wedding dress fit.

Wear The Right Undergarments


It’s very important to choose the right undergarments to wear under your wedding dress. Whether you wear a bustier, a backless bodysuit or fashion tape depends on the style and material of your dress, it is really essential to wear right undergarments to support your wedding in the best possible way.

Go for Corset Back Dress

Sometimes, wedding dress looks great but back of the dress ruins the entire look and fit of the wedding dress. So, tight dresses especially have a way of moving your skin around in different and not always flattering ways, regardless of how great you look! Whether your dress has a beautiful design or is simple and smooth, use your final dress fitting as an opportunity to take a good look at the back of your dress and make sure there is enough cloth to cover your back and butt without bunching anything. You also want to make sure that your dress is not so tight that it will inhibit your ability to move around and dance.

Selecting the Right Color

Choosing the right color is extremely important when you are buying your wedding dress. So when you are all set to go for the final call for your fitting, do check the color of your dress that you have selected before.

Unless It’s Strapless

While it is important that your dress is not too tight to comfortably move around in, strapless dresses tend to have the opposite problem. While strapless wedding dresses are gorgeous, they can sometimes be a bit problematic. Use your final dress fitting to make sure that the top of your gown is tight enough that you can comfortably walk, hug, jump, dance and sit without worrying about your dress slipping. We all know the feeling of constantly pulling up the strapless dresses and that’s not something you want to worry about when you are dancing with all your friends and family on your big day!

Check For Length

While long trains are beautiful and romantic, it is important to be realistic about the length of your dress. You don’t want to be kicking around cloth in front or behind you as you walk around your reception. Bring your shoes to your dress fitting to see exactly how the dress will fall on the day of your wedding. But also keep in mind that you may take your shoes off or exchange them for flats for the dancing portion of the celebration! Hopefully by the final dress fitting, you have already checked the length of your dress but either way, test it again now. If you do decide to go with a long dress, consider how you may be able to keep it out of the way, for example, by pinning the train behind you.

Try Out Your Dress

This is the most important time to involve the friend or family member you brought with you to your final fitting. If there are any complicated straps, buttons, zippers or anything else, use this opportunity for you and your companion to learn exactly how to put on your dress properly. It may take some awkward maneuvering to figure out how to pee in your wedding dress, but you should know exactly how to put it on at the beginning of your wedding day.

Last Words

Your wedding is right around the corner and you’ve done a lot to prepare for it, including perfecting your look. If you know what to look for in your final fitting, you will feel and look like the beautiful bride that you are!

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