How To Prepare To Fit Into Your Wedding Dress?

Are you all ready for your big day? But still confused regarding the exact fitting of your wedding dress. Every bride wants to look magnificently beautiful like a fairy on her special day. Thus, your wedding dress should be the one which makes you look exactly the way you want to see yourself on your special day.

The most exciting phase for would be bride preparing for her wedding is selecting the best wedding dress who fits you perfectly. This phase is frustrating as well as exciting for any bride to be.

Whereas you feel satisfied and happy when you get the best wedding dress fitting for your day. You need to keep on trying your wedding dress to get the accurate fitting as desired. That is why it is very important to take some ideal steps during your dress fitting so that you can ensure that it perfectly fits you and make you look perfect the way you visualized it on the special day of your life.

Here we have curated few of the wedding dress designer expert tips to follow by all brides to be. It helps you to have an exciting and stress-free dress trail fitting experience.

✅ Take a first fitting appointment prior 6-8 weeks of your wedding date

The expert advice that you need to make your first fitting appointment at least 6-8 weeks prior to your wedding date. It will allow you to go for the required alteration according to your body shape, height etc. You may be following any special exercise to lose or gain weight for your wedding. Thus, get the best-budgeted alterations at your first appointment.

  1. Take the appropriate wedding shoes to your first fitting

Try your dress with the perfect wedding shoes. It will allow you to measure the perfect length for your dress to alter. It will also help you to get the appropriate fitting as you desire for the day.

2. Take your undergarments also to your first fitting

The exact shape or fitting of your dress can only be found when you wear the accurate or perfect fitting undergarments. The expert advised that you should try a pair of knickers which are comfortable and perfectly fits on you. These are the best inners if your wedding gown design is a tight-fitting fishtail type. Take a strapless bra to your fitting trail which is mostly worn with most of the wedding gown designs. Even if you are still not, sure which type of undergarment suits best with your dress. Than your dress stylist will advise on which one to buy.

✅ Take a second fitting appointment prior 4-5 weeks of your wedding date

For the second fitting trail, arrange it prior 4 weeks of your wedding day. Remember to bring along your undergarments, shoes, accessories, jewellery, and makeup to pair up with your dress. Thus, try all with your fitting trail this time to have an idea of what actually goes well with your wedding gown. It should also match your wedding theme also.

Remember few of the points to look or check during your second fitting such as:

  1. All your alterations and other concerns are fixed which you may have during your first trial.
  2. Take a walk with your dress on to see how comfortable your fitting is.
  3. Sit down with your dress on to see the comfort. As remember you also have to take a three-course meal with your dress on your wedding.
  4. Also, see if your dress remains in place while moving. If it does not then alter it further to make it perfect.
  5. Check that there should be no wrinkles or pulling of fabric in your gown.
  6. Share all your concerns with your stylists if you have regarding the fitting of your gown. And schedule another fitting.
  7. Try a veil with your dress to match the veil design with your dress.
  8. Also, try a fitting this time with the ideal hairstyle, you want on your wedding day. In case if anything is not going well with your dress fitting. Then it will allow you to make the necessary changes now as per your dress fitting.
  9. Take pictures while you are trying fit as you can review the pictures to ensure that it’s perfect or not.

Take a final fitting trail appointment prior 3 weeks  of your wedding date

Now you are perfectly fit into your wedding gown. Your wedding day is approaching and you are all set with your fitting now. In this last trail, you assure yourself finally that everything is good and you are ready. In case you still want some minor changes than you can get it done now also.

Few of the points to look at the final fitting trail are as follows:

  1. Also, make yourself comfortable with your dress so that all goes well on your big day. Known all about your dress as where are the hook and the staple etc.
  2. Take your maid of honor along with you on your final fitting session. It will help them to understand your dress design. It also helps them to comfortably carry you on your day without any hassle. Make rehearsal of your wedding day with your maid of honor to bring out the perfect day for you.
  3. Ask your stylist regarding the instruction to be taken care while wearing the gown on the day. Thus, pick up your perfectly fitted dress for the day.

Here you are all set for your day now. So relax and be calm now you are all set to become the most beautiful bride. Thus, follow the instructions mentioned above. And the most special advice from all the experts is to keep on trying the dress till you get the exact fit you visualize for yourself.

These are the expert’s advice which should be appropriately followed by the brides to be. It helps them to prepare to fit in your wedding dress.


Bronte Price
Bronte Price is a wedding celebrant at gay celebrant melbourne. He stands strongly for marriage equality and takes immense pleasure in marrying any couples in love. He has also co-founded The Equality Network to help wedding suppliers create a better wedding experience for LGBTI couples. He is a regular volunteer newsreader at Joy 94.9, and a member of GLOBE (Gay and Lesbian Organization for Business and Enterprise). Beyond this, you will find him either in his organic backyard vegetable garden or taking walks with his fiancée Clint and their four-legged fur baby – Bingo.