Helpful Info

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Details

Tips from Canadian Bride .com
Make a list before you begin to look for that perfect bridal gown:

The size and formality of the wedding
Any figure faults about which you may be sensitive
How soon you need delivery
How much you are prepared to spend

Learn From The Experts
Share the information you have brought with the bridal consultant who is looking after you. This will jump-start the search because she knows her stock and will be able to pull out the gowns that are [...]

Cleaning

Bridal Cleaning & Care Tips for your special bridal gown:
Always:
:: hang your wedding gown by loops inside the gown that are connected to sturdy side seams, never by fragile shoulder seams that can stretch or sag.
:: avoid storing your wedding gown in plastic bags or vacuum-sealed, plastic wrapped containers because plastic emits fumes that can yellow your bridal gown and trap moisture that mildews your wedding gown.
:: ask what precautions the specialist takes to protect delicate trims and [...]

Tips

Rome wasn’t built in a day and you can be sure that choosing a bridal ensemble is going to take time and thought. For the most important day of your life, your gown must be perfect and your headpiece exquisite - and both must be flattering to you and your special figure and face shape. To find out what suits you best, you’ll have to do some searching.
Remember you will be making a substantial investment in the most important [...]

Fabric & Styles

Fabrics and Styles of Wedding Gowns as seen on the "Perfect Wedding Guide".
Necklines of Wedding Dresses
Off the Shoulder – The wedding dress sits just under the shoulder line
Spaghetti Straps – Thin or very thin straps that go over the shoulders to back
Bateau – “Boat” neckline slightly scooped from shoulder to shoulder
Halter – Straps go around the back of neck
Scoop – U-shape
Square – Square neckline
Strapless – No straps
Sweetheart – Heart-shaped
Jewel – Rounded
V-Neck – V-shaped
Fabrics
Batiste – Lightweight, sheer, delicate fabric in [...]