We know wedding shopping can be stressful so here are some tips to hopefully make your life a little easier!
Tip#1 Know your options - For wedding clothes, you have plenty of options. Know what works for you. For more on this topic, see our article: "What are my options for wedding clothes?"
Tip# 2 Understand your body type - It's critical to know what will suit your body type. There are A line lehengas, Jacket lehengas, Gowns, Anarkalis, Shararas, Ghararas and Sarees just to name a few options. Once you know what looks good on you, it makes life a lot easier.
Tip#3 Have an idea of what color you want to wear. This helps narrow down your options further.
Tip#4 Try not to take in too many opinions. You'll end up trying to please everybody and be miserable. Know who the key people are to help you in this decision and keep them in the loop.
Tip#5 Understand whether you are a minimalist or a maximalist. Some brides like the understated look and some like to dress up super grand. Understand what kind of bride you are and be confident in your choice!
Tip#6 List out your events and what you want to wear for each one.
Tip#7 Create a Pinterest board of looks you like for each event.
Tip#8 Order at least 6 months ahead of time so that you receive your dress well enough in advance of your event. It will reduce your stress significantly.
Tip#9 Always have a backup.
Tip#10 Set a budget so you don't waste your time looking at options out of your price range.