Wedding Fashion 101

The ultimate wedding day style guide: How to fall in love with the perfect dress, pull off the right accessories, and more.

 

  • Make a "look book."Tear out pictures from magazines, compile photos from friends’ weddings, and round up fabric swatches and anything else that may help you communicate your taste to the sales staff or dressmaker. Paste everything into an album or a blank book.
  • Determine your budget.Click on the related link to print out a wedding budget worksheet.
  • Think about the wedding location.If you're getting hitched at city hall, you may want to skip an elaborate, formal gown. Also consider the religious affiliation, if any, of the location and its rules with regard to modesty.
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