By Hana Lee
You have chosen your dream dress, you and your future husband
have decided on the wedding party and the bridesmaids are
anxious to see what their dresses are going to look like. When
choosing your bridesmaid dresses, donít forget to keep their
emotions and tastes in mind!
Remember that although this is your big day, your bridesmaids
have decided to share in your joy and help you make lasting
memories. And one of the biggest ways that you can include
in the merriment is to ask them to help you with the decision.
In other words, in addition to your own ideas, find out what
their likes and dislikes are. After all, if theyíre not happy
with your choice and they feel uncomfortable, it will show in
your wedding photos.
Compliment your bridesmaidsí figures, hair color and
complexions when choosing their dresses. You can still be the
center of attention while allowing your wedding party to glow
and shine behind you. Be sure to have your bridesmaids try on
several styles and colors and let them choose one or two of
their favorites to help you make your decision.
As important as comfort is for you, it is just as important
your girls. So, when choosing the bridesmaids dresses, look
comfort in the fit and the style. If you are a courteous
thinking of their needs while tending to your own, it will be
appreciated by your wedding party and they will be more
to help you.
If youíve ever been bridesmaid yourself, then you likely
understand how important it is to consider cost when choosing
the bridesmaid dresses. While you may be working on a wedding
budget, keep in mind that your wedding party also may be
for affordable attire. Talk to your bridesmaids and ask them
much they are willing to spend.
Be sure while choosing bridesmaids dresses you record
everything in a notebook so that you wonít forget or lose the
valuable information. Through the chaos of planning the rest
the wedding, it could be all too easy to forget sizes, styles,
alteration decisions, and how much is owed on the dresses.
Keeping everything in a notebook will help you stay organized
and feel less stress.
After the bridesmaids dresses have been decided on, donít
forget to ask about fittings. Find out how many fitting will
needed for each girl and exactly what the cost is for each one
of them. Write down times and dates to help your wedding party
remember and if possible, let the bridesmaids schedule the
appointments themselves to ensure it is a good time for them.
Now you have chosen the bridesmaids dresses, they are happy
about the color, style and fit. Donít forget the shoes!
Remember to tell your bridesmaids whether they are to wear
flats or pumps. And if you want them dyed to match the
let them know and give them time to prepare. As long as you
respect and common courtesy, you will most likely have a happy
wedding party thus giving you a beautiful, happy day to
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