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Why Dress Variety Is Important For Choosing Your Wedding Dress

Updated: Jun 22, 2023

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Your wedding day — what a momentous occasion! While on the hunt for a wedding dress, it’s common to often overlook one important detail, dress variety. As the bride, you know that all eyes will be on you on this big day. It’s only natural to be a little stressed about finding the right dress. After all, you want to look and feel your absolute best, and finding the perfect wedding dress is a part of that journey.

We get it. You might be fascinated with a sweetheart neckline and a mermaid-style silhouette, but there’s no way to know for certain how that will look and feel on you till you try on the gown! At Ansuné Bridal, we’ve seen several brides-to-be come into the shop fixated on one idea for their dress and end up choosing something completely different during the fitting process.

While browsing through wedding dress options, you'll quickly see the importance of dress variety in your search. When you book an appointment with us, our consultants take the time to help you find your dream dress, offering different dress varieties for you to try on. This way, you can find what you feel most comfortable in and what flatters your physique best. Having an open mind is extremely important during this process because that dream dress might not feel great or flatter your shape once you’ve tried it on. And since we’re not in the business of disappointing our brides-to-be, we always bring up the point of having dress variety during our consultations, so you’re in the right mindset at the time of fittings.

Here are a few pointers we share with brides when searching for their bridal gowns:

  • Look for inspiration. Browse online boutiques and check out Pinterest for styles, colours, and material options.

  • Don’t wholeheartedly commit to one style. Be open to try out different styles as well!

  • What you see online may not work for you because the model has different measurements.

  • Know your body shape.

  • Book a consultation and get expert advice, regardless of whether you know what you want already.

  • Dresses can always be altered, but that process requires 6 – 8 weeks.

For the rest of this blog post, we will delve into the importance of dress variety when choosing your wedding dress, and how it can help you find the choice that embodies your individuality and makes you shine on your special day.

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Benefits of Dress Variety for Selecting a Wedding Dress

Show Off Your Personal Style

Your wedding dress is going to be the ultimate fashion statement that showcases your personal style and sets the tone for your big day. But not everything you envision in your mind translates well into reality! But guess what? Dress variety is like having your own personal treasure trove of options to explore a wide range of styles. From classic and timeless designs to modern and even boho styles, the choices are endless. Whether you’re imagining yourself in a sleek, form-fitting gown that hugs your curves or a dreamy, princess-like ballgown, having access to a diverse selection of dresses guarantees that you’ll find a gown that not only represents your style but also flatters you in total comfort.

Accommodating Different Body Types

Every bride is beautifully unique! This also means that each bride has a different body type, and what may look stunning on one person may not flatter another. That’s where dress variety becomes a game-changer! You see, at Ansuné Bridal, we deeply understand the need to cater to a diverse range of body shapes, sizes, and budgets! We want all our clients to fall in love with their bridal look, so dress variety is essential for catering to all kinds of needs.

By offering different cuts, necklines, and waistlines, bridal boutiques can find options that enhance your best features and minimise any areas of concern. So, whether you have an hourglass figure, a petite frame, or a curvier body, having access to a variety of dress styles guarantees that you’ll find a gown that accentuates your unique physique, making you feel confident, comfortable, and beautiful. Now that’s the perfect bridal trifecta!

Finding the Perfect Fit

The biggest cause of stress when dress shopping! One of the bride’s main concerns — the perfect fit! A well-fitted wedding can make all the difference in how you feel on your wedding day. After all, comfort and confidence go hand in hand, right? This is where dress variety saves the day again! By exploring different sizing options and alterations, you’ll be able to attain that perfect fit.

It’s important to know that each designer has their sizing charts and their gown may differ in how they’re cut and structured. Trying on different styles of dresses allows you to find the best one for your particular body shape and make any necessary adjustments to ensure it hugs you in all the right places. Remember, a custom fit can make a world of difference in how you look and feel on your wedding day.

Creative and Unique Combinations

Picture this — you fall in love with the bodice of one dress and the skirt of another. But what to do about it? Dress variety sparks creativity and allows you to gather all your bridal inspiration and refine it into the one winning dress. Even if you don’t find a ready-made dress that matches what you want, you can always opt for custom designing your bridal gown with Ansuné.

Having dress variety helps you reach that point and figure out exactly what it is that you like and want for your wedding day. A diverse selection of dresses allows you to mix and match different elements, such as necklines, sleeves, fabrics, and embellishments, creating a one-of-a-kind gown that’s uniquely you! You’ll be able to create a dress that not only captures your style but also tells your love story. Whether you’re looking for a touch of vintage elegance or a contemporary flair, the possibilities are endless, and the memories will be treasured for a lifetime!

Keeping Up with Fashion Trends

The world of wedding fashion is constantly evolving. By considering dress variety from the very start, you can be up-to-date with the latest trends. Bridal boutiques curate their collections to include a wide range of styles, incorporating current trends and classic designs. Whether you're drawn to Bohemian chic, ethereal lace, or sleek minimalist gowns, having access to a diverse selection means that you’ll find a wedding dress that aligns with your desired aesthetic. Sticking to the wedding dress you dreamed of when you were 10 years old is not such a great idea. So, by trying on different styles of dresses, you’ll find be able to confidently walk down the aisle knowing that your dress not only reflects your personal style but is also a nod to current bridal trends.

Making an Informed Decision

Choosing a wedding dress can be very emotional and sometimes overwhelming. You might even have conflicting input from your mother, bridesmaids, mother-in-law, and so on. It can easily turn into a nightmare! However, by trying on different dress varieties, you’ll be able to make the most informed decision about what truly suits you best. As we mentioned before, it's very common for brides to have a certain dress style in mind but end up falling in love with something completely different. Dress variety allows you to explore different skirt silhouettes, bodice options, and sleeve styles, allowing you to step out of your comfort zone and discover unexpected choices that may surprise you. It's through this process that you can confidently select the dress that makes you feel like the most beautiful version of yourself, regardless of other people’s opinions!

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Ready To Try On Wedding Dresses?

Now that you know how dress variety plays a crucial role in your wedding dress shopping experience, are you ready to embrace the journey? At Ansuné Bridal, we’ll help you navigate all the options to ensure that you find the dress that makes your heart skip a beat. Just be open to new possibilities and be sure to get started with the process at least 1 year to 10 months before the wedding, so you have your bridal look ready on time for your wedding day!

If you're ever in Campbellfield or the surrounding areas, we invite you to visit our boutique located at 4/490 Mahoneys Road, Campbellfield, VIC 3061. Contact Ansuné Bridal today to book an appointment and embark on the unforgettable journey of finding your dream wedding dress. Brides-to-be from Epping, Lalor, South Morang, Thomastown, Broadmeadows, Bundoora, Reservoir, Diamond Creek, Preston, Fawkner, Essendon, and nearby areas are all welcome!

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