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6 Easy Ways to Customize a Sample Wedding Dress

6 Easy Ways to Customize a Sample Wedding Dress

Buying a wedding dress off the rack is a clever way for budget-conscious brides to save a buck or two, while also scoring a gorgeous designer gown in a pinch. However, you might wonder how to make your dress, well, more you. 

Customization allows you to express your personal style and the best news is- you don’t have to design a dress from scratch. 

Keep the integrity of the sample dress you love with these 5 easy fixes to elevate your bridal ensemble and create a timeless piece that is all you. We show you how in this post!

Tailored Perfection

Found the sample wedding dress of your dreams but the sizing is off? This is a common alteration that customizes the fit to the bride’s exact body measurements. Keep in mind that it’s easier to alter a larger size than a smaller size! This is especially true if you plan to lose weight for your big day.

At One Love, we can recommend some of the best tailors in the Jacksonville area to get it done right. 

Express Your Style

Your wedding dress should be an extension of your unique style, and this is possible to achieve by focusing on the details. For example, you don’t need to redo the entire dress. Changing an element can be as simple as adding detachable sleeves or a skirt or adding embellishments. 

You can discuss this with your bridal consultant at your appointment!

Embrace Cultural Significance

Incorporate cultural elements and traditions into your wedding dress through customization. Whether it's symbolic embroidery, color choices, or specific design details, customization enables you to weave cultural significance into every thread.

Flawless Theme Integration

Ensure your wedding dress harmonizes seamlessly with your chosen theme. Customization lets you adapt the gown to match the overall aesthetic of your wedding, whether it's a beach celebration, a garden affair, or a glamorous ballroom extravaganza.

Reflecting Seasonal Vibes

Customize your dress to align with the season of your wedding. Opt for light and airy fabrics for a summer celebration or indulge in luxurious, warm materials for a winter wonderland wedding. Tailoring the gown to the season enhances the overall atmosphere.

Evoking Sentimental Value

Create a dress that holds sentimental value. Customize it with meaningful details, perhaps incorporating fabric from a family heirloom or stitching in something blue for a touch of tradition. Your gown becomes a tangible symbol of love and connection.

Courtney L.One Love Bridal Outlet

Courtney L.

June 6, 2023


One Love Bridal Outlet
1171 Beach Boulevard, Suite 104, Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250