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What are the Risks of Buying the First and Only Sample Wedding Dress You Try?

What are the Risks of Buying the First and Only Sample Wedding Dress You Try?

Finding the perfect wedding dress is an exciting and momentous part of wedding planning. However, no matter how you choose to find your gown, it's a decision that can shape how you feel on your big day. 

Many brides opt for sample wedding dresses for many reasons, one of the main reasons being it’s a great way to find an amazing designer gown in a time crunch.

While the idea of falling in love with the first and only sample wedding dress you try on sounds like a dream come true, it's important to consider the potential risks associated with making a hasty decision. Let’s dive in…

1. Limited Exploration

Trying on just one dress can limit your exposure to various styles, fabrics, and designs. There may be other dresses out there that could be an even better fit for your body shape, personality, and wedding theme. 

By only trying one dress, you might miss out on a gown that's a better reflection of your style and preferences.

That’s why booking an appointment with a bridal consultant is indispensable. They have the expertise and keen eye to help you discover unique styles and navigate fits, potentially saving valuable time.

2. A Rushed Decision Can Cause Stress Down the Road

Purchasing the first dress you try can result in feeling rushed, stressed, and unsure. Wedding dress shopping should be a thoughtful and enjoyable experience. When you limit yourself to a single option, you may not have the time to fully explore your options and compare different dresses. Which in turn can lead to…

3. Dress Regret

It's not uncommon for brides who buy the first dress they try to experience dress regret later on. They might see another gown that they love more or find themselves questioning whether the first dress was truly "the one." This can lead to unnecessary stress and anxiety.

4. Customization and Fit Concerns

If you like a wedding dress, but don’t love it, you might think that alterations can solve all of the issues. Alterations can address some sizing issues, and you can always customize, but if your big day is around the corner or you’re on a budget, significant changes might be challenging and costly.

Courtney L.One Love Bridal Outlet

Courtney L.

June 6, 2023


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