How do you start the search for your wedding dress? There are so many styles, shapes and shades it can sometimes feel you’ll never decide on what you want. Many brides will honestly tell you ‘the one’ was at first dismissed and eventually only tried on because the store suggested it. Don’t ever make a decision on a wedding dress based on how it looks on the hanger. Be open to try on lot of styles and give them all a chance before you write them off completely. You’ll soon whittle down to a couple of styles that suit your shape. Make sure you visit boutiques that have the patience, time and understanding to help you work through the options. And don’t be afraid to consider couture bridal either. There are some fabulous local bridal designers who will work with your budget and create a dress that is perfectly you. Your wedding dress will probably be the most expensive dress you’ll ever buy so take your time – don’t be rushed.