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How to Choose the Items That Will Be Worn Underneath the Bride's Dress

How to Choose the Items That Will Be Worn Underneath the Bride's Dress

The wrong lingerie can completely ruin an otherwise perfect wedding gown. While you might derive pleasure shopping for the wedding gown compared to bras and underwear, it is very important. These are foundation pieces, and it is a very bad idea to overlook them. Choosing the right undergarments can bring a lot of difference. In order to find the right items to wear underneath the bride’s gown, here are some pointers.

  • Time to Shop. When you are shopping for your wedding gown, you should use the wedding gown fitting session to clearly understand which lingerie works best with the chosen wedding gown. It is not advisable to buy undergarments before this time. This is a time where you will learn a lot about which foundation garments will work well with your wedding gown. It is also at this time when you will have a chance to know whether there are alterations needed to have a perfect look. It is also advisable to call the retailer in advance and book an appointment. This will give them enough time to get stocked and devote more time to your needs.
  • Fit vs. Fashion. It is worth to get fitted with lingerie by a professional at a well-respected boutique. This will play a big role in helping you know your size. Once you have identified your size, you can then choose undergarments that you can afford. It is also wise to consider where you are getting married. For instance, if you are getting married in an open field, do not choose undergarments that will keep you sweating throughout the ceremony.
  • Know What You Need. You might have a wedding gown that is structured in a way that it supports your bust that you might not need to wear a bra. Therefore, before you go ahead and buy a bra, you should first know how the wedding gown is designed. You can also consult with your seamstress to know whether your bra or corset can be sawn in the gown. For any wedding gown, you should work with your seamstress to come up with the best bra that is comfortable and brings out your figure.
  • Type of Underwear. It is very important to know which underwear you will wear. Bad fitting underwear can make you very uncomfortable during your wedding. Typically, you can choose between three types of underwear. First, there is the classic underwear. This underwear is made of thick fabrics which give the bride a chance to be the most comfortable. Seamless underwear goes well with a slim-fitting dress or a wedding dress that is made up of a single layer of material. Shapewear underwear goes well with wedding dresses that highlight the bride’s body parts. The one thing you should keep in mind when shopping for underwear is that it should fit you perfectly.