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Hey ladies! How many dresses did you try on before you found 'the one' or if...

Hey ladies! How many dresses did you try on before you found 'the one' or if you're still searching, how many have you tried on so far? X

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UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

Tried seven and the retried on 2 then i found the one

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

3 dresses tried on 2nd one twice and chose it

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

About 3!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried on about 8 and chose my 2 favourites to try again. It was the first one I tried on I chose. Each time i didnt want to take it off and just felt amazing x x

Laura Etherington
Laura Etherington 8 Apr 2019

I tried on about 10 then I found the one. I was randomly looking on eBay to see if they had any on there and they had my dress on there for £60, it came from Hong Kong. I tried it on when it arrived and the dress needed a little altering around the chest, so I took it to a bridal shop for an alteration which cost me £150 and I can say I have spent only £210 on my dress and saved myself around £4,790, I’m really happy with that and I can’t wait to set the date and wear the dress x

Janine Graham
Janine Graham 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 4 that i 'thought' i liked then went with the 5th one that consultant recommended 😊

Sarah Kidman
Sarah Kidman 8 Apr 2019

I think I tried upwards of 30, and then chose the first one I ever put on 😅

Amanda Howcroft
Amanda Howcroft 8 Apr 2019

Tried on 8 dresses across 2 visits. The 'one' was the 6th I tried on. Try on as many as you need until you get that feeling! Even though I only tried on 4 dresses on my first visit I felt really deflated and that I wouldn't have that feeling... but I did! :)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I’d guess it was about 25-30! I went to 4 shops. But so glad I didn’t just settle for one and kept going. Cried when I found ‘the one’

Lauren Anderson
Lauren Anderson 8 Apr 2019

I honestly think I tried on about 17 then I found the one I tried it on three times and nearly cried every time ! Xxx

beverley summerhill
beverley summerhill 8 Apr 2019

I tried on roughly 30 ish in a few shops and the one I bought I tried on 3 times and purchased in the sale

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried on about six and went back for the first one x

Sammy Sandison
Sammy Sandison 8 Apr 2019

None I found mine on line for $111 which was made to measure and its absolutely stunning. I knew what I wanted, The colour i wanted and took the gamble. It is stunning so much better than my expectations

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I went to 4 shops
- tried in 4 in the 1st
- 6 in the 2nd
- 8 ish in the 3rd
- 6 in the 4th

It was the first dress I tried on in the 3rd shop
It's the only dress I felt like a bride in and the only one I cried in

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I only went to one shop and tried on about 6. I just knew it was the one and didn't want to look anymore. Also it was the complete opposite of what I thought I wanted. I ended up with a princess dress with a monarch length train when originally I was convinced I wanted a mermaid!

Sarah Brown
Sarah Brown 8 Apr 2019

I didn't try any on... I ordered mine from eBay!! For 60 quid On a total whim... And it's perfect!!!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

The second dress I ever tried on. I did try others after but nothing felt right after, until 3 days before the wedding when I almost bought a new dress xx

Nicolle Guemar
Nicolle Guemar 8 Apr 2019

When I first got engaged I went dress shopping and tried on 3 and thought the 3rd was the one! But we didn't get married for 3 years after that! I went to 2 shops the first I tried on 3 I liked 1 my mum liked and 1 my sister liked, I also thought the one my sister picked was the one but it was in gold and worried I wouldn't like it in white or ivory
So I went to a second shop again I picked 2 and my mum and sister picked 1 the second one I picked Ioved and I got the reaction out of my mum and sister that I hadn't with any other dress, it made me feel like a princess and I knew right then that was the one for me

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Michelle Goldsworthy
Michelle Goldsworthy 8 Apr 2019

I think it was my 6th dress but I knew before I’d even put it on

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

Mine was my 2nd dress on

Kayleigh E Alman
Kayleigh E Alman 8 Apr 2019

It was my 6th dress I dried on.. totally opposite to what I wanted.. I wanted ivory with straps and button back.. then bought a gold/champagne colour which was strapless and corset back!! It was also the one that woman at the shop pulled out for me.. I was convinced it wouldn’t fit me as it was the size I actually am rather than a size bigger (which they advice you to go for) it even needed it taken it.. I knew it was the one because it was all I could think about! The lady as the shop told me to look at other shops around town, so I did. Every shop was closed.. it was literally fate that this was my dress.. bought it and never looked back x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

5 dresses and brought my one.

Anna Harding
Anna Harding 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 9 dresses before I bought my wedding dress. Mine is a plain satin silk straight dress with a lace top.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

1! Saw it a few months before we set a date, remembered it and went back to try it on. So glad I was lucky enough not to fall for multiple different dresses!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I’ve tried on about 20 and still not found it! Wedding is 6 months away

Laura Ross
Laura Ross 8 Apr 2019

ive tried on one and fell in love i then entered a competition and won my dress just have to go to glasgow and pick it so hopefully i will find one similar xx

Leanne State
Leanne State 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 2 and they wasn’t serious dresses

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 8. I went shopping for my bridesmaids dresses and whilst I was there they got me trying on dresses too. Tried 8 of 8 and knew it was the one I wanted :)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 3 found my dress. Tried on another 4 dresses
In 1st shop ...didn't go to anymore

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 17 dresses and it was dress 15 that's 'the one'

Amy Vigor-Green
Amy Vigor-Green 8 Apr 2019

Tried about 10 dresses until I found the one.

Barbara Forster
Barbara Forster 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 5 dresses to get an idea of what would suit my figure then bought my dress online matching what I found out. I didn't have the whole crying this is the one but I did get a glow and a smile xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

About 7

Natalie Lloyd
Natalie Lloyd 8 Apr 2019

I think i tried about 10, i tried different styles mainly to see what suited best, all i will say is, not every girl gets that magical moment where you just know its THE dress. Happy hunting ☺👍🏼

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried 106. I have been married before and knew the feeling when it came to 'THE' dress but couldn't afford it. So this time i waited for that feeling again even though i was starting to lose the will to live. Finally found it in the town my future hubby is from...fate. also, i had it for £500 cheaper than the city shops....double fate xx

Rachael Russell
Rachael Russell 8 Apr 2019

the first one i tried on was the one! went to a shop, spent an hour finding and trying on 4 dresses and bought the first one 😊

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

5 tried on 5th one I brought xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I have so far tried on approx 15.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

Bought the 3rd one I tried on! I had doubts before the wedding but most people I know had the same. Never regretted it on the day though, I was super happy! ️

Marie Richardson
Marie Richardson 8 Apr 2019

I tried 5 and number 5 was 'the one'

Debbie Osborne
Debbie Osborne 8 Apr 2019

Still looking......tried bout 20....

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I went to Wed2B and tried on maybe 6/7 dresses of different styles. Ended up with one the consultant picked after I had said which bits of each dress I liked!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

Fell in love in the first shop I visited 4th dress tried on

Maria Lorite Valiente
Maria Lorite Valiente 8 Apr 2019

It was the 2nd one :)

Tasha Bloomer
Tasha Bloomer 8 Apr 2019

3. Was the second one I tried

Laura Stewart
Laura Stewart 8 Apr 2019

Tried 4, it was the second one - book and done

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

2 shops, about 15 dresses in all and it was around no 10 - it all depends on how open you are to trying different styles, shades, shapes etc on :)

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

It was the second dress I tried, but I still tried on a lot (maybe 30!) To be sure, personally I think it would have been nuts to just go for the second dress I tried, without checking others to be sure

Laura Comley
Laura Comley 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 5 with an idea of what I wanted. The one I have is similar to what I wanted but I went in with an open mind. I brought the first one I tired on as knew it was the one xxxx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I literally tried like 70 dresses on and mine was the very last one!! Some find it easy some very hard x

Jannette Taylor
Jannette Taylor 8 Apr 2019

I tried on about 15 across 3 shops - around 4-5 in the first shop, none in the second, the rest in the third. I think my dress was number 13, I tried a couple on after it and none were any competition. The last dress I tried on I loved too, and I would have been happy in it if I hadn’t tried on my dress - which was almost double my whole outfit budget even on sale and with added discount for a couple of missing buttons. I don’t regret my decision though, because I look amazing and it shows off my figure the way nothing else does

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

Tried on about 10 but bought the very first one I tried.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

6 or 7, when I tried on the one I bought it knew it was the one x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried on my dress first .. loved it .. tried on another maybe 30 dresses and kept saying “if only it was a bit more like the first one” and I went back and got the first one ..

I tried on one of every kind of shape and style to rule out what I liked on me first because they look different on you than on a hanger .. and it made choosing my dress so much easier! X

Hazel Chapman
Hazel Chapman 8 Apr 2019

About 20 xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

Loved my first tried on a couple more but you know when it feels right

Pamela mccabe
Pamela mccabe 8 Apr 2019

Tried on 12 xx

Nichola Latham
Nichola Latham 8 Apr 2019

Found a dress I liked on the shops website, went to try it one and it was the one. Though I did try on few others just to be sure.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

The first one although I did try others just for fun x

Victoria Tyler
Victoria Tyler 8 Apr 2019

3 and my first was the one ❤️

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

2.5 years to find mine x

Siân White
Siân White 8 Apr 2019

3rd dress I tried on.. mum cried, nan cried, I grinned (a lot).. then it was bought! Xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

Around 20 in 3 different shops while they were all beautiful dresses, I didn't feel right in them. The very last dress I tried on, I cried knew it was the one & bought it x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

One x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried on about 12 in two different shops and amazingly number 13 was the lucky one

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

I tried on around 10, a few different styles, 2nd to last I didn’t want to take off. Very happy

Sharon Lewis
Sharon Lewis 8 Apr 2019

I saw pictures of the one I wanted online but couldn’t find it.... saw a local one on eBay and whilst it was a beautiful dress I wasn’t sure it was right. I went to a shop and tried in about 6 and did fall in love with one but couldn’t justify the price tag. I went back and bought the eBay one as it was a bargain, then bought a second one for the evening to make more of a party frock from..... then my dream dress came up on Facebook selling page. It was also listed on eBay but she didn’t use the stock photos so it didn’t look the same. Anyway it came and it’s perfect. I sold the eBay one and have stopped looking.

Susan Bradley
Susan Bradley 8 Apr 2019

Mine was the 1st dress picked by the assistant which I never would have tried and fell in love with. I still tried the two I thought I’d like but it didn’t make me change my mind

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

Tried on around 30 dresses. Liked the first and loved one around half way through, which is what I went with. I had a list of features I wanted it to have that I knew would flatter my shapr

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

14. I chose number 9.. the one that made me cold and gave me goose bumps. At first my mum wasnt sure but 5 dresses later i put it back on and then she loved it.
1 or 201 it doesnt matter when you know you know.. just try them all on if need be. Go tight go massive. Go different go vintage go satin go lace. Only then will you really know.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

None I had mine made to my own style and design...

Lynsey Perry
Lynsey Perry 8 Apr 2019

5 dresses in total but I knew by. The 3rd one. As soon it was on I felt phenomenal. Can't wait to get married and wearing it.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 8 Apr 2019

The one was the first dress I tried, tried on another 4 straight after that but not as 'wow' as the first dress, so that was/is the one..... you just know when you know it's the one, same as your husband to be!!!!!

Jodie Hadley
Jodie Hadley 8 Apr 2019

I tried on 5 in total, all different styles, but it was the first one (my fave before putting it on) that I fell in love with😊

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 9 Apr 2019

5

Kate Wilson
Kate Wilson 9 Apr 2019

61

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 9 Apr 2019

I've only tried one, bought second hand, and i love it, it's the one

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 9 Apr 2019

I got mine made for £450 and was unique and what I wanted

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Michelle Burdaky
Michelle Burdaky 11 Apr 2019

Tryed on my first one then kept looking at others but my brain kept pulling me back to the first dress so got it in the end got it off eBay and i was shocked how much it was so it was a bargain worth the money the dress is lovely it only cost £40 good luck on your big day xx

Kerri Giltinane
Kerri Giltinane 14 Apr 2019

5 dresses and I have the one!!

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