Lettisha Holness
Lettisha Holness 29 Oct 2019

When to start dress shopping??

My partner and I get married May 2021. When is the best time to shop for dresses??

40 Comments
Kayleigh E Alman
Kayleigh E Alman 30 Oct 2019

Anytime!

Sarah Fossey
Sarah Fossey 30 Oct 2019

I’ve got mine and I get married April 2021, however I haven’t found a seamstress for alterations yet!

Lucy Fulton
Lucy Fulton 30 Oct 2019

Start now enjoy the process, no worrying the nearer the date.

Charlotte Palmer
Charlotte Palmer 30 Oct 2019

Im getting married October 2021 and already got mine xxx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I got my dress in January and I get married in may 2020.

Sarah Cunane
Sarah Cunane 30 Oct 2019

Now. Some dress shops order them and they can take 6months to do xx

Kayleigh Moulding
Kayleigh Moulding 30 Oct 2019

I got mine in April and I get married May 2020

Helen Reeves
Helen Reeves 30 Oct 2019

I got mine in April and I get married next week. I was looking online for months though so I knew what type of styles I liked.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

Some dresses have long lead times, I would shop nine months out from your date

Diana CDim
Diana CDim 30 Oct 2019

Getting married in August 2021 and I think i will wait about 8 months before

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I didn't go dress shopping, I saw what I wanted on Lindy Bop's page and customised it to my taste.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I get married Augest and haven't got mine! Think it's me being to fussy tho! Haha x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I brought mine this month and we are getting married next July. The dress has been ordered and won’t be here until March.

Amy Brown
Amy Brown 30 Oct 2019

I get married May 2021 too. I have my dress, got it from a Wedding Fayre day where it was 3x cheaper and my veil was thrown in for free. Will look to do alterations and fittings later next year (after losing a few pounds) :) x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

Leave yourself roughly 9months to a year to make sure there’s time for any alterations if needed

Natalie Gerits
Natalie Gerits 30 Oct 2019

I get married April 2021 and I have my dress, just went to try and have a look but fell in love and it was in the sale 😁 x

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I get married in Aug 2021 but not not going to start looking until Aug 2020

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

May 2020 id say

Robyn Gregg
Robyn Gregg 30 Oct 2019

You be should be aiming to order your dress about a year before the wedding to allow enough time for it to arrive and have any alterations

Kelly Shakespeare
Kelly Shakespeare 30 Oct 2019

I’m having mine made, I’ve chosen the design, they measure 4 months before incase of weight gain/loss which for me is in 2 weeks 😳. We only gave ourselves 9 months from booking to sort everything out though haha

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

As soon as you want!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I get married in May 2021 also. I brought mine in August as I fell in love with it. It’s going to the dressmaker in the Feb of that year for final alterations.

Samantha Waterhouse
Samantha Waterhouse 30 Oct 2019

I get married in June 2021 and had planned to start looking in the new year to give time to find one and then have it ordered, altered etc however I came across a dress in a bridal shop, made an appointment to try it on to rule it out more than anything and ended up buying it! Dresses get discontinued and new ones come in so I don’t think there is any harm in starting to browse because you just never know!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

Around a year before I think, I went to a bridal shop cus I found my bridesmaid dresses for a brilliant price and she recommended me to come back may 20 to look for a dress (my wedding is may 21) xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I’m getting married April 2021 and thinking about going in December when the new spring collections come in to some stores. Go whenever you fancy! There is no right time

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I had mine 3 months and I get married August 2020

Emily Coleman
Emily Coleman 30 Oct 2019

I had my dress about 4 months before the wedding and I really second guessed by the time the wedding was here, I still wore it and loved it really, I got mine from the internet for bridal stores I would say a year you need alter time and a second alter to make sure it fits you perfectly! X

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

Most bridal stores take at least 6-8 months to have the dress ready without the alterations and that is if you find the perfect dress on your first visit. I suggest that you start looking for it soon so that you don't have to stress about it later. That way you can take your time searching for your perfect dress. No harm in looking early

Alice Langford
Alice Langford 30 Oct 2019

I get married July 2021 and have mine- oops. It was only by pure chance we found it. But I love it so that’s all that matters 🙂 and I don’t plan on changing size much 🙂

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

Michelle Tutt

Natasha Finn
Natasha Finn 30 Oct 2019

I’d say give yourself a year for the dress to be ordered arrive and all the fittings xxx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I’m may 2020, went dress shopping in July. My dress won’t be in till March. Give yourself plenty of time, I was lucky and found my dress in the first shop xx

Beverley Farrand
Beverley Farrand 30 Oct 2019

I got married last May and started shopping early 2018.

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I’m getting married June 21 and I’m looking at the moment for styles, going to a couple of dress fittings so I know the style I like suits me

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

Best time for you to start looking for your dress and save some money is between now and February next year, good look

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I get married march 2021 and I bought my dress last weekend xx

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 30 Oct 2019

I get married may 2021 and I got my dress in july this year!

UKbride Administrator
UKbride Administrator 2 Nov 2019

I get married April 2021 and got mine a few weeks ago. Go whenever you feel like it, have some fun and try plenty on! Xx

Claire Louise Inns
Claire Louise Inns 5 Nov 2019

12 Months beforehand X

Rebecca Bradley
Rebecca Bradley 5 Nov 2019

i had my dress for
2 years before wedding but if u do
go early don’t keep looking online or window shopping as you can start 2nd guessing yourself

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