5 Tips for Choosing the Right Bridal Shop 

When you choose to spend your money at a particular bridal shop, you want to know that they are giving you the very best advice, product, and service in return. Finding your perfect wedding dress is the ultimate goal, so be that sure they can meet your needs.

Choosing a wedding dress is no small feat, but if you find the right bridal shop, it is that much easier and simpler to find the perfect dress. Brides have a lot on their to-do list, which is why it is so important to get the big things under control first. Choosing a bridal shop is one of those big things.

At Timeless Bridal Couture, we believe that first impressions count when it comes to choosing a bridal shop.

We have five tips which you can use as a guide to differentiate between a professional bridal shop and a so-so bridal shop: 

  1. Research is a good place to start. Look at bridal magazines, attend bridal expos, and jump onto the internet to compare one bridal shop to the next. Look carefully at the image their advertising creates, and the products and services they are promoting. A good thing to look out for is whether the bridal shop offers something different – does it have a unique selling point? For us, this is a good indication of a good bridal shop; one that is ahead of the curve and on trend when it comes to the modern bride.
  1. You want a good range of dresses to view and try on at a bridal shop. Ask about their designs and where they source them. If they have limited stock and styles, you’ll be limited too! While it is good to narrow down your choices, so as not to become overwhelmed, you will want a good range of options to start with.
  1. Another important aspect is to find out whether the bridal shop specialises in wedding dresses. You don’t want to use a bridal shop that only provides a wedding dress service as a sideline to other services. Wedding dresses should be the bridal shop’s core business.
  1. Referrals are a great way to find a reputable bridal shop that will be at your side every step of the way. Speak to friends, family, and colleagues, and take the advice of someone you trust to find the perfect bridal shop.
  1. Start looking for a bridal shop in the area in which you live. When you are consulting with a bridal shop, it may involve several consultations for fittings, alterations, etc. The closer you are to home, the better, or you could find yourself rushing in and out of the bridal shop between work and home. Don’t stress yourself out unnecessarily.

If you are looking for the perfect bridal shop in Pretoria, give us a call and set up an appointment. We will ensure that you are provided with everything you need to make this big decision.