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The internet is a great resource for brides! Today, many brides browse through hundreds of wedding dresses online before their bridal appointments, and they also use the internet to find venues, flowers, wedding planning tips and more. However, when looking at wedding dresses online Northwest Illinois brides know to just browse online for style ideas. After looking online, they schedule their personal bridal appointment with Adore Bridal.

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Dress Online

There are many reasons why you shouldn’t buy a bridal gown online. Not only does this rob you of the bridal appointment experience, but past brides have faced plenty of online bridal gown nightmares. As a result of ordering based on a picture and description online, some brides have ordered a beautiful dress and were instead delivered something entirely different.

Here are just a few of the reasons why brides should reconsider buying their gowns online:

Wedding Dresses Online Northwest Illinois
  • Size

Shopping for a wedding dress online isn’t the same as shopping for your typical dress. Bridal gowns are usually two sizes smaller than regular clothes, but each designer has their own size chart. This is why trying the dress on at a bridal boutique is the best option for finding the right size.

  • Fabric

The description under the photo of a dress you fell in love with may say that the gown you are looking at is tulle or chiffon, but fabric comes in many different grades. It’s important to feel and see the fabric in person so you know what you’re paying for!

  • Alterations & Other Tips

Wedding gowns often need to be altered, and altering a bridal gown is very different from altering a regular dress. Bridal boutiques either can alter the dress for you or offer suggestions on where you can take your dress. At Adore Bridal, for example, we can also walk with you through your wedding planning process by offering suggestions on caterers, venues and more!

After you search through wedding dresses online Northwest Illinois brides can put their trust in Adore Bridal & Specialty. Call us at 309-291-0838 or schedule your appointment online to find your dream dress!


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