5 Things to Do at Your Final Fitting
Whether the search was long and painful, or you knew right away when you found the gown of your dreams, the final fitting is your last chance to ensure your gown is perfect—and perfectly you. It’s too late to turn back and start anew with another dress, so if there’s something you don’t like, you need to speak up. Here are five ways to test the fit of your wedding gown.
Raise Your Arms
Whether it’s reaching for your honey or when you’re getting down on the dance floor, your arms are going to be above your head at some point. Make sure your bra doesn’t pop out, your dress doesn’t pull your shoulders down, and that the beading under arms isn’t irritable.
You’ve gotten this close to getting married; you might already feel like dancing. So bust a move and break a sweat! After all, who doesn’t want to spend her wedding day dancing? Just remember if you have a train no back wards dancing.
You want to be able to pick up your sweet baby niece and that adorable toddler cousin, right? And no one wants to have an escort to the bathroom! Test out your dress by sitting down. Some times you need a little extra room in the bodice as once you sit down you don’t want to bulge out of your dress.
Put on Your Shoes
The most important 5 things to do at your final fitting Unless you’re getting married barefoot, you need to ensure that your dress looks good—and that you feel good—once you’ve put the finishing touches in place. If your shoes are a no-go, you’ll still have time to select different footwear.
Test Out Your Accessories
Those shoulder-skimming earrings you’ve picked might be great, but if they keep getting stuck in the lace of your gown, you might as well don knives! You need to see how your accessories look with your gown, to head off any snags—literal or otherwise—before the big day.