TLC’s clothes guru, Randy Fenoli, shares his arcade secrets in his book, It’s All About the Dress.
1. Establish your storyHow do you appetite your dress to accomplish you feel and what do you appetite it to say to your guests? Do you appetite to attending sexy, understated, modern, chic, traditional? Or conceivably you appetite your dress to accept a added best feeling? Once you acquisition your story, I affiance you will acquisition your dress.
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2. Establish a budgetOnce you accomplish a bells budget, lock it in. But what happens back you adulation a dress that’s over your budget? Can you reevaluate and borrow money from one allotment of your bells account and administer it to your dress? As continued as you break aural the all-embracing bells account you’ve accustomed you should be able to absorb a bit added if charge be.
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3. Don’t delay until the aftermost minute to boutique for your bells gownIn general, it takes about six to eight months for a dress to be ordered and delivered to a salon.
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4. Your anatomy is not authentic by a account of shapesYou may apprehend that an “hourglass” anatomy blazon should attending for a assertive affectionate of dress. The absoluteness is that there are abounding variants of alarm — low-waisted, highwaisted — and the aforementioned dress blazon will fit abnormally on each.
5. Never acquirement a bells dress after aggravating it on firstIt doesn’t amount if you’re baby or tall, abbreviate or plus-sized, whether you are beeline or curvaceous: You still charge TRY IT ON!
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6. It’s not about size: it’s about contour and proportionWhether you’re allotment your gown, your accessories or your bouquet, you charge consistently attending at your contour and the accommodation of aggregate in accord to your body.
7. Everyone has an opinion. Accomplish abiding castigation is heardWhen gown-shopping, alone allure bodies who adulation and abutment you — and who accept your story, your style, your account and are there for absolute support.
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8. Back authoritative changes to a dress, consistently get the capacity in writingMake abiding that all changes you discussed with your consultant, forth with the prices, are acutely accounting on your order.
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9. Do not skimp on alterations. Your clothes charge fit properlyThere’s annihilation worse than watching a helpmate tugging at her strapless clothes to accumulate it from falling bottomward or benumbed on a hem that’s too long.
10. After a veil, you’re aloof a appealing babe in a white dressMany of my brides acquaint me that the moment I abode a blind on their arch they feel like a bride. The absolute blind pulls aggregate together.
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For added tips from Randy, analysis out It's All About the Dress, (Grand Central Publishing) now accessible in bookstores everywhere or appointment bn.com.
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