I haven't started shopping for my wedding dress since my wedding is over a year and a half away. However, dresses typically take about eight months to come in once you order them, and you should give yourself some enough time for any alterations that may be needed since you want this thing to fit perfectly for your big day. That means I'll start my hunt sometime in June or July.

I have somewhat of an idea of what I want for my wedding dress. I just have to try the style on for myself to make sure it works for me and my body type. I wasn't entirely sure how to describe it to the consultant, or even my friends when they ask, so I took this Wedding Dress Style Quiz on The Knot to get a better idea. It takes about 5 minutes and is basically just clicking on a few pictures. They even break things down into categories for you.

My suggestion would be to print the final page and bring it with you to the Annual Wedding Show on Sunday, January 26, 2020. It's a great tool to show the vendors what you're looking for so they can help make your vision come to life.

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