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Anna Laura
Just Said Yes October 2022

How many dresses did you try on before you found the one?

Anna Laura, on March 23, 2022 at 12:28 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 7 40
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How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 1
I went to 7 different stores (including three terrible experiences at David's Bridal) and tried on probably 40-50 dresses before I picked one! I definitely underestimated how stressful the process would be.


If you're in Kennesaw/Georgia, I highly recommend Impression Bridal. They were amazing and I can't wait for my dress to get here!

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Latest activity by Kisha, on May 1, 2022 at 11:54 PM
  • Paige
    Rockstar October 2022
    Paige ·
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    I've always had to go to multiple stores and try on a bunch of dresses for prom, homecomings, etc., so I figured wedding dress shopping would be a nightmare. Pretty early after we got engaged I found out this little boutique in my hometown carried a few designers I liked, so I scheduled an appointment for just my mom and I, thinking we'd just go to browse and get an idea of what I liked and what looked good. I was planning to invite my grandma, FMIL, and bridesmaids for when I was more serious. I ended up finding The One after trying on maybe 4-5 dresses. It felt super bizarre, but I guess when you know, you know lol.

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  • Taylor
    Rockstar October 2022
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    Congratulations! I’m horrible with decision making and always have to Think about something before I buy it in depth but I went to my first appointment and only tried on like 10 dresses and I found my dress. It was one of the first I tried on and I ordered it that day. I even had a bridal appointment set up at a different boutique the following week because it is extremely unlikely for me to pick something that fast
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  • Samantha
    Super August 2022
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    I went to one store and bought my 3rd dress (I tried on 5), but I 100% put the credit with my consultant and my initial salon choice!

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  • Jasmine S.
    Rockstar May 2022
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    I went to one store with the goal of finding a dress that day. I knew roughly what I wanted so didn't want to waste time. I tried on maybe 7 dresses, and ended up buying the first I tried on 🙂 I just kept coming back to it and eventually knew I had to have it.
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  • Jen
    Dedicated June 2022
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    For me it was actually zero! I was on Pinterest pinning dresses that I liked and realized they were all by the same designer. I knew that I couldn't try anything else on until I tried those. The designer isn't carried anywhere near me. After months of all their NYC trunk shows getting cancelled, I took a leap and met with the designer on Zoom. I ended up buying my dress without ever having tried a wedding dress on. I am so in love with how the dress looks once it finally arrived.
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  • Sarah
    Expert September 2022
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    How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 2
    How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 3

    How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 4
    I tried on about 7 dresses until I found this one… The minute I put it on I knew it was the one! This was the first place I went to also! Excuse how chunky I look lol.. still trying to loose some weight. I am down almost 10 pounds from this picture though !
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  • Jasmine
    Dedicated June 2022
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    I also had a bad experience with David’s Bridal! I am mid size ( 5’3” and 175 lbs) and they had NOTHING in stock that was remotely my size. Also, before going I looked online at their catalog & picked out about 8 dresses and they had 3 out of 8 of them in the store. I’m a size 14, and literally the closest thing they had to my size was a 18 or 20 & even with clipping it in the back none of them looked right on me. The consultant helping us also was helping 5 other brides at the same time. Just not the feeling or experience I wanted for the first time trying on dresses. I went to a smaller boutique in my area & found my dress within 2 appointments! Probably 25 total dresses before I found the one!
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  • Imani
    Rockstar July 2022
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    My step mom is making my dress however, I did go to DB and I tried on 6 different dresses and surprisingly found ‘the one’. Although, I wasn’t buying a dress I wanted to get the experience and it was nothing short of amazing. The lady who helped me was super nice and really helpful when finding the dresses I was interested in. I only spent an hour there but it wasn’t terrible.
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  • Rosie
    Master February 2022
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    I went to two stores and tried on about 11-15 dresses. The dress I chose was the first one I put on, but I wanted to try a bunch of different silhouettes and styles so I could be positive I'd chosen the right thing. It was a lovely way of doing it - after the second store we went and had lunch and looked at photos and videos of the dresses my sister had taken so we could properly discuss things we liked and didn't like that we might have felt uncomfortable discussing in front of the consultants, and we were all in agreement that dress one was the perfect one. So, we went back and bought the first dress that afternoon!

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  • Tina
    Dedicated May 2022
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    I actually got mine on www.stillwhite.com, I didnt try on any dresses in the store and I got very lucky all I needed was a hem

    How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 5

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  • Taylor
    Rockstar October 2022
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    Wow beautiful dress! You look stunning!!
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  • Taylor
    Rockstar October 2022
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    Aww so pretty!
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  • Taylor
    Rockstar October 2022
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    We are the exact same height and weight and I went to a small bridal boutique and they had to clip close everything I tried on because nothing was my size. I unfortunately had a feeling this would probably be a thing
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  • Jessica
    Just Said Yes November 2022
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    I tried on 3 the 4th one was the winner. Got it off of Amazon! The seamstress took my measurements and made the dress How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 6

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  • J
    Just Said Yes September 2022
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    I tried on a total of two dresses and fell in love with the second one i tried on and got it lol. I guess im just very decisive and i did alot of research and knew exactly what i wanted. 🙂
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  • Nicole
    Just Said Yes September 2022
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    I tried on 9/10 but I probably looked at about 100 before I decided. I actually wound up getting my dress from David's Bridal.
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  • M
    Just Said Yes September 2022
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    No joke the first one at the first store I went into. I had a vision in mind and the girl helping me asked which one I wanted to try on first. I told her to pick because I didn’t want to pick the one I thought I would love then not want to try on anymore. She ended up picking my favorite and that’s exactly what happened. The sample dress fit like a glove and even she was like “I don’t think we even need to try on anymore that’s perfect on you.” I tried on like 5-6 more after that just to be sure but I ultimately couldn’t even fathom getting another dress besides the one I found that day. How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 7

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  • E
    Just Said Yes October 2022
    ERICA ·
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    My 17th one was the winner. The belt is separate from the dress so it will be sewn on How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 8

    How many dresses did you try on before you found the one? 9


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  • Dedelovesosa
    Just Said Yes June 2022
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    I didn’t want be under pressure to find my type of style or the dress for me so I went to a designer to get my dress made. I took the easy way out and now I’m comfortable because my thoughts and ideas are going to come to life so I’m super excited can’t wait to see the finish product. One less thing to worry about!
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  • Sloane
    Rockstar May 2022
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    Oh dear God I just to try to in about 12 Dresses bought four and ended up with two one for the ceremony and one for the reception. I am the most indecisive person ever but finally I’m happy with my choices
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