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Bridal Shopping Tips

The Bridal Lodge's Top Tips 

At The Bridal Lodge we love to help all brides to be, That's why we have put together our Top Tips for Bridal Gown shopping! 

Who should I bring to my appointment? 

 we suggest you limit the guest list to no more than 3 guests whose style opinion you value as too many opinions can get confusing and can take the focus off you. 

What should I bring to my Appointment? please bring along any pictures of gowns that you've seen on our website, in magazines, on social media, or that you have tried on else where, and bring an opened mind don't be surprised if you find the dress on your first visit to The Bridal Lodge, we have shoes for  you to use however we recommend that you bring a pair of heals / shoes you are comfortable in. 

Make it don't Fake IT! We kindly ask that you wear no false tan/ body bronzer. Due to the delicateness and colour of the fabrics, after all your beautiful just the way you are. ​

Have A Price In mind: Before scheduling an appointment, make sure you have determined a budget for your gown. Our consultants will work with you to stay within your budget. Prices for bridal gowns at The Bridal Lodge  start at €1500 and go up to €5000 for a collection gown, there is no maximum spend for a couture gown however this service starts from €1500 and varies depending on what you have in mind and which designer you chooses.  Although we do have an off the rail section with up to €70% off the RRP and bridal gowns starting from only €90 you can also shop this section online here     

Date & Venue: It is very important to have an actual wedding date and venue. Our sales consultants will help you select a gown that is perfect for your setting.         

Start Early:   This is one of the things that surprises everyone. You really need at least 6 to  eight months to get your gown—and that's if you're really decisive. Give yourself plenty of time; if you put it off for too long you may not have time to order a gown that you love in time for your wedding luckily for you brides to be we can offer a rush cut service if you do run out of time,                                               

Let your bridal consultant  Make Recommendations:   Don't eliminate anything at first glance. It's possible to fall for a wedding gown you didn't think you'd like or want. Not every dress looks great on a hanger, and you might have to let go of some preconceived notions and keep an open mind.

Your Consultation We provide all our lovely brides to be a  hour and a half private viewing in our relaxing studio, while you browse our collections from Irish designers T.B.L and Niamh Corazon you will also get to  Meet  with designer or stylist  to go over any design features you would like so you can have your dream dress for your dream day, We love to hear about any themes you are having and any styles you have in mind so we can help you create the perfect dress. To book your appointment email or phone 0852124341.