Wedding Dress Shops Hidden Fees & Costs. Where are they?

Modest Wedding Dresses.  Where can you find them?  Why are they so hard to find?

My sister-in-law just got married and I have never seen a more fluster bride.  She didn’t have a lot of money and she wanted her wedding dress to be covering.  Not much to ask for a bride on her wedding day but it was not easy to find something that fit those two criteria. The money issue was not as big of a deal if she could have found the perfect dress.

The first problem that she had that most brides also have when shopping for a dress is that designers don’t design for real people’s bodies.  They seem to design for models and people that starve themselves constantly.  So when you go to most bridal shops their sizes and shapes of dresses do just that.

Very often wedding dresses have to be significantly altered after you decide on a wedding dress by a seamstress at $30/hr.  That can add up fast if you want a lot changed on a wedding dress. These are hidden costs and can benefit the wedding dress shop a lot if you use their employees.  They may even make up things that need to be fixed as a standard wedding dress item to charge for.    Maybe you have a seamstress in the family and this won’t be a problem but not likely.

The next and biggest problem most brides have finding a wedding dress is finding a dress that meets you every want.

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Bride and Groom Wedding Gifts

Although the bride and groom are the center of attention on their wedding day there are a few other people in attendance who deserve some recognition.

The bridal attendants and the groomsmen are also an essential part of the success of the day.  It is them who make certain the bride looks lovely and is ready for the ceremony and the best man often helps to qualm the groom’s nerves.

Many brides and grooms choose special bridal party gifts to reflect their appreciation to the people participating in their wedding ceremony.

There are many bridal party gifts that are both affordable and practical.  Although it’s lovely to give a bridesmaid or groomsmen a wedding photo something special just for them should be added as well.

Watches make great bridal party gifts.  A watch is appropriate for either a male or a female.  The watches can also be engraved with the date of the wedding and the name of the bride and groom as a reminder of the special day.  Giving bridal party gifts like this are appreciated because the people receiving them will be able to use them beyond just the day of the wedding.

Key chains are another popular choice in bridal party gifts.  Some couples choose to purchase sterling silver key chains that have a locket insert.  This way a picture can be included with the key chain.  Although placing an image of the bride and groom in the insert might seem appropriate there are other alternatives.  The bride might choose to use a special picture of herself and her maid of honor or herself with a bridesmaid.  Doing this gives each person who receives one a personalized reminder of their special relationship with the bride or groom.

Another good choice for bridal party gifts is gift certificates.  The wedding will be a wonderful day but it also can bring stress.  Giving the bridesmaids a day at the spa or the groomsmen a free round of golf is a great way for them to relax.

Jewelry can also make beautiful bridal party gifts.  Matching earrings, bracelets or necklaces for the bridesmaids will add a lovely touch to the wedding photos.  The groomsmen will appreciate a nice set of cufflinks that they can use for years to come.

When it comes time for choosing bridal party gifts the bride and groom should consider the personalities of their attendants.  If the bride or groom would appreciate the gift than there’s a very good chance that the bridesmaids and groomsmen will as well.

Affordable Dresses and Tuxes

We are creating this website to provide affordable dresses and tuxes to the general public.  It seems like you go to a tux or dress shop and rent a tux and you almost should have bought the thing.  The same thing goes for renting a wedding dress or other formal.

Why not make the a reality?

That is what this website will do for you.  Give you wholesale prices on tuxes, wedding dresses, modest dresses, prom dresses, formal dresses.  Whatever you occasion the dresses also can be customized to fit you perfectly.  Just give us your measurements and we will do the rest.

Our workers are standing by to make you a custom dress as soon as they get the order.  Gone are the days were you buy a dress at full price and have a seamstress undo all the stitching and remake the dress at $25/hour.  Expect it to take a 3-5 weeks to make your dress custom and be shipped to you  but it will be worth it in the end.

So please signup for our newsletter and we will let you know when we have the dresses and tuxes up first part of 2009.  You will also get coupons and discounts not available to the public.

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Dress and Tux.com