Initially it may seem a bit of a let down on your dreams of wearing a dress you’ve bought, however, despite it possibly going against the grain, you’ll be saving a small fortune and will still no doubt about it look like a princess on your wedding day.
You may want splurge more of your budget on the ceremony or on your honeymoon, or to save up for the new life you’ll be starting with your Prince Charming, than to spend a fortune on buying a wedding dress.
COVID-19 has torn lives and budgets apart, and it isn’t going to get any better in the foreseeable future, so a lot is going to change in how we live, including budgets for extravagant weddings and dresses!
Here are a few points to ponder when deciding between buying and hiring your wedding dress:
Choosing to hire a wedding dress
There’s absolutely no reason that any bride can’t wear a designer wedding dress just because she can’t buy it, and, you’ll be in good company with many other brides who have blazed a trail to make hiring a wedding dress de rigueur today!
Although hiring a wedding dress has become a fast-growing trend, one of the wee downsides is that you may not be able to add all the frills and flounces you’d imagined for your wedding dress. However, you’ll still be heading down the aisle in a designer wedding dress that may have seemed completely out of your reach.
Every bride dreams of wearing a designer wedding dress on her special day, and today it’s a reality for every bride at Ever After Bridal Wear in Durbanville, Cape Town.
Take into consideration that instead of spending a fortune on a wedding dress you’ll only wear once, it’ll still be beautifully reflected in your wedding video and album, which will be passed from one generation to the next.
Another bonus is that you’ll also be spending a lot less time in fittings, which could go a long way to relieving some of the stress of finding the perfect wedding dress on time. Yet another plus that comes with hiring a wedding dress, is that you’ll be able to start shopping for accessories and shoes you plan to wear well in advance of your big day.
Choosing to buy a wedding dress
If being in on designing your wedding dress with your favourite designer has always been your dream, there are a few things that need to be taken into account.
Should you be planning on storing the dress for sentimental reasons, you’d best set aside a lot of space and time to pack it away safely to keep it in mint condition for the rest of your life.
If you’re intent on buying the wedding dress designed just for you, you’d also best be prepared to spend a small fortune on it, and, you’ll be spending a lot more time in fittings than if you’d chosen to hire or to buy a stunning designer dress off the rack.
We all know that the time and effort going into all the fittings is worth it if you want to walk down the aisle in a dress that is uniquely yours, however, it can also add a lot more pressure to the experience than you should have to deal with on top of wedding arrangements!
Let the Ever After Bridal team to guide you a dream designer wedding dress
Whether you plan to buy or hire a designer wedding dress in Cape Town, head for Ever After Bridal Wear for your first fitting to start the journey to making your dream come true an awesome one!.
When you meet this passionate, experienced team ready and willing to support you every step of the way, right up to your wedding day, you’ll know you’ve hit the nail on the head by choosing the right way to take a journey this important.
As stockists of stunning ranges by international designers such as Rebecca Ingram and Maggie Sottero, going the extra mile to make every bride look and feel like a stunning, confident princess on her wedding day, is their ultimate goal, whether you buy or hire your wedding dress!