The Beginner’s Guide to Choosing Your Wedding Dress
By Raashka Mannie

10 August 2022

Coco Chanel said it best: style is eternal. Your wedding dress is the perfect expression of your style. How do you find the right look for you?

The time has come to choose your wedding dress. There is so much to consider, from what silhouette is best for your body to your budget. This is the complete guide to choosing your perfect wedding dress, starting from the basics and making its way to all the detailed questions we’ve asked the experts on your behalf.

Wedding dresses are such a genuine expression of style on your big day. We know that you know how important it is to make the right choice for you, so we’ve gathered everything you need to know in one handy place. Read on and discover how to glide down the aisle exactly as you’ve been dreaming.



The wedding dress experts:
  • Nazneen from Alter Me, an Auckland-based bridal salon specialising in bespoke bridal wear, bridal alterations and custom dressmaking, with years of experience and an eye for detail.
  • Jenny from Jenny Bridal, an Auckland-based bridal salon operating since 2018, featuring stunning wedding wear, as well as mobile experts in wedding makeup and hairstyling.
  • Ellie from Ellie Atelier, an Auckland-based bridal expert with an aptitude for custom-made bridal gowns, mother-of-bride outfits, bridesmaid dresses, special occasion dresses and bridal alterations.