Sep 04

Checklist for the best brides outfit on the wedding day – ideas for wedding

Is the wedding dress laid out flat, not hanging up? (The fabric may be so heavy that it will pull the dress out of shape if left on a hanger.)

Dress

Is the dress laid out flat, not hanging up? (The fabric may be so heavy that it will pull the dress out of shape if left on a hanger.) What am 1 going to do with the dress after 1 have changed?
Do I know how to iron the dress ready for the day?
If the dress is hired, who is going to clean and return it?
Have 1 tried it on for fit a few days before the wedding, to make sure I haven’t gained or lost weight since it was chosen?
Am I happy with the length? Do 1 have an emergency repair kit at hand, in case of accidents?

Headdress

Have 1 tried on the headdress with the dress, to make sure that they complement one another? How am 1 going to fix the headdress to my head? Do 1 need to buy any clips, bands or combs?
Have 1 tried on the headdress with the hairstyle 1 will have on the day?
How do 1 get any creases out of my veil?
Is it packed carefully so that it will not get crushed or mis-shapen?
If 1 am having real flowers, when do 1 need to collect them?
Do 1 need to buy any extra ribbons or flowers to go with it?
Have 1 double-checked the order with the florist?

Jewellery

Is all my jewellery ready? What is going to happen to it when 1 change?
Does it all go together? Are all the clasps and fastenings secure?
Does it all go with my dress?
Is it all clean and bright?

Shoes

Are my shoes the right height for my dress? Are they clean?
Are they comfortable?
Have 1 removed all the labels from the soles?
Are they easy to walk in?
Have I broken them In so that they don’t chafe?
Are the soles non-slip?

Stockings

Have I go! a clean new pair of stockings or Do 1 need a thick pair of tights in case of cold
tights? weather?
Have I got a back-up pair?

Underwear

Does my bra make a good line under my dress? Do 1 need a petticoat to make my skirt stand out?
Does any of my bra show above my neckline? Are my undies comfortable?
Can you see my undies through my dress? Are they right for the weather – cool in summer, warm in winter?

Miscellaneous

Do  want a parasol? Do i want to go for ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue’? If so, what?
Do I want a shawl?
Where am i going to keep my handkerchief?
What happens if it rains or is cold? Should 1 be wearing any family heirlooms?

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