My take on the wedding gown

Wedding Dresses, Wedding Style & Decor
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Courtesy of Vera Wang

When planning a wedding, the first step is to set the date, time and place. Everything hinges on these decisions, from the style of dress to the tone of the reception.

Shopping for a wedding gown is one of the most memorable parts of the wedding experience. After the excitement of the engagement, the quest for the right dress can provide a wonderful moment for a bride-to-be to bond with the important women in her life. Your wedding gown is probably the most significant dress you'll ever wear in your life. What it embodies is not only your optimism for the future... but your life and commitment to your partner. That's why wedding gowns are so unique.

When I was looking for my own wedding dress, I had great difficulty finding what I wanted. I realized other women were probably feeling exactly the same way, which inspired me to open my business. I saw an unmet need for modernity in bridal wear. Luckily today, brides have much more choice in gowns.

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Courtesy of Vera Wang

My ultimate fashion tips to brides:
- Be more accepting of your shape.
- Find your comfort zone.
- Dress your body type.
- Choose a gown that reflects who you are before all else. Traditionalist, Modernist, Minimalist, Romanticist, Individualist... Visit verawangonweddings.com and discover what kind of bride you are...

And remember, it's not just the dress; it's the rest of the wedding that makes the dress come alive. —Vera Wang

See all of the wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses from the latest Vera Wang collection.

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