Heather Gross, buyer at BareNecessities.com


Courtesy of BareNecessities.com

The best way to get your gown to fit like a glove is to have the proper foundation garments. Once you've selected your wedding dress, ask the sales person what type of bra would be best for you and your dress - strapless, corset, halter? There are a variety of foundation garments available and we asked Heather Gross, buyer at BareNecessities.com for her expert tips on how to choose the best foundation garment for your wedding dress. Here's what she had to say: —Anne Chertoff

What kind of support is necessary for any bride?

Every bride needs a great bra. It's a good idea to get fitted for a new bra when you begin to shop for your wedding dress to make sure you're wearing the correct size. I also recommend a high-waisted shapewear style to smooth out the mid-section. This will help keep your stomach flat and if you're wearing a tight fitting gown, this foundation piece will also ensure your dress lies better against your body. And remember to bring the undergarments you plan to wear on your big day to each and every dress fitting.

What's the most important piece?

I believe the most important foundation piece is a great fitting bra. Wearing the perfect bra—in the right size—will make your dress fit better. You want to make sure...

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