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Shopping Tips To Help You Find Your Dream Prom Dress

14 June 2023

Prom season may be over this year, but it is never too early to time to find your dream prom dress ready for your prom. But with so many options for dresses as well as prom dress shops out there, how do you choose the one that's right for you? And how do you make sure you find the perfect dress without breaking the bank? Don't worry, we've got you covered. To help you get started we'll share our top shopping tips for finding the prom dress of your dreams.

Start Early When Searching For Your Perfect Prom Dress

Don't wait until the last minute to start shopping for your prom dress. The earlier you start, the more options you'll have as others will not have chosen yet. Plus, if you start early, you'll have time to shop around your local prom dress shops to find dresses you like and even to compare prices. Another benefit to starting your prom dress shopping experience early is the choice you will have.

All prom dress shops are required to take down a name and the school that you attend when purchasing a prom dress to make sure that no one attends their prom in the same dress, getting started as soon as possible is a great way of ensuring you get the prom dress that you want.

Visit Multiple Prom Dress Shops

When it comes to finding your dream prom dress it is important to make sure that you are not just heading to the first shop that you find. Whether it be a prom dress shop in essex or a shop a little further away from home, it is important to make sure you are shopping around. You might find a dress you love at one shop, but it's always good to have options in terms of colour scheme, price and sizing options. Plus, some shops might have sales or special offers and payment plans that other shops don't offer.

Know Your Budget

Before you start shopping for your prom dress you need to determine your budget. You don't want to fall in love with a dress that's out of your price range. Knowing your budget will also help you narrow down your options and prevent you from overspending. During this stage, it is also important to factor in the cost of alterations that you may need on your dress as this can be a costly process.

Look Online Before You Buy

Though there is always the option of purchasing a prom dress online, it is always best to see it in person. This will allow you to find what materials you like as well as the shape, colour and overall fit before you commit. However, you can view several prom dresses online, take screenshots for inspiration and then book an appointment at your local prom dress shop. This little bit of extra help will enable them to pull dresses based on what you like and can streamline the entire process for you.

Shopping for your prom dress can be overwhelming, but by following these tips, you'll be well on your way to finding your dream dress. Remember to start early, visit multiple prom dress shops, know your budget and gain as much inspiration as possible. Remember, the most important part of this is, have fun! Finding your prom dress should be a memorable experience.

Wish to get started finding your dream prom dress? Call us on 01702 478811, we cannot wait to see you!

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Please note that our shop location is Leigh on sea, Essex. We see customers from Essex, Kent, London and further afield to help them find their dream dress Our store only sells one of each dress, allowing you peace of mind knowing yours is one of a kind. 

Address: 1536 London Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 2QG

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