Choosing a perfect wedding dress is probably the most important thing among wedding preparations. There are numerous wedding dresses available in numerous dress shops – bridal boutiques, consignment shops, online bridal shops and so on and so forth. But with these awful stores there, how could you find a reliable one to buy your bridal dress? Pros are here to offer helpful advice about how to choose a reliable shop to buy your wedding dress.
Make a list of 10 bridal shops locally or online as options. Browse the internet, magazines and advertisement. Get suggestion from your relatives, friends or acquaintances which have such experience of wedding dress purchase lately. Write down these recommended bridal stores’ names, addresses or URLs.
Now make an in-depth investigation about these shop candidates. Visit online dress shops and read the customer testimonials for some useful feedbacks. If you doubt its authenticity, go to review websites and you’ll get more objective comments. For local bridal stores, search for reputable local forums and ask for ideas. You’ll learn better about these candidates and know who have lost the election.
Call the sales staff or contact the customer service team online; ask a few questions you care or perhaps you don’t care so much. It’s a test. You can get further information about these dress shops. More importantly, the conversation will show if they are friendly, helpful and professional. You may get a primary impression of this shop from the sales staff or customer service group.
Now it’s time to visit the local dress stores in person and view the dress webs carefully. A pleasing and reliable store should be well-organized, spacious, clean and bright. It’s unlikely that you’ll buy your wedding dress from a shop where you want to leave immediately. Talk with the sales people or consultants about some details of your dream wedding dress. For online bridal stores, you need to see if it’s easy for you to navigate through the pages, if they have enough supplies for you to choose from, if they give information in an organized way.
As the e-business prospers and you can always get a good price at online stores, you may prefer to buy from an online shop. It’s a good idea but you need to be very clear about some items such as how to pay, the quality guarantee, the total shipping time, the return policy and the after sale service.
I’m sure you’ve got the final one or two winners in your mind. Just go and find your favorite wedding dress in your most reliable dress shop.