1. A bride should devote significant time and effort to the fitting of her gown.
  2. A bride should bring her wedding shoes to her 1st fitting and every subsequent fitting to avoid hemline discrepancies.
  3. Wear the same undergarments to each fitting for uniformity of fit.
  4. It is important to maintain a stable weight. Changes in weight can dramatically effect the bodice and overall proper fit of gown.
  5. When choosing jewelry and shoes, keep it simple.
  6. Jewelry with protruding edges can tear or snag your gown
  7. Hang your gown by the loops inside the gown that are connected to sturdy side seams, never by fragile shoulder seams that can stretch or snag.
  8. The day before your wedding remove the plastic bag and inspect your gown for loose threads or buttons. Make sure you hang your gown in a room far away from children, food, animals, liquids or anything else that could possibly stain your dress.
  9. Hang your dress high enough so that the hemline does not touch the floor.
  10. Wash your hands thoroughly and/or put on white cotton gloves. If your gown is enclosed in a garment bag, unzip and remove your gown immediately. Gently lift the remaining clear plastic bag up to the waistline of the dress.