Selecting a wedding dress is an essential task

Selecting a wedding dress is an essential task in wedding preparations. Here are some important recommendations on how to choose and prepare your wedding dress:

1. Timing for Choosing a Wedding Dress

Choosing and purchasing your wedding dress is crucial well in advance of your wedding day. Professional bridal gown experts advise starting preparations at least 3-6 months ahead. This timeframe ensures you have enough time for fittings and potential alterations. Achieving the perfect style, size, and all the intricate details of your wedding dress may require multiple fittings and adjustments. Furthermore, during the peak wedding season, especially on weekends and evenings, appointments can be more challenging to secure. Therefore, it's wise to plan ahead and secure ample time to ensure you receive the best service and selection.

2. Wedding Dress Selection for a Fuller Figure

If you have a slightly fuller figure, there are some techniques to help you appear more slender when choosing a wedding dress. Firstly, consider A-line or ball gown styles as they have skirts with crinoline that can help conceal any extra weight around the shoulders and waist. Additionally, sweetheart neckline dresses are suitable for fuller figures as they accentuate the upper body, creating a more elongated appearance.

High-waisted ball gown styles are also a great choice because they can camouflage a tummy and any thigh fullness while elongating the leg line. Avoid choosing overly form-fitting styles, as they might emphasize fuller arms. Sweetheart necklines are more flattering for showcasing your neck area compared to high necklines, so you may want to avoid the latter.

3. Measurement and Fitting Considerations

When getting measured and fitted for your wedding dress, keep these crucial considerations in mind:

- During measurements, ensure they are not too tight, and don't intentionally suck in your body to avoid compromising comfort. If you plan to wear shapewear on your wedding day, make sure to wear it during measurements as well.

- Take into account the height of the shoes you plan to wear on your wedding day to ensure the dress length is appropriate. You can wear a pair of shoes you find suitable during sizing measurements.

- When trying on dresses, it's best to wear the same undergarments and shoes that you wore during measurements to ensure a proper fit. Pay close attention to the design around the chest and waist and check if the hemline length is suitable.

- If you've already purchased accessories like necklaces, bring them along for fittings to see the overall effect. You can also involve a stylist during fittings to get their advice on coordinating the wedding dress.

- During the fitting process, perform various movements such as walking, sitting, raising your arms, and bending over to ensure the dress is not only snug but also allows for easy mobility, avoiding any embarrassing situations.

Selecting and preparing a wedding dress is a significant task, but it can also be an enjoyable process. By following these recommendations, you'll be able to find the perfect wedding dress that radiates confidence and beauty on your special day. Wishing you a smooth and joyous wedding experience!


Qs: How do I know if my custom gown will align with my dress vision?

A: This is a very common question and we completely understand you may be worried about how your final custom gown will look like! There will always be a degree of unknown in any custom process, however rest assured we've definitely taken this into consideration. When we finished the dress, we will send you dress pictures and videos to you first. We will provide as much visual reference as we can to ensure that we’re aligned on your vision and your final gown reflects this! 

Qs: I can not find the dress models you have display on Pinterst/ Instagram/FB?

A: Ostty will update new models on Social network. If you can not find them on website, you can send the pictures or videos via Whatapp or email, we will quote for you. Please feel free to contact us. 

Qs: How do I provide measurements?

A: Ostty will provide a detailed list of measurements for your dress so all aspects are accounted for. You can have them taken at a local seamstress or ask someone help to take then together.

Qs: How Long do you need to custom made dress?

A: Normally it needs 35-45 days. We advice you order the dress before 3 months of your party.

Qs: Can I make some changes of your design?

A: Yes. If you want to make some changes of the dresses. Such and neckline, sleeves and back design, etc. Please feel free to contact us via Whatsapp or Email.

Qs: Will my "made to measure" dress fit perfectly?

A: Our goal in providing a made to measure service is to have our products to suit your body shape as best as possible. However, even with Made-to-Measure products we don't expect that all items will fit perfectly upon receipt, however as they are made for your proportions our brides generally require less alterations compared to standard sizing. A perfect fit can only be achieved in person with an experienced seamstress. Our gowns have been designed for easy alterations or adjustments. 

Qs: What's your Return Policy?

A:  All gowns are final sale & we do not accept returns for other reasons. All the dresses before we ship out, We check it very carefully. And size will custom made in personal size. We will send you dress pictures and videos, you can check everything before we ship out.

Qs: What's Progress in Order from Ostty?

A:  1. Offer Us Your Size info.
2. Tell Us Your Wedding Date.
3. Make Payment of the Dress.
4. We Start Customized Your Dress.
5. After We Finished, We Take videos and pictures to Show You. 
6. After you check everything is ok. We ship out  the Dress.

Qs: Wholesale & dropshipping?

A: Yes.

We are a direct-to-customer factory of customized dresses. 

For all original photos and videos, please follow us on Instagram @ostty_gowns

While specializing in retailing, we also accept small wholesale orders from group buyers(such as bridesmaids, school or company's evening parties), bridal boutiques, salons, rental shops, etc. High quality duplicate from any designer styles; Please contact us for more discount.

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