The Top Wedding Dress Alteration Tips, According to the Experts

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When it comes to the outfit you'll wear for your wedding, the fit is, in short, everything. And as Mary Mahon of the Chicago-based tailor shop, The Alterationist explains, "The difference between a bride in an ill-fitting gown and a bride in a well-fitting gown is like night and day—and it's evident on the bride's face." That's why getting adjustments done to your dress is very important. But what does a typically fitting look like? And what are some top tips every bride-to-be should know when it comes to an alteration appointment? To answers these questions and more, we tapped two experts about the eight things you must know about wedding dress alterations. So if you're planning a wedding, get ready to take notes.