Everything You Need to Know to Find Your Dream Wedding Dress


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After deciding that bridal stores needed a serious shake-up, Christy Baird founded LOHO Bride, an acronym for "league of her own." With locations in Los Angeles and San Francisco, LOHO Bride offers an experience for women who don't identify with mainstream bridal looks. Every month, Christy will lend her expertise on high-fashion bridal designers and trends and offer a behind-the-scenes look at the latest industry news.

When the time comes to plan your walk down the aisle, it's easy to get overwhelmed by all the details. There's a lot that goes into pulling off the perfect wedding, but nothing is quite as important as finding the right dress. But, saying I do to the gown you've dreamed of can be relatively pain-free (we promise) if you're armed with the right information.

Below is a thorough breakdown of everything you need to know about wedding dress shopping. From when to start your search, to who you should actually bring along, consider this your go-to guide. To make the whole experience just a little bit easier, you can even pin the handy graphic for later.

Check out everything you need to know below!