Preparing for Your Next Wedding Celebration

Helen Ainson Darien Bridal Shop

Preparing for Your Next Wedding Celebration

Although “wedding season” is generally thought of as the summer (who hasn’t dreamt of a June wedding?), the most popular months to say “I do” are actually in the fall. Whether you’re looking to get ahead of the game or need to quickly prepare for an upcoming ceremony, you’ll want to find a bridal shop that has options for every season and any type of wedding!

Being a wedding guest can be fun and exciting, especially the part where you’re deciding what to wear. But it can also be stressful when you have to take into consideration what’s seasonally and occasion-appropriate. At Helen Ainson, you’ll find a caring team equipped with expert industry knowledge that’ll help you find the perfect ensemble.

Whether you’re looking for a dress to pair with your new stilettos, jewelry to finish the ensemble, or you’re starting from scratch, the Helen Ainson team is ready and eager to help you! A long-time local favorite and bridal shop go-to, we make sure that all of our customers have an enjoyable experience when shopping with us.

Our selection offers options for wedding guests of all types: mothers of the brides, flower girls, and everything in between. With an experienced and professional sales staff and a wide variety of options to choose from, your experience with our bridal shop is guaranteed to alleviate any wedding-prep stress!

Although the type of wedding and the season the wedding is occurring in will be important factors in choosing your dress (and shoes!), there are some general rules that apply across all weddings. For example, when in doubt it’s important to stray toward the conservative side. Pick a feature to show off but don’t reveal too much. You don’t want to attract attention when it should all be on the bride and groom! A simple, knee-length V-neck like this one is a perfect example of how to balance flattering features and minimize attention.

If it’s a ceremony during the colder month, consider an option that comes with a matching sweater, like this!

Another rule to always follow is to avoid white. White is reserved for the bride. Unless the invitation explicitly invites you to wear white, do not do so.

Finally, pay attention to the details of the wedding and the invitation. Most weddings include clues or recommendations for dress codes. For example, the wedding may be black-tie or on a beach. If it’s one or the other, your choice of attire will greatly differ.

Find the best selection of dresses with a professional and knowledgeable team by your side at Helen Ainson! For more information, visit our website or call us to set up a personalized appointment at (203)655-9841.

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