Bridesmaids Dresses - The Princess Rooms
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This week Laura Redhead Benson talks Bridesmaids Dresses with Sarah from The Princess Rooms.

Sarah and Laura get into all the essential for anyone dress shopping. Shapes, colours, sizes, alterations, fittings, details such as necklines and fabrics and much more. Sarah all outlines what options can be available for Junior Bridesmaids and Flowergirls.

Shape being crucial when finding the right dress, the ladies discuss various shapes and how a good dress can allow for curves. As well as body shapes that the modern gym body of all weights has shaped. They discuss the importance of finding a dress to suit your shape, ignoring labels and finding the true perfect fit that will allow you dance, sit and move freely through out the day.

Colours and Weddings go together like peas and carrots. Sarah tells so of the best sellers and how the expected colour is not always seasonal dependent. Laura and Sarah also discuss the difficulty of finding an exact colour (shade of) that you may have in mind.

Fitting and alterations to tailored dresses are key to getting the desired comfort and look. The cost how and to professionally approach fittings and alterations is addressed.

With the endless exposure we all have to fashion today Laura and Sarah talk about how to search for a style or type of dress that may catch your eye. Keeping in mind the pitfalls of the images flashed in front of us by the media.

Sarah of The Princess Rooms gives a bit of insight into where her love for fashion and tailoring came from, tracing it back to her grandmother (a seamstress) and great grandmother (a workhouse owner).

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