Bridal Shopping 5 tips for buying your wedding lingerie

However, in order to feel comfortable, you need the right lingerie that will suit your shape perfectly and feel like a second skin.

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Every bride wants to look and feel special on her wedding day, and extravagant dress, flowers, perfect hair and makeup are part of the deal.

However, in order to feel comfortable, you need the right lingerie that will suit your shape perfectly and feel like a second skin.

Follow theses guides from TOI to help you choose the perfect bridal lingerie:

  1. Don't delay: Wedding lingerie shopping is not something you keep for the end. It needs time and patience. Ideally, you should purchase your lingerie before you have your first fitting, so that your wedding dress can be measured around your lingerie. You don't just need a perfect dress, but also the perfect underwear.

  2. Try your lingerie with the dress: Try the lingerie you buy along with the dresses you are planning to wear on the special occasion. It's not possible to stick to just one dress as there are many pre- and post-wedding functions, and you have to look your best at all the events during the ceremony. It will cause unnecessary tension if, after buying all the dresses, your lingerie doesn't fit. You should either purchase the dress first, and take it with you when buying your lingerie or purchase lingerie from a retailer with a flexible return policy and take it along with you when you go for wedding shopping

  3. Ask your tailor: Don't hesitate to get tips from your dressmaker about what kind of lingerie will suit your dress best. You need to get your size right as you don't want any malfunction or a neck or back ache due to wrong size on the final day. For some dresses, the dressmaker may advise you to have a built-in cup or boning, find out about such small details before you go for lingerie shopping.

  4. Buy comfortable lingerie: Since wedding ceremonies can be time-consuming, you have to buy something in which you will be comfortable. So, a thong is a no-no. Believe us when we say it, it might make you look and feel sexy, it's going to annoy you the most when you have to sit for hours wearing one. Remember to buy your correct size, too tight or ill-fitting underthings will not only look bad, but may give you rashes. You don't want to be uncomfortable throughout your ceremony because it will show on your face.

  5. Go lacey for the honeymoon: After your wedding day, your honeymoon is a chance to really push the limits. Get something romantic, yet daring and seductive. Something flirty, see-through, lacey, or sheer will work wonders. Don't stick to just one colour or design; buy lingerie that will be fun to wear on a honeymoon. However, make sure that it's comfortable. Keep the climate of your honeymoon destination also in mind and make sure the material of your lingerie suits the weather. Finally, remember that lingerie includes camisoles, sexy sleepwear, corsets, garters, shorts, and night dresses. Just to be on the safer side, pack a long silky robe for the hotel.

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