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The Birdie Blog — Appointment Advice and Expectations

In-Appointment Photos

Appointment Advice and Expectations

“You can’t take pictures here.”Well you can at Birdie, but some boutiques don’t allow it! We were confused as to way at first too. Until it happened to US! You're standing in your dream dress looking into our gold mirror, visualizing walking down the aisle in it. Everyone is talking about how gorgeous you look. Your bridesmaid snaps some pictures on her phone to show you. Then it happens. You start swiping through the pictures and we see the joy leave your face. Your bridesmaid took some terrible pictures of you in and and now you HATE it! Girl. You...

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Researching on Pinterest?

Appointment Advice and Expectations

Pinterest: We all know it and love it so well. And while Pinterest can give us a seemingly unlimited amount of ideas, it can give us an idealized vision of what you want to look like on your wedding dress. Pinterest is a great place to start building your wedding dress dreams. But be careful to not overdo it! Overdoing it might mean building up this idea in your head of what you’re going to look like in a dress only to be disappointed when you actually start trying on the dresses. Not to mention that most dresses you see...

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Appointment Anxiety

Appointment Advice and Expectations

We are here for you.  The bride with anxiety over decisions. The bride with social anxiety. The bride with family trouble. The bride who struggles with body image. The bride who is stressed about her budget.  My dear ladies, we at Birdie Bridal are women and we are human. We aren’t just here to sell a dress, but support you, build you up, and listen.  Please feel free at ANY time to let us know what’s going on. We will listen and support you in every way we can!  We welcome communication at any time: - I’m not sure what I want.- I‘m not crazy...

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Bridal Appointment Nerves

Appointment Advice and Expectations

“I’m so nervous…I don’t know what I want or where to start!”Repeat after me: IT’S OK! It’s ok to not know what dress you want. That’s why you’re here…to TRY on dresses.It’s ok to be nervous. For most of us, this is the first time. HECK, even if it’s not your first time, no one expects you to be an expert at this. That’s why you have a bridal stylist to guide you through this process. It’s ok if you don’t like a dress. We need/want your HONEST opinion on the dress. These opinions help us build on your vision...

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To the Wedding Dress Party:

Appointment Advice and Expectations

If you’ve been chosen by a bride to help shop for The Dress- congratulations!The bride clearly values you deeply to invite you into such an intimate day! Here at Birdie Bridal we know that every member of the shopping party wants to support, love, and help the bride- but we also know that can be confusing. What exactly does it look like to support her?We’ve seen many dress parties, and we believe there is a failsafe two-step way to support your shopping bride: 1. Read the Bride. 2. Empathize. It may sound like helping someone through a tough time or...

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