1. THINKING AHEAD
Most brides buy their wedding dress about 11 months prior to the wedding. This allows time for alterations and to find the right shoes and accessories.
2. PIN IT!
59% of brides use Pinterest to find inspiration for their wedding dress.
3. INDEPENDENT THINKERS
57% of brides purchase their wedding dress from an independent bridal salon, whereas 32% of brides purchase at a national bridal chain.
4. MEDIAN GIRLS
The average price of a wedding dress today is £865.53.
5. ON YOUR HEAD BE IT
The average cost of headpiece or veil? £127.11.
6. LOVE TRAIN
The world’s longest wedding gown train stretched for 1.85 miles. We feel sorry for the bridesmaids!
7. WHY WHITE?
14% of brides would wear a coloured wedding dress. You rebels, you.
8. DOUBLE UP
21% of brides plan to wear a second dress in the evening.
9. BIRDS OF A FEATHER
66% of brides want their bridesmaids to wear matching dresses.
10. KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY
46% of brides preserve their wedding dress for their children or grandchildren.