Buying your prom dress online can be great if there isn’t a good dress shop in your town, or if you are watching your budget.
You don’t have to leave your bedroom to shop and there are a lot of sales online so you will be able to stretch your money, to buy other accessories.
But, shopping online can also be dangerous, you don’t know if the dress will fit you correctly or if it will look good on you.
But don’t worry, follow these tips and you won’t have any trouble with your dress.
Dress Sizing and Conversion
One of the biggest worries when buying a dress online is that you don’t know if it will fit you properly because you can’t try the dress on for your self.
Online, there can be slightly different sizing compared to local shops, just because you were a seven in your local stores, it doesn’t mean you are seven online.
You need to search websites that show actual measurements and then convert them to inches, this way you will find the size that fits you best.
For your guidance, we have also included an inch to cm conversion chart at the end of this article.
Other things to consider when buying a dress online
Another major problem when shopping online is that you don’t really know if the dress is going to look stunning on you, just because the dress looks good in the photo, it doesn’t always mean it will look good on you.
If you can, ask lots of questions about the dress so you can find out if it is going to look fantastic on you!
If you have the time, go into local prom dress and bridal shops with your friends, try on a couple of dresses and see which ones look nice on you, you can use what you learn from this to help you pick out your dress online.