Wedding Gown Quality
Wedding Gown Quality
Sally Grigsby (Owner of Belle Bridal) gives expert video advice on: What does quality wedding gown beading look like?; What do quality wedding gown seams look like?; What is a 'couture' wedding gown? and more...
What does quality wedding gown beading look like?
Quality wedding gown beading is done typically by hand using sapphire quality beads, small sea pearls or Swarowski crystal, and it is different from lower quality built beading which may only be glued on and would be poor quality crystal.
What do quality wedding gown seams look like?
A quality wedding gown seam is going to be properly finished and should not show through your gown. So that even if it is properly pressed, you are seeing minimum seam lines through your wedding gown.
What is a 'couture' wedding gown?
A couture wedding gown is a loosely used term these days. But typically it means that the gown is made within a couture house as opposed to a larger factory with many other designer's gowns are made. And it typically is made on shore in North America or in Europe as opposed to China where gowns are more mass produced.
What does a quality wedding gown lining look like?
A quality wedding gown lining should be, in many cases, in a good gown, it's as an expensive of fabric as the top of the gown. It gives the gown body and movement.
What does a quality wedding gown fabric look and feel like?
Typically you will be able to both see and feel the difference in a quality wedding gown fabric. The difference is this. Typically it's going to look much more glossy and it's going to feel more luxurious. Of course, in the case of lace, it doesn't necessarily feel beautiful. But good lace is handmade, mostly in France. It's becoming a rarer fabric to find, and therefore more exclusive, and therefore more expensive.
What does quality wedding gown sewing look like?
Quality wedding gown sewing is sewing that really shouldn't be seen to the naked eye. It means that the gown is hand-finished, and therefore every detail on that gown is exquisite. A hand-finished gown will often also have buttons and handmade loops down the back of the gown, which gives it a couture look.
What does a quality wedding gown hem look like?
A quality wedding gown hem is a hem that you should not really be aware of - the gown should just fade into infinity. A quality wedding gown hem is more likely to be hand stitched or if it is machine stitched, it's going to be very finely done.
What makes a wedding gown uncomfortable?
A wedding gown mostly becomes uncomfortable if it does not fit. When you order your wedding gown you will learn all about sizing and fit. But if the gown is fitting you properly and is properly made, that is it has a good lining inside it, you will be comfortable on your wedding day.