10 Essential Tips For Plus-Size Wedding Dress Shopping

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
Last year, the APW staff went to meet with the awesome ladies of The Wedding Party, an independent wedding dress store in Berkeley, California, and picked their brains about wedding dress shopping. We'd asked you to share your fears and concerns, and they had answers to your questions. I walked out of that interview with my perspective totally changed on wedding dress shopping in the most fundamental ways. What stuck with me most was their smart, practical, and empowering thoughts on plus-size wedding dress shopping. So, today, we're bringing you the boiled down and focused tips and tricks. But, the information doesn't end with us. This one is open to all of you. 

If you've bought a wedding dress and struggled with not being the sample size, what did you learn? What's your best advice? Ahead, our very best advice!