The 21 things I wish I'd known in the hunt for my wedding dress.

They say we learn from our mistakes, and when I didn’t have a wedding dress 3 weeks before my big day, I became a freaking expert.

Some people call me dramatic. I like to say I exaggerate for effect. But everyone admitted my freak-out was warranted when, three weeks before my wedding last October, I found myself without a wedding dress.

I want to blame the shop that sold me my first dress (traumatic details on that below), but looking back, I realise that every predicament I found myself in was actually preventable — it’s just that I didn’t know what to expect. Allow me to spare you from making the mistakes I made.

CLICK THROUGH for the 21 things I wish I’d known in the hunt for the perfect dress:

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