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14 emotional stages of wedding dress shopping

The 14 emotional stages that every bride goes through when wedding dress shopping

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14 emotional stages of wedding dress shopping
Wedding dress shopping is emotional. Image: Getty Images

About to hit the bridal boutiques? Here are the 14 emotional moments you and your girls are about to go through when wedding dress shopping. Enjoy!

Stage 1: The moment when you and your maid of honour book in for your first wedding dress shopping appointment.

Stage 2: When the bridal boutique asks you to pay for that appointment.

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Stage 3: When your mum gets her hands on the free champagne.

Stage 4: When you get so over-excited you try on almost every dress in the shop, even though you know they're not really your style.

Stage 5: When the sales assistant places a veil on your head and you suddenly feel like a bride.

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Stage 6: When your mum suggests a big pile of tutus with a hideous neckline.

Stage 7: When you find a dress you love, but your bestie isn't so sure.

Stage 8: When you get a little bit carried away with those bridal tiaras...

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Stage 9: When you're looking good and you know it.

Stage 10: When you actually manage to find your dream wedding dress.

Stage 11: Then you find out how much it costs, plus alterations.

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Stage 12: When you've had enough of wedding dress shopping and you just want it all to be over.

Stage 13: When you decide it's time to get back in the wedding dress game.

Stage 14: When you find the dream dress and it's just so YOU.

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