First Communion is an exciting event for little girls as they get to be a “princess” for a day as they are able to wear a beautiful white gown for the event. Although your daughter will love shopping for her First Communion dress, it can be a stressful time for you. Below are a few tips for how to choose a First Communion dress while having fun and being stress-free.
1. Look at Various Styles Online and in Magazines First. If you want to reduce your actual shopping time down, then sit down with your daughter and look through magazines and online websites to find the styles she likes best. In regards to First Communion dresses, there are three main types: Classic, Traditional and Modern. Try to narrow the search down to the specific category your daughter likes best and go from there.
2. Determine Your Budget. Before you ever set foot inside a store, determine what your budget is for the First Communion dress. You will need to take into consideration how much accessories such as the veil, shoes and hair accessories cost when determining how much to allocate for the dress. After you’ve determined your budget, you can go shopping and ask the sales person to only show you the dresses in your price range.
3. Consider Online Retailers. When you expand your shopping to include online retailer, like KidsFormal.com, you will find that you can save a significant amount of money. The only thing to keep in mind when ordering your dress online is to order it early and allow plenty of time for shipping and any altercations that may need to be done before First Communion.