8 Expert Tips for a Wedding Dress Sample Sale


Monica Wang for Kinsley James

Shopping for a wedding dress can be an exciting (and occasionally stressful) time while you’re simultaneously planning a wedding. And if you’re trying to keep your bridal budget to a minimum, there’s no better way to do that than by buying your dress at a wedding dress sample sale. However, for an event where you and plenty of other brides to be will be on the hunt for the dress, you’re going to need some tips.

Bridal sample sales can be exhilarating—finding a dress for a major deal? Yes, please. But they can also be intimidating. How can you navigate through the layers of lace and tulle when there are plenty of others going after the same dress?

To get you prepare for the occasion, we asked Amber Rigney and Dawn Silva-Rigney of Kinsley James to give their best expert tips to know before you go to a sample sale for your gown. Once you have these, you’ll have the best experience and you’ll save some money too. See what they are now.

Whether you choose to get your dress from a wedding dress sample sale or prefer to have a more personalized experience with an appointment, these tips will help you get one step closer to finding the dress that was made for you.