As much as we’re thrilled, and that’s not even the word, more like elated that the world has come alive again after such an awful and unrelenting year, we’re all kind of at a loss about how we should jump back into the social scene. For so long, we’ve been crossing events off our lists, so now that we’re putting things back onto our calendars (and that’s a great thing, don’t get us wrong!), it’s getting pretty crazy, if not totally stressful. And that’s just for those of us who will be attending events post-the height of the pandemic, not the ones starring in them. If you’ve been looking forward to your wedding, but keeping it at arm’s length to avoid any disappointment over potential postponements, you might have some very critical things to take care of in just a short amount of time - including getting your wedding dress in order. We completely understand putting off the shopping as a way to keep your spirits intact (and not get too excited over a dress that may inevitably need to be put on hold), but holding off for too long can be problematic, too. That’s why we’re sooo happy to tell you about Afarose, an online wedding and bridesmaid dress destination that will get you your dream dress in time to impress!
Last-minute shopping that doesn’t show
Shopping for an ensemble for a wedding that’s coming up fast and furiously can be done, absolutely, but the quick-turnaround options are usually never what you have in mind when you’re starting out with the planning and have just said ‘YES.’ The silhouettes that you have at your fingertips are typically quite limited and minimalistic in style, because all of the detailed, custom work isn’t exactly conducive to events around the corner.
But with Afarose, not only can you find a dress that fits your soon-approaching party, you can find a dress that fits you - like a glove, no less.
Here’s how we know:
Beyond the brand’s commitment to being size-inclusive (everything is offered in sizes 0-26, as well as plus sizes), Afarose literally pledges a “Fits Like A Glove'' promise wherein they’ll use 11 body measurements to ensure your signature flawless fit. Bust, waist, and hip are great starting points, but going beyond those basics is what the brand does best.
There are no hidden costs with the above, either; the custom sizing service is complimentary and super helpful in limiting those pre-wedding alterations (which can be anxiety-inducing when you’re getting down to the wire and need a trustworthy source to amend your aisle style). Afarose's precise cutting and measuring process, from the beginning, is so much more ideal than last-minute alterations.
The made to order, bespoke fashion can be in your hands in as little as six weeks
If you do have more time to play with, you can pilot their Try-At-Home service and get your choice of dresses to try on at home for seven days. So, even before you go to order with your unique body measurements, you’ll have a feel for the tailoring and how the dress fits your body, first, without any adjustments
And when you need something in record time, it usually costs more, right? Well, if you’re shopping at Afarose, you’re guaranteed high-end designer quality at more than half the price.
These three stunners are under $800, detailed + custom, and fabulous for any fete
From an ethereal boho bash to a glammed-out gala or vintage garden party, these dresses can be donned for it all
This gorgeous A-line wedding gown features an elegant illusion lace at the V-neck and a pleated skirt that feels right at home on a beach or in the desert dunes of Joshua Tree.
With a floral shape royal train and straps sewn with sparkling beads, this appliquéd fit and flare silhouette is equal parts graceful and glam. And you know how we feel about that skinny plunge neckline… it’s SO GOOD.
The sweetheart neck on this vintage-vibe mermaid gown is just the thing to make a splash with your S.O. and all of your guests (peep that on-point cleavage and boning structure to keep the dress secure on your body!) And that cathedral train is just for you; get ready to leave a trail of grandeur everywhere you go.
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