Something we’ve learned here at Madeleine’s Daughter is that September is by far the most popular wedding month! Couples love a fall wedding, and who can blame them? If you’re gearing up for a September 2023 wedding, we’ve got great news for you - now is the time to get started on your wedding timeline! From start to finish, we’re going to walk you through the ideal wedding preparation timeline if you plan on being one of our MD brides! Our promise is to make each chapter of your beautiful love story a personalized and pampered experience that’s unforgettable and special, just like you. Here’s what’s in store:
9-12 MONTHS BEFORE WEDDING
We usually recommend that our brides-to-be start shopping for their wedding dress shortly after deciding on the venue and wedding date. If you plan ahead, you won't have to worry about rush fees since most wedding gowns take six to nine months to arrive. This is the best time to start shopping! Make sure you have your budget prepared and factor in alterations and accessories.
It’s time to say "Yes" to your dress at Madeleine's Daughter and start your MD Love Story! You're officially joining our sisterhood, nearly 50 years strong, and you'll get savings and perks when you choose your wedding day outfits!
As your loved ones shop with us, we hope you get a sense of the pampered and personalized experiences they will enjoy! Check out The Bridal Experience here.
4-12 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING
It's time to add the finishing touches to your wedding day look in the next chapter of your MD Love Story! With Finishing Touches accessory appointments, you get 60 minutes to try different veil styles, headpieces, and jewelry with your dress! If you didn't invite important guests to your initial shopping experience, this is a great chance to invite them.
Bonus? As a #realMDbride, you receive at least 10% off your accessories at MD!
5-8 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING
The time has come to shop for bridesmaid dresses to complete your wedding day look! A dedicated bridesmaid specialist is on hand, and we have an extensive selection of styles, colors, and necklines to try on. If you need some inspiration for how to mix and match bridesmaids dresses, check out this blog to get some tips!
Would you like to make your Bridesmaid Styling appointment even sweeter? Upgrade your appointment with sips & sweets! You can read more about it here.
As a #realMDbride, your bridesmaids receive 10% off their dresses at MD!
It’s also prime time to get gowns for your mother of the bride, groom, or any other matriarch figure in your life!
On your special day, we make sure Mom feels comfortable and confident! Don’t know where to start with finding a dress for mom? Read this blog ahead of time! We’ve got a gorgeous selection of gowns that she’ll fall in love with.
The selection ranges from trend-forward and formal to comfortable and conservative, so no matter what your personal style is, you'll find the perfect dress here.
As a #realMDbride, the Mother of the Bride and Groom will receive 10% off their dresses at MD
6 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING
On your wedding day, what is your most important accessory? The person you love! The experts at Suit & Tux will ensure that your partner feels #madhandsome in their style selection with high-quality rentals at competitive prices. For out-of-town groomsmen, we offer seamless renting, as well as a cozy man cave and lounge where all your appointments will be held!
As a #realMDbride, you receive a free partner rental and 10% off each additional rental through MD!
AFTER YOUR I-DO'S
Choosing gown aftercare will ensure your wedding day look lasts a lifetime. You can prevent staining and deterioration of your most special piece of clothing by cleaning and preserving it shortly after your wedding. After the wedding, return your Suit & Tux rentals and drop off your dress for aftercare!
As a #realMDbride, you receive $50 off your gown preservation package!
If you’re ready to make all your dreams come true for your 2023 wedding, get started with us today! Book your appointment now!