5 Reasons to Start Shopping for Prom Right Now

By Jill & Martynas - October 02, 2017

   *This post is in collaboration with Media Buzzer
 Hello Loves!
In the world of dress shopping and proms, it seems like prom is always just around the corner. But, there are those girls who think that now is the right time to start browsing the racks and trying on different styles. Well, they are right. While it may seem way too early to even think about prom, it’s never too early to start looking for dresses. In fact, it is sure to pay off. Here are a few reasons why shopping now is the way to go.

The Ordering Process
Prom girls need to remember just how long the ordering process can take. A regular special order can take from four to twelve weeks to arrive. While some dresses may be in stock already and can be shipped immediately, there are others that will have to be made from scratch and sent via international shipping, and that alone can take twelve weeks. By shopping for prom now, you can get the perfect dress that will arrive with plenty of time to spare. If you wait until later, you may have to buy a dress that doesn’t fit properly and you won’t have time, or you may have to pay more for alterations.

About Those Alterations
Speaking of alterations, besides waiting up to twelve weeks for a special order dress to arrive, prom girls should also think about the alterations, which can take anywhere from another 2 to 4 weeks, depending on how busy the seamstress is. The last thing anybody wants is to pick up a dress the same week as prom because you waited too late to find something to wear. Buying now means you will have plenty of time for alterations.

Event Tracking
When you shop at Prom Dress Shop in Chicago or similar retailers, they will make sure they do not double sell a dress to the same prom event. This means you don’t have to worry about another girl wearing the same dress as you at your prom. By shopping now, you can secure your dream dress instead of falling in love with one that is already taken.

Less to Worry About
There’s nothing quite as worrying as being just a few weeks away from prom and not having a dress to wear. There’s a limo to rent, a tuxedo to match, and so much more, so you don’t need the additional stress of looking for a gown. Picking a dress now means you can focus on all the other planning elements.

You Can Choose from the Latest Styles
Throughout prom season, styles are discontinued or they even become back ordered and if you shop for your dress early, you will not have to stress about that. You get to have the first pick on all the latest and newest arrivals, which means you get to find a dress that surpasses your dreams!

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  1. I don't know if I'm going to prom yet but I need to decide soon because of all of these factors. Stores really raise the price once it's prom season, so it totally is time to step on it.


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