Vera Skenderis, Alterations Manager Kleinfeld in New York City
The difference between "a dress" and "the dress" usually comes down to the custom nips and tucks done by a pro like wedding dress tailor Vera Skenderis. We picked her brain to get her best dress fitting tips in our fall issue to set you on the right track.
The biggest thing to remember: It's not where to start, but when. Here's a timeline to guarantee you're walking down the aisle in the dress of your dreams: