For some brides picking the dress is one of the most exciting items on their wedding planning checklist. For others, it can also be one of the more difficult and overwhelming tasks. There are thousands of styles, designers, and silhouettes (a.k.a. dress shapes) to choose from, including everything from traditional white gowns to bridal jumpsuits to matching separates. Although choosing your wedding dress is a big decision, we’re here to make sure you don’t stress. Follow our steps below for how to choose your wedding dress to make sure that your dress-buying experience is more fun than frustration.