Sherry Lowe, Cynthia Giudici and Catherine Giudici

She had the groom, the ring and the wedding date. All Catherine Giudici needed was a dress. The graphic designer — who met her fiancé, Sean Lowe, on Season 17 of The Bachelor and will marry him live on ABC on Jan. 26 — recently hit a Los Angeles bridal salon.

"I wanted something timeless but that also had sex appeal," Catherine says. (She was joined by Sean's mom, Sherry Lowe, and her mom, Cynthia Giudici.)

Mission accomplished! "I felt something different with the third dress I tried — really comfortable and confident, and the grin on my face made it an easy choice," she says. Best of all? "I didn't see any price tags!"

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