Wedding Gowns

Wedding Gown Shopping?

Wedding Gown Shopping? 13+ Tips for Stress Free Wedding Gown Shopping 1.       Create a budget.  Most brides will spend about 10% of their wedding budget for their dress. 2.       Start shopping early. It takes anywhere from six to twelve months from the time you place the order to when you bring your wedding gown home. Bridal designers need four or…

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Wedding Gown Shopping? 13+ Tips for Stress Free Wedding Gown Shopping

13+ Tips for Stress Free Wedding Gown Shopping! Create a budget.   Most brides will spend about 10% of their wedding budget for their dress. Start shopping early.  It takes anywhere from six to twelve months from the time you place the order to when you bring your wedding gown home.  Bridal designers need four or…

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Coleen’s Journey – Saying “Yes” to the dress! (Part 3)

I said YES…to the dress!  A wedding dress can take anywhere from 5-6 months to come in (not including alterations) and with my wedding coming up in less than 6 months, I knew what I had to do next!  As much as I dreaded dress shopping, it wasn’t nearly as bad as I had expected….

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Choosing a Wedding Dress

Mermaid, Trumpet or Fit & Flare – Wedding Gown Styles and Silhouettes

Over the next few posts we will introduce you to some basic information about wedding gown styles and silhouettes. We will start with details about the Trumpet, Mermaid, and Fit and Flare.  For the brides who is just starting to look at wedding gowns, they can appear very much alike. A trumpet wedding dress fits similar to…

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Read this first – before you buy your Wedding Dress

All women want to look their very best on their wedding day – beautiful, confident and radiant!  Here are some tips to ensure that you make a GREAT choice when it comes to your choice of bridal gown. Start NOW to find your dress. If you plan to order a designer gown it can take…

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How are You Going to Purchase Your Wedding Dress?

  Today let’s talk about how you are going to purchase your wedding dress.    Why are dresses so much pricier when they’re meant for walking down the aisle?    Buying a wedding dress is not like buying a pair of boots or that new phone.  It’s an emotional purchase – after all, all eyes will be…

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How to Protect Your Wedding Dress

    Whether you are wearing a new wedding gown or an heirloom wedding gown, you want your wedding dress to be perfect in every way.  Here are some tips to make sure your dress stays in tip top shape. Prior to the Wedding: Avoid excessive handling of your gown.  Clean hands are a must. …

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Your Bridesmaids will Love You!

Your bridesmaids will love you!  Take a look at these wedding party mix and match tulle skits available in any number of colors.  These tulle shirts can be paired with almost anything post-wedding too!  Your bridesmaids can choose whatever style of top they like as well. Designers of tulle skirts can be found on Etsy.

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Tips for selecting a Wedding Dress

Last weekend in New York the industry’s top bridal designers showed their Spring/Summer 2014 collections at Bridal Market.  They say that gone is Organza and Chantilly Lace and that a new wave of fabrics will be exploding the scene like hand-painted lace and golf-flecked detailing.  And then there is the new color trend – a…

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