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Why Bridal Shows Are Literally The Best

Posted by Mackenzie Buckman on

Why Bridal Shows Are Literally The Best

If you're a busy bride, attending a bridal show might help your wedding planning go smoother. These shows are fun and full of great ideas and vendors ready to help make your special day perfect! It's a great chance to see samples of a vendor's work and get an idea of cost.  To some, wedding dress shopping can be a little daunting. So what better way to see some dresses in person than going to a bridal show? At a show, you will see a small sampling of our dresses. Our staff will also be there to answer all your...

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National Bridal Market 2018 Recap

Posted by Cameron St. Clair on

National Bridal Market 2018 Recap

This past weekend, part of team traveled to Chicago for the National Bridal Market. We had the chance to see a ton of beautiful gowns and all the latest trends in bridal, prom, bridesmaids, and more. We're also pleased to announce we will be adding a new line of mother of the bride/groom dresses that will be arriving at the end of next month! Check out some of the highlights of our trip below!  Cameron and Mackenzie, our buyers, ready to see what gorgeous dresses our vendors have!  Sitting front at a runway show! Seriously can't get over how pretty...

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Fall Wedding Inspiration

Posted by Cameron St. Clair on

Fall Wedding Inspiration

If your calendar is booked up every weekend with weddings to attend, you’re probably not the only one. According to Zola, the most popular wedding season of 2018 is fall! Yes, you heard that right! The once-popular summer wedding trend has been dethroned. September and October weddings now outrank June and August this year with 18% and 14% of weddings taking place in those two months. Fall weddings have always been trendy, but have seen a surge in popularity over the recent years thanks to rustic chic trends. Check out some of our favorite fall wedding inspiration below! Share with...

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Things to Think About Before Finding Your Dress

Posted by Alexandra Ladegaard on

Things to Think About Before Finding Your Dress

Starting the hunt for your perfect gown might seem intimidating at first, especially if you have no clue what style you are looking for. This is a guide for those of you who may be unfamiliar with bridal terms and gown elements. When shopping for a bridal gown, one of the first questions your consultant will ask you is what type of silhouette you are looking for. Here are a few general silhouettes to start thinking about before you start shopping. Sheath The sheath dress is the slimmest silhouette for bridal gowns. It is form fitting and does not flare...

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How to Pull Off Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses Flawlessly

Posted by Cameron St. Clair on

How to Pull Off Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses Flawlessly

It's easy to fall in love with the look of mismatched bridesmaid dresses, but pulling them off can be a whole other story. When executed correctly, mismatched dresses will make your bridesmaid stand out. When your bridesmaids enjoy what they're wearing, it'll show.  The first step to pulling off this trend is deciding which route you want to go.  Same Dress Style in Different Colors If you've found a dress that you absolutely adore and want to keep the silhouette consistent, you may opt for different colors. Take time to examine color swatches and try to keep it no more...

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