I recently started doing yoga and pilates again. I have always done them on and off (mostly off in recent years), but a few weeks ago, while looking for some kids DVDs in our collection, I came across all of my workout DVDs that I used in my mid-twenties. I used them to get into… Continue reading Getting Back Into A Workout Routine
One of my all time favorite bridal lines is Martina Liana. I have loved these dresses since the moment I saw them and wish that they had been around when I was engaged. There is an impeccable attention to detail that I haven’t seen in other lines that are similarly priced. Hand-beaded bodices, french laces, fine… Continue reading New Bridal Separates by Martina Liana
I have worked with hundreds of brides over the years and there are a lot of unrealistic expectations surrounding wedding dresses. So here’s how you go from ‘nothing to wear’ to the stylish bride in your dreams without making yourself (and others involved!) crazy. 1 – Pick a budget and give it a little room You’ve… Continue reading The Reality of Shopping for a Wedding Dress
If Etsy had been what it is today when I was planning my wedding, I probably would have spent all my money there. And did you know that you can purchase wedding dresses on Etsy? There are many retailers offering handmade dresses at all price points (the styles I found were typically between $1500 and… Continue reading Handmade Wedding Dresses
Wedding dresses come in all shapes, colors and styles and there are literally hundreds of designers to choose from. If you are in the market for a designer wedding dress, it can be overwhelming to narrow down which designers will be right for you. Do Your Research The Knot – Always a bride’s first stop, The… Continue reading How to Shop for Your Designer Wedding Dress
Flowing fabrics, ruffles, dimensional adornments and flirty details are all things that can be found in a whimsical wedding dress. They make me think of a fairy tale and the bride who wears them will feel like a goddess on her wedding day. Here are a few of my current favorites.
Before you start shopping for your wedding dress, it is important to think about what your bridal style will be 1. What is a common theme on your wedding Pinterest board? Images via // Pinterest When I look at a bride’s Pinterest boards, it helps me to put the pieces together of what her style is… Continue reading Finding Your Bridal Style
Have you seen this great video? It showcases wedding dresses from each decade going back 100 years and does a great job identifying the common trends of the time. I have always loved the 50s style wedding dress; it just felt youthful, happy and flirty, which was so much different than the decades prior. The video nailed the 80s wedding dress, complete with poofy sleeves, lace, a high neck and even higher hair! Take a quick 3 minutes to check out the video, you won’t be disappointed.
I’m about to go rogue. I have sold designer wedding dresses to brides for 10 years, and today I am writing a post that is embracing dresses not specifically “bridal.” Here’s why: But in those 10 years of working with brides and helping them choose their perfect dress, I have encountered several whose idea of a… Continue reading Dresses for the non-traditional bride
Hi Ladies! I have witnessed hundreds of brides ‘say yes to the dress,’ and others leave saddened that they didn’t find ‘the one.’ I’ve seen brides fall in love with the first dress she puts on and others try on dozens before making a decision. Selecting a wedding dress is different for every bride, but… Continue reading Wedding Dress Selection