Brides

New Bridal Separates by Martina Liana

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

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The Reality of Shopping for a Wedding Dress

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

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100 Years of Wedding Dresses from Mode.com

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.

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Dresses for the non-traditional bride

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