The Sit Test - Before Your Big Event, Can You Comfortably Sit in Your Dress?

The Sit Test | Before Your Big Event, Can You Comfortably Sit in Your Dress?

A very common mistake when clothes shopping is the failure to perform a Sit Test. Failure to perform a Sit Test can result in an uncomfortable evening, last minute changes to your outfit or plans. Some of the worse case scenarios are split zippers, busted seams, and other wardrobe malfunctions that can ruin your event! […]

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Can I bleach this? How to Change the Color of Your Formal Gown

Can I bleach my dress? | How to Change the Color of Your Formal Gown and Other Clothes

Recently, I received this email from a customer wanting to re-purpose an existing dress for her wedding. Can I Bleach My Dress? I bought a prom dress from you in 2010, and I loved the way it looked and felt on me. It is 100% polyester, floor length, and beaded with a cinch at the […]

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How to be a Great Bride, not a Bridezilla! | 7 Top Tips to Keep Your Sanity and Your Friends

Your Big Day, Not Theirs Remember this is your big day, not theirs. Do not expect your family and friends to spend their life-savings, an entire year’s vacation time, or post-pone major life events for your Wedding Day. Do not freak out if some one in your family or a friend gets engaged, married, has a […]

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Girl’s Night Out Essentials | Ultimate List for that Special Night Out to Avoid a Fashion Disaster

Girls Night Out – Ultimate List for that Special Night Out to Avoid a Fashion Disaster

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Flower Girl Dress Shopping Tips

Flower girl dresses can be expensive!  Some of these darling dresses will cost as much as the grown-up bridesmaid dresses, especially at the big chain bridal shops.  If you know when and where to shop, you can get a real bargain on flower girl dresses. First, it is important to know the best time to […]

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Beach Bridal Budget Advice

Less than a year ago I closed my dress shop, and I am very happy to still provide guidance & assistance with dress buying. Recently, a friend call to tell me that her Daughter is getting married. And, could I offer some advice for the Wedding Gown?  Yes!

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5 Bridesmaid Tips to Survive the Wedding and Maintain Your Friendship

5 Bridesmaid Tips to Survive the Wedding and Maintain Your Friendship

5 Bridesmaid Tips to Survive the Wedding and Maintain Your Friendship in style and grace.

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How do I measure myself instructions

How do I measure myself?

The three most important measurements for dress sizing are Bust, Waist, and Hips.  Bust is also important for determining shirt size.  Waist and hip measurements are critical for skirts, pants, and underwear.  Grab a tape measure or string, and following these quick and easy steps to measure yourself. Bust: Measure around your body, under your […]

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