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The Traveling Wedding Dress – Wear it Again Inspiration

Have you ever wished that you had worn a different wedding dress, said “I do” somewhere else, or changed your hair for your wedding day? Here is the story of The Traveling Wedding Dress and how you can wear your wedding dress again! These are some of the reasons I decided to wear my wedding […]

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Top 10 Wedding Dress Shopping Tips

  Congratulations, you are getting married! One of the first big purchases is your wedding dress. Your dress is a major part of the wedding. Many brides design their entire wedding around the dress. Some brides are even willing to break the bank and blow out the wedding budget for THE dress. A wedding dress […]

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Wedding Guest Dress Inspiration

Wedding Guest What to Wear Dress Inspiration and Ideas

Need help selecting the perfect dress to wear to a Wedding?  You may already have the perfect outfit in your closet! My go-to dress as a Wedding Guest is solid color, or subtle print dresses, since they photograph beautifully.  A colorful scarf or accessory with a simple solid color dress is another option.  Avoid white […]

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Can I bleach my dress?

Recently, I received this email from a customer wanting to repurpose an existing dress for her wedding. 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 waste. I am now getting […]

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How to be a Great Bride, not a Bridezilla!

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 baby, divorces, has major surgery, […]

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Night Out Essentials

Before heading out of town or for a special night out, plan ahead and pack a few essentials in case of disaster. Do not let a minor disaster turn into something bigger on your Honeymoon, Bacherlette Party, Prom night, Wedding, Military Ball, or other special night out. A little planning can save your sanity during […]

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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! Background information first, the bride is a […]

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5 Bridesmaid Tips to Survive the Wedding

Over the years, I was a bridesmaid or involved in the wedding in some capacity. These are the top 5 guidelines for a Bridesmaid/Maid of Honor to maintain your friendship with the bride and to keep your sanity through it all. Understand the cost of the wedding before agreeing to be a bridesmaid. It is […]

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Advice 9 Bridesmaids on a Tight Budget

I recently received this plea from a Bride…  “I am a bride to be with 9 bridesmaids and have a budget of $30 a girl. I am hoping to find a royal blue chiffon mid length dress. “ Since there are 9 bridesmaids, this bride will never find 9 dresses in the correct size for […]

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