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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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MOB Outfit Guide

Finding the perfect Mother of the Bride MOB outfit

Moms (and Grandmothers), why is it so hard to find your Mother of the Bride (MOB) or Mother of the Groom (MOG) outfit? Here are a few tips to help pick out the perfect MOB/MOG wedding outfit: Color Does the Bride have a specific color in mind for you? Some brides like to have the […]

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Everything You Need to Know about Bridal Shoes

Everything You Need to Know About Bridal Shoes for Your Wedding

Here is everything you need to know about Bridal Shoes for your big day!   Timing Which came first, the wedding dress or bridal shoes? For long dresses, you should have your shoes before your final dress fitting to get the hem the right length.  Most Brides select their wedding shoes after finding the perfect […]

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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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How to Sell Your Wedding Dress

There are many reasons to keep your wedding dress, preserved or displayed, you may want to hand it down to your daughter to wear on her big day, re-purpose as Christening Gown, or upcycle the gown into another outfit or accessories.  Or, for totally different reasons you may want to “cash in” the value of […]

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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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The Sit Test

A very common mistake when clothes shopping is the failure to perform a Sit Test. Most of us remember to check the three-way mirror, look at all sides of the outfit, and all angles in different lighting.  Too often, shoppers forget to sit down in the outfit prior to purchase.  It is something so simple, […]

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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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