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  • 19 Jun 2018, 19.06
        The KEY to remember: If you plan ahead, you’ll stress less!   BRIDAL   The majority of bridal gowns will take at least 4 months to come in after your order is placed IF there are no changes made to the gown (i.e. petite version, 3” or 5” shorter or longer, hollow to hem, and other custom changes). If there will be custom changes you may have to wait at least 6 months before your dress ...

  • 19 Jun 2018, 19.06
      How do I create the perfect look for my wedding?   The perfect look always starts with the bride’s gown and the bridesmaids’ dresses, as they help determine the color of the tuxedos and the accessories. Venue and time of year also play a large role in what your guys will be wearing. At an outdoor venue during the warmer seasons, lighter colors always look cool, but don’t forget about navy a ...

  • 19 Jun 2018, 13.06
          “I can’t wear a ball gown. I’m too petite!”    Actually, a ball gown is very flattering on a petite girl. Once the dress is hemmed, a petite figure can own this silhouette. If the dress still seems overwhelming, some of the crinoline lining the skirt can be removed to cut down on the volume. With ball gowns, it’s more about proportion than body type; and they are actually flattering on ...

  • 12 Jun 2018, 09.06
      Every bride has an image of what her wedding day will be and how it will look. The bride’s dress really sets a tone for the rest of the wedding party and for the decorations. Once you have asked people to be in your wedding party and they have accepted, it is important to allow yourself and your party sufficient time to find the dress (or dresses) for your special day. The color of their dresse ...

  • 16 May 2018, 12.05
      If you choose to have a ring bearer in your party, make sure that he is a willing participant. Oftentimes he is too young or emotionally not ready to handle all the festivities without a break down. Also, not all children are meant to be flower girls or ring bearers. If the child is adamantly resistant to the idea, or is exceedingly shy, it may be best to find a substitute that will enjoy the w ...

  • 15 May 2018, 09.05
      Romance and weddings have always gone hand in hand, and today’s brides are no exception. The way we translate that romance, however, into gown shopping has changed. Soft lace and modest cuts have replaced the glitzy bodices and full ball gown skirts. Fabrics are lighter and some designs more architectural in appearance. Straps and sleeves are requested at the onset of the search for the perfect ...

  • 14 May 2018, 13.05
      If you are having a difficult time finding a dress with everything you want, consider working with a company like Casablanca or Jasmine that will do “custom” work on their wedding gowns. Some of the changes that can be made are neckline changes, length of train, addition or deletion of embroidery and/or beading, adding sleeves of various fabrics and lengths, etc. Your consultant will be happy ...