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How to Press your own Wedding Dress →  December 8, 2010 0

Regardless of whether you have had your dress hanging in your closet for 1 month or 1 year, your dress will have wrinkles and crinkles that will need to be ironed out.  A lot of brides these days don’t trust themselves with an iron and will have this professional done, but if you are looking […]

The Perfect Wedding Dress: How to find it →  December 7, 2010 0

If you are like most brides, you have been dressing up your little dollies in wedding dresses since, well, for as long as you can remember!  But what we think looks good on them may not look very good on us.  Don’t go shopping around for dresses thinking of yourself as a life-sized Barbie; it’s […]

The Meaning Behind the Wedding Ring →  December 7, 2010 0

Ever wonder why we give our beloved a ring on our wedding day?  It’s not just some scheme that the jewelry companies came up with; it’s an age old tradition that has been carried on throughout the ages, and for good reason.  Nothing can be as eternal and as much of a symbol for the […]

The Then and Now: A Look at how Wedding Dresses have Evolved →  December 6, 2010 0

If you have paged through your mom and dad’s old wedding album, you have undoubtedly noticed a change in current wedding attire.  Even watching a joke video show on the television will reveal the brides of the 1980s wearing the big poofy sleeved dresses that are merely a relic 20 or some odd years later.  […]

Eco-Friendly Wedding Dress and Accessory Ideas →  December 6, 2010 1

So you want to leave less of a carbon footprint upon the face of this Earth.  That’s great and all, but how can you go about doing it?  If you are looking for ways to have an eco-friendly and “green” wedding, you have come to the right place.  Here are some ideas on how to […]

Diamonds: Not Always a Girl’s Best Friend →  December 6, 2010 0

Diamonds are beautiful, and you will be hard pressed to find a woman who wouldn’t appreciate a glimmering, shimmering, sparkling diamond ring on her finger.  But you will be surprised to find out that a lot of women appreciate other gems too.  For the “alternative” or unique bride, you may want to consider using a […]

What Should the Alternative Bride Wear? →  December 5, 2010 0

So you’re not a big fan of the wedding gown, no matter how slim and trim or big and billowy it may be.  It doesn’t matter if it’s white, ivory or red – it’s never been your “thing”, and it never will be.  That’s fine and all, but if you’re a bride who is seeking […]

What Shoes should I Wear on my Wedding Day? →  December 5, 2010 0

The dress has been bought.  The veil has been chosen.  Accessories are locked away in sweet boxes for your big day.  At some point closer to your wedding day, you may suddenly come to the realization that you forgot one major part of your wedding attire: your shoes! Brides with a long, flowing dress may […]

The Modern Wedding Dress: A Change from the Old and Traditional →  December 5, 2010 0

You’re so over the white, lacy dresses with the incredibly long train.  You aren’t feeling the long veils, especially the types that are draped over your face during the wedding ceremony.  You want something different, you want something new, but you’re not sure where to start.  Here are some things you can be on the […]

How to “Size Up” to your Wedding Dress →  December 3, 2010 0

So you think you know what size you are.  Surprisingly enough, most women actually have no idea just what size they are!  We often wear the wrong jean size, the wrong bra size, and some of us even wear the wrong sock size without realizing it.  Though we may be able to pull off wearing […]

How to “Measure Up” for your Wedding Dress →  December 3, 2010 0

All brides want that perfect dress for their perfect day, but that also means taking accurate measurements of your body, especially if you are having your dress custom made!  Custom made dresses are becoming all the rage these days, particularly as companies overseas can reproduce a $3000 dress and have it only cost you $300.  […]

Dressing for an Autumn Wedding →  December 1, 2010 0

Most guests are used to attending a wedding during the balmy days of spring or the hot days of summer.  When it comes to attending a fall wedding, you may have to be a bit more prepared dress-wise than if you were to attend a beautiful summer wedding where the sun is almost always guaranteed […]

Choosing Bridesmaid Dresses and Accessories for a Fall Wedding →  December 1, 2010 0

Fall is an exciting time of year when the colors of the world begin to change from fresh, lively greens to vibrant earth tones.  It’s a great time to be dressing in deep, rich tones that will give your wedding that “fall” feel.  There are some other considerations that should be made, however, when dressing […]

Wedding Accessories for the Groom →  November 29, 2010 0

The wedding day seems to be centered mostly on the bride.  We think about her dress, the veil, what shoes she’s going to put on her feet and what accessories she’s going to wear.  We think about the bridesmaids and how they’re going to look.  We may even think of the flower girl before we […]

How to Prepare your Wedding Dress for Storage →  November 29, 2010 0

You’ve chosen the dress, you’ve walked down the aisle, and you’ve partied the night away.  So now what are you supposed to do with this beautiful white dress of yours? As much as you may want to frame it, that’s usually something that most brides just have to pass up on!  You have to be […]

What Should a Groom Wear? →  November 29, 2010 0

When we think weddings, we think “tuxedos”, and that’s usually the extent of planning when it goes to dressing the groom.  It’s no wonder that grooms feel blindsided when they enter a tuxedo or wedding shop and then are confronted with all of these different words and options for their dress: lapels, cutaway coats, crosswyck […]

How to Dress the Mother of the Bride →  November 29, 2010 0

After having suffered several headaches trying to pick out your own bridal gown, and then the dresses of your bridesmaids and maid of honor, now comes the task of dressing the mother of the bride.  Though this isn’t a choice that is traditionally as much a choice of the bride as it is her mother, […]

Choosing your Bridesmaids’ Dresses →  November 28, 2010 0

You just went through the process of choosing your own wedding dress.  Now you have to choose the bridesmaids dresses for your friends and family!  Though this tends to be an easier choice for the bride, it can be particularly difficult if you have some opinionated bridesmaids, and bridesmaids of all different shapes and sizes.  […]