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Attire & Style : Gowns

Streamlining Your Silhouette

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on January 14, 2015 at 5:00am

While the notion of wearing lovely little things beneath your wedding gown is, well, lovely, chances are this once-in-a-lifetime dress is going to require pieces that emphasize practical over pretty. Enter shapewear: undergarments that help hide any wayward bumps, bulges and panty lines. Of course, your needs will vary depending on your body type and the style and fabric of your dress, but here’…


Attire & Style : Gowns

Bridal Support System

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on January 12, 2015 at 5:00am

It may not be the most elegant topic, but let’s face it – every bride wants her bra to contribute to a flawless silhouette on her wedding day, and none want a Janet Jackson-style “wardrobe malfunction.” Find the perfect pairing for your dress with these insider tips. For a Strapless Gown The obvious go-to is a killer strapless bra. Get fitted by an expert in the lingerie department, and t…


Attire & Style : Gowns

WNY Couple Appear On “Say Yes To The Dress!”

article by Toni Ruberto, Buffalo News Gusto Editor | posted on December 31, 2014 at 5:00am

Zabrina Reich of Williamsville is having a year she will never forget. In January, she became engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Frankie Jacobi. Later that month, she was admitted to the New York State Bar. And on the last day of 2014, she will cap off the year by saying “I do” in a ceremony at the Karpeles Manuscript Library before her friends and family. And, oh by the way, she shopped for…


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Looking For Inexpensive Gowns

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on December 03, 2014 at 5:00am

According to Tessa Woolf, editor of Salt Lake/Park City Bride & Groom, the fun, fashionable designs at BHLDN (Anthropologie’s bridal line) and J. Crew are popular with modern, urban brides. “You can find many gowns priced at around $500, and more expensive styles (say $1,000-$2,000) often go on sale,” Woolf says. “Ann Taylor also offers ready-to-wear wedding gowns at reasonable prices –…


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So You Need To Alter Your Dress…

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on September 12, 2014 at 5:00am

What You Might Need Seamstress Kim Trickey, owner of Sewing Solutions at the Bridal Loft in Portland, Ore., says the most common alteration requests she sees are shortening or hemming a dress, taking in the sides and adding a bustle. However, she’s also been asked to add length to a gown, create a bottom that can come off to leave a shorter reception version of the dress, and add a capelet. Vin…


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Dressing For Wedding Day Comfort

article by Metro | posted on August 22, 2014 at 5:00am

Wedding attire is known more for style than comfort. Formal wear, high heels and the various trappings of wedding day wardrobes do not always equate to a day of comfort. While dressing up will never be the same as slipping into a well-worn pair of jeans, there are ways for brides, grooms and guests to be comfortable on the big day. * Dress for the weather. It’s tempting to put appearances before…


Attire & Style : Gowns

10 Tips To Find The Perfect Dress

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on July 30, 2014 at 5:00am

The process of trying on multiple wedding dresses in the quest of “The One” can be, well, incredibly trying. To ensure your appointments are smooth sailing, check out these 10 practical pointers from wedding gown designer Elizabeth Dye, who owns the Portland, Ore.-based bridal boutique The English Dept. 1. Saturdays are by far the busiest day at any shop, thus you’ll have the most time to…


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Destination Wedding Dress Shopping

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on July 14, 2014 at 5:00am

Trying to figure out what wedding gown would work best for your party in paradise? Think “simple elegance,” advises Tessa Woolf, editor of Salt Lake/Park City Bride & Groom magazine. “Sleek A-line and sheath dresses in full-length or cocktail-length styles and strapless or one-shoulder styles are particularly fetching for faraway fetes,” she says. “And don’t be afraid to show-off so…


Attire & Style : Gowns

Wedding Dress Shopping For Plus-Sized Brides

Attire & Style : Gowns

Wedding Dress Shopping For Plus-Sized Brides

article by Metro | posted on July 07, 2014 at 5:00am

Weddings are special days for couples tying the knot. But even the most carefully planned wedding requires some patience and perseverance. For brides-to-be, finding the right gown is one element of wedding planning that calls for patience and persistence. Trial and error is often part of the process as women look for the perfect wedding gown. Brides-to-be who have a specific style in mind may fin…


Attire & Style : Gowns

Good Form!

article by Brooke Showell, CTW | posted on June 02, 2014 at 5:00am

Take a look at 3 wedding-gown silhouettes brides are loving now – and the type of weddings they fit best. Knee-Length What it is: Brides are going short and sweet! Wedding designers from Monique Lhuillier to Marchesa now are showing lovely white knee-length creations. Zac Posen, who helms the Truly Zac Posen wedding gown collection for David’s Bridal, calls this shorter style the “most inno…


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