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Attire & Style : Gowns

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…


Attire & Style : Gowns

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…


Attire & Style : Gowns

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…


Attire & Style : Gowns

The Glam Plan

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on April 16, 2014 at 5:00am

Long before she says “I do,” a bride has a pretty good idea of her dream dress. Whether she’s just Type A or accesses the wealth of information on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest boards galore, she’s pretty much decided if it’s Vera Wang or Amsale, strapless or one-shoulder. But the journey to find what she really wants may be fraught with detours. After all, what she sees on the comput…


Attire & Style : Gowns

Soft Colors, Big Impact!

article by Julia Haskins, CTW | posted on March 19, 2014 at 5:00am

It’s natural for some brides to balk at the thought of a pastel color scheme for their wedding. A lighter color palette can scream baby shower when a bride is trying to portray a polished, grown-up feel for the event. But don’t be intimidated by the light color palette’s gentle reputation. Take soft shades from mild to mind-blowing with these tips. Go Toward the Light Some brides might n…


Attire & Style : Gowns

Four Veil Styles You Should Know About

article by Julia Haskins, CTW | posted on February 19, 2014 at 5:00am

Veils are the perfect finish for any wedding look, and today’s styles are as versatile as ever. Vintage The film “The Great Gatsby” made a splash in 2013 fashion trends that have crossed over to current bridal pieces. “That over-the-top look dripping with elegance really came out in 2013 in that movie,” says Tara Antonucci, marketing director of Bella Sera Bridal, in Danvers, Mass.…


Attire & Style : Gowns

POLL: It’s All About The Dress!

poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on February 10, 2014 at 5:00am

After wearing a beautiful gown for your wedding, what do you plan to do with it?


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