Wedding Gown Styles for the Plus-Size Bride

Every bride deserves the right to look beautiful on her wedding day. For the plus-size brides of America, finding a dress can be as stressful as making the wedding cake yourself. Finding the wedding dress of your dreams is not an easy task for plus-size brides. The biggest challenge for a bride size 20 or above is […]

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Choosing the Right Tux to Fit Your Body Type

Brides aren’t the only ones who need to worry about figure flaws.  Grooms can look fabulous too, by choosing the right formal wear that enhances their body types. Short, Slender Grooms: Grooms should look for single-breasted jackets with long lines, a low button stance (it elongates the body), and wide peak lapels. Other stylish options […]

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Selecting Your Wedding Shoes

Little girls are always imagining their wedding day. They fantasize about their future groom, that ever perfect dress and the sparkling diamond tiara. They picture the perfect hair with the perfect veil. They dream of everything. Everything that is, except the shoes. It is a rare bride who thinks about her wedding shoes before she actually becomes […]

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Choosing the Right Tux For the Occasion

Here are the most popular types of tuxedos: Full Dress Tailcoat is also referred to as White Tie.  Perfect for an ultra-formal evening wedding. The stroller is often worn by attendants, while the groom wears a Cutaway.  These are good for an ultra-formal morning wedding. The Notch Lapel Tuxedo is a contemporary option appropriate for […]

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Shopping for Your Wedding Gown

When you go shopping for your gown, don’t bring ALL six bridesmaids and your mother. If you bring too many people shopping, it can be VERY CONFUSING. Try shopping with just one or two people. When you go shopping for your dress – look your BEST. Sometimes even the most beautiful gown, won’t look “right” […]

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How to Choose a Wedding Drycleaner

Ask friends about dry-cleaning firms whom they trust. Try to find someone who routinely cares for wedding dresses and eveningwear. Check with the Better Business Bureau for specific cleaners you are considering. Find out whether the cleaner is a member of the International Fabricare Institute. This nonprofit trade association keeps its members up-to-date on the […]

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Tips on Preserving Your Wedding Gown

Every bride should protect her investment by having her wedding gown professionally cleaned and stored. An expert dry cleaner or gown preservationist can make certain that your heirloom dress is protected from soil and age so it looks as new in 20 years as it did the day you wore it. It’s all too common […]

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The Total Bridal Look

Let’s look at the “Art” of the wedding. Buy that I mean all of the visual aspects that make up your wedding style. Your gown, flowers, reception location, style of photography, your shoes, hair and make-up as well as the bridesmaids dresses and the presentation of the food are all elements that make up the […]

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Making Your Veil

The Bad News: As with many items related exclusively to weddings, store-bought veils can be extremely costly. The Good News: No matter what your skill level, you can easily save money by making your own. Here’s how: Two left hands.  Your idea of drawing a person is a round circle with five strategically placed lines. […]

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Selecting Your Headpiece – Here is the best advice!

Pick out your wedding gown first Decide on your hairstyle second Choose the headpiece and veil I have actually tore apart a headpiece on the bride’s wedding day and redesigned it because it did not go with the hairstyle she wanted. The best way of course is to have a couple of trial run appointments […]

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