Saturday, February 18, 2012

Before You Buy Your Wedding Dress

Do you sometimes wonder why people do certain things? Like why go through the trouble of buying an expensive wedding dress that will be used for just one day? Why not just find a nice dress that you can wear on regular occasions after the actual wedding day instead of spending a fortune on a wedding dress? Well, some traditions are here to stay. Instead of spending too much time and energy pondering them, the best you can do is accept them and adapt them to suit your needs. Take for example tradition of wedding gowns. All over the world, wedding gowns worn by brides on their wedding day are a revered tradition. In fact, half the congregation looks forward to the wedding dress more than anything else.

If you are planning your wedding and looking for information as to how you can spice your wedding dress, you need to do your homework. You need to understand the journey that wedding gowns have traveled over time. This way, you will be better placed to make a good decision when it comes to choosing your own wedding dress.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Is It Really Important To Get a Train For My Dress?

The Modern Dress Is More About Personal Preferences

Have you seen the pictures of your mother's wedding or your grandmother's wedding? Chances are they didn't wear a train. In fact, the train on the wedding dress becoming a common event is an advent of the mid 1970's and 80's as becoming common place. For many years, the long train was something that was reserved for the wealthy, the prestigious, or for royalty. Then, when other women began to see how elegant these "wealthy" women looked in their long trains, they decided to begin emulating them and hence the advent of the train.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Running of The Bride - Literally? How to Plan a Wedding

That "crumb snatcher" father time is setting you up and putting obstacles in your way! Even the most organized bride can find that time has a way of getting away from you leading up to your wedding day. Having to look for things and people. Verifying that party members understand how they should look on the day of. Waiting in traffic while trying to run from one appointment to the other stealthily eats holes in your schedule. Still the show must go on... on time, or it will cost you! There are a few things you can do to keep your crumbs and sanity, so you and your loved ones can revel in every moment of that special day.

Weddings are expensive, large or small. Your budget should be a real number, so be honest and pay attention to how the costs of one choice will affect how much you have to spend on another. Failing to adhere to this can result in missing wedding essentials. Don't wear a gorgeous expensive dress and rent a beautiful venue only to have amateur makeup and a photographer with a slightly better camera than you do. Translation: If you do not have any formal experience planning a large event or really dedicated family and friends that you can work with, hire a wedding planner. A wedding planner will help you stay organized and guide you through the sea of details. Wedding planners are often treasure troves of information and connections. They may have good references for other services you need.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Top Trends For Wedding Dresses This Spring

Spring is the season to wear a new wardrobe and shed a few layers, and this includes wedding dresses, gowns and accessories. This is the time of year that calls for new trends, patterns and fabrics. Below are five trends you might want to look out for in a spring wedding dress.

Trend Number One: Say it With Flowers

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Designing a Wedding Ceremony

When a couple chooses to marry outside of a defined religion, they have the opportunity to customize their wedding ceremony so that it can reflect their individual beliefs, values, and customs. This article contains information on how to properly plan and customize your own wedding ceremony.

A good place to start the process of customizing your wedding ceremony is to discuss and explore you and your fiance's individual tastes, desires, and expectations. Marriage is a representation of the commitment between two people to their union. It is important that both of the individuals' personalities and styles are strongly represented in order to make the ceremony truly special and unique to the couple.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Useful Hints on How To Choose Wedding Handbags

Wedding handbags are a must-have for every bride. If you are planning for your wedding, remember to include a handbag in your must-have items list. Here are some helpful hints on how to choose the perfect bridal purse:

Take Your Wedding Dress Into Consideration

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Wedding Band Sets for Non-Traditional Couples

Getting married is such an exciting time in life. Planning the wedding involves making a lot of choices, and you may find yourself preferring a more non-traditional route. This could be particularly true if you're not exactly interested in the usual fare offered up for wedding band sets. You're going to have to wear it for the rest of your life - unless you "upgrade" from time to time, but who wants to do that?

If you're looking for something that's a little off beat and a little more you, here are some suggestions for where you start.