Category Archives: Wedding Fashion

One of a Kind Custom Gowns: All About The Process

Custom Gowns for any Occasion (1)

Finding the perfect gown for that special occasion, whatever it may be, is always a thrill.  Not being able to find one, on the other hand, can be devastating.  Rather than exhaust yourself trying to find the perfect dress, why not have one created, that’s one-of-a-kind and just for you?

As a designer, this is one of my favorite endeavors.  Many clients come to me with a variety of ideas and styles, or perhaps pictures of a few different gowns.  Together, my clients and I collaborate to piece together the perfect ensemble.

Creating a custom gown is a lengthy process, but well worth it.  In general, the process consists of anywhere from three to five consultations over the course of three to six months.  The price of a gown will vary, depending on the intricacy of the design, but in general price ranges from  $1,200 to $4,000.

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DIY Makeup — Infographic

SimplyBridal has created another helpful infographic to help you get ready for the big day. Today’s infographic is a do-it-yourself guide to beautiful bridal makeup. Enjoy!

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DIY Makeup — Infographic

See our other previous infographics here!

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A Guide to Engagement Ring Styles

A Guide to Engagement Ring StylesA diamond is forever, which can make choosing one difficult. Genesis Diamonds has created this visual guide to the different styles available by some of the best designers. Enjoy!

There are perhaps three times in your life when events are concentrated solely on you – when you are born, when you are engaged to be married, and at the conclusion of your life. Chances are that the middle period is the one that you best remember and the one over which you have the most control.

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Add Sparkle to Your Big Day With Bridal Jewels by Jon Richard

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Here’s another post for our UK brides. Today we’re sharing a selection of bridal jewelry from Jon Richard! Of course, you already have the ring — now all you need are the earrings, necklace and tiara! From their website:

Since its launch in 1985, Jon Richard has become a wide brand portfolio retailer catering for every woman’s Jewellery and Accessory needs. We seek inspiration from every corner of the world, sourcing trends and styles from the likes of New York, Paris, Milan and the Far East.

Malcolm Stark, Founder and Chief Executive, realised the companies potential after discovering a niche in the market for design-led, competitively priced jewellery and accessories. This led to Malcolm teaming up with Managing Director Sarah Frew, in 1990 who had a strong design background obtained from previous roles at Ralph Lauren and Liberty of London.  The brand now boasts concessions in over 110 Debenhams stores and a range of other department stores such as, Allders, Elys, James Selby and Voisins.

See some of our favorite Jon Richard’s beautiful jewelry after the cut:

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Rhinestone Tiara Headpiece Giveaway

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Tiara giveaway

In honor of our guide to headpieces infographic, we’re giving away a gorgeous rhinestone tiara also provided by SimplyBridal!

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I was sent this tiara directly to review, and man, is it gorgeous. I couldn’t resist putting it on immediately:

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A Quick Guide to Headpieces — Infographic

When I was a child, I was obsessed with princesses—what woman wasn’t? (Though, sidenote, funny how being a princess was more desired than being a queen!) The headpiece of the princess was usually a gorgeous and delicate tiara, and now brides everywhere can finally be the princess they wanted to be on their wedding day with a gorgeous headpiece.

SimplyBridal is here with an awesome infographic to help you choose a headpiece for your wedding day:

Intro to Headpieces

We also got a wonderful preview of SimplyBridal’s new headpiece collection:

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9 Wedding Hairstyles to Say “I Do”

9 Wedding Hairstyles to Say “I Do”

Every bride wants to look gorgeous from head-to-toe on her big day, so let’s start at the top! BHLDN Stylist Angela Nunes shares her picks for the prettiest hairstyles. Once you’ve found the style to suite you, top it off with a wedding hair accessory: Jeweled hairpins or a crystal halo for bit of sparkle, a feather clip for rich texture, a floral crown for a wink of whimsy, or a blusher or veil for a romantic touch.

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Something Blue for Your Wedding — Infographic

Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue”.  This is SimplyBridal’s very last infographic in the SOMETHING series, and we couldn’t be more proud of it! Our designer, Crystal, really put some glitz and glam into it. Selecting your “blue” item is probably the easiest of the four, with endless opportunities. The item could be anything, as long it’s got blue in it.  If your looking to put some color into your wardrobe, add a blue sash, or had your bridesmaids wear blue dresses. Ask your grooms party to chose blue boutonnieres. There are a million more ways that you can incorporate blue; we’ve just organized the most popular ideas into one infographic!

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Something Blue for Your Wedding — Infographic

See our other previous infographics here!

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What To Know When Buying An Antique Engagement Ring

What To Know When Buying An Antique Engagement Ring Photo Credit: Erstwhile Jewelry

Buying an engagement ring is a scary business. Whether you are buying for your future fiancee or if you are one of the 65% of brides who are involved in the purchase. Either way, it is the abiding symbol of the most important relationship of your life. So you want to make sure you get it right!

Today we’re going to be focussing on what you need to know about buying an antique engagement ring. But before we delve into this there’s a quick recap on a couple of important points to be done! Seeing as 75% of engagement rings purchased have a diamond gemstone, here’s a quick rundown of the 4 key factors to know when purchasing an engagement ring with a diamond:

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Something Old for Your Wedding — Infographic

The saying goes “Something old, something new, something borrow, and something blue”.  To have all four items will bring you luck and fortune on your wedding day in hopes of a happy marriage! For the next four weeks SimplyBridal will be celebrating this saying by creating fun inspiring visual to help the bride add a little bit of each for her big wedding day. This week we have thought up of a few ways you can add a little “something old” into your special day.

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Something Old for your Wedding — Infographic

 See our other previous infographics here!

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