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6 Reasons to Consider a Short Wedding Dress

The long, white or ivory wedding gown is still the choice of most brides, but a peek onto the runways of Bridal Fashion Week will show you that nontraditional wedding gowns are gaining in popularity. One of the hottest trends? ...

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5 Wedding Dress Trends to Watch in 2017

Wedding dress designers work on a different timeline than the rest of us. While you’re thinking about your 2017 wedding now, designers are already looking ahead to 2018. It takes about six months for wedding gown designs to go from ...

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Finding Your Bridal Style: How to Pick a Veil

Most brides will tell you they didn’t truly feel like a bride until they put on their veil. Whether you choose a short birdcage veil or a long chapel-length veil, your veil is the final touch on your wedding day ...

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Find the Right Wedding Gown for Your Shape

You’ve been picturing your wedding dress in your mind since you got engaged — maybe even since you were a kid. Is it a frilly Cinderella-style gown or maybe a sexy, hip-hugging sheath? Now that you’re engaged, and it’s time ...

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Merry Mismatched ‘Maids

We love the look of mismatched bridesmaids, and we know you do, too – it’s one of the hottest trends in weddings! And bridesmaids love it, too: Going mismatched can let each girl choose a shade or a style that ...

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Find a Wedding Dress for Your Body Type

When you’re shopping for a wedding dress, the staff in every shop will give you the same in advice: Try on lots of dresses. Lots and lots of dresses. Try on dresses in styles you think you like – and ...

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The Kate Effect

Local bridal shop sees trend toward more elaborate, formal wedding gowns She’s been married more than three years and is about to welcome her second baby, but Kate Middleton’s impact is still being felt on weddings here in Southern Maryland. ...

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What is a Trunk Show?

What is a trunk show? It’s basically when a designer sends all of the most popular styles of wedding gowns from the current line to bridal stores for a limited time, usually over a weekend and sometimes allows the store ...

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Blushing Bridesmaids?

By Britney Gross Everyone would agree that a bride should feel the most beautiful on her wedding day. She’ll spend countless hours fantasizing about her perfect dress and pinning various styles to her Pinterest board. Today, there are more wedding ...

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5 Tips for Wearing Mom’s Wedding Dress

Lots of girls dream of wearing their mother’s wedding dress on their wedding day. Doing so is a special way to honor your parents’ marriage and to give a nod to your mom and your past. If you’re planning to ...

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