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The Mystery of Trunk Shows…

A Trunk Show is a very special event giving you the opportunity to actually touch and try on a wider selection of a designer’s samples for a very limited time. Bridal boutiques usually do not have the space or budget to keep in stock every available dress, but during the Trunk Show, new releases and… Continue reading The Mystery of Trunk Shows…

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You’re Invited! Maggie Sottero Trunk Show August 1 – 3

Maggie Sottero is one of the most recognized and sought after bridal gown manufacturers in the world. Established in 1997, Maggie Sottero redefined couture bridal fashion with its commitment to impeccable styling and incomparable fit. Maggie Brides not only experience innovative designs, but luxurious fabrics, Swarovski crystals, hand-sewn embellishments and the renowned, slenderizing fit known… Continue reading You’re Invited! Maggie Sottero Trunk Show August 1 – 3

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Save $ by Hiring a Pro !

Weddings can cost a small fortune! However, if you work with wedding professionals they can direct you to the best values, which will ultimately save you money. Wedding planners will suggest the easiest way to reduce costs (by up to 20 percent) is to avoid the peak seasons and Saturday evenings. Today’s brides are serious… Continue reading Save $ by Hiring a Pro !

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Hemming Lace Edging?

You just found The Dress and it’s everything you have dreamed of with gorgeous scalloped lace edging at the hemline. The bridal salon is now recommending you consider adding the “Hollow to Hem” option to your order. What exactly does this mean? How much does it cost? Most importantly, is it worth paying for? According… Continue reading Hemming Lace Edging?

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Phones at Weddings?

This weekend, as I enjoyed a cup of coffee while scanning the Sunday papers, I was thrilled to see an article regarding the impact of social media on brides. I have always wanted to ban smart phones from weddings! We all have experienced the embarrassment of unflattering pictures posted on the web. So, why would… Continue reading Phones at Weddings?

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Mori Lee’s Curvy Designs

Curvy Bride is in love! She was just introduced to Mori Lee’s “Julietta” line available at Kathryn’s Bridal and realizes shopping is fabulous when you are a woman with real curves! Mori Lee offers an extensive collection of wedding gowns exclusively designed for the plus size bride. All of these dresses and the entire plus… Continue reading Mori Lee’s Curvy Designs

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Belts by Enzoani !

“Your gown is beautiful, and a little belt or sash can add a great deal of personality!” says Kathryn Trocki, owner of Kathryn’s Bridal, “Consider enhancing your wedding dress with a belt for your reception to create a new evening look.” Some of Kathryn’s favorites from Enzoani include: “We have the largest selection of sashes… Continue reading Belts by Enzoani !