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Plan Extra Time When Wearing a Corset

Many brides love the body contouring fit of a gown with a built-in corset. Corsets can be extremely effective at smoothing and enhancing the curves of a woman’s body. In essence, a corset can make you look slimmer and trimmer! This miraculously transformative corset obviously requires preparation including at least an additional 45 minutes of time to… Continue reading Plan Extra Time When Wearing a Corset

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Elegant Calligraphy

When your guests receive your wedding invitation personally addressed in elegant lettering, they will be excited to open it.  This envelope contains something very important, the very first glimpse of your special day! Calligraphy is often defined as “the art of pen to paper” or “beautiful handwriting.” For anyone planning a wedding or social occasion, this centuries… Continue reading Elegant Calligraphy

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How to stay in Love with your dress!

We adore helping our brides find the dress of their dreams for the most important day of their life!  We love celebrating their love story! So, imagine how our hearts sink to the floor when a bride regrets her gown choice. This syndrome is called Buyer’s Remorse. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does,… Continue reading How to stay in Love with your dress!

Allure · Ashley & Justin · Badgley Mischka · Badgley Mischka Bride · bridal gown shopping · Cristiano Lucci · wedding advice · Wedding Shopping

A Guest List for Gown Shopping?

Shopping for your dress is a once in a lifetime experience! And, finding your perfect Wedding Gown can be exciting, emotional & exhausting!  To actually have a successful appointment, the bride needs to be decisive, have an open mind and want feedback from those in attendance.  Inviting too many differing opinions can often lead to tears and confusion. So,… Continue reading A Guest List for Gown Shopping?

Maggie Sottero · Sottero and Midgley · wedding advice · Wedding Shopping

Never too Early!

  Did you recently become engaged? How very exciting! You probably want to start trying on bridal gowns now! However, before you even consider entering a Bridal Boutique, take time to first secure your venue and wedding date.  The fabric options, style and weight of a gown can be influenced by the month and location of… Continue reading Never too Early!

Badgley Mischka · Badgley Mischka Bride · bridal gown shopping · wedding advice · Wedding Shopping

Appointments for Success!

Shopping for a wedding gown is a once-in-a lifetime experience that most brides have been dreaming about since childhood. As a premier bridal boutique specializing in exquisite designer gowns, we take pride in offering exceptional service for every single woman who enters our doors. A day as extraordinary as finding your wedding gown is obviously not… Continue reading Appointments for Success!

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Are you Committed to your Dress?

We love happy brides! We love helping our brides find the dress of their dreams for the most important day of their life! We love the emotions! We love celebrating love!   So, imagine how our hearts sink to the floor when a bride questions or regrets their gown choice. This syndrome is called Buyer’s… Continue reading Are you Committed to your Dress?