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    Matching Your Accessories

    You have had your dream dress in mind for years, how it should fit and flow, but what about the accessorize? Few people will have enough to plan those too. They are however an important part of your outfit on your dream day and can be just as complicated and time consuming to select as the perfect dress. Presumably you will already have your dress and that way you can start to work your jewelry around it. Here are a few tips to help narrow your search and guide you to the classic looks that work every time. Wedding Dress Color Firstly the color of your dress should effect the…

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    Modest Wedding Gowns

    More and more brides-to-be these days are choosing to wear a more modest wedding gown on their big day, if you are one of these women, don’t let the lack of choices scare you! Many believe there aren’t as many choices when choosing to go modest, but there are really more than you think! With so many styles of wedding dresses available these days, it can seem a little bit overwhelming. But by breaking it down into the most important parts of a dress, it will become a much easier and fun process! Step 1: Choose the silhouette Although many women already have an idea of what kind of silhouette…

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    To Tan or Not to Tan

    The age old dilemma to tan or not to tan for your wedding, on one hand you want to have that beautiful wedding day glow, instead of being washed out in white but on the other hand it can look unnatural and were fake tan streaks really the accessory you wanted to have with your gown? Possible solutions to this difficult call include looking at the fake tanning method used. For example when getting a spray tan, you have to be sure that the method used by the beauty technician will create a natural look, this normally involves using a layering technique to achieve the right level of tan for…

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    How to Match a Shawl to Your Wedding Or Bridesmaid Dress

    Shawls make for a great addition to practically any bride’s and/or bridesmaid’s outfit. Not only do they provide warmth should things get a little chilly during the wedding, they are also a great option for modest brides who can’t seem to find anything with sleeves that is to their liking. On top of that and if you’re looking at colorful or printed shawls, you’ll find that they’ll also add a pop of color to your overall look. But with so many different shawls to choose from, how do you pick one to match your own wedding dress or the one for your bridesmaids to match theirs? For starters, pick a…

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    5 Iconic but Unusual Wedding Dresses

    After the famous photo of Queen Victoria made the white wedding dress the tradition to follow people have fallen in love with the idea. Year after year people marry in white, beige and ivory but not everyone has taken to the trend. If you’re a girl with a bold personality and you want to show your pizzazz on your special day, go for it! Wear green, wear jeans, wear a suit or basically, wear whatever you like. Celebrities have been doing it for year and why shouldn’t you. Marilyn Monroe had no qualms in breaking the tradition and nobody held it against her. The most important thing about becoming a…

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    5 Movie Wedding Dresses

    Have you heard? Australian designer Sophia Tolli has drawn inspiration from Hunger Games for her Spring 2013 bridal collection. Her dress names include Katniss and Mockingjay. The next Hunger Games movie Catching Fire will feature Katniss’s wedding dress, but stay tuned for the designer. Here is our list of 5 gorgeous movie wedding dresses! 1. Breaking Dawn Who can forget Bella Swan’s lovely Edwardian inspired wedding dress with the lovely button back? Alfred Angelo created a replica for Twilight fans everywhere. 2. Enchanted Giselle bursts into New York City in a larger than life, super-princessy ball gown with fantastic shoulder puffs. While we love her more modern dress, we can’t…

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    Nylons, Are They in or Out?

    One woman can singlehandedly be credited with bringing nylons (also known as stockings or hose) back into fashion, Kate Middleton. Yet, just because they look fabulous on her does not mean that they will work for you. Instead read these guidelines to help you decide if you should wear nylons. Perfect for Hiding Little Flaws Hose are great for hiding the tiny little flaws that you don’t want anyone to see. They can take a pair of legs with tiny veins and cellulite and transform them into a pair of toned and tan gams. Nude colored hose are ideal for camouflaging your legs’ imperfections, however choose a matte pair since…

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    Top Wedding Dresses Of the Week

    According to our Tumblr fans, these were the top picks for this week. The Summer, Evelyn, and Andrea gowns are all strapless gowns perfect for summer weddings, but a close look shows just how different they are. The Summer gown is the most feminine of the three with its lace overlay and optional light pink bow. Brides who choose this sheath gown are undeniably ladylike. If you want to boogie the night away, you’re better with the Evelyn or Andrea gowns. The Evelyn gown will look like a dream on a walk down the aisle or sashaying around the dance floor. The train might get underfoot when your guests join…

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    Colored Wedding Gowns are Nothing New

    Did you know that the white wedding gown used to be the exception to the rule? While today’s brides only wear their dresses once, brides of yesteryear had to make their wedding gowns last long after the wedding. Long Ago How did royal brides and a brides from more modest means accomplish their sartorial wedding goals through a simple color choice? Brides from more humble origins had to select gowns which were practical yet beautiful. Since white was an impractical color and a pain to keep clean, many brides wore grey, blue, pink and (sometimes) green and enhanced their dresses with various accessories. For noble or royal brides, wedding gowns…

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    To Veil or Not to Veil

    If you’ve been following our main blog, you know that Jacqueline H. is going to get M-A-R-R-I-E-D, but the jury’s out on whether she’s going to wear the veil or not. So far, we’ve been pretty well divided down the middle on whether she should wear one with her wedding dress. And of course, it would be easier if she had the dress already. However, since veils come in all shapes and sizes, there should be a veil to match any dress she chooses. Anna K. has actually forbidden Jacqueline H. to even look at veils until she’s finalized her dress choice. Anna’s rationale is that Jacqueline might get her…