• Creativity

    How to Choose a Train to Complete your Dream Gown

    Trains vary in length from very short to very long, but most brides (royalty excluded) opt for a train no longer than eight feet. The changing lengths of trains can create entirely different styles to gowns. The brush train is the shortest of train styles, apart from not having a train at all. The idea is that it barely “brushes” the ground behind your dress. Adding just enough volume to the back of your dress to create a subtle finish to the gowns overall silhouette. The brush train can be considered to be the most versatile train because it can be worn at just about all types of ceremonies, ideal…

  • Planning

    Wedding Trains

    Last year, Kate Middleton’s cathedral length train had brides-to-be swooning. When a bride walks down the aisle, a train makes for a dramatic entrance. A friend of mine got married a few years ago and had a shorter chapel train. A born New Yorker, she walked a mile a minute, and the heaviness of the train was the perfect reminder to take slow and steady measured steps. Instead of racing the aisle, she walked in time to the wedding march, looking beautiful and poised. While I’m not sure every woman wil undergo the same transformation with a few yards of extra fabric — I have never done well in even…

  • Creativity

    The Wedding Train

    6031652 Which one is right for you? By Natalie Tsang August 31, 2011 Due to Kate Middleton’s wedding to Prince William, the long wedding train has experienced a revival. Kate Middleton’s wedding dress included a Cathedral train that was about nine feet long. It was beautiful, majestic, and fit for a princess. The royal wedding has also made white the new hot color for bridesmaids. (Just do a quick search for Kate’s sister, Pippa Middleton, the maid of honor who also wore white.) If you plan to dress your girls in white or cream, a train might be just what you need. A wedding train often helps distinguish a bride…