And as a bonus, the brides gets a temporary tattoo when she purchases her gown.

Exclusive Tips from Filene’s Basement

presents Exclusive Tips from Filene’s Basement Running of the Brides by Pat About Our Guest Blogger: The Running of the Brides®  sale is coming to Filene’s Basement in Chevy Chase, MD next Friday, April 29th.  We talked to Patricia Boudrot, who works in Filene’s Basement’s … Continue reading »

Wedding Dresses at Select Costco Locations

Yes, you read me right. Wedding dresses at Costco. They look very nice, too. However, you’ll find them only at select locations and one of the shows is already over. There are two locations left. Sorry East Coast fans. Maybe they’ll come … Continue reading »

Wedding Experts Don’t Agree With CNN

Amongst the wedding professional community, many have spoken out about CNN’s article about brides ditching the white dress, calling the traditional color a “faux-pas.” The writer suggests that it’s a trend to wear colors such as blush, ice blue, gray, latte, and … Continue reading »

Photo Source: Alina Pizzano

Alina Pizzano Sale

Great news!  Another sale has come into town.  In celebration of their Second Year Anniversary, Alina Pizzano, located in Pasadena, is offering 20% off all of their gowns!  If you or any brides you know are interested in either the Collection or … Continue reading »

J.Crew Wedding at Exclusive Stores

Earlier in the month we talked about how J.Crew is launching their bridal boutique in NYC. (They are open now, by the way).  Well, I was in Georgetown this weekend and saw that they carry some of the bridal collection so you … Continue reading »

Source: Dessy

Try on Destination Wedding Dresses at Home

Dessy Group with Sandals Resorts has an option for destination brides to try their Sample-on-Loan option where you can try on sample dresses in the comfort of your own home. There’s a small fee but you could choose a dress from their … Continue reading »

Saks Fifth Avenue Trunk Shows in NYC and Beverly Hills

Daily Candy (I love them) shares Saks Fifth Avenue’s trunk shows schedule for New York City and LA. Each show will feature one designer so you can be sure to see many dresses. Saks Fifth Avenue Bridal Salon, 611 Fifth Avenue, fifth … Continue reading »


The Other Wedding Gown

If you are Chinese or marrying into a Chinese family, this question must have come across some time during the planning process… Are you going to wear a qipao? It’s always a nice gesture to the grandparents and parents to incorporate a … Continue reading »

Sara Wall

trash that dress?

Last week I was watching a feature on NBC’s TODAY for a great and creative idea on what to do with your dress after the big party.  There has been a recent trend to “trash your dress.” Brides wear their big white … Continue reading »


Dresses and Stuff

My fiance found her dress! A couple of weeks ago, the missus-to-be went to a bridal sample sale at Saks. This was her second time ever looking for a wedding dress. Neither she nor anyone else, myself included, expected her to find … Continue reading »


The Big White Dress

When we first got engaged, I couldn’t wait to start planning.  First things first, I need a dress!  That was the one thing I had complete sole control over at that point.   The big white dress–  is probably going to be the most … Continue reading »

Same color dresses, different necklines. Courtesy

Picking out bridesmaid dresses

“And you’ll definitely be able to wear it again, isn’t it great?!” This is one of the most common phrases every bridesmaid hears regarding the dresses selected for the bridal party.  Is it true?  Well, it’s not often true, but it’s been … Continue reading »