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Preparing for Your Bridal Trunk Show Appointment

Posted on April 19th, 2011 by Mandy Webster

In Part 1 of my series on the bridal trunk show, I talked about what exactly a trunk show is. Once you’ve received your invitation and called to make an appointment with your local bridal shop, it’s time to prepare for that appointment. Here are a few things you should know:

Wedding gowns at a bridal trunk showPreparing for your trunk show appointment

In most cases, when you make your appointment to attend the bridal trunk show, the store owner, bridal consultant, or other store representative will probably give you a list of items to bring to the trunk show with you.Fit and flatter style wedding gown at a bridal trunk show

For example Carol, owner of Christy’s Bridal, says she first asks her brides to check her website to see what featured styles they like. Carol’s brides-to-be supply her with a list of style numbers in advance of the trunk show appointment so her consultants can have those wedding gowns ready for the brides when they arrive. But, the preparation for the appointment does not stop there. Following are a few other items Carol recommends for brides to bring to their bridal trunk show appointment. Read more »

Jim Hjelm Bridal Collection – Spring 2011

Posted on February 28th, 2011 by Mandy Webster

Check out the Jim Hjelm spring 2011 bridal collection:

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2011 Fashion Trends: The Midi is In

Posted on January 27th, 2011 by Mandy Webster

White midi by Donna Karan - Photo by Monica Feudi, courtesy of

One of the biggest fashion trends this spring is the midi, aka the mid-calf length hem (also known as the tea length hem.) I found this white midi by Donna Karan on This style could be easily adjusted to create a beautifully elegant bridal gown. I think I’d lose the jacket and soften the dress a bit with some sheer lace, which is also hot this spring. Read more »

Honeysuckle: Top Pantone Design Color for 2011

Posted on December 29th, 2010 by Mandy Webster
Honeysuckle Pantone 18-2120

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Pantone’s color number 18-2120 is a delicate reddish pink which some experts claim is indicative of better times to come. What better way to dress your besties for your wedding day than in this most popular color of hope? Read more »

Top 10 Pantone Fashion Colors for Spring 2011

Posted on December 2nd, 2010 by Mandy Webster

Honeysuckle Pantone 18-2120

Pantone Honeysuckle 18-2120

Pantone LLC, is the global authority on color and a provider of professional color standards for the various design industries, including the fashion industry. Pantone LLC recently unveiled the PANTONE Fashion Color Report Spring 2011.

Christian Dior 'Cruise' collection 2011 in Shanghai

Christian Dior 'Cruise' collection 2011 in Shanghai, Photo Courtesy of Fashion Telegraph UK

And, the top 10 Pantone fashion colors for Spring 2011 are (Drumroll, please!): Read more »


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