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A Toast Needs a Ghost: 3 Reasons Why Wedding Toasts Are So Painful

A Toast Needs a Ghost: 3 Reasons WHY Wedding Toasts Are So Painful My feet were permanently damaged. Or so I thought. Standing for an hour in shoes not designed for standing made me a temporary cripple. In fact, standing for over an hour listening [...]

Online Bridal Gown Buyer Beware!

A wedding gown is the purchase of a lifetime. Many of us have dreamed of the perfect bridal gown so sweet it’s practically candy. Although shopping online has its advantages, there are a number of pitfalls that can cost you more than just [...]

Bridal Inspiration From The 2014 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes ushers in Hollywood’s award season. The stars put their best foot forward. Sunday’s red carpet featured silhouettes for all body shapes and sizes. Curvy women are quick to go with the A-Line Silhouette. It’s all purpose [...]

Up & Coming Bridal Websites To Watch & Bookmark

Bridal Consultant Chamein Canton, is always on the lookout for new and useful bridal websites and she likes these two.  Here’s why! In addition to all the shows, I had an opportunity to meet with up and coming bridal e-publishers and [...]

Curvy Brides Get The La Dolce Vita Treatment By Wtoo

It’s bridal market week in New York. There’s a flurry of activity among designers to present their Spring 2014 collection to buyers and the press. Held for the second year at the Hilton Hotel on 6th Avenue, New York Bridal Couture [...]

Is There A Rule Book For Second Plus Time Around Brides?

People love second helpings of a favorite meal or dessert and we’ve all heard the saying that the second or third time is the charm. Yet many couples who are about to take their second walk down the aisle are faced with a rule book that [...]

Curvy Women Deserve Mirror Time In The Bridal Salon And Beyond

Don’t call it a comeback. I’ve been here for years is the opening line for L.L. Cool J’s classic “Mama said Knock You Out”. The song lyric is quite appropriate like the article in the Huffington Post Style Section, Plus Size [...]

Bridal Shoes: High Heels On The Stairway to Wedding Bliss

It’s been 15 years since Sex and The City changed the way women looked at fashion and particularly shoes. We were introduced to Jimmy Choos, Manolos and Christian Loubitin. Who can forget the episode A Woman’s Right to Shoes when Carrie’s [...]

Shopping For Your Bridal Gown Online: Is It A Do Or Don’t?

Today, we can’t imagine our lives without the Internet. It’s convenient  People use it to do everything from banking to taking college classes with a few clicks of a mouse.  It frees us to live our lives in actual reality. For [...]

The Ecstasy & Agony Of Bridal Gown Shopping: How To Find Bliss

The first day of spring it’s also the beginning of wedding season. Brides that live in warmer climates or have planned a tropical destination wedding are ready to walk down the aisle as March decides if it will indeed go out like a lamb. For [...]

Cues From Oscar’s Red Carpet For Your Red Carpet Moment

Well the award season is officially over. The fashion police have put their red carpet awards and citations away until next year. However, as with many things, there were lessons to be learned from watching the stars and how they dressed for [...]

As Wedding Magazines & Bridal Designers/Companies Compete Is The Answer Right Under Their Nose?

News flash: the plus-size shopper is an aspirational shopper, too. This isn’t new information to the majority of women in the US who wear a size a size 14. However, we are often at the back of the fashion bus. Manufacturers and designers would [...]

Curves and Couture Can Live Happily Ever After

As a wedding consultant, I have seen how full figured brides psych themselves out. Many believe couture is something reserved for the rich and thin. However, this simply isn’t the case. Curves and couture make perfect partners and judging [...]

Down That Aisle: The Bridal Concierge

You don’t have to be the perfect size to find romance or the perfect wedding gown. Of the 2.4 million weddings in 2011 approximately 36% brides were considered curvy (sizes 12, 14 16 and up). The number is expected to increase in the next [...]