Bridal Gown Fabrics

Learn the Lingo – Fabrics Brocade:  A heavy, dense – Jacquard woven fabric with 3 dimensional designs Charmeuse:  A lightweight satiny fabric with a soft texture and semi-sheen Chiffon:  A delicate, semi-transparent silk or rayon fabric with a soft finish Crepe:  A silk or rayon fabric made with crepe yarn, with a slightly pebbly texture Read More…

Wedding Gown Silhouette’s

Another page from our “Learn the Lingo” series: A-line:  This dress line is the most accommodating, whether you are tall or short, big or slim.  The gown gently flares from the shoulders down.  No seam on the waist. The vertical seams flow from the shoulders to the hem.     Empire:  Similar to the A-line, Read More…

Bridal Veils

Veil Lingo: Blusher: Short single layer veil, worn over the face before the ceremony and lifted back over the head at some point during the ceremony. Birdcage:  Short veil often made of English Net, Mesh or Tulle.  Attaches to hair and sweeps in front of eyes.  Flyaway:  A multi-layered veil that just brushes the shoulders.  Read More…

Bridal Silhouettes

A-line:  This dress line is the most accommodating, whether you are tall or short, big or slim.  The gown gently flares from the shoulders down.  No seam on the waist. The vertical seams flow from the shoulders to the hem. Empire:  Similar to the A-line, however the upper body features a form fitted bosom and Read More…

The Mysteries of the Bustle……

Your wedding gown probably has a train – which can be short or long.  As you walk down the aisle, the train sweeps behind you, giving a beautiful and dramatic effect.  This is perfect for your wedding ceremony. However, at your reception a train is a different story.  It can be a bother and get in Read More…