Monthly Archives: June 2017

Starts with a Surprise

Another vintage dress was going to be arriving with the bride and her mother. I was sent the original wedding photo from 1984…remember poofy sleeves and fishing line ruffles? Oh yes, this had them all.Of course, the bride wants to … Continue reading

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Purple Haze

This week, let’s take a break from all those scary complicated dresses. This Alfred Angelo dressĀ for around $300 looks pretty nice. It comes in a dozen colors. But…the big but…can you see how the top edge of the shoulder drops … Continue reading

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Crying Thighs 2

Just over a year ago, I had the challenge to get a volleyball playing bride into her “Crying Thighs” tight-fitting dress. Wedding gown manufactures require salons to measure the bride in the bust and waist and hips but sometimes it … Continue reading

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