Author Archives: mrsmole

Second Hand Rose

Buying a wedding dress can be scary especially when faced with a price tag of $1000 plus. But if you are a cagey shopper you can find bargains out there like at Brides for a Cause. My next bride managed … Continue reading

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Simple 1

Older second-time brides can be so easy to work with. They want classic lines and good fit. This bridesmaid dress fits the bill and it came with straps that we could use to make things secure. The skirt needed hemming … Continue reading

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Lace From 1973

The phone call went like this, “I have my mother’s wedding dress and I’m getting married in May and I have had a little trouble getting the zipper up”. I assured her that most dresses can be saved with a … Continue reading

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Waiting and Waiting and Waiting

Hello Readers, Mrs Mole said I could introduce myself; I’m a Maggie Sottero dress and back in 2013, I was featured as a tribute to the British TV series Downton Abbey. I was stunning, heavy, drapey and going to be … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Here I Come!

This dress came delivered and packed in a small pink shoe box. It cost $179 from Lulu’s. But my real life bride did not like the thick shoulder straps so they will be removed and replaced with ivory nylon rattail … Continue reading

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A Favorite Bride

Once in a while you get a bride who is polite and on time for appointments and it makes such a difference to how you feel…well, it makes a helluva difference to me anyway. Then, when the day comes for … Continue reading

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Mother of the Bride

Sometimes mothers work too hard at searching for the perfect navy blue dress to comply with their daughter’s wishes. They will drive over 5 hours north or south and troll through racks at Nordstrom and Macy’s to find a dress … Continue reading

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