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Double Trouble

Very rarely do I ever get the same dress twice in a season but this year it has happened again after the last 2 sheer dresses. This time it is strapless lace Wtoo Preston.    Let’s see what both of … Continue reading

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Twelve Months of Anticipation

Wtoo Lapis on the model in the video looks perfect, no wrinkles or drag lines or puckers. Some brides are so excited about their wedding that they insist that they make an appointment almost a year in advance just to … Continue reading

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Beauty in All Sizes

Not all brides are a size 2 trying to be a size 0 by starving themselves. Not all size 12 brides tell me that they are dieting like mad to be a size 8. When other brides ask me if … Continue reading

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Stabilizing Straps and Paper Hems

This Narissa dress is stunning but it falls into the two categories of wedding dresses…nightgown (no boning) and ballgown (tons of boning). A bride should really assess her assets before buying a dress. Determine if her body (full bust) needs support … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Wings

Is this what a modern bride wants to wear walking down the aisle? The skirt is Willowby Annalise I wish I was as clever as my friend Anne of https://prttynpnk.com/ who does such funny stories about models on the runway! … Continue reading

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Lace, Hems and Straps

This Wtoo Pippin dress is dramatic and very long. We have seen this dress before and know what has to be done to shorten it. Even this tall model needs her dress shortened in front! Besides needing to be shortened … Continue reading

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Ordering a Gown on Etsy?

How does one decide who should make her gown? Send your measurements into someone you have never met or heard of who has an Etsy page? I find that so scary and who decides what her/his qualifications are? You can’t … Continue reading

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