The Something Blue Blog

May 08
You’re on the hunt for the perfect wedding gown. You’re scouring bridal mags and websites, pinning the dresses you fall in love with to your wedding Pinterest board. These are so many decisions to make: mermaid style or ballgown? Strapless or halter? Diamond white or champagne? But you may be forgetting about one of the most important parts of that special gown – what it’s actually made of. Fabric can determine the look of a dress in ways some brides don’t realize. So when it’s time to actually venture into a store and try the dresses on, don’t forget to ask about the fabric! Will it...
Apr 21
Bride & Groom: Larissa Rae & Brandon Coulas Wedding Date: September 6, 2014                            Tell us about your love story. How did you and Brandon meet? It all started in 2003. I was only 15 years old. I was at my friend’s house and we had to go and pick up her brother and cousin from football – Brandon was the cousin. After a couple months I was impatient waiting for Brandon to finally ask me out, so I took the first step....
Mar 31
Remember that ad? A radiant bride gliding down the aisle, and a voice-over: “While they’re all looking at her… She’ll be looking at you.” And cut to the beaming groom, looking sharp in his crisp black tux. While this wasn’t our ad, we certainly embrace the sentiment. There’s so much excitement about which lovely white creation the bride will wear, but we can’t forget it’s his big day too! Modern grooms are increasingly discerning when it comes to their wedding day attire. Just like your bride, you know that this is a day when all eyes will be on you, and that you’ll look back on it with...
Mar 11
You’ve chosen the dress of your dreams, the one that made your mom cry and your bridesmaids squeal. You can picture yourself walking down the aisle in it and the look on your groom’s face when he sees you. But your work isn’t done yet – it’s time to accessorize. And one of the biggest decisions a bride makes after choosing her dress is what goes on her head. A veil is truly a symbol of the bride. An accessory you likely wouldn’t wear to any other event except your own wedding, many brides say they don’t feel like a bride until they’re wearing one. Veils can also look gorgeous in your...
Feb 26
Overwhelmed by white? Craving a little colour? Dresses with accent colours have been a trend for a while, with embroidery and sashes adding a pop of colour to the yards of snowy satin. But increasingly brides are deciding to show their true colours by choosing a bridal gown that’s saturated in their favourite hue. From paler shades like blush and champagne to bold reds and vibrant blues, brides are embracing the full spectrum. And why shouldn’t you? Your wedding is about expressing yourself, and colour doesn’t just have to be for the bridesmaids. Maybe you feel your skin tone would glow...
Dec 16
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Nov 26
What is a “bridal trunk show”? A trunk show is a special event held by a retailer in which a particular designer or collection is featured. Attendees can preview an upcoming collection before anyone else. Most times, a trunk show collection is not yet available in store or online. Why should I attend a trunk show? There are lots of reasons to attend a trunk show, especially for brides. For designers, trunk shows are a chance to see real brides wear their newest collections, collect feedback, and gage popularity. We love trunk shows as well because it allows our associates to get to...
Jun 02
Grooms, when it comes to dressing for your big day, a lot of tips and tricks rely on personal tastes and preferences. But when it comes to men’s fashion there are a faux pas that are easy to avoid. Grooms and groomsmen take note… 1.    Personal Grooming There’s no better way to leave a lasting impression than looking fresh. Be sure to shower, shave and smell good.  Maybe plan a trip to the barber the day before. It’s a special occasion! Put in some extra effort and it will pay off.  2.    Sunglasses Ruin Pictures If there’s one thing...

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