Most brides feel one of two ways about shopping for their wedding dress: it’s either the second most exciting day of their lives (the first being the actual wedding, of course!), or it’s the most daunting part of the wedding planning process. Either way, there are a few things you can do to be prepared before heading to the dressing room at your first bridal appointment!
When reviewing your wedding planning checklist,you may notice that you’re instructed to purchase your wedding dress six-eight months before the wedding. This may seem like an extra-early date, but know that it typically takes 16-20 weeks to create your dress, and that doesn’t even include the three fittings you will need before your big day. Don’t delay your wedding dress shopping! Not only do you want to have plenty of time to find The One (which may not happen at your first bridal appointment), but all of the people who make your dress perfect need ample time to do so.
RESEARCH SHOPS & DESIGNERS
STYLE OVER SHAPE
Even after determining the designers and styles you’re interested in, you may be surprised to find that you fall in love with something completely different! Be open to your consultant’s suggestions of silhouettes, materials, and styles that you may not have considered. Sometimes what a bride thinks she’s going to feel fabulous in just doesn’t look the way she imagined. Don’t get discouraged! Remember, there are nearly as many gowns in the world as there are potential mates, and it took more than one date to find your perfect match.
When asking about wedding trends, most people are looking for flowers, fashion, and decor elements to incorporate in their day. However, one of the biggest trends of late actually has to do with when the wedding takes place. Brunch weddings have taken the industry by storm this year. Rather than planning an evening affair, couples are saying “I do” just after breakfast time and celebrating with their guests while the sun is still shining. Haven’t considered a brunch wedding? Here are a few reasons why a brunch wedding might be perfect for you!
IF YOU’RE ON A TIGHT BUDGET
IF YOUR DREAM DATE OR VENDOR IS ALREADY BOOKED
IF YOU WANT TO KEEP IT CASUAL
IF YOU’RE A MORNING PERSON
IF YOU HAVE A SMALL GUEST LIST
IF YOU LOVE BREAKFAST FOOD + DRINK
IF YOUR WANT TO GET ON WITH YOUR HONEYMOON
A PET HAIR-BUSTING VACUUM
THE MULTI-PURPOSE MULTICOOKER
THE COOKWARE SET THAT GOES BEYOND
From the wedding planner: The emotions on that day were strong, as Natasha and Michael were surrounded by adorable family in a gorgeous place, with everyone relaxed and having fun. Natasha was stunning in her dress and the white peony bouquet was a dream. They had an intimate ceremony on the terrace of the Hotel Marincanto, overlooking Positano and the sea.
The venue was just stunning and perfect for them and Positano looked even more gorgeous then usual with a special vibe, when the town gets really busy and warm for the season in early June. Natasha and Michael got married on theon a gorgeous sunny day. We always love our couples but it is also true that they were particularly special for us. You can tell when you are with them that they are just perfect for each other and so much in love.
The reception was romantic andwith a total white soft palette and gorgeous crystal chandeliers hanging from the trees in the garden of Palazzo Murat: truly romantic.