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    5 Things Every Bride NEEDS to Know Before Wedding Dress Shopping

    Do your research. Use search engine tools like Instagram and Pinterest to find things you like about wedding dresses. Is it the fit? Is it the design? Is there a certain designer that you’re gravitating towards? It will help you have a good idea of your style, silhouette, and what price range to look within. You don’t have to stick with it because it is best to be open minded when trying on, but you need at least an idea of what you think you’ll like. For example, do you primarily wear fitted clothes in real life? You will probably start out leaning towards a mermaid or fit and flare.…

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    Bridal lingo: it’s a thing.

    Below are some good bridal words to know prior to trying on wedding gowns. Your version of what you think a “mermaid” is may be totally different than your consultants. If you have a good understanding of these words, you’ll be able to better articulate what you want and don’t want. Open Cup: Sample gowns come with typically a “B cup” in them to try on. If you’re something larger such as the very common Double D, then if a consultant mentions you need to “open the cup” it is so you’ll sit in to the bust deeper as opposed to be smashed as you’re trying on. This usually requires…

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    6 Things to Do to Feel Confident Going Wedding Dress Shopping

    Feel beautiful Wear your hair and makeup done- not over the top but to your liking. If you like your hair up, wear it up, if your straight hair makes you cringe, definitely curl it. Same goes for makeup, you don’t need to hire a makeup artists or anything extreme but I think the cliché phrase “when you look good, you feel good” comes into play here. I mean you can even get a spray tan if you must. I’ve seen that make a big difference. It’s pretty common too. I think majority of brides I’ve worked with in the past 5 years are really visual, so if you’re able…

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    I Went From Watching “Say Yes To the Dress: Atlanta” to Filming in 6 months

    Let me paint a picture for you. It’s a rainy Sunday in June in Pensacola, FL. I’m eating popcorn and binge watch “Say Yes To the Dress: Atlanta” with my mom as we complain about Florida weather. I was actively applying for Jobs while watching the show, so numb to the application process that I couldn’t even count how many places I had applied to. It felt like a never-ending cycle that was fruitless. I had been in the bridal industry for four years at the time and absolutely loved it. I wanted to see if I was capable of more though. I think God had other plans for me.…

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    Following Bridal Trends VS Staying True to Your Style

    Listen ladies, remember your moms wedding dress? Poufy sleeves, shoulder pads, taffeta, ball gown, etc.? Ask them and they will regretfully say “That’s what was in then” I know this because I myself asked my mom! Trends sounds great at the time because you want to be cutting edge, have the best wedding gown ever, that no one has ever seen before- I mean you have to in 2019 thanks to social media. Weddings have become this public social media competition, but don’t get me started- that’s a topic for another day. Wedding dress trends are specific, but are they a mistake to follow? I believe that question lies solely…