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10 Alternative Looks For The White Dress

When you make your way down the aisle, your attire doesn’t have to be limited to the traditional white dress. In fact, white wedding gowns did not become the norm for brides until Queen Victoria chose to wear white for her marriage to Prince Albert. If you want to add some color to your bridal look, check out these hot looks from top designers and visit a local salon to get the look!

Blush

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Photo: Berta

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After The Wedding: Care For Your Dress

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Photo: Civic Photos

Congratulations, newlywed! You’ve just celebrated a major life milestone and are beginning your journey into marital bliss with your beloved. Your wedding may be over, but there are still a few loose ends to tie, such as caring for your wedding dress. Whether you decide to sell, donate or keep your dress, preservation should be done ASAP to keep it in pristine condition. Without preservation, you run the risk of yellowing fabric, mold or mildew, and permanent fabric creasing. This also rings true for your veil or sash. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to preserving your dress.

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New Salon Opening: Stephen Grace Atelier Fri 6/8

New Houston Bridal Salon Grand Opening Julie Vino Wedding Dress
Gown: Julie Vino | Designer Available At: Stephen Grace Atelier
There’s just something so…THRILLING…about the debut of a new Houston bridal salon.

And we are THRILLED to be part of the grand opening of Stephen Grace Atelier in The Woodlands, which officially kicks off a new era in bridal couture this Friday, June 8, at 5 p.m.! That’s when this sparkling new gem of a bridal boutique hosts its Grand Opening Party, featuring delish bites, bubbly, great music, and a glorious, twinkling, flowing, flouncing, fabulous array of fresh-off-the-runway bridal gowns.

Houston Bridal Salon Lian Rokman Wedding Dress
Gown: Lian Rokman | Designer Available At: Stephen Grace Atelier
This very special Houston salon grand opening will feature not one, but FOUR, trunk shows.

Designers on special display are Atelier Pronovias, Lian Rokman, Julie Vino and Fiore Couture, so prepare yourselves, ladies! The salon also carries DemetriosKaren Willis Holmes, and, coming soon, Alessandra Rinaudo by Nicole Spose, and Muse by BertaAlong with gorgeous bridal gowns, Stephen Grace Atelier will be showcasing carefully curated bridal accessories, jewelry and shoes for the style-minded Houston bride. All this, in a luxurious atmosphere staffed by experts who are “determined to make every bride who walks in our doors feel as beautiful on the outside as she is on the inside.” Amen to that, y’all!

Demetrios Wedding Gown Blush Lace Houston Texas
Gown: Demetrios | Designer Available At: Stephen Grace Atelier
Planning to attend?

Make sure to RSVP so they know you’re coming, and can welcome you in style! Can’t attend the grand opening? Schedule your salon consultation for a more convenient time…and get ready to find the dress of your dreams! Happy bridal gown shopping, loves!

 

Get The Look: Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dress

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Photo: Andrew Matthews

When Meghan Markle pulled up to St. George’s Chapel last weekend, all eyes were on her, waiting to see the design chosen for her wedding look. Markle stepped out exuding grace and elegance in her Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy gown. If Markle’s timeless chic style is what you aspire for your own special day, we’ve got you covered. Below are similar looks — some available at our favorite salons in Houston — that echo Markle’s royal elegance. Click here to read the rest of this post »

15 Most Stunning Royal Wedding Gowns

Photo: BridalMusings

Actres Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be married Sat., May 19 at Winsdor Castle and anticipation for the royal wedding is at an all-time high with just over a week until the big day. However, very little is known about the details of the wedding leading to specualtion on everything ranging from guest performances to the design of Markle’s gown. The royal family and the bride-to-be have remained tight-lipped when it comes to the gown, but we can be sure it will be stunning. In honor of the pending nuptials, we’ve complied a list of the most stunning royal wedding gowns.

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