The Best Wedding Dresses By Body Type

The Best Wedding Dresses By Body Type

Dress shopping can be a daunting feat, especially when you're looking for the best wedding dresses for your body type. To begin the process, you'll want to keep in mind the style of dress you really envision yourself in.
May 01, 2017
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Kelly Augustine Real Bride Real Glamour

Kelly Augustine Real Bride Real Glamour

Kelly Augustine Real Bride is a head-turner – she has stunning features, naturally curly locks, and a glowing smile to match. And she’s oh-so talented!
April 01, 2015
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Kathryn Morris Real Bride Real Glamour

Kathryn Morris Real Bride Real Glamour

I took a few minutes to chat with Kathryn Morris Real Bride during our Real Women, Real Bride shoot with PLUS Model Magazine. She tells it like it is,  and I love that about her!   Read on to see what she had to say about the fashion industry and what inspires her look, including some great suggestions for YouTube makeup channels!  (Everyone on the Fashion Team rushed to practice the perfect winged eyelinre).
April 01, 2015
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What to Wear Under Your Wedding Dress

You’ve been flipping through magazines and scrolling through websites for the perfect plus size wedding dress inspiration. You looked at dress shapes and hemlines. You had a long debate about whether or not to go strapless. And then it hit you – what do you wear under your wedding dress of your dreams?
February 09, 2015
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Top Honeymoon Destinations by Season

Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials!  One of the most exciting, memorable and stressful things of getting married is the planning the wedding.  You'll want to put the same amount of thought and details into your honeymoon, the official start of your life together.
February 06, 2015
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Love February is National Wedding Month

February is already a pretty romantic time of year (we’re looking at you, Valentine’s Day), but if you need an extra reason to flip through bridal magazines and ogle over dresses: February is National Wedding Month according to the Association of Bridal Consultants!
February 02, 2015
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Trendy 2015 Plus Size Bridal Gowns

Got Engaged? Discover trendy 2015 plus size bridal gowns. The New Year is officially in full swing, and with it come many new brides-to-be. If you or someone you know got engaged over the holidays – congratulations!
January 05, 2015
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Hello from Harrogate Bridal Show 2014

Hello from Harrogate Bridal Show 2014

Just back from the famed Harrogate Bridal Show 2014. This was the first, but it won't be my last, trip to the United Kingdom's highly- anticipated annual event in the rolling Yorkshire countryside outside of London. Everyone in the special occasion dress industry raves about the show held annually in September.  Now I understand why!
September 15, 2014
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Exhibit Traces the White Wedding Gown Tradition

Exhibit Traces the White Wedding Gown Tradition

So lucky to catch a recent  New York Times edition featuring a catchy headline: "The Bride Didn’t Always Wear White".   In case you missed the fashion story (maybe you were celebrating July 4th?)  let me share highlights with you.
July 07, 2014
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Plus Size Informal Wedding Dresses Shoot at Winery

Plus Size Informal Wedding Dresses Shoot at Winery

When I designed the 2015 collection of plus size informal wedding dresses,  I had in mind the bride with her heart set on a wedding in a romantic setting.  So when it came time to photograph the collection,  I insisted we find a location that bride would love - as much as her future husband.
June 11, 2014
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Plus Sized Wedding Gowns Shoot at Coronado Ballroom

Plus Sized Wedding Gowns Shoot at Coronado Ballroom

Today I sat down to write a handwritten "thank you" note to the owners of the historic Coronado Ballroom in St. Louis, the fairy-tale location of our recent bridal shoot of plus sized wedding gowns from our 2015 Michelle Bridal Collection.
June 04, 2014
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Plus Size Bridal Shoot Check List

Ever wonder what it takes to pull off a two-day shoot? Get an instant  idea of the depth of detail needed to go on location.
May 30, 2014
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