Last week we took a look at some of the wedding gown trends demonstrated by our merchants: thin spaghetti straps, unexpected texture, allover lace, textured skirt and train, short gowns, multi-textures, and interesting folds. Another is the increasing popularity of less formal gowns, which not only expands your options, but can also lower the cost of your dress. In fact, this type of dress has become so popular several clothing retailers have entered the market with fashionable, yet cost effective choices. Top Photo: One chain of department stores have online Bridal Shops with dresses from Adrianna Papell, Alex Evenings, Betsy […]
Deals and Discounts
If you or your guy needs good menswear, check out the clearance event at Jos. A Banks. Beginning today, through August 28th (or while supplies last) clearance items are 50% off. The Signature Gold 2-Button Superfine Wool Suit at left, for example, is $249. Original price: $995. Right now it is still available in five colors. There are also great deals in ties and dress shirts. Check out all current offers from Jos. A Banks here.
We know that, as a soon-to-be bride, you consider many styles and fashion for your wedding and reception dresses before making the perfect choice. This is why we have recently brought on over 50 new partners, several of which carry gowns & dresses in the latest trends. I’ve highlighted some of the more currently popular styles at the end of this post. We will be integrated the new gowns into our specialty pages, but you can use the product search to see them now. Together, the following two links include all partners’ inventories (click each to see): wedding dress, wedding gown. […]
There are several nice pieces of jewelry you can get for $30-$50-ish at Ice through the end of August. Click here, and automatically get $20 off jewelry plus free shipping. Or, shop the rings, necklaces, and earrings below and use code S20AU at checkout. Click here to see all current offers from Ice. Sterling Silver, Diamond, 9-10 mm Cultured Pearl Pendant with Chain. $55 (after $20 off) Sterling Silver, 4 3/8 Carat Amethyst, White Topaz Ring. $35 (after $20 off) Sterling Silver, 1 Carat Tanzanite, and Iolite Ring. $30 (after $20 off) 14K Yellow Gold and White Crystal Earrings $40 […]
There are so many different engagement ring styles and price ranges it can be overwhelming at first. One way to hone in on your favorites is to categorize the rings. To help, I’ve put together a quazi-inspiration board with different ring types: solitaires, three-stone, multi-stone, and sets, each with diamonds, gemstones, and cubic zirconia (cz). The CZ rings generally run well under $100 (many $30-$50). Gemstone and diamond rings vary in price depending on metal, whether the gemstone is natural or lab created, quality, and size. I hope you become inspired by the rings below! Solitaire Three Stone Multi-Stone Bridal […]
An upscale brand name department store we are not allowed to name has a well kept secret: their own bridal suite stocked with over 1,800 beautifully-crafted gowns and accessories for everyone in the bridal party, including: Brides: wedding dresses, reception dresses, shoes, jewelry, clutches & accessories Bridesmaids & Mothers: dresses, shoes, jewelry, clutches & accessories Flower Girls: dresses, shoes & accessories Groom & Men: suits, shoes, shirts, ties & accessories Ringbearers: attire & shoes Find out which department store this is, plus current offers, here.
If you have out-of-town guests traveling to your wedding, or you are all traveling to a destination, you will want to make your guests comfotable. A welcome bag filled with items they will need during their stay is your answer. Depending on your budget, these can range from small paper bags filled with water, a snack, and a map to large canvas totes overflowing with luxury items. Here are some ideas for items to put in your welcome bags welcome letter with directions to ceremony and reception and other critical details. refillable water bottle snacks (fruit, nuts, etc.) locally produced […]
There are some clearance flats that would work between events, at the reception, or for the ceremony itself, at Chinese Laundry right now. Until the end of the month, you can get an additional 20% off at checkout with the code TAKE20MORE. Click here to see the full sale section. To find more shoe sales, visit the MyOnlineWeddingHelp.com Shoe Discounts and Promotions page here.
Make your own wedding centerpieces from clear glass vases filled with freeze-dried, silk or fresh rose petals, baby’s breathe, and/or other florals. For a lighted centerpiece, put a flameless candle at the center and surround with your choice of decor. Or, fill a vase with water and top with these floating water candles (safely fueled by vegetable oil). You can also surround your vase centerpiece with led lit tea lights, personalized candles, or wedding favors. Wedding favor ideas: plantable seed packets, chocolate coins, personalized candy bars, the previously mentioned rose petals, or cookies. You can get more ideas for wedding […]
There was once a time when your choice of wedding or engagement ring was limited to what your local jeweler had in stock or could order from his or her distributor. No more. Modern times means a modern source for all wedding-related items: the Internet. Not only is the selection larger, but you can also virtually create your own jewelry by matching the loose diamond(s) of your choice to any of numerous settings. Here are some examples: Angara features a unique feature for some items that allows you to choose your design first, then control the price and quality by […]
We often agonize over what to get the parents of the bride and groom or want to find a truly meaningful gift for the couple. In both cases, a personalized item with the family or individual names–and even a favorite verse or quote–has much more sentimental value than a place setting or bouquet. A couple of ideas for gifts that will be fondly remembered and cherished for decades: A Framed Family Name Sign like the one at left is perfect for the family room wall or on the mantel. This particular item is on sale at A Gift Personalized for […]