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#ShopLocal: Why It’s Important to Buy Your Wedding Gown Locally

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You’ve said yes to the ring and to your soulmate – now it’s time to say YES to the dress! In the age of the internet and social media, the wedding gown options are truly endless. When you spend hours scrolling and looking for your dream dress, thinking about purchasing a dress from an online retailer, a chain retailer or


What Does This Dress Code Mean? A Guide to Wedding Guest Attire

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We totally understand: knowing what’s appropriate to wear to a wedding can be tricky! Wedding guest attire is often confusing and with all the dress code terminology used these days, it can be hard to decipher what each term really means. We’re here to help! Below, we’re explaining what the most common terms for wedding guest attire indicate you should


Influencing an Industry: A Peek Inside The Life of a Bridal Buyer with Stanley Korshak

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From runway shows to one-on-one meetings, the life of a bridal buyer is a whirlwind of travels, decisions and trend setting. But just how much influence does a bridal buyer have on the looks that make it from the runway to the store? Stanley Korshak Bridal Salon’s buyer Christina Plumlee has met with the top designers in the bridal fashion


Wild at Heart: A Collection of Whimsically Romantic Wedding Gowns

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Hosting editorial inspiration for every bride, our Wild at Heart fashion editorial is not to be missed. Each image from the gorgeous gallery by Ben Q Photography is doused in a soft, agrarian haze, giving an entirely new definition to “picture-perfect.” The modern farmhouse at Davis & Grey Farms was the ideal backdrop with its crisp, white walls set amongst the


Wayfare: Bridal Gowns That Take You Places

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Gracing the pages – and cover – of the Brides of North Texas Spring/Summer 2020 issue, our Wayfare fashion editorial is everything we dreamed it would be. Our team was inspired by the fashion and architecture seen in worldwide travels when conceptualizing this fashion story. The soft, airy imagery from Rachel Elaine Photography expertly captured every last punchy hue and


These Bridal Fashion Trends Stole the Scene in 2019

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Each year, we love looking back and remembering the trends that stood out to us, especially when it comes to wedding gowns! 2019 saw a few jaw-dropping bridal fashion trends, and our North Texas bridal boutiques delivered, carrying incredible dresses and making these trends accessible for all kinds of DFW brides. From boho and whimsical details to all-over lace, 2019 was one


Top Three Trends from Fall/Winter 2020 Bridal Fashion Week

Another season, another bridal fashion week filled with endless inspiration of jaw-dropping gorgeous gowns! From frothy, organza dream layers to sleek and tailored minimalist looks, we’re still ogling over the new collections and can’t wait to see them on real brides in the months to come. Whether you’re looking for regal and romantic or prefer something a little more whimsically


What to Consider Before Selecting Your Bridesmaid Dresses – Tips from Margaret Collection


You’ve dreamed of your wedding gown since you were young, but how much thought have you given bridesmaid dresses? The process of selecting bridesmaid dresses that look great on your favorite girls as well making sure they work with the style of the wedding is a big job, but we can help you do it successfully! With these expert tips


Splendor: A Stately Affair Featuring Timeless Gowns – Part Two

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We’re thrilled to share part two of Splendor, our Fall/Winter 2019 fashion editorial at The Olana showcasing a collection of timeless gowns. If you missed part one, be sure to peruse those gowns here! We curated a group of classic, gorgeous gowns and couldn’t have asked for a better team of stylists to help bring these looks to life, including Lindsey Zamora‘s


Splendor: A Stately Affair Featuring Timeless Gowns – Part One

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The long-anticipated day has arrived: the reveal of Splendor, our Fall/Winter 2019 fashion editorial featuring stunning, timeless gowns against the jaw-dropping, majestic backdrop of The Olana. We’ve been so giddy to share these with our brides! The vendor team who came together for this project truly knocked it out of the park, with Bethany Erin Photography capturing every style on