Posts tagged wedding dress
Tip: Crochet Hook for Your Wedding Dress

If your wedding dress has a row of tiny buttons down the back, don't forget the crochet hook! This tool will save your bridesmaids a LOT of time and they will thank you for it. Just insert the hook into the loop and pull across the button. Voila! You can find these nifty tools at your local craft store for just a few bucks.

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Wedding Stylist & Bridal Valet Services

I recently met Libby Salerno, a fabulous stylist who has found the perfect niche in the wedding industry. Brides, let me tell you… you need to meet Libby too! What exactly does a wedding “stylist” do? Well, first of all, she will work with you to help you figure out your wedding day look from head to toe… wedding gown, veil, accessories, shoes, your whole ensemble.

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Chicago Bridal Fashion Spotlight: Elise Bergman

I was lucky enough to meet this week’s local fashion designer, Elise Bergman, when I was a fashion intern at a Chicago PR firm. Amid running typical intern-like errands (such as fetching more bags of ice than I could possibly carry—in heels—from a convenience store multiple blocks away), I got to mix and mingle with some well-to-do-Chicagoans at Elise’s trunk show at Roslyn in Bucktown.

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Chicago Bridal Fashion Spotlight: Amanda Archer

With all the hype surrounding the upcoming wedding season and new bridal fashion lines (and, of course, the granddaddy fashion event of the year being the always-inspirational-no-matter-where-you-live New York Fashion Week), we thought it would be fun to take it all back to the place Sweetchic Events calls home: CHICAGO!

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HP7: Bill & Fleur’s Wedding

We went to see the first installment of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows over the weekend (LOVED it!) and – shocker – one of my favorite scenes was the wedding of Bill and Fleur. It was a gorgeous, sumptuous affair, and to be honest, a wee bit more fancy schmancy than I envisioned for the Weasleys.

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Chicago Bridal Market Experience

On Monday, Ms. Hot Wings and I had the opportunity to go to the Chicago Bridal Market under the Weddingbee/Project Wedding moniker as “Press”. What exactly is the Bridal Market? It is where tons of wedding dress designers/manufacturers along with wedding accessories and shoe manufacturers gather bi-annually to display all their new designs for retailers to view and place their orders for Spring/Fall.

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