The Wedding Shoppe's Blog (16)

Royal Wedding

We are very excited about the engagement of Prince William and Kate. Weddings are a time for planning with family and friends and it will be fun following their special plans. What gown will she wear?? Where will they honeymoon?? How many will be on the guest list?? All the same questions as our brides to be........

Keep it fun, special and within your limitations and planning your special day can be a wonderful time in your life. Congrats to all of the engaged couples!

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on November 16, 2010 at 11:10am — No Comments

Shopping time line

Many brides want to know when and how far in advance should they start to look for their dream gown. My best advice is a year in advance is the normal engagement time so that is a GOOD STARTING POINT. Plan out your budget, your specific designs and then let a professional guide you. Shop when you are serious about buying...when you find it say Yes to the dress...You do not need to go to more that 2-3 specility bridal salons.

Friends and family referrals are a good starting place…


Added by The Wedding Shoppe on September 28, 2010 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Wedding planners and day of Services

Most brides feel that by choosing the best they can do all the final touches themselves. You all have busy lives and planning a wedding is a very big deal. We see that our brides that work with a reliable planner so much less stressful. Even if you just have the day of....a bride that has a person dresser for her big day can relax and feel pampered. This is the best money you can spend.

We even send out our seamstresses for the day to be there for all your bridal dressing…


Added by The Wedding Shoppe on March 4, 2010 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Brides Maids Dresses

Wow! It is finally true that alot of the designer of bridesmaids' have done dresses you may want to wear again. Alot of the fashion forward one shoulder gowns by Amsale and Badgley Mischka can even be worn by the mothers of.... The Dessy group has great short dupioni and peau de soie dresses. Your attendants are going to love the great prices too.

This was alos the perfect time to clean out our stock and donate to The Career Wardrobe a charity that is geared to help abused and needed… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on January 29, 2010 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Holiday Engagements

We see so many newly engaged brides during December! It starts a fun and exciting process. This is a time in your life where all your selections should be FULL SERVICE! Get all the personall treatment and reliable service for your very special day.

Bridal gown shopping should be fun but get all your questions answered too. Alterations are a very important part of the fit for your gown and should be offered at the salon. We cater to our brides from beginning to end and from head to… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on December 16, 2009 at 11:22am — No Comments

Bridal market

All the bridal guru's trudged through NY City this past weekend for the big bridal market. Fashion shows, hotel rooms full of jewels, veils, and accessories galor! The closure of the fall market with the Martha Stewart party at THE PLAZA, was devine. Designers, buyers, store owners, sales reps, magazine editors all compared their notes. Who would buy what and whom...

I always come back refreshed and excited to add to my already beautiful… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on October 20, 2009 at 8:24am — No Comments

The Shopping Entrouge

Brides do your self a big favor. Think twice about asking all your friends and family members with you on your bridal gown shopping days! Having been in the business for many years I see so many hurt brides leave the shop by comments that are made as they appear in the big mirror. Your dream gown is for you and your groom to is to fulfill your expectations and set the tone for your very special day. Take you mom, sister a dear friend that will not just tell you their opinion but who… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on October 10, 2009 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Change of season

Welcome fall 2009! Fashion seasons change and the closet updates are going strong however bridal classics are seasonless. The wedding gown industry has market in the US twice a year and in Europe once a year. Stores like ours, The wedding Shoppe are alwyas looking for the latest trends to update and excite our staff and new brides. But, classic ,elegant, bridal gowns with beautiful fabrics, clean lines and a touch of detail are perfect for your wedding any time of the year. Don't let dated… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on October 1, 2009 at 8:06am — 1 Comment

New additions to our collections

Beautiful new gowns are arriving daily. 2by Rosa Clara, romantic gowns at a wonderful opening price point for our salon. Lace by Judd Waddell, and modern gowns by Junko Yoshioka. The end of summer is sad for most but alot of engagements happen over the summer months so we are ready for all the excited brides to be to start their shopping.

With new merchandise coming in we also move some of our designer gowns to our sale room and will be planning a sample sale end of September. We… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on August 27, 2009 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Bridal Gown Lead time

Summer is here and all you teachers that are brides to be , and all others that have vacation days need to take advantage of your off time to plan that 2010 wedding. It will be a year of many decisions and planning. It comes faster that you can ever realize.

The gown shopping is a time to have fun, experiment, and take risk. Trying is free so make sure you select different styles your first time out. Once you start to comparing all dress to a particular one, you know that you found… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on July 7, 2009 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Bridal Gown Shopping

I think that this, wedding gown shopping, is one of the most exciting part of the wedding planning for the bride to be and her mom. Lately there has been so much press about finding deals, second hand dresses or shopping on line to intice brides that I need to remind all of you propective brides that there is so much more. Spending an afternoon with you mom, sister or dear friend is priceless.

The service a specility salon gives is well worth your time. All top salons like… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on June 9, 2009 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Trunk Shows

The Wedding Shoppe will host out last three trunk shows of the season. Bridal trunk shows give all of you brides to be the opportunity to view and try the featured desigers entire collection. Stores can never merchandise any designers full collection and these shows give you the chance to see them. We always offer an incentive to the brides during a trunk show and ofter have a rep or the designer themself to work with you. Special measurements, or custom changes are also waived fees during our… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on June 4, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Accessories from head to toe (and heels too !)

Sole Mates just arrived to the Wedding Shoppe. The newest invention since Spanxs. With so many brides investing in designer shoes, these little covers will save your heels from outside dirt and sinking into the ground. Very Clever......

Accessories are the way to add your personal flair to your wedding look. Brides are even changing their accessories from ceremony to reception. Adding colored sashes, brooches, chockers and even large bracletts to add their own personal statement. The… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on May 28, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Philadelphia Bridal Networking Event

Attended the Philadelphia BRIDES.COM Networking Event last night at F.U.E.L.

Wow! A beautiful venue to have your wedding. Of course I had heard of F.U.E.L. from many of our brides but this was my first affair there and I was really impressed.

The Host, BRIDES.Com did a beautiful job and everyone shared business cards, talked weddings and enjoyed the bar, music and food. Many wedding professionals from the burbs and the city got to catch up and meet and greet. We all have so much… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on May 15, 2009 at 9:06am — No Comments

Alteration Season in full swing

Spring is in the air and our many brides wedding dates are too! It is the season of pinning, sewing, pressing and more by our talented alteration ladies. They work personally with each bride until her gown fits like a dream for her big day. Bridal party dresses are sometime fitted in days of the wedding to accommodate the out of towner's.

Selling the perfect dress is only the beginning of the relationship we develop at The Wedding Shoppe. We become part of your family by the time the… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on May 10, 2009 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Past and Future Events

This past weekend we held a very successful Sample Sale. All the brides were extremely excited and pleased with their new dresses! Of course, we also service our Sample dresses!! Cleaning, alterations and any repairs needed.

This weekend, May 2 we are hosting a trunk show of No Ordinary Bride featuring all of their new 2010 designs.

On May 9th, Samantha from Junko Yoshioka will be joining us with her new 2010 collection!

Tweet us for an appointment on Saturday… Continue

Added by The Wedding Shoppe on April 30, 2009 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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