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Behind the Wedding Day: Marilee’s Bridal & Special Occasions

18 Sep

With the 9th Annual Niagara Autumn Wedding Show fast approaching, TopWeddingShows.com has set out to give you a closer look into the local wedding world, with behind the scenes access to the talented industry leaders who turn your dreams into wedding reality. Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with Mary from Marilee’s Bridal & Special Occasions! Visit their website: www.mariless.com

Marilee's Booth at the Niagara Autumn Wedding Show 2012

Marilee’s Booth at the Niagara Autumn Wedding Show 2012

In your opinion, what are the biggest dessert trends for the upcoming wedding season?

Ruffles!

What is the number one piece of advice you’d give to couples planning a wedding in 2012 / 2013?

Plan early-order early…the best ways to eliminate stress

What is your favourite wedding themed movue or TV/Reality Show of all time?

Bridesmaids and Say Yes to the Dress-Kleinfelds Addition

What is your favorite part of the wedding process?

The commitment rgar 2 people are making to each other on their wedding day

What will you be showcasing at the Niagara Autumn Wedding Show?

Bridal Gowns

Be sure to visit Marilee’s  in booth #62 at the 9th Annual Niagara Autumn Wedding Show taking place September 23rd at the Holiday Inn Parkway Hotel and Convention Centre in St. Catharines. Visit www.topweddingshows.com for more information.

Talking Wedding Fashion with Atoriana’s Fashion Boutique, Hamilton

25 Jul
Atoriana's Fashion Boutique is exhibiting in the Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show 2012

Atoriana’s Fashion Boutique is exhibiting in the Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show 2012

Ashur from Atoriana’s Fashion Boutique has kindly taken the time to answer some of our top questions about the upcoming wedding season in our “Behind the Big Day” Series…. And made us want to go shopping in the process!  Atoriana’s Fashion Boutique carries an extensive collection of women’s party dresses including: Evening Gowns, Bridesmaid, Prom, Mothers, Social Occasions, Children’s Formal Wear, Fashion Accessories and Fashion Jewellery. Their services include  Prom/Event Registry, Private Appointments, Custom orders …and much much more!

Q: In your opinion, what are the biggest trends for the upcoming wedding season?

Evening gown from Atoriana's-neutral colours are so popular for 2012-2013 weddings

Evening gown from Atoriana’s-neutral colours are so popular for 2012-2013 weddings

A: For Décor: Warm, rich colours, embellishments including pop out fabrics

Attire: Nude and black are HUGE colours for the wedding party! You will see a return of ornate designs and fabrics such as lace and beaded dresses.  RICHNESS is the key word for fall

Q: What is the number one piece of advice you would give to couples planning a wedding in 2012/2013?

A: Fall and Spring weddings are great to plan! Fall weddings are great for weather conditions, the colours of Fall attire look superb in photos while the vibrancy of Spring can give lots of energy and radiance to your entire wedding theme.

Q: What is one of the funniest things you have experienced since working in the wedding industry?

A: Helping MOB and MOG’s pick out what colours they are going to wear LOL!

Q: What is your favourite wedding themed movie TV/reality show of all time?

A: 27 Dresses!

Q: What is your favourite part of the wedding process?

Rich, ornate gowns are popular for weddings 2012-2013. Dress carried at Atorianas, Hamilton

Rich, ornate gowns are popular for weddings 2012-2013. Dress carried at Atorianas, Hamilton

A: EVERY part of it! The entire process should be enjoyed and celebrated!

Q: What will you be showcasing at the Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show?

A: Evening wear including accessories. 

Be sure to visit the entire team at Atoriana’s Fashion Boutique in booth #181 at the

15th Annual Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show

September 29 & 30, 2012~ The Careport Expo Centre

270 Longwood Rd South, Hamilton, Ontario

www.TopWeddingShows.com

Or Visit Atoriana’s Fashion Boutique at their location:

586 Upper James St.

Hamilton, ON L9C 2Y6

Tel: (905) 538-8801

Email: info@atorianas.com

 

Behind “The Big Day” Series: Annette’s Bridal

25 Jul

With the 9th Annual Niagara Autumn Wedding Show fast approaching, TopWeddingShows.com has set out to give you a closer look into the local wedding world, with behind the scenes access to the talented industry leaders who turn your dreams into wedding reality. Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with Annette Kowalski from Annette’s Bridal. Visit their website at www.annettesbridalstore.com

In your opinion, what are the biggest trends for the upcoming wedding season?
Natural waist, lace, Illusion knecklines, 2 looks in one and jewelled shoes

What is the number one piece of advice you’d give to couples planning a wedding in 2012 / 2013?
Decide what is of priority to you and budget accordingly. Then eliminate some of the other indulgences so you are able to focus on what is important to you. 

What is your favorite wedding themed movie or TV / reality show of all time?
Four Wedding and a Funeral – The flowers and settings were fab!

What is your favorite part of the wedding process?
Helping create unique looks with accessories and designs.

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Be sure to visit Annette’s Bridal at the 9th Annual Niagara Autumn Wedding Show taking place September 23rd at the Holiday Inn Parkway Hotel and Convention Centre in St. Catharines.
Visit www.topweddingshows.com for more information.

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Behind the “Big Day” with Angie’s Bridal Boutique

23 Jul

Hey Brides-to-Be!  The bridal team from Angie’s Bridal Boutique  has answered some of our top questions about the upcoming wedding season in our “Behind the Big Day” Series.  Angie’s Bridal Boutique has a simple mission: to help you find your perfect dress! They carry many different styles at a range of prices to help you find the flowing train, exquisite bodice, or special little detail that makes your dress perfect! Happy reading.

Q: In your opinion, what are  the biggest rends for the upcoming wedding season?

A: New styles are showing as well as a return of more traditional looks complete with lace and embroidery. Overall, ELEGANCE is certainly the key when choosing your wedding gown for 2012 and beyond.

tradional embellishments with a modern cut=elegance Photo Source: http://allurebridals.com/Store_ProductDetail.aspx?pid=5Fc77426991182ch1c6B

tradional embellishments with a modern cut=elegance Photo Source: http://allurebridals.com/Store_ProductDetail.aspx?pid=5Fc77426991182ch1c6B

 

 

Q: What is the #1 piece of advice you would give to couples planning a wedding ?

A: Start planning Early!  It takes time for everything to come in and you certainly want to leave room for  fittings.

Q: What is your favourite wedding themed movie/TV show of all time?

A: Four Weddings and a Funeral and Rich Bride/Poor Bride

Q: What is your favourite part of the wedding planning process?

A: When the bride find The One…and we are talking about the dress here.  Our whole team loves making people happy and sharing in the bride’s excitement.

Q: What will you be showcasing at the Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show?

A: We will be showcasing new styles from our suppliers including Sorello Vita for the first time in this area. We are so excited! 

Sorella Vita Brand at Angies Bridal and showcased at Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show

Sorella Vita Brand at Angies Bridal & showcased at Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Be sure to visit the entire team at Angie’s Bridal Boutique in booth #208 at the15th Annual Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show~September 29 & 30, 2012~The Careport Expo Centre~ 270 Longwood Rd South, Hamilton, Ontario

www.TopWeddingShows.com

Or Visit Angie’s Bridal Boutique at their Waterdown Location:

Angie's Bridal will be at the Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show 2012

Angie’s Bridal will be at the Hamilton-Halton Fall Wedding Show 2012

 

 

5 Mill St. South

Waterdown, ON L0R2H4

Phone: 905-689-8400

 

 

Hours:

Mondays, Tuesdays and Evenings

by Appointment Only

Wednesday: 12-6, Thursday: 12-8, Friday: 12-6, Saturday: 10-5, Sunday: 12-5

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