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What Should I Do With My Wedding Dress? Introducing: The Anniversary Collection!

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What Should I Do With My Wedding Dress? Introducing: The Anniversary Collection!

You said “Yes!” to the perfect dress for the perfect day. After months of preparations, everything went off without a hitch. A romantic honeymoon followed... and you are enjoying the first month or years of newlywed bliss!  One day you open your closet and realize that your wedding dress is just hanging there in the back - you even forgot to get it cleaned! You wonder, “Am I supposed to save this for 30 years like my mother did?” or “Should I even save this?" You love it, but doubt that a future daughter would want to wear it as-is....

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Kelsey & Cody: A Real Wedding Story

Kelsey & Cody: A Real Wedding Story

In the midst of a global pandemic, love still prevails. On June 6th, 2020 Kelsey Peters and Cody Abramson said “I do” in a backyard wedding at the Abramson family residence. The bride and groom wanted their wedding to feel peaceful and romantic. They created a lush, natural vibe by incorporating white and green elements with a hint of silvery purple. The bride, Kelsey, looked stunning in a strapless mermaid style wedding dress, beautifully embellished with lace.  Kelsey’s aunt Catherine had a few special gifts made for the bride from her handmade wedding dress. The antique wedding dress was a labor...

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7 Ways to Incorporate Mom (or Grandma’s) Dress into Your Wedding Day!

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7 Ways to Incorporate Mom (or Grandma’s) Dress into Your Wedding Day!

Wedding dresses, symbolizing a forever love, hold much emotional and sentimental value. Incorporating family dresses from mom, grandma, or a special aunt into the big days adds a wonderful touch of family history and love. If you are reading this article, you may be a bride-to-be who is wondering how to honor your mother on your wedding day. Maybe you are an M-o-B that has saved your wedding dress for your daughter, but now laugh that you haven’t taken your dress out of the box once in decades! For either case, here are 7 meaningful ways to incorporate a family wedding...

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The Green Wedding Choice

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The Green Wedding Choice

Under all of the lace, satin, and ruffles of our business is an underlying passion for sustainability.  Wedding dresses are often worn for a single occasion and then placed in a box for storage for decades. And most modern brides want the chance to express their individual style by selecting their own wedding dress.  Every day we hear from M-o-B’s who have kept their dress for 30 years in a closet without even opening the box. This is disheartening when you think about the amount of labor and energy-intensive work required to create a wedding dress!  Unbox the Dress offers brides...

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Green is the new White: Sustainability for Weddings

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Green is the new White: Sustainability for Weddings

Sustainability has been a growing movement for not just the fashion industry but has spread to weddings. The Wedding Academy Global’s International Wedding Trend Report 2019 declares sustainability as one of the top trends for this year. The trend called "Creative Conscious" means being creative in planning your wedding within the confines of remaining environmentally responsible. Mother Earth News So much attention goes towards the planning and creating of an eco-friendly wedding. Regardless of how sustainable, however, all the planning - event decor, wedding party outfits, and food are all for one day. Fortunately, flowers, dresses, suits, and meals are general enough...

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