Upcoming Trunk Show Alert: Robert Bullock Bride

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Have YOU booked your appointment to our next trunk show?
Blush Bridal Boutique has a Robert Bullock trunk show planned for November 8-17!

TraceRobert Bullock Bride is a collection of timeless yet modern gowns for the bride who wants to create a sophistication that will never be out of style. Inspired by decades of sensual & feminine design, Robert has managed to capture today’s bride’s need to look back at her pictures in years to come and still be a timeless beauty.

Book your appointment today! You do not want to miss out on seeing this fabulous collection of wedding gowns.

Wedding Gown Alterations: The Secret To Looking Amazing

When selecting a wedding gown, it is important to accept the fact that in most cases, alterations will be an absolute requirement!

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Many brides become frustrated because they believe that because they are measured for a gown, it will be cut to their exact body proportions. This is not the case at all. A bridal consultant is simply gathering data (bust measurement, waist measurement, hip measurement, height) to determine which standard size will fit the bride best.

An experienced consultant will explain this process and will point out in advance where adjustments will be needed. For example, perhaps a bride’s hip measurement requires her to order a size 8 in her wedding gown, but her bust measurement falls into the size 6 range, the consultant should mention to the bride that side/bust alterations will be required if the size 8 is ordered.

Note that in most cases, it is wise to select the size which corresponds to your largest measurement.

Some of the most common alterations include:

Bustle-adding hooks so that a long train may be bustled at the reception for ease of movement.

Sides/bust-taking in the sides of the dress so that it fits closer to the body; this fit is important in strapless dresses!

Hem-most brides need a bit of an adjustment in length.

Straps-many times, these are cut a bit large and need to be tailored so they stay in place.

It is critical that both brides and bridesmaids factor alterations into their budgets if they wish to look their best in their dresses!

Oh, and one more tip- it is WAY less expensive to have alterations to adjust a dress to a smaller size than to a larger one. Don’t let your ego convince you to order a smaller size than the bridal consultant recommends…it could be a costly mistake!

Wedding Gown Shopping For Fabulously Real Brides That Are Fabulously Real Sizes

plus3As brides first begin searching for the perfect gown, they may gather piles of wedding magazines and admire the plethora of dresses…all modeled by tall, size zero model-brides.

One may be led to wonder whether there are gowns for curvier, real-sized brides.

At Blush Bridal Boutique, we are actually asked this question often. Our answer is simple. Blush Bridal Boutique specializes in brides. Period.

We realize that beautiful brides come in all shapes and sizes. We have always had a full selection of fabulous gown in stock for sizes 6 through 28. And our style experts are trained to assist all brides in finding their dream dresses!

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With the upcoming closure of CurvyGirls Bridal, a store that specialized in brides of all sizes, Blush Bridal Boutique is ready to emphasize that we are here to make all brides feel amazingly confident and perfectly gorgeous on their wedding days. We want every woman to be the bride she’s always dreamed she would be.