Finding your gown is one of the most magical experiences you will have. You are going to get married in that dress, and that’s extraordinary! To keep that floating on air feeling, Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo offers some tips for a successful bridal appointment: When do I start looking? The best time to shop for … Continue reading How to Have a Wonderful Bridal Appointment
Franco and I are so fortunate to own Darianna Bridal & Tuxedo, because a family business is something we always wanted. We are also fortunate to be invited to many black tie galas and formal affairs because of this business. It’s usually easy for us to choose our formal wear attire, however I think it’s … Continue reading What Do Bridal Store Owners Wear to Black Tie Galas?
In my opinion, there are no coincidences. Things happen that defy logic, like deja vu, karma, or even signs from beyond that make us profoundly sad, yet simultaneously grateful and connected. In this blog, we tell some powerful stories from our brides in our store, that show when you are saying Yes, there may be … Continue reading Beyond Yes To The Dress
In this blog, we focus on helping brides with specific needs for chronic illness or mobility impairment. Choosing a bridal gown is a fun, exciting, and sometimes daunting task. Every bride deserves the day, and the gown, of her dreams! To make the most of your bridal appointment, think about any features of your gown … Continue reading Dress Shopping For Brides With Chronic Illness or Mobility Impairment
We recently had the good fortune to be guests at several weddings of friends of ours. Working in the wedding industry doesn’t always afford us the opportunity to see the end result and it was really fun to be a guest and not just a vendor! We thought a great blog would be to tell … Continue reading The Wedding Experience: From A Guest Perspective
Wedding dress shopping is one of the most exciting parts of planning your wedding! While researching styles and shops, you may encounter some terms that you have never heard before. To best prepare you for your shopping experience, we have created a Wedding Dress Glossary! Impress your entourage by being able to identify all the … Continue reading The Bridal Glossary – What Does It Mean?
A perfect wedding planning experience is definitely not normal. You’re not alone if you feel like pulling your hair out… This Wedding Wire blog repost addresses this! This blog creates awareness of some of the things that undoubtedly go wrong along the way, and how to adjust your expectations. Don’t worry, also included is great … Continue reading Imperfect Wedding Planning Is Normal!
We’ve all heard urban myths and legends. Some are funny like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. Some are creepy like Bloody Mary; the Woman in White and Area 51. Yet, even though we know these myths are based on nothing more than rumor and exaggeration, they still persist. Like any other segment of society, … Continue reading Bridal Myths: Exposed!
If you’ve said yes to your dress already, then you know this to be the case: the right accessory can completely transform a great dress into THE dress. If you’re just starting out, picture this: There you are on the pedestal in a beautiful wedding dress. You really like it. You look amazing and it’s … Continue reading Say Yes! To The Right Accessory!
Have you shopped for your wedding dress and been shocked at the size? You’re not alone. The fashion world is all over the place with sizing these days! Manufacturers are changing their cutting scales so now you could fit into a size much smaller than your “usual”, but this is not the case in a … Continue reading Help! What Dress Size Am I?!