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What Style Wedding Dress are Your Looking For- Fall/Winter 2015 Bridal Dresses

Posted by Champion Wedding Gown Specialist on October 23, 2015

Weddings… our whole lives seem centred around them. For a girl, there is no bigger event in her life than the time that she walks down the aisle. Surrounded family and peers, the bride is the centre of attention while the spot lights are fixed on the Wedding Dress.

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Topics: Bridal Gowns, wedding gowns, wedding dress, Fall Wedding

What's Your Wedding Style? Part Three: Vintage

Posted by Brandi Kane on April 15, 2013

What's your Wedding Style?  Being able to answer this one question will help you shape your entire wedding from start to finish.

Classic and Traditional Weddings are the most Common.  In 2012, 64% of all weddings were in this category.  Though Classic weddings are definitely the most popular, Vintage Weddings are a choice made by many. 

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Topics: Wedding Dress Colors, Vintage Wedding Dress, Wedding Gown Styles, Wedding Resources, wedding dress, wedding planning, Cleaning and Preservation

What's Your Wedding Style? Part One: Classic

Posted by Brandi Kane on March 18, 2013

What's your Wedding Style?  Being able to answer this one question will help you shape your entire wedding from start to finish.

Classic and Traditional Weddings are the most Common.  In 2012, 64% of all weddings were in this category.  Though non-traditional weddings are on the rise, Classic weddings are definitely the most popular. 

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Topics: Bridal Gowns, Wedding Dress Colors, Wedding Gown Styles, wedding dress cleaning, wedding dress cleaning Birmingham Alabama, wedding dress, Birmingham wedding planning, Cleaning & Pressing

How to Store Your Wedding Dress Before and After Your Wedding

Posted by Brandi Kane on January 31, 2013

Smart brides don't wait until the last minute for anything, most importantly the Wedding Dress. Some even buy the perfect dress months or years in advance. Knowing how to store a wedding dress before the wedding, as well as after, is the key to ensuring that your dress stays as beautiful as you bought it.

Most brides know to protect their wedding gown after their wedding by cleaning and preserving it like the picture above, but they often don't often think about protecting their wedding gown before their wedding.

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Topics: wedding dress preservation, wedding dress, storing a wedding dress, Gown Restoration

Six Tips For Planning a Great Destination Wedding

Posted by David Whitehurst on July 29, 2011

 

Find a special destination for your wedding...and do your planning to make it all work

Destination weddings are becoming ever more popular because they are a fantastic way to make your wedding day even more special.  By securing a magical destination for your wedding you are not only getting a vacation, but you are cementing the occasion in the head of all parties as an amazing memory.  To get the most out of your destination wedding, take note of the following tips.

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Topics: wedding dress, Destination Wedding, wedding planning

The Pros and Cons of Used Wedding Dresses

Posted by David Whitehurst on May 10, 2011

Wedding dresses are symbol of perhaps the happiest day in a woman's life.

But sometimes wedding dresses are enjoyed only on the wedding day.

After the wedding day, wedding dresses may rest cleaned and preserved to sit in the bride's closet waiting to be passed on to a daughter.  And sometimes, they are simply left taking up space in the closet collecting dust, uncleaned, unpreserved and slowly dying.

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Topics: used wedding dress, wedding dress, wedding gown preservation in Birmingham Alabama

What Wedding Dress Neckline Style Is Right For You?

Posted by Sherry Whitehurst on April 11, 2011

 

Each woman has a different figure, but there are a few figure “types” that you could probably be classified into.  

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Topics: wedding gown necklines, wedding gown, wedding dress

Can I Wear My Wedding Dress After It Is Preserved?

Posted by David Whitehurst on February 15, 2011

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning Birmingham Alabama, wedding dress preservation, wedding dress

Restoring and Restyling Vintage Wedding Dresses In Birmingham, AL

Posted by David Whitehurst on July 20, 2010

I received a question from Kristin about restyling her grandmother's vintage wedding dress.  This is what she asked:

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Topics: Vintage Wedding Dress, used wedding dress, wedding dress alterations, wedding dress alterations in Birmingham Alabama, wedding dress, wedding memories, wedding gown preservation in Birmingham Alabama, second hand wedding dress, restore vintage wedding dress

Can I get My Wedding Dress Cleaned In A Week?

Posted by David Whitehurst on July 7, 2010

I had a recent request about how much time we need to clean a wedding dress.  Here is the question I was asked from a UAB Nursing Student:

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Topics: wedding dress cleaning, wedding gown, dry cleaner, wedding dress, second hand wedding dress

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