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Announcing Our Wedding Dress Giveaway Worth More than $1000

12/03/2018

Dress Giveaway

Announcing Our Wedding Dress Giveaway Worth More than $1000 />
If you’ve been following along on our blog, you know we've partnered with wedding stationery company Basic Invite and custom jewelry company Centime as part of an amazing wedding prize package giveaway worth more than $1,000! We hope that the giveaway, which launched today on our Instagram feed, will help ease some of the stress of wedding planning for one lucky winner! One lucky bride to be ... read more

Four Tips for Choosing Bridesmaid Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Love

11/17/2018

Bridesmaid Gifts

Four Tips for Choosing Bridesmaid Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Love />
Your besties have been through so much with you and now they’re ready to help you celebrate your big day. Why not give them a bridesmaid gift that they will love, and actually wear beyond your wedding day? Being a bridesmaid is an honor, but let’s be honest, it is also a commitment of time and money. When it comes to thanking your bridesmaids for their support, time and friendship, you want t... read more

Custom Wedding Stationery Without the Stress

Custom Wedding Stationery Without the Stress />
Once you've found the perfect wedding dress and set the date, one of the next wedding planning tasks you’ll tackle is choosing wedding invitations. We've partnered with Basic Invite as part of an amazing wedding prize package giveaway worth more than $1,000 on our Instagram feed that will help ease some of the stress of wedding planning! One lucky bride to be will win our popular Joy ... read more

How To Plan a Wedding on a Budget

09/04/2018

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How To Plan a Wedding on a Budget />
Last year, the typical American wedding cost more than $30,000, according to the popular wedding website The Knot. Fortunately for brides on a budget, this number can go down significantly if you know where to cut costs. Brides by Alejandre, for example, offers custom wedding gowns in satin or lace at a substantial savings over the average $1,500 that brides spent on their dream dress in 2017. We... read more

Six Outdoor Wedding Venue Ideas

Six Outdoor Wedding Venue Ideas />
Outdoor weddings are a perennial favorite for couples who want a less formal and more personalized wedding, not to mention they can also be less costly. They can also be ideal for beautiful photography landscapes when Mother Nature cooperates. Here is a list of six outdoor wedding venue ideas: Public Parks Many public parks have outdoor spaces available to rent for special occasions, from the ... read more

Seven Summer Wedding Trends We're Watching

Seven Summer Wedding Trends We're Watching />
Although fall has pushed past summer as the most popular season for weddings, summer is still a busy season for brides and grooms! Summer tends to lend itself well to more casual weddings, with that relaxed vibe influencing the wedding reception as well. Are you planning a summer wedding? Brides by Alejandre can help you find your dream wedding dress! We’ll design a dress individually customi... read more

Wedding Day Style: Types of Wedding Dresses For Every Body Type

Wedding Day Style: Types of Wedding Dresses For Every Body Type />
Are you on a mission to find your dream wedding dress? Once you have narrowed down your favorite types of wedding dresses, perhaps on a Pinterest board or by flipping through magazines, start by trying on wedding gowns that work best for your body type. Your wedding dress inspires your wedding day style and all eyes will be on you when you walk down the aisle so you’ll want to feel your most con... read more

Dad Of The Bride Tips

06/12/2018

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Dad Of The Bride Tips />
7 Guidelines for the Bride's Dad Besides, of course, the very important role of father of the bride, the dad of the day plays a key role in wedding planning and the wedding itself. In honor of Father's Day this month, we thought we'd share seven guidelines for duties traditionally overseen by the bride's dad. Contribute Financially Today more and more couples help pay for their wedding th... read more

Top Wedding Hair Accessories and Styles for 2018

Top Wedding Hair Accessories and Styles for 2018 />
Wedding hair style trends for 2018 embrace a laid-back, no-fuss vibe. Fussy top knots, intricate updos and hairspray stiff hairstyles are out. Wedding hairstyles and wedding hair accessories in 2018 are all about making you feel like your best self and accentuating the bride's natural beauty through natural, easy and effortless looks. Here are some of the top wedding hair accessories and hair s... read more

Six Shopping Tips For Mother of the Bride Fashion

Six Shopping Tips For Mother of the Bride Fashion />
When it comes to your wedding day, choosing your wedding dress is no doubt one of the biggest, and first, decisions you'll make. There’s one more wedding fashion decision that is also significant, and that is the mother of the bride gown. Helping your mother find the perfect dress can also be a mother/daughter bonding experience and part of your special wedding memories. The mother of the... read more