Posts in category "wedding dresses"

white chicago is closing--huge bridal consignment sale

white chicago is closing--huge bridal consignment sale
White Chicago, a bridal consignment destination for brides-t0-be for the last five years, is closing up shop and offering gorgeous gowns at largely discounted prices. Book your appointment now between August 31, when the shop closes up for good. Find out more here. p.s. The shop is also looking to get rid of its furnishings,... Read more »

fashion advice from a dry cleaner: the davis imperial difference

fashion advice from a dry cleaner: the davis imperial difference
After my fifth bridesmaid fitting at various dry cleaning facilities around Chicago, I finally started to build somewhat of a loyalty to the family that worked at the location just down the block from my latest apartment. The guy who worked the desk was friendly, he always remembered me, and they stayed open late on... Read more »

Exclusive discount to Ciao Bella: A Locally Inspired Bridal Event

  Happy Thursday, readers! I am excited to tell you about a fantastic event happening this Sunday from noon to four for brides-to-be (and the people who love and support them!). Cial Bella: A Locally Inspired Bridal Event, co-sponsored by Taylor Made Invites and recent Refinery 29 obsession, bridal stylist Libby Salerno, will feature a fashion show with looks by Belle Vie Bridal... Read more »

wedding line: white house black market

Happy Monday readers! Let’s kick off the week by featuring another beloved line that has ventured into bridal and bridesmaid territory–this time, the reliable and stylish wedding stand-by, White House Black Market. Not only can guests go to this site to find classic and chic staples for their next cocktail hour, but brides and bridesmaids-to-be... Read more »

event recap: kate spade chicago-wedding belles and whistles

Last week, I attended a girly evening out at Kate Spade Chicago on Oak Street sponsored by Gilt City Chicago. As a way to launch their bridal line, Wedding Belles and Whistles allowed guests to nibble on delicious bite-sized cupcakes from Swirlz, sip on complimentary champagne, listen to the latest dance-worthy hits from DJ Megan... Read more »

flashback: wedding in mexico

In a desperate attempt to keep my spirits up until warmer weather finally gets here, let’s take a look back at one of the first weddings I attended while writing this blog, an event that happened a year ago to the day on Sunday. While the lucky couple is celebrating their first anniversary in Florida... Read more »

authentic and adorable DIY backyard wedding

It’s been a while since we’ve featured a real wedding here on Always a Bridesmaid, and this one is one of my faves. The bride and groom are adorable, from her handmade headpiece, cut-out shoes, and David’s Bridal dress down to his facial scruff and vest, and they planned a unique event that feels fresh,... Read more »

shopbop does bridal

Happy Tuesday, friends! In yet another fantastic, but not surprising, mesh of beloved fashion site meets bridal line, Shopbop has launched a wedding boutique, replete with everything from wedding and bridesmaid dresses to a sharply edited selection of lingerie, accessories, honeymoon wear, and even–genius!–gifts for the bride-to-be to give to her attendants. And since it’s... Read more »

talented wedding photographer: rachel g

While there are a slew of items for brides-to-be to check off their lists, choosing a photographer can be one of the most widely debated and stressed about. Luckily, today, there is a range of talented photographers that meet almost any style preference, timing, or budget to guarantee a lasting collection of memories from your... Read more »

wedding dresses for under $ Costco

Happy Monday, friends! While designers collaborating with mass retailers is nothing new (don’t miss Target bringing back all of their top sellers in their fashion line!), the pairing of wedding dresses and Costo may be the most extreme case I have heard. Kirstie Kelley, a couture wedding and bridesmaid dress designer, has partnered with the... Read more »