Strapless Tulle Ballgown Wedding Dress from White by Vera Wang

Wedding Dress of the Day: Hand Draped Tulle Wedding Gown from White by Vera Wang

Strapless Tulle Wedding Dress by White by Vera Wang

Tulle Bridal Gown

Today’s wedding dress of the day, is not only a lovely ball gown style wedding dress, it also comes with a story of a good deed.  As you may have heard, bridal retailer Alfred Angelo Bridal unexpectedly closed their doors  this week, leaving many brides and wedding parties in a terrible predicament because many are still without their dresses.  David’s Bridal, however, has stepped up (as have many other local bridal boutiques) by offering assistance to anyone who has a verified purchase with Alfred Angelo, who is now worried about receiving their gowns.  See here for more details on the David’s Bridal offer to Alfred Angelo customers!Read More

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017: Guide to the Best Deals on Dresses and Accessories

The Best Deals on Dresses from the 2017 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!

This post on the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, has shopping sources and images that use affiliate links from our sponsors.

Deals from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017

1. Off the Shoulder Gown 2. Abigale Tulle Halter Gown 3. 4. Illusion Yoke Lace Gown 5. Ombré Lace Sheath Dress 6. Floral Romper  7. Jayce Lace Dress  8. Elynor Maxi Dress

Mid-July is not only the height of summer wedding season, it’s also time for the highly-anticipated Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Right now, it’s the Anniversary Sale Early Access period, just for Nordstrom card holders. Get the card, and you can get new arrivals and clearance items at unheard of prices before the sale is open to the public on July 21.

New Dresses on Sale at Nordstrom

Best New Dresses on Sale Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

1 – Cold Shoulder Midi Dress 2 –Verita York Dress 3 –Lace Body-Con Dress

If you’re not familiar with the sale, it’s  remarkable because Nordstrom very rarely offers sales, but when they do, they are outstanding! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is one of the only sales I know of that puts NEW arrivals on sale when they arrive! There are a few notable pieces for fall like these dresses that are available at amazing prices. You’ll also want to check out the new arrivals for top designers Ted Baker London, kate spade new york, Longchamp, Nadri, Kendra Scott, and Bony Levy, and all the beauty deals.

Clearance Sale – Beautiful Dresses from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The other part of the sale, is the clearance section where so many of the dresses and pieces we’ve featured over the past few months are now available for unbelievable discounts. If you’ve had your eye on any dresses, take a look at the clearance section to see if it might be on sale!

Here are a few of the pieces we’ve seen that are included in the sale, that we’d snap up while you can! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale early access for cardholders starts today, and the sale runs through July 20th. It’s a great time to stock up on your fall wardrobe and get summer looks for a steal!

Shop the Best Deals from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!

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July Wedding Guest Attire Ideas: New Dresses to Wear This Month!

Dresses to Wear to a July 2017 Wedding

Great Dresses for Wedding Guests - July 2017 Edition

Featured dress: Rowing Stripe Dress by Ted Baker

Cute Dresses to Wear to July Weddings + Receptions

The shift from June to July certainly went quickly! If you have back-to-back weekends of wedding invitations for the month of July, this post full of July wedding guest attire ideas is for you! In addition to the running collection of summer wedding guest dresses I list on this shop page, I try to find new dresses each month during the summer wedding season that will suit guests.

For me, dressing for July events are not only about looking good, but also staying cool and comfortable, since many summer weddings take place outside in the sunshine. I also favor more vibrant colors and prints this time of year to mimic the celebratory spirit of summer. Here are my latest picks for what to wear to a July wedding for the 2017 season!

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A Sleek Soft Gray Blue Gown for a July Wedding Guest

The cutout sides make this a sleek fashion-forward style, but the high neckline and length keep this wedding appropriate! Get this look: Trista Grey Cutout Maxi Dress – $109.00 from: Lulus.com


Trista Grey Cutout Maxi Dress – $109.00 
from: Lulus.com

Pink Lace Cutout Dress

This amazing laser cut lace style is unique, lightweight, feminine, and very wedding-appropriate! Palm & Lace Dress from Anthropologie $228

Pink Lace Dress July Guest of Wedding Dress

Palm & Lace Dress from Anthropologie $228  See more Anthropologie dresses!

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High-Low Dresses for the Mother-of-the-Bride

High-Low Dresses for Mothers of the Couple

This post about high-low dresses for the Mother-of-the-Bride has shopping links throughout this post that are from our affiliates and sponsors. 

Dress: Embellished Pleated Chiffon Gown by Eliza J from Nordstrom | Earrings: Swarovski Crystal Drop Earrings by St. John from Nordstrom | Bracelet: Crystal Line Bracelet by Belle Badgley Mischka from Dillard’s | Clutch: Crushed Glitter Frame Clutch by Kate Landry from Dillard’sSandals: ‘Raphael’ Sandals by Topshop from Nordstrom

Hi-Low Mother of the Bride Dresses

High-Low dresses for the Mother-of-the-Bride are in for 2017-2018 weddings! The high-low hemline is nothing new, with this cutaway front style being first seen in Victorian times, and coming back into fashion during certain decades of the 20th century. Most of the 2017 versions of the high-low hemlines we’ve been seeing offer a balanced look that offers just a little peek of the ankle and calf, but still keeps the gown at a formal length. These modern classic silhouettes make for a great choice for fashion-forward mothers seeking a gown for their daughter or son’s wedding, especially when done in a beautiful flowing chiffon fabric or in a silk or taffeta ball gown.

Lately we’ve seen so many high-low styles we love, we’ve decided to dedicate a few points to this look, starting off with these choices for mother-of-the-bride dresses. The emerald green style above would be ideal for a fall wedding, but we’ve seen hi-low hems in dresses for all seasons. Here are a few more favorite looks!

More High-Low Hem Gowns, and Where to Buy Them!

This navy floral dress for a formal floral look:

Black Floral Hi Low Formal Dress for Mother of the Groom or Mother of the Bride

Embroidered High Low Gown by Theia from Saks Fifth Avenue – $1195.00

This beautiful light blue silk Mikado gown:

Pale Blue Silk Hi Low MOB Gown

Adrianna Papell Mikado Lace Illusion High Low Gown from Dillards – on final sale $69.95

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Floral, Peach, Blush and Cream Bridesmaid Dresses to Mix and Match

Peaches and Cream Mix and Match Bridesmaid Dresses

The shopping sources and images for this peaches and cream bridesmaid dress post uses affiliate links from our sponsoring retailers. 1 | ‘Nyla’ Floral Print Convertible Strapless Chiffon Gown  2 | Joanna August Wrap Gown in ‘All Tomorrow’s Parties’  3 | ‘Mila’ Off the Shoulder Gown 4 | Embellished Gown by Adrianna Papell  5 | ‘Cassie’ Flutter Sleeve Gown 6 | Delaney Gown 7 | Julianna Gown 8|  Lulus Surplice Chiffon Gown

Floral, Peach, Blush and Cream Bridesmaid Dresses to Mix and Match

It’s time for another look at a mix-and match bridesmaid dress color scheme in our mix and match series (see our other mismatched bridesmaid ideas here)! Today’s look is perfect for the spring-almost-summer season – it’s a mix of peaches and cream!

This color range of blush, cream, peach, and soft blush and pink florals is a unique way to mix up colors for a spring or summer wedding. Ivory and cream bridesmaid dresses are re-gaining popularity as a bridesmaid dress color, but if you’re not ready for all your bridal party to wear white, mixing a little peach and blush, or some pretty floral print bridesmaid dresses in blush and neutrals, will break up the look! Such a sweet color combo for a garden wedding!Read More

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