Wedding Dress Terms That Could Be Helpful

After the ring is on your finger you get whisked into a whole new world of charmeuse fabric and bustles. Your wedding gown will feel like one of the first and biggest decisions that you’ll make about your wedding day - and rightly so. When choosing a bridal gown in Palm Beach, you’ll want to consider material, length, and how it matches your theme. From the silhouettes and designs to the materials and cuts, there are lists of lingo that can seem overwhelming. Your local bridal boutique in Palm Beach is here to help. Over the next few months, we’ll tackle a few terms that will be helpful while wedding dress shopping in Florida!

The SilhouettesA-Line
This dress is narrow at the bodice with vertical seams that flow down to a skirt that is slightly flared out.

The bottom of the skirt, as well as layers of fabric making up the skirt, is cut diagonally.

Ball Gown
This princess style has a fitted bodice that comes in at the waist and then flairs out to a full, floor length skirt. I…

Planning Your Wedding Ceremony

Here comes the bride! You’re all dressed in white, you have your hair and makeup on point, and the music has been cued. It takes a lot of time and planning to get to this moment, but it’s just the beginning of the ceremony. If you are a bride who is stumped on the order of ceremony, we can help. There are really only a few basic parts to a wedding ceremony, and like all wedding traditions today, it can be customized and rearranged to fit your exact needs. Here at Bridal Couture, we see many brides who are at many different stages of wedding planning, so we want to provide you with a little insight if you’re stumped at this part.

Your Order of Events
The Processional This is the beginning of your big ceremony. The members of your family and wedding party will now make their way down the aisle to a designated seat or at the front by the altar - depending on what role they will play. This generally starts with grandparents and then works it’s way to parents, groom, officiants, wedding pa…

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Bridesmaid Gown

Your girls will be standing by you as you prepare for your wedding day. From helping you find the perfect wedding favors to oohing and ahhhhing over you when you find the perfect wedding gown in Palm Beach, Florida. Many brides are taking a more relaxed approach to bridesmaids dresses, but whether you want everyone to be matched perfectly or wear a style all their own - we have something for everyone. Here are a few tips for choosing the bridesmaid dresses for a Florida wedding.

Start Looking The first step is finding the types of dresses you like. Whether you want everyone to match in style, color, or material, there are a lot of options out there, and you’ll need to know what you like. We stock three incredible designers in our bridal salon in Palm Beach: Morilee by Madeline Gardner, Morilee Affairs, and Morilee AF Couture. All three of these lines are incredibly beautiful, and your bridesmaids will look amazing. Be sure to visit our website to look through the dresses. Add them to …

How to Keep Your Cool While Wedding Planning

Congratulations! You just got engaged and you've been waiting for this day for a long time. Once you've set a date with your husband to be, the real wedding planning can begin. As we all know, wedding planning can be stressful at times. Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches is here to give you a few tips on how to keep your cool during this wonderful time. To make one of the most crucial wedding steps easier on yourself – buying the right wedding dress in South Florida, come to visit us today.

How to Keep Your Cool While Wedding Planning
Tip 1: Remember WHY you are getting married in the first place.
This may sound silly, but brides often get overwhelmed throughout the wedding planning process. At the end of the day, if you get to marry the man of your dreams, shouldn't that be the most important thing? Even if the salad dressing was wrong or one of the centerpieces just looked "off," your day is still special. Remembering what truly matters can help keep you sane th…

How to Pick the BEST Veil

Congratulations! You're engaged and one of the biggest days of your life will be here before you know it! You couldn't be more excited to plan your amazing wedding day, from the venue, wedding invitations, and catering to the men's attire and THE dress - you have a full plate. Our South Florida Bridal Salon is here to help you with one of the many tasks you have. Keep reading for helpful tips on how to pick the BEST wedding veil. If you'd like to purchase a beautiful wedding veil in South Florida, call Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches at 561-793-4633.

How to Pick the BEST Veil
Tip #1: Be mindful of the length.
You have several length and style options when choosing a veil these days. For example, here are a few of the common styles of veils:

BirdcageBlush MEDIUM LENGTH VEILS Shoulder-LengthFingertip LONGER LENGTH VEILS Juliet CapWaltz WeddingFloor-Length 
No matter what length you choose just be mindful of the different activities you want to do while…

Wedding Gowns Throughout History - Part 2

Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches is back with a Part Two of our travel back in time. Last week, we rediscovered the bridal fashions of years past and found trends that have carried on through today. Your favorite Florida bridal salon is always on top of the latest trends, but today we’re taking it back to revisit the fifties fashion and beyond.

1950s American actresses Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly set the tone for wedding gowns in this decade. Sweetheart necklines made their debut, and ballerina-length dresses became more and more popular. Full, tiered skirts and fitted, cinched bodices gave an illusion to the women’s bodies. This was the first time that strapless gowns made their appearance, although coordinating bolero jackets were often worn for the actual ceremony.

1960s The 1910s empire waistline resurged in the ‘60s. Pillbox hats were also worn with short, voluminous veils spilling over. Necklines remained high and modest, often incorporating a cap sleeve. To reflect the S…

Wedding Gowns Throughout History - Part 1

Wedding dresses haven’t always looked like they do today. Over the past 100 years, brides have transitioned between many different styles in terms of length, sleeves, and even color. Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches is always right on top of the trends, but we also have several different styles for our brides to choose from. Take a trip back in time with your favorite Florida bridal salon to remember and appreciate the different styles and aesthetics of years gone by.

1900s Queen Victoria set the trend for affluent brides to wear white, while other brides kept to the usual colors of the time such as pale pink and mauve. Gowns in the early 1900s had wide, puffy sleeves and high, collared necklines. Beneath the gown was an S-shaped corset to slim the stomach and accentuate the bust. Long trains and long gloves were common as well. Brides often wore veiled hats to top off the look.

1910s Dancing grew in popularity during this decade, brides’ wedding gowns became more mobile, proving a …