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5 New Year's Resolutions for the Bride-To-Be

In addition to being one of the most thrilling days in your entire life, your wedding will likely also be one of the busiest and biggest events you'll ever host. Preparing for your wedding is incredibly exciting, but it's also a great deal of work. Taking the time to carefully organize things ahead of time can save a great deal of time (and tears) down the road. If you are planning a wedding in 2017, Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches has put together a list of New Year's Resolutions for you to help you stay on track as you prepare for your big day.

New Year's Resolutions For Brides Planning Their Weddings

1. I Will Prepare The Guest List Before Anything Else.
While building your guest list may not be as exciting as shopping for dresses or touring potential venues, it is crucial that you do it first. The number of guests you plan to have at your wedding will impact all other aspects of the planning process. For example, your guest list will directly determine what size of…

Wedding Dress Trends For 2017

2016 is drawing to a close. It's been a fantastic year filled with lots of great memories, but now it is time to look forward into the next year for a new set of adventures. If you are one of the thousands of couples getting engaged this month, planning a wedding is probably jumping to the top of your priorities list for 2017. Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches is here to help you find your dream wedding gown. Keep reading to learn more about the wedding dress trends for the coming year.

Skin-Baring Necklines

As the weather warms up, we expect some of last year's hottest fashion trends to continue into the New Year. Some of the most popular choices include off-the-shoulder gowns and deep V necklines. Popular designers are leaning towards skin-baring choices that allow brides to showcase their best features. Our bridal boutique in Palm Beach Florida offers a variety of off-the-shoulder gowns and dresses with stunning V-necks.

Unique Accents

Accents have been increasing in popularit…

Planning A Wedding: Who Pays For What?

While the average cost of a wedding in the United States is $26,645, many couples typically spend somewhere between $19,984 and $33,306 (source: With numbers like these, determining whom will pay for what wedding expenses is often near the top on a couple's priority list. Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches is here to help you make sense of your wedding budget by offering these general guidelines.

Planning Your Wedding Budget

Most people are familiar with the tradition of the groom's family paying for the rehearsal dinner and the bride's family paying for the ceremony and reception (which typically equates to "everything else"). While some families still follow this age-old tradition, many modern couples are looking for ways to divide the financial responsibilities a bit further to make it easier on everyone.

There is no right or wrong way to plan your wedding budget. What matters most is that you and your groom talk openly and honestly about your…

Warm Up Your Winter Wedding With These Clever Tips

Though spring, summer, and autumn are the most popular wedding seasons, there is something truly whimsical about getting married in the middle of winter - especially during the holidays. In addition to a unique sense of wonder and magic, couples planning winter weddings frequently get to enjoy discounted rates and greater ease reserving venues and booking vendors.

While the advantages are hard to pass up, brides often shy away from planning winter weddings because of a single challenging question that often presents. You've probably already guessed what it is - how will you keep yourself, your bridal party, and your guests warm at at the wedding?Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches is here to help.

5 Clever Ways To Warm Up Your Winter Wedding

1. Hand Out Warm Wedding Favors
It is entirely up to you to decide what favors you would like to offer your wedding guests. If you are planning a winter wedding, you can opt for gifts that will help your guests stay warm on your special day. Gloves…

Which Gown Is Right For Your Body Type?

Every bride deserves to look and feel stunning on her wedding day. The right wedding gown should highlight your natural beauty by perfectly complementing your body's best features. If you're wondering which dress style will be right for you, our bridal gown consultant in Palm Beach is here to help you with your search.

What's Your Body Type?

Women's bodies are beautifully diverse. Realistically, it is impossible to lump all of body types into a few simple categories. Since it would be equally impossible to discuss all of these body types in a single post, however, we are going to focus on four general shapes for the purpose of today's blog: hourglass, petite, plus size, and lean. Keep reading to learn what styles of dresses may best fit each of these body types.

Perhaps the most classically feminine figure, the hourglass body type is characterized by balanced hips and bust, offset by a narrow, well-defined waist. If you have an hourglass figure, form-fitting …

What To Bring To Your Wedding Dress Appointment

The first dress shopping appointment is one of the most exciting moments in a bride's life. It is often the time that really brings the engagement to life - the time that the dream of getting married finally starts to feel real. At Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches, we recognize what a momentous event your bridal appointment is, and we strive to do everything we can to ensure that your experience is everything you hoped it would be. This week, we're here to help you prepare for your day by offering this quick list of things you should bring to your appointment. 

Pictures Of Gowns You Like A picture is worth a thousand words. Our bridal gown consultant in Palm Beach FL is here to help you find the dress that perfectly matches your vision for your wedding, but we need your help to do it. Browse photos of wedding dresses prior to your appointment, and bring your favorites in to show us. We can help you find the gowns that will match the style you like.
Hair Ties/Clips As you try on …

5 Secrets To Finding The Perfect Wedding Dress

Your wedding will be one of the most special events of your life. It is the start of an entirely new chapter, the celebration of two lives becoming one. Planning a wedding is incredibly exciting, but perhaps no aspect of wedding planning is as thrilling as choosing the dress. As the best bridal boutique in South Florida, we take great pride in helping our brides find the perfect dresses to wear while they say "I do."

What Constitutes A "Perfect" Wedding Dress?

We cannot say what style, color, or fit constitutes the perfect wedding dress, as every bride has a different image of her dream dress. While it will be up to you to decide what your ideal dress looks like, we can say this about all dream wedding gowns:
It will perfectly match your unique personality and flair.It will effortlessly blend in with the overall style and theme of your wedding.It will make you feel more beautiful than you ever have before.
Finding Your Dream Wedding Dress
Whether you are planning an ele…

Different Wedding Colors Bring About Different Feelings

Some people know exactly what colors they want to use for their wedding the moment they get engaged, others have a little more trouble deciding. Browsing the rainbow of colors among our beautiful South Florida bridesmaid dresses may help with that choice. 

Today, Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches has also pulled together some of the feelings that are often associated with different colors. This information may be exactly what you need to push you toward a color decision. 

This bold shade is the color of fire, and it brings about thoughts of love, passion, desire, strength, and power. It is also associated with energy, so if you are planning a wedding with lots of activity, this could be a good one to choose. Darker shades can bring about a more passionate feeling, while lighter shades, like pink, can evoke feelings of a sweeter, romantic nature. 

Bright like a warm, summer day, the color yellow is often associated with joy, intellect, and energy. It seems to bring about happine…

The Perfect Bridal Gowns For 5 Popular Wedding Themes

Sometimes, a bride comes into our South Florida bridal salon with a theme for her wedding already in mind, and other times it's the style of the wedding dress that she falls in love with that ends up setting the theme. Some gowns simply exude a special aura that takes your thoughts to a particular place. It can be different for every person, but here are a few that Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches believes would work wonderfully for these types of weddings.  

Fairy Tale
More often than not, a bride with a love of all things romantic which begin with "Once upon a time..." and always end with "...happily ever after!" will desire a ball gown. This wedding dress looks as if a fairy godmother created it with a wave of her magic wand. The layers of organza in the skirt will make a lovely bride look as if she is floating down the aisle. 

A classically romantic sweetheart neckline and luxurious lace make up an excellent dress to wear in a country-themed wedding. F…

Popular Wedding Dress Fabrics & Laces

There are many different fabrics that can be used to create the most beautiful wedding dresses in South Florida. The one that will be used for your bridal gown will depend on the look you are desiring. Bridal Couture of the Palm Beaches has featured a few of the most popular wedding dress fabrics in our blog today.

A designer puts a lot of thought into the fabric that they will use on one of their creations. Each one lays differently and exudes distinctive feelings from the person wearing it and the people viewing it. The fabrics below are only a few of many, but you are very likely to run across these in particular ones when you begin wedding dress shopping. 

Possibly the most often used due to its extreme versatility, durability, and style, this fabric has a smooth, somewhat shiny finish and lots of body. It works beautifully for creating gowns that are ruched, draped, or structured in any way. It is a heavier fabric, perfect for weddings in cooler temperatures, but equally wonde…