5 Signs That Tell You You’ve Found The Perfect Wedding Dress

The perfect wedding dress my be elusive, but most brides leave no stone unturned in order to find it. Some have a design they've kept close to their hearts al their lives; others pore through magazines and work with the best designers in order to make it a reality. Here are five signs that will tell you that you've already found the perfect wedding dress: 1. You start using superlatives. If you're suddenly inspired to describe your gown as "the most beautiful dress in the world", "the most stunning gown I've ever laid eyes on," or simply "the best dress," you've found your (other) soul mate. 2. You can suddenly picture walking down the aisle towards your future hubby. Picturing your groom's awestruck reaction to your red carpet-worthy gown as you glide down the aisle? The hunt is over. 3. All other clothing suddenly pales in comparison to it. Even that uber-flattering vintage Chanel shift you found on sale is looking drab compared to the stunner you're rocking on now. 4.…
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Wedding Dress Terminology: A Glossary of Terms

Finding it hard to translate bridal gown/wedding dress terminology? Who thought it would be so difficult! Check out our glossary to help you speak fluently with your wedding dressmaker or designer... Fabrics Brocade: An intricately woven heavier fabric with raised designs. Charmeuse: Lightweight, semi-lustrous soft fabric. Chiffon: Delicate, sheer, and transparent - made from silk or rayon, with a soft finish - often layered because of its transparency. Damask: Similar to brocade with raised designs, but lighter weight. Illusion: Fine net fabric; used on sleeves or necklines. Linen: Very light, easily wrinkles. Organza: Crisp and sheer like chiffon, but with a stiff texture. Satin: Smooth, tightly woven fabric with a high sheen on one side. Very common in bridal gowns. Silk: A traditionally more expensive fabric. Strong, elegant, now available in less expensive blends Shantung: Similar to raw silk, it has a rough texture with irregular "nubbies" through…
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