ENERGYMAN

Turns out, Groom is much more than just a lucky finance bro who landed a hippy dippy chick and puts up cutely with her granola quirks. He is an Energy dude who works with major real estate tycoon types (think 90’s Donald Trump but not fucking evil maniacs). He works as a consultant for Fortune 500 companies who are building…

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WHO ARE THEY?

The bride is a very “Green Person” she claims. She always arrives in an immaculately clean Prius carrying a reusable bag of snacks to munch on throughout the visit. She’s very mindful and conscious of her mark on the planet. She looks the part too, often dressed in loose flowy cottons, birkenstocks, no make up (not like she needs it)…

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BIG WEDDING ENERGY

We had a bride in here the other day who was committed to having an “energy-efficient” and “Earth-respecting” wedding. We are so happy to have opportunities to fine-tune our processes to be a more earth-friendly company. We were so impressed with some of her plans that we wanted to outline them here. They scheduled their wedding and reception at the…

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Wedding Gender Roles

We are a progressive company that aims to please all clients despite their gender, gender identity, sexual identity, or partner. While we often use the terms “bride” to refer to a female, what we really mean to discuss is the dress, no matter who is to wear it. We have put together beautiful suiting for female-identifying folks. We have put…

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Saving Up

No, for once I’m not talking about money. Although you’re probably in the planning stages of a wedding so, everyone is always talking about money. For the sake of this entry though, I’m talking about dresses. We are a recycled dress maker, we make contemporary dresses out of antique/vintage dresses. This can happen a couple of different ways.    In-House: We have a team of 3 antique/vintage store prowlers. Their…

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Math Can Be Hard

Most of the math that we need to do starts and stops at addition and subtraction. Sometimes we jump into multiplication for large orders with multiple dresses, but that isn’t very often. Strangely, the other day we needed to do something with transformations. Maybe it was just helping our son with his homework, maybe it wasn’t. Who can say? Certainly…

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FAQ

Ok, so on to the FAQs about the consultation. Please leave any additional questions you may have in the comments and I’ll respond to them! Q: What do I wear to the consultation? A: For the consultation, wear whatever’s the most comfortable, preferably tight-fitting. During the first meeting, we won’t have you try anything on so no need for special…

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Bridesmaids Dresses

We get this question a ton and I wanted to address it here in case you were going to mention it during your consultation. We don’t do bridesmaid dresses in the traditional sense. If you’re looking for mostly matching dresses for your nearest and dearest to wear during your nuptials, we would be happy to give you some referrals for…

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Jewelry

We don’t make wedding jewelry but we understand how important it is to have jewelry that goes well with the dress, the theme, the budget, and of course the ring! This is why we’ve teamed up with the natural recycled materials jeweler with whom we share a storefront. If you work in an art gallery, you deserve to sparkle however…

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Design Styles

Like silhouettes, there is a short list of common design styles for wedding dresses which can often translate to the wedding itself. Here are a few of the more common design styles, any of which can be combined or altered to create your dream dress and dream wedding! Bohemian: Bohemian, or boho, style is a chic attempt at a “I…

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