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Are garters still a thing?

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Are garters still a thing?

Do Bride Actually Wear Wedding Garters? It is always the same question: "Do brides still wear garters?" It doesn't matter if you are in the wedding industry, maybe as a wedding planner or a photographer, or you are not in the wedding world at all. They always say, "But, wait, I thought brides don't wear wedding garters anymore?" My short answer is always the same to these confused questions. Obviously, brides are still wearing garters!  If think the confusion comes from what people think of when they think about a garter. Most people – in and out of the wedding profession –...

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HEADPIECE FOR YOUR WEDDING: 11 THINGS TO KNOW

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HEADPIECE FOR YOUR WEDDING: 11 THINGS TO KNOW

You’re almost ready: You’ve got your dream wedding gown that meets every expectation you’ve ever had, you’ve picked out the right shoes to match your gown and you’ve chosen just the right hairstyle for this magical wedding day. And now, it’s time for the final touch – choosing your bridal headpiece to seal the deal. Choosing the right headpiece can be exciting; this accessory, which decorates your hair and face can take your wedding look to so many directions, you want it to be just perfect. Here are 10 tips on how to choose your wedding day headpiece. 1. First of...

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Polymer Clay Earrings

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Polymer Clay Earrings

First Off: What Is Polymer Clay? You may already know that you like the look of polymer clay earrings, but how much do you know about polymer clay itself? Let’s break it down. Polymer clay is a versatile and pliable sculpting medium that is super easy to work with to create a variety of projects, including home decor, pottery, sculpture and, of course, jewellery. Unlike other types of clay, it is man-made and not natural. Composed of polymers, resins, coloring agents and fillers, polymer clay is typically baked into a finished product after it’s sculpted.  One of the biggest advantages to working...

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It's bespoke time!

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It's bespoke time!

What Is A “Bespoke”, “Custom-Made”, Or “Made To Order” Headpiece? All the bridal hair accessories, garters and veils featured on my website are handmade for customers as and when they are ordered, sometimes with a slight twist or adaptation. For some this is as uncomplicated as creating the clients vision, for others it can be more complex. This may include particular requirements, such as needing to look taller, coping with fine hair or hair loss, lack of confidence with head wear, styling with short hair, concern about glasses, finding something “age appropriate”, the list goes on, and this is where...

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The art of the veil

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The art of the veil

The wedding veil is one of the oldest wedding traditions, symbolising modesty, purity, and chastity. In this day and age, however, wearing a veil is not a requirement, which is why it's so much fun to let your style and personality shine when it comes to selecting your veil. But with so many lengths and styles available, how do you know which veil is the right one for you?  Keep in mind the following when shopping for your veil: ► Your veil should complement your look, not compete with it.► Simple gowns will offset any intricate lace or beadwork on...

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