The Something Blue Blog

Jun 02
Tux and Suit Shopping Just Got a Whole Lot Easier We sat down with Bridal House Tuxedo Supervisor Katie Davis to get the goods on what trends are evolving in the world of men’s wedding wear.  Grooms-to-be, take note! Katie gives some great advice on how to relax and enjoy the experience. Helpful Hint #1: Be Yourself When it comes to groomswear, the key thing to remember is that your wedding wear should reflect you. That means, if you’re a traditional guy, you’ll probably feel best in a classic tuxedo style that has a little bit of a boxier look. Or maybe you’re a more modern...
May 09
Rosa's late 2014 collection is out and it’s stunning We just can’t get enough of Rosa Clara! This up-and-coming Spanish designer has established herself among the best when it becomes to bridal wear. Here at the Bridal House, she has become a favourite over the past few years. Thanks to her glamorous and elegant styles and quality craftsmanship, she’s become a mainstay on our racks. Natalie from the Bridal House got a sneak peek of Rosa Clara’s newest designs at a recent buying show in New York City. Rosa’s 2015 collection is absolutely spectacular, with delicate lace work that shows...
May 08
Bridal Wear Buying Show: Trends from NYC Natalie and Jason from the Bridal House recently went to New York to preview the upcoming fashions that designers have planned for late 2014 and 2015. There were plenty of new and stunning styles to pore over. Here are the top four looks that you can expect from top designers in the coming season, straight from the source. 1. Lace, Lace, Lace This lovely look continues to be popular, especially antique lace. Other types have begun to appear, and designers are layering and texturing it to give gowns a soft and pretty look. 2. Boho Chic...
Mar 17
Tips for Choosing Beautiful Bridesmaids Dresses Every Bride’s Best Accessory is to Be Surrounded by Beautiful, Confident Women The long-standing stereotype of the ‘ugly bridesmaid dress’ is no more. Industry designers have worked really hard to offer gowns that are on-trend and on-style.  In fact, the only ‘rules’ these days are that there are no rules when it comes to bridesmaid dresses. Here are a few easy tips to follow to help your ladies look their best! 1) Make loose rules, but allow for input Set some broad ground rules for your bridesmaids. This might include a...
Mar 17
Why Do I Need Alterations? Your wedding dress will probably be the single most photographed (and perhaps most expensive) piece of clothing you’ll ever purchase. So the fit should be tailored exactly to your shape so it looks terrific and feels comfortable as you walk down the aisle. What Will Be Altered? These are some of the typical alterations that might be made to your new gown: Your hemline may be raised or lowered to accommodate your exact height. The dress may be taken in or out to fit your curves properly. A bustle will be created. This is the term for your...

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