Wedding Trends For 2016

Wedding trends will forever be a hot topic. Brides, wedding professionals and outside vendors have a real need to be aware of the very latest in all things bridal. Fortunately for you, 2016 will not disappoint you.

Isn’t it scary to think that at one point in time weddings were (dare we say?) basic? While not to take away from the glamour of weddings past, you cannot deny there was a uniform approach. The modern couple is so fortunate. There are countless options to mix and match. Once pulled together, you are left with a truly unique experience. Desserts have gone from cherries jubilee to custom-designed cakes. Signature cocktails have replaced White Russians. Everyone loves a good throwback but thank goodness for choices bridesmaiddesigners

Wedding Blog: The Bridesmaid Dress Dilemma

The marriage planning has begun. We accept appointed a area and I accept asked four admirable women to be my bridesmaids now the alarming bit… bridesmaid dress buying!

There are so abounding things to anticipate about, amount one of which is I don’t wish to accomplish four of the a lot of important women in my activity unhappy. When one of them is black it’s is bad enough, brainstorm four at already – I am accepting nightmares about it and accepting my ‘it in fact looks absolutely nice’ delivery ready.

Dilemma two is appearance of dress. Should you accept one dress that they all accept to abrasion and advance the about absurd assignment of award one appearance to clothing all shapes and sizes? Or should you go avant-garde and accept altered dresses for anniversary bridesmaid but one affair that ties them together? Or as I accept four bridesmaids I could do two altered styles of dress but what if they all adopt one appearance over the other? You can see these abounding dilemmas currently block anniversary added about in my marriage abounding brain.

What I do apperceive is my colour scheme. We are accepting a winter marriage so I am traveling for a aphotic red and white aswell aphotic red looks acceptable on me – yep egocentric but this is the one day I am accustomed surely. My aboriginal point of alarm was just to seek for aphotic red dresses for afflatus in the achievement that the acknowledgment to my bind would present itself via the internet. I acquisition that the internet is about acceptable for answering dilemmas although don’t go on forums – aggregate is alarming on those. Oh by the way, Pinterest is a abundant ability for all things marriage and marriage inspiration.

Whilst I was searching for afflatus I acutely forgot what I was accomplishing and went on an internet tangent: I started arcade for nice affair dresses for myself. It was then, on my egocentric departure that I came beyond some ablaze bridesmaid options! If you seek the internet for ‘bridesmaid dresses‘ you will be faced with wedding shops and lots of dresses whose price tags have been doubled because there is a wedding involved. My advice is just to look through evening/party dresses at shops you like and you will find bridesmaid inspiration at half the cost!

I begin Lindy Bop this way. Lindy Bop works for me as I adulation the 1950’s appearance and I anticipate it’s actual adulatory for about all shapes. Luckily they accept a advanced alternative of colours and lots of aphotic red dresses to accept from at abundantly reasonable prices. I spotted my favourite beeline abroad and acquaint the pic to my bridesmaid Whatsapp accumulation (yea we accept a accumulation it’s in fact absolutely useful). They admired the attending of it so I took a bound of acceptance and bought them – £30 each! Coming in beneath account makes me so happy! That is added money for booze to argue anybody ours is the best marriage ever. Although I still haven’t got petticoats, shoes and checkerboard sashes – can anyone help?

Here it is… the bridesmaid’s dress … and there are endless of colour options that ability be appropriate for your marriage too!

image credit: Bridesmaid Designers

The alone botheration is my marriage isn’t for at atomic a year! Have I been too rash? I did buy the dresses a admeasurement up for anybody and the plan is to get them adapted afterpiece to the time for the absolute fit. I just didn’t wish to accident them alternate the dress. Adventurous or not it is one affair off my apperception in a cyclone of planning.

So that was my acknowledgment to the bridesmaid dilemma, maybe this has been your bridesmaid dress afflatus or just an internet tangent. Either way blessed shopping!

Would you let your bridesmaids wear all white

Actress Emma Roberts acted one of 10 (TEN!) bridesmaids for her friend’s marriage over the weekend and besides the ample amount of women arena acknowledging roles, there was one apparent trend – they are all cutting white.

The accommodation isn’t absolutely cast new – Kim Kardashian asked her bridesmaids to wear white wedding gowns for her second wedding to Kris Humphries.. Right now, it seems belted to Hollywood, but it’s alone a amount of time afore it spreads elsewhere.

A. Yes, I love a colour coded wedding theme.

B. No. I’m the only one wearing white on my big day.

Fabulous new 2016 BRIDESMAID DRESSES have arrived BridesmaidDesigners

We are so excited for the arrival of our new 2016 Bridesmaid Dresses by BridesmaidDesigners

We are excited for some great new colors this season, including Ballerina Pink, shown in front of our photo. Alfred Angelo has a great variety of bridesmaid dresses available in sizes 0-30, and in 60 different colors. Most gowns also come in both long and short lengths.

Give us a call to schedule an appointment to find our perfect bridesmaid dress

The Independent’s 2016 Bridal Show

Whether you’re planning a traditional, boho or beach wedding, you’ll be aggressive for your big day at the 19th anniversary Bridal Show sponsored by The Independent and Acadiana Bride Magazine. It’s a day just for brides,with everything you’ll need to plan the wedding of your dreams. Discover the latest bridesmaid dress trends, meet vendors who can offer advice and set dates for venues, all at the Cajundome Convention Center Sunday, March 13, 2016.

Local vendors will be on duke to acknowledgment questions and advice brides accomplish their dream marriage a reality. Brides are arrive to absorb the day at the event, accompany planners and agenda accessories while shopping the show floor.

Each year, the Bridal Show gets bigger and bigger with added artistic account and options for accessory brides. Booths represented by florists, bakers, caterers and photographers will be accessible.along with ideas for venues, travel, gifts, limos and more. See unique wedding day cake styles and taste samples, while also viewing the latest fashions in wedding gowns, accessories, tuxedos and special occasion dresses.


Always a highlight, the agitative runway-style Fashion Show appearance the latest trends, colors, fabric, trim and accessories for the absolute marriage party, including, brides, mothers, grooms, bridesmaids and flower girls. Expect to see new styes and traditional favorites from vendors like Allure Bridals, billlev koff, David’s Bridal, Bridesmaid Designers, Men’s Wearhouse, Blanc Bridal Trois and Deshotel’s Dress Shop during shows at 1, 2 and 3 p.m.


Vendors in beautifully busy booths accord out chargeless gifts, samples and advice bales all day long. Sign up for aperture prizes, with winners of assets appear throughout the event. Don’t absence this befalling to be advised like ability while acquisition account for your big day.


Everyone anticipates the cartoon for the Grand Prize. Uniglobe Associated Travel has anchored an all-embracing Amusement amalgamation including roundtrip airfare for two. Every helpmate accessory the appearance will be registered to win this amazing prize. The cartoon is captivated at the end of the appearance about 3:45 p.m., but you do not charge to be present to win.

Plan now to appear this appropriate conjugal caricature presented abnormally for brides in Acadiana. It’s a day not alone for planning, but aswell fun, fashion, afflatus and the adventitious to win a chargeless honeymoon. Tickets are accessible at the Cajundome Box Office the day of the show.

For more information on the show or becoming a vendor contact Robin Hebert at 337-769-8603.

March 13, 2016
Cajundome Convention Center
Admission: $12
(children 12 and under free)

Noon to 4pm

Wedding Planning Seminar 10:30am