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Bridesmaids Gowns: The Ultimate Checklist

You have your gown and now it is time to dress your girls! The best advice I can give is to set deadlines. Start researching as soon as possible. If you're like me or any other girl, you probably already have a wedding board on Pinterest.  Start pinning dress colors and styles you like. If you [...]

By | September 10th, 2016|Blog, Bridesmaids, HRWeddings, Wedding|0 Comments

Ally and Gabe: Wedding at Seabreeze Officers Club

Ally and Gabe tied the knot on July 9, 2016 at The Seabreeze Officers Club in Virginia Beach. It truly was a PERFECT day for the couple as they said I do and celebrated with family and friends. Ally looked absolutely stunning in her gown from Maya Couture and we are so thankful we were able [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Blog, HRWeddings, Wedding, Wedding Gown|0 Comments

Happily Ever After……..Again

In the enclosed 4ft by 4ft dressing room at Maya Couture I often find my name "Abby" to be fitting.  I truly have "Dear Abby" moments with nervous brides, but this is the part of being a bridal stylist that I love.  As my bride is standing there, literally exposed, changing from dress to dress, [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Blog, HRWeddings, Virginia is for Lovers, Wedding, Wedding Gown|0 Comments

Wedding Planners: Industry Heroes

In my own lifetime, I have traveled the world, served six years in the US Navy, spent three years of military service in Japan, worked 14 hour shifts on an aircraft carrier flight deck and I am currently raising two toddlers simultaneously — please hold your applause. The most difficult challenge I have faced is [...]

Emily and Raphael’s Wedding at The Norfolk Yacht Club – Privee Bride

We’re totally swooning over here at Emily and Raphael’s timeless wedding! The bride stunned us in a classic, but unique brocade Tara Keely ballgown, and with the groom and his guys in black - how can you go wrong? The two tied the knot at their church and then took the party over t0 The [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Blog, Consignment, HRWeddings, Wedding, Wedding Gown|0 Comments

Bride Tribe: Why You Need to Start Shopping for Bridesmaids Gowns ASAP

Photo Captured by Luke and Ashley Photography You may think picking your "Bride Tribe" was hard, but wait until you search for their gowns.  Your girls may be your "ride or die" friends or they may your BFF's from elementary school.  Regardless, when it comes to your big day they may choose to [...]

By | August 27th, 2016|Blog, Bridesmaids, HRWeddings, Wedding|0 Comments

PARIS by Debra Moreland: Unique Bridal Accessories

Looking to accessorize on your big day? Call off your search because PARIS by Debra Moreland has the most exquisite handmade pieces! PARIS by Debra Moreland was founded in 1989 and it all started out as Debra designing a headpiece for her sister-in-law, which ultimately led to her finding a passion and vision for her [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Accessories, Blog, HRWeddings, Wedding|0 Comments

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By | August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Bridal Gown Shopping: What Should You Expect?

There are plenty of articles out there telling you what you should know before dress shopping, lists of what you should bring, and who should be joining you, but what about what you should EXPECT from your dress shopping experience? As a Bridal Stylist, I've heard the gamete of stories from brides about their bridal [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Blog, HRWeddings, Wedding, Wedding Gown|0 Comments

Wedding Venues: 8 Questions You Need To Ask

Hermitage Museum & Gardens Every bride knows that the top two things that you should put a little 'check' beside first are your dress and your venue. However, often times brides do not know exactly what to ask when they're trying to figure out the perfect place to say 'I Do.' Here are [...]

By | August 20th, 2016|Blog, HRWeddings, Virginia is for Lovers, Wedding|0 Comments