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5 Wedding Traditions You Can Skip

We’ve all been to hundreds of weddings, or at least seen that many in movies, and the order of things is usually pretty consistent. Father walks bride down the aisle. Bride wears an Ivory dress. Bride and Groom share first dance. Cake is cut. So many things happen at weddings that we are just accustomed [...]

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

Veils 101: To Veil or Not To Veil

To veil or not to veil? That is indeed the question on many a bride’s mind. I often hear brides wondering if a veil is for them, or what on earth the difference is between all these lengths. Let’s clear some of that up and talk a little bit about how important (or not) that [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Accessories, Blog, Creative, Design, Wedding|0 Comments

10 Games to Play at Your Bridal Shower

Being asked to be the Maid of Honor is truly a blessing! We are here to make your job just a tad bit easier! Here are 10 simple games to play at the Bride to Be's bridal shower! How well do you know the bride? This will be interesting for all of the guests! Everyone [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Blog, Bridal Shower, Bridesmaids|0 Comments

Jena and Brandan’s Wedding at The Woman’s Club of Portsmouth – Maya Couture on Main Bride

I first met Jena in the summer of 2015 at Maya Couture on Main. I had only been with the company for about 2 months and she was my very first bride! She arrived for her Bridal appointment with her mother, father and maid of honor and it couldn't have been a better day! Jena [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|Accessories, Behind The Scenes, Blog, Bridesmaids, HRWeddings, Wedding, Wedding Gown|1 Comment

The Bridal Party: Matching Tuxedos with the Bridesmaids Gowns

The wedding dress has been purchased, the wedding colors have been decided and the bridesmaids have bought their gowns.  That means the gentlemen are up next! At this point the "how do I a make the bridal party look cohesive" question arises.  Depending on your style, there are many different options that achieve this. Here [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|Accessories, Blog, Bridesmaids, Creative, Design, Menswear, Wedding|0 Comments

Cultural Heritage: Incorporating Traditions Into Your Special Day

Photo Captured by Keith Cephus Something exceptionally beautiful happens when couples choose to incorporate their heritage, religion, and/or culture into their wedding day.  Highlighting one's traditions and beliefs adds individuality that family and guests will be sure to admire and appreciate. It is most common for couples to pay homage to their heritage, [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blog, Design, HRWeddings, Wedding, Wedding Gown|0 Comments

Designer Spotlight: Maggie Sottero & Sottero and Midgley

Today we turn the spotlight on Maggie Sottero, a gorgeous designer whose house encompasses two romantic, detailed wedding gown labels carried at our flagship store Maya Couture Bridal Salon in Norfolk: Maggie Sottero and Sottero and Midgley. "Arlyn" by Maggie Sottero Established in 1997, Maggie Sottero is a favorite among romantic brides, as [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Blog, Design, Designer, HRWeddings, Wedding, Wedding Gown|0 Comments

Be YOU on Your Wedding Day: 5 Tips for Looking and Feeling Your Best

There are many "do's and dont's" to follow when in search of your perfect wedding look, but more than anything, be sure to be YOU! Your wedding day will be one of the most celebrated times of your life. All eyes will be on you and of course you want to look and feel amazing. Here [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Accessories, Behind The Scenes, Blog, HRWeddings, Wedding, Wedding Gown|0 Comments

Newest Arrivals at Privee Bride of Ghent

It’s always an exciting time here at Privee when we get new gowns in, and especially when it’s designers that we don’t always see. Remember, we’ve only got one of each and when they’re gone they’re gone, so if one of these ladies catches your eye be sure to book your appointment before it’s too [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Blog, Consignment, Wedding, Wedding Gown|0 Comments

10 Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

Weddings are expensive and if you're anything like me you like to cut costs and save money whenever possible. Here's a list of 10 ways to reduce the amount you spend on your BIG day! 1. Keep your guest list small. Keep it intimate, the more people you invite the more money that you will [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Blog, Consignment, Creative, Design, HRWeddings, Wedding, Wedding Gown|1 Comment

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