That “Magic Moment”

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We hear it so much. “I’ve been shopping for my dress and I’ve found a lot that I like, but I haven’t had that ‘moment.’”

What is this “magic moment” you’re supposed to have while shopping for a wedding dress? It’s that moment where one feels that the stars have aligned, the heavens open, the goosebumps break out, and the tears start flowing. The thing is, not everyone has this “moment.” We live in a culture where we are always told that the next big thing is around the corner. We are taught to always keep looking; Looking for the next big thing, the best deal, the best offer.

When we do this, we are robbing ourselves of these magic moments. We sell ourselves short of the experience because we are so focused on the end result.  It’s important to be present and let yourself enjoy the journey.  The process is truly a unique experience, after all.

While choosing your wedding dress is clearly a very emotional experience, it’s also one of practicality.  Each bride experiences the “moment” differently.  There is no right or wrong way to choose your dress.  It’s our goal as bridal stylists to listen, guide and encourage our brides along the way.  We’re here to help you find a dress that fits your dreams and requests, and give you the best, and most memorable experience possible.

If you’re finding that you’re struggling “having the moment” try taking a step back. Have fun with the process, be open to trying different things, and detach yourself from the outcome. It might surprise you how quickly the moment comes.

We look forward to working with you to help you feel that moment.

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Real Sealed With A Kiss Bride: Mary and KV

Congratulations to our Sealed With A Kiss bride Mary and her new husband KV!

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These two got married June 2, 2017 at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton, Virginia.

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Mary chose a customized gown from Sincerity Bridal for her big day. She looked stunning in it!

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Congratulations Mary and KV!

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Tick Tock! Time is running out!

randyatmarketDon’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity. We will have the full collection of Randy Fenoli’s Bridal Collection here in central Virginia for a limited time for our Trunk Show.

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Not only will you get to see, touch, and try on these exquisite gowns, you will also have access to a special Truck Show only discount!

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Be sure to call us or request an appointment  today! Show runs October 12th-14th with only a few appointment slots remaining.

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We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Real Sealed With A Kiss Bride- Nina and Alex

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Congratulations to Nina and Alex! These were married on May 13, 2017.

Nina first came to us back in 2016, while we were having a Paula Varsalona Bridal Trunk Show. Nina happened to see a spectacular ball gown in a floral print that was part of the trunk show, and was curious to see what it looked like, and gave it try. She unexpectedly fell in love with it!

While she loved the look of the floral print, she preferred the classic white for her big day. The dress was absolutely perfect on her!

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She and Alex had a beautiful ceremony at Grace Estate Winery, surrounded by family and friends.

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With such a stunning bride, beautiful back drop and personal details throughout the decor, their wedding was perfection!

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Vendors:

Venue: Grace Estate Wintery

Photography: Mina Von Feilitzsch Photography

Dress: Paula Varsalona Bridal

Real Sealed With A Kiss Bride: Taylor and Aaron

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Taylor and Aaron were married on May 13th at The Barn at Turkey Ridge.

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When Taylor came in for her appointment, she said she wanted a romantic, light weight gown with lace. She tried on a few dresses that didn’t quite hit the mark, but the moment she slipped into this Modern Trousseau gown she knew it was the “one.”

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We are so glad that her wedding day has come, and that she and Aaron can begin their lives together. We know the future holds great things for these two!

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Congratulations Taylor and Aaron!

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Vendors

Dress: Modern Trousseau

Veil: Sorbello Couture

Photography: Michelle Renee Photography

Venue: The Barn at Turkey Ridge

Invitations: A Paper Wedding

Floral Arrangements: Foxtail Cottage Floral

Rentals: MS Events

Cake: Sweethaus

Caterer: The Local