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Discover the Beauty of Mori Lee’s Bridal Gown Collection

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Are you planning your wedding? If you are, you’re probably dreaming about saying “yes” to the dress. When you choose Best for Bride as your preferred bridal boutique, you’ll receive caring VIP service that makes you feel like a princess, and you’ll also be able to choose your dream dress from a wide selection of the latest, most exclusive and beautiful wedding gowns.

To give our brides-to-be the most options, we are proud to offer a fully-stocked online bridal store, as well as bricks-and-mortar retail outlets in Toronto, Barrie and Mississauga. Whether you select wedding dresses in Toronto or buy your white wedding dress online, you’ll discover that we offer fit, fabric and style that you just can’t find anywhere else. That’s why we are known as Canada’s most-loved bridal boutique.

Now, let’s take a look at some of the most gorgeous frocks around. Our new line of Mori Lee dress designs are fashionable wedding dresses that will make the most of your own unique natural beauty. Every gown is designed and crafted with painstaking attention to detail, in order to ensure that each bride-to-be has the ultimate silhouette as she walks down the aisle.

Embrace a Sheer and Delicate Aesthetic

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Feel deliciously feminine in the elegant, sheer and delicate design shown above. This Mori Lee wedding gown will give you a touch of sparkle and shimmer that is just so glamorous and fun.

To accessorize this dress, keep it simple. After all, this embellished gown, with its clean, sophisticated lines and its lovely, beaded bodice, really needs little adornment. Pile up your hair, put on some drop earrings, and slip into a pair of sexy wedding shoes. Then, prepare to dazzle your friends, family and groom-to-be.

Designed to boost your confidence and make you feel very regal on your big day, this show-stopping wedding gown is meant to be treasured for a lifetime. To help you get a perfect fit, we offer wedding dress alterations. If your wedding budget doesn’t stretch to a new gown, consider our affordable “rent wedding dress” service. As you can see, we go the extra mile to make sure that every bride has the chance to live out her dreams as she marries.

Show Your Originality with a Lacy and Romantic Style

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You deserve to feel gorgeous as you begin your journey into matrimony. That’s why you should choose a bridal dress that really captures the essence of your own personal style. If you’re not into cookie-cutter, princess-style gowns, why not treat yourself to a romantic and original design, such as the lacy stunner shown above.

Crafted with Venice lace panels for an ethereal effect, this gown is a sensual choice for any discerning bride-to-be.  A sweeping, fishtail-style hem will ensure that your every move is pure poetry in motion.

To style the look, wear your hair down, in lush waves. Then, use lip gloss, blusher, and translucent powder to give your face polish, glow and shimmer. Perfect with a wedding tiara or without, this unforgettable gown will fit your feminine sensibility to absolute perfection.

Give Off Red Carpet Glamour with a Plunging, Sexy Design

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If you’ve ever admired the stunning couture gowns worn at the Oscars or Golden Globes, you should know that you can enjoy the same, “red carpet” effect by choosing a Mori Lee wedding gown. When you select a beautiful style, such as the plunging showpiece pictured above, you’ll enjoy sexy style that is still so classic and traditional.

Perfect for the sort of bride-to-be who isn’t into ruffles or frou-frou, this sleek wedding gown molds the torso into a true work of art. The deep-v neckline is embellished to draw attention to your gorgeous decolletage.

Accessorize the look with strong makeup and modern hair. Go for a scarlet or berry lip, highlight your cheekbones with blush or bronzer, and be sure to use black eyeliner and mascara on your upper lashes. Choose an up-do that spotlights your face, while also showing off your creamy shoulders. Don’t forget a pair of glittering drop earrings, as well as a pair of strappy, high-heeled satin sandals.

To view more lovely wedding gowns, wedding invitations, wedding decor Toronto and Feri jewellry, be sure to visit www.BestforBride.com today. We offer all of the services that you need to plan the perfect wedding.

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Arriving in Style: How to Make the Perfect Entrance to Your Wedding

For many brides, their wedding day is the best (and busiest) day of their lives. With schedules to stick to, guests to organise and the added pressure of looking beautiful it’s not surprising that certain aspects take a ‘back seat’. According to a survey on Canadian wedding trends, transportation to the wedding is one of the lowest costs averaging at around $570 – behind DJ’s/musicians for the reception, flowers and less than half of the cost of the wedding gown and bands.

But when you think about it, getting to the wedding on time is really one of the most important things about the day. And finding the balance between reliable, affordable, practical transport and a unique, memorable method of arriving in style is a challenge for any bride. Here are some transportation ideas for your big day.

Bridal Dresses by Sophia Tolli
Bridal Dress by Sophia Tolli

Air Travel

What could be more glamorous than arriving at your wedding in your very own chartered helicopter or hot air balloon? This would be especially impressive if you were having an outdoor wedding and your guests could watch you descend from the skies. It might sound like something reserved typically for the rich and famous, but it’s not as unusual or as expensive as you may think. Many wedding venues have permission for aircrafts to land within their grounds and with typical helicopters seating up to six people you can take your bridesmaids along for the ride.

What could be more romantic than you and your new husband exiting your wedding in a hot air balloon, toasting your marriage as you sail through the skies?

Tip: Local air travel laws can apply when travelling by air and there will be restrictions about landing as you will need a certain amount of open space to land safely. Check this thoroughly with your wedding venue and charter company before booking.

Alfred Angelo Disney Bridal Dresses
Alfred Angelo Disney Bridal Dress

Horse and Carriage

Arrive at your wedding in true fairytale fashion by opting for this classy, traditional mode of transport. At typical prices running between $500-1000 depending on the type of carriage, distance and length of service, a horse and carriage is certainly within the ‘average’ remit for transportation prices and offers a certain charm to the day. The only down side is that they can be very weather dependent unless you opt for a carriage with an extendable roof.

Tip: If you like the idea of a horse and carriage but would prefer something a little different and contemporary then there are a range of customised carriages in a variety of colours and styles – including replicas of the infamous Cinderella ball carriage. A cheaper and quirkier version of the horse and carriage (becoming increasingly popular with metropolitan weddings) is a pedicab – picture a bicycle where the horse would usually be! Or, alternatively, ditch the carriage and arrive on a finely dressed white horse – a popular mode of transport for Hindu weddings. If you plan to do this then be sure to get acquainted with the saddle in the weeks before your wedding.

Bridesmaids Gowns by Mori Lee
Bridesmaids Gown by Mori Lee

Car or Motorcycle

Arriving by car is still the most common and convenient way to make your arrival. Whilst the popularity of vintage, classic wedding cars such as the Rolls Royce Phantom and Bentley S2 remains high, many couples are now thinking outside of the box when it comes to picking their cars. The key is to pair your vehicle with the theme of the wedding – for a traditional, white wedding then you may still opt for a classic car or perhaps something chic and elegant like an stretch limo, but if you’re wedding is a quirkier affair then your car should reflect this. Many people now use vintage vehicles of another variety – think old VW beetles and even retro campervans. If you want to add a touch of style to the day then why not opt for a super sports car like a Lamborghini Gallardo – there’ll be no excuse for being late in one of those.

If you’re feeling brave then opt for a motorcycle arrival – the same rules apply when choosing the type of bike that you’d like to arrive on. If your dress is a reasonable size then you could even squeeze into a sidecar. Just watch the helmet on newly styled hair.

Tip: If you plan to hire a car then you should decide whether or not you’d like to also hire a driver or if someone in your wedding party will drive. If this is the case then you’ll need to ensure that any liability/insurance issues are covered upon hiring the vehicles.

Alfred Angelo Disney Bridesmaid Dresses
Alfred Angelo Disney Bridesmaid Dress

By Boat

With more and more couples opting for a beach wedding in exotic locales, it would be a shame not to make the most of the stunning scenery by arriving on a high powered speedboat or luxurious yacht. Many stately wedding venues also include some sort of lake so a gondola or old fashioned rowing boat would also add an elegant, romantic effect.

Tip: If you’re someone who suffers from seasickness then arriving by boat (particularly on the ocean) might not combine well with your pre-wedding jitters. As a rule, speedboats tend to go too fast for you to notice the motion of the ocean too much but with that speed comes the inevitable damage to make up and up-do’s.

Party Bus

Why not start the celebration early by inviting up to 60 of you guests to travel with you to the venue on a party bus. These buses complete with disco lights, music and bars, have been popular since 2007 and are undoubtedly the best way to hold a mobile celebration. They have high ceilings, seating and a bathroom on board so there’ll be no worrying about the ladies crumpling their dresses.

Tip: If you plan to enjoy a few celebratory glasses of champagne on board then check that the bus company you hire from are licensed with the local authority to ensure that you receive the best quality service.

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The Importance of Wedding Dress Preservation

Your wedding dress serves as a reminder for that special day, the day of your dreams. Brides spend a lot of time and money finding their perfect wedding dress for the perfect wedding, so seeing the wedding dress will cause those happy memories to come flooding back. Many wedding gowns get left in a plastic cover at the back of the cupboard or in the loft after the special day with every intention of one day getting it cleaned and preserved. Leaving your wedding dress in its plastic cover will not only cause oxidation of any stains, it could also cause plastic fuming which can discolour the material even more than the yellowish colour that came with age.

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Wedding dresses reflect the bride’s personality and in many cases, you won’t find one like it. Custom tailoring is applied to most dresses and many will personalise it by adding flowers and other patterns to make it their own. Many brides will want to keep their wedding dress either as a token of remembrance to their special day, or to give to their children or grandchildren as a family heirloom so that they can wear it on their own special day. In any case the dress should be properly preserved to ensure that the money spent on the dress doesn’t go to waste, after all many brides will only wear their dress on one day, leaving the dress to get old and discoloured over the many years of their marriage.

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The biggest mistake that many brides make is leaving their dress in the cupboard or loft for weeks, months and even years after the wedding. They usually have every intention to get it cleaned at some point, but that thought is usually put to the back of their mind and forgotten about, unaware of the problems this can cause. Perspiration, body oils, sugar stains and many more can cause bad stains when left on the dress for a long period of time as the stains start to oxidise and discolour the dress. Even invisible stains can cause massive problems if left for too long, darkening the material with age to a brown colour. It is recommended that you get the dress cleaned and preserved within six weeks of the wedding to ensure that the risk of permanent stains is lowered. Treatment can be applied to the dress to remove stains and many wedding dress preservation services will often try their hardest to remove the toughest stains, although they cannot always succeed if the stains have been left for too long. Sunlight is also a huge problem for wedding dresses, as the UV rays can turn yellow over time, but this is not too much of a problem because it can take years for this to happen.

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Once you have had your dress properly cleaned and preserved you should consider properly storing it at home. Your dress should be wrapped in acid free paper and stored in a box to ensure that further yellowing and acid breakdown does not occur. It should never be kept in the plastic garment bag that it came with as this can allow sunlight to penetrate the fabrics and it can also expose the dress to plastic fumes, causing further discolouration. You should store the box under your bed, or in a closet free from sunlight and moisture to ensure that the dress keeps and you can show it to your future generations and possibly even hand it down.

This post was written by Brad Warmbold, on behalf of Carlton Cleaners – providing wedding dress preservation services to Greater Manchester.