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Mistakes Brides Make When Shopping For Their Wedding Dress

Mistakes Brides Make When Shopping For Their Wedding Dress

[ad_1] Shopping for that special dress is one of the most memorable experiences in the wedding planning process. It can also be incredibly overwhelming as you wade through endless styles, fabrics and opinions. “Wedding dress shopping entails a deeply emotional journey, especially for those experiencing it for the first time,” Anna Ramirez, head of design at Pronovias, told HuffPost. “The process serves as a learning curve for many brides, as initial perceptions of gown styles often evolve during fittings, revealing what truly complements their body and boosts their confidence. It is common for brides to discover a style they hadn’t anticipated as their own.” As the popularity of shows like “Say Yes to the Dress” have shown, there’s no shortage of opportunities for fun and drama in the world of bridal gowns. To help keep any stress at bay, we asked wedding dress experts to share some common mistakes they see people making as they shop for their special day. Read on for the biggest missteps to avoid and some advice for making the wedding …

Brave girl, 5, walked to school in princess dress and told teacher ‘mummy can’t wake up’

Brave girl, 5, walked to school in princess dress and told teacher ‘mummy can’t wake up’

[ad_1] A brave five-year-old girl stayed with her unconscious mum all night then walked to school in a princess dress, a crown and wellie boots and told her teacher ‘mummy can’t wake up’. Poppy Davies was prancing around in her princess dress at her home in Pontllanfraith, near Blackwood in Wales, when her mum Leisha collapsed and lost consciousness, Wales Online reports. Leisha, 35, had gone into septic shock. The brave youngster stayed by her side all night unaware of what to do. But, the next morning, quick-thinking Poppy calmly unlocked the door and walked to her school, the Pontllanfraith Primary School, and told her teachers: “Mummy’s on the floor and I can’t wake her up.” READ NEXT: Zoned out and frozen on a busy Manchester morning Leisha said her daughter saved her life. In the run up to her collapsing on January 18, the mum had undergone an operation for a twisted bowel. But since returning to work she had been feeling unwell, with her legs and face starting to swell. That night her …

Gwen Stefani’s leggy wedding dress for Blake Shelton nuptials was VERY familiar

Gwen Stefani’s leggy wedding dress for Blake Shelton nuptials was VERY familiar

[ad_1] When Gwen Stefani married Blake Shelton in 2021 she opted for an, unsurprisingly, avant-garde white wedding dress. The dress was one to remember, giving us some serious déjà vu when the first photos with her new husband were first released.  © GettyGwen Stefani arrived to the 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards in a Vera Wang dress The No Doubt star, 54, was spotted on the red carpet three years prior in 2019 when she arrived at the E! People’s Choice Awards held at the Barker Hangar wearing a near-identical dress.  © GettyGwen’s dress could have been her muse for her 2021 bridal look The ‘Don’t Speak’ singer bossed it in a scrunchy dip-hemmed dress in a scrunchy white material. The gown featured a long train and a corseted bodice, as well as a nipped-in waistline.  © GettyGwen’s dress featured a long train The ‘Sweet Escape’ hitmaker teamed the bold gown with her signature black fishnet stockings and a pair of slinky black over-the-knee boots. Adding another element to the look was Gwen’s over-the-elbow black …

Billie Piper’s skin-tight nude dress has us excited for her Wednesday debut

Billie Piper’s skin-tight nude dress has us excited for her Wednesday debut

[ad_1] Fans of the creepy and the kooky, mysterious and spooky will be excited to know that production for season two of Netflix’s hit show Wednesday is officially underway and there’s a new cultivated cast member joining the Adams Family sphere.  Last night Billie Piper was seen attending the Vogue x Netflix BAFTA Television Awards Celebration at London’s Dovetale Restaurant, donning a seriously striking midi dress that has us overly excited to see what her Wednesday wardrobe might entail.  © GettyThis is what we call a tonal masterpiece Billie kept her ensemble sleek for the occasion, donning a fitted, nude-toned, bustier vintage Jean Paul Gaultier midi dress with intricate stitching detailing and a built-in underwire bra. She paired the killer ensemble with her fiery red locks, loosely curled and volumised at the root and a hydrated deep peach-hued lip look. For accessories, she opted for a dainty chain necklace and a pair of strappy pointed-toe sling-back pumps. To complete the look she swapped out her handbag for three long-stemmed blooming roses in a blush pink …

Man linked to viral dress pleads guilty to endangering wife’s life | Scotland

Man linked to viral dress pleads guilty to endangering wife’s life | Scotland

[ad_1] A man who became famous after a dress bought for his wedding “broke the internet” has pleaded guilty to endangering his wife’s life after admitting to strangling her. Keir Johnston, 38, pleaded guilty to the attack at the high court in Glasgow on Thursday and was remanded in custody until a sentence is passed next month. Johnston and his wife, Grace, who lived on the Isle of Colonsay after their 2015 marriage, found fame when the mother of the bride wore a dress that caused a global debate over its true colours – black and blue, or white and gold. The blue and black dress. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Named “the dress that broke the internet”, it turned into a social media storm when Caitlin McNeill, a guest at the wedding, first shared an image on Tumblr, appealing for help in solving the colour dilemma. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Ellen DeGeneres were caught up in the debate, with the latter inviting the couple on to her talkshow, where they were given $10,000 and a …

Queen Camilla recycles blue Fiona Clare dress as she hosts animal charity reception | Royal | News

Queen Camilla recycles blue Fiona Clare dress as she hosts animal charity reception | Royal | News

[ad_1] Queen Camilla posed for photographs with mini ponies today during a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the 90th anniversary of Brooke. Brooke is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules. The UK-based charity, which was founded in the early 1930s, is a legacy of the First World War. The Queen opted for one of her favourite summer dresses which she has worn several times, first pictured in 2021. The cinched-in dress with the pleated skirt was first seen when it was worn to meet Queen Rania of Jordan. It has a gorgeous blue pattern across the entire garment, with buttons down the middle and long sleeves. It is midi in length, perfect for the warm sunshine London is experiencing at the moment. The piece is from Fiona Clare, one of the Queen’s favourite designer brands, and it has white and black polka dots on it. The shoes, by Sole Bliss, is a brand that constructs shoes for women who suffer from bunions and other foot problems. She …

Loved Duchess Sophie’s baby pink designer dress? I’ve found an amazing lookalike, if I do say so myself

Loved Duchess Sophie’s baby pink designer dress? I’ve found an amazing lookalike, if I do say so myself

[ad_1] The Duchess of Edinburgh looked radiant on Wednesday, as she stepped out in the sunshine wearing the most stunning pink midi dress. The wife of Prince Edward was attending The Sovereign’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace and took centre stage alongside her husband, Princess Anne, King Charles and Queen Camilla. © JORDAN PETTITTPrincess Anne, Prince Edward and Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh attended the first Royal Garden Party of the season Sophie looked effortlessly elegant in royal-favourite Suzannah London’s Fontaine Dress in Paris Pink. Made from Italian silk crepe, the ’40s-inspired style is softly tailored and features a narrow, elongated V-neckline, a gentle figure-skimming A-line skirt and slim 3/4 length sleeves. The Duchess completed the look with Jane Taylor London’s Hersilia Hat in the same baby pink hue, a matching pearl-embellished clutch bag and nude stiletto heels. She wore her hair up, and natural, glowing makeup with a rosy pink lip. © PoolThe Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh spoke to guests at Buckingham Palace Suzannah London is a label also loved by Princess Kate, who …

Stacey Dooley leaves fans speechless in Hailey Bieber’s leg-lengthening mini dress

Stacey Dooley leaves fans speechless in Hailey Bieber’s leg-lengthening mini dress

[ad_1] Ever since Stacey Dooley graced the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom in a winning fleet of glittering, feathered costumes and bejewelled ball gowns, her style has been unmatched. Looking just as glamorous as she did when she lifted the Glitterball with her dance partner (and now real-life partner) Kevin Clifton in 2018, Stacey unveiled a glamorous red carpet look on her Instagram on Wednesday.  The BBC star, 37, looked red hot as she rocked a strapless scarlet mini dress and towering white heels. Her endless legs looked incredible in the ultra-mini number, which highlighted her petite frame.  © InstagramStacey Dooley looked phenomenal in a strapless red dress Stacey swept her fiery red hair into a neat, elegant bun and elevated her look with a delicate collection of silver jewellery. The photos were captured behind-the-scenes at the BAFTA Television Craft Awards in April.  © InstagramStacey rocked towering heels with her red mini dress “A vision in red,” commented one of her fans, as another agreed: “You look absolutely beautiful!” “You look sensational! Look at those legs,” …

Ricki Lake, 55, proudly models the same dress she wore back in 2007 following 30-pound weight loss

Ricki Lake, 55, proudly models the same dress she wore back in 2007 following 30-pound weight loss

[ad_1] Celebrating a stunning 30-pound weight loss, Ricki Lake recently wowed her followers by stepping back into a chic white mini dress she first donned in 2007.  At 55, Ricki proudly showcased her timeless style and significant transformation on Instagram. The dress, worn initially at the world premiere of The Business of Being Born, looked just as fabulous on Ricki now as it did back then.  She paired it with classic black heels, mirroring her original look, and posed gracefully in a garden setting. “Oh, this old thing?? Just had it hanging around. Originally wore this dress to The Business of Being Born world premiere in 2007 and now here I am wearing it again in 2024!” she captioned the delightful post, exuding happiness and pride. © InstagramRicki Lake dons the same dress she wore back in 2007 This fashion flashback comes amid Ricki’s public clarification regarding her weight loss method. Recently, she addressed rumors suggesting she used Ozempic, Hollywood’s latest trend for shedding pounds.  The medication, known for suppressing appetite, has been linked to …

Elizabeth Hurley stuns in plunging emerald dress as she’s supported by son Damian

Elizabeth Hurley stuns in plunging emerald dress as she’s supported by son Damian

[ad_1] Elizabeth Hurley wowed in an incredible dress once again this week, when she was joined on the red carpet by her son, first-time director Damian.  The former model posed for a series of snapshots with his mother, who is the star of his first movie, Strictly Confidential.  Elizabeth rocked a head-turning frock for the London screening of the film, as she wore an emerald dress with a plunging neckline and a thigh split that showcased her slender figure.  You may also likeWATCH: Strictly Confidential trailer The actress glowed in the pictures, which also saw Damian looking dapper in a black suit as he beamed alongside his mum. Another photo from the star-studded occasion showed the 22-year-old smiling for a photo with one of his godfathers, his mum’s former partner, Hugh Grant. Elizabeth was recently spotted in a more casual look, but she still looked as glamorous as ever.  © Lia TobyThe duo are so close Earlier in the week, the effortlessly stylish star shared a series of snapshots from her beach holiday in the …