Category Archives: Wedding

Shoe Love is True Love! 5 Ideas for Wedding Footwear. Plus, a Giveaway!

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Cinderella is proof that the right pair of shoes can change a girl’s life. And we believe that’s never more true than on your wedding day! The right pair of shoes can make all the difference.

Going to dance the night away? Flats are your BFF. Wearing a short dress? Have some fun with statement shoes — bold colors, jewels, appliques! Put your best foot forward with these five ideas, and don’t miss our Wedding Facebook giveaway for a chance to win your choice of wedding shoes! Continue reading Shoe Love is True Love! 5 Ideas for Wedding Footwear. Plus, a Giveaway!

The Look for Less: 10 Bridal Fashion Week Trends

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Your wedding-themed Pinterest board is about to see a lot of action! Bridal Fashion Week just wrapped and whether you’re actually planning a wedding or just love looking at pretty photos, there’s a lot to get excited about. The week brought an abundance of swoon-worthy gowns and 10 trends that are particularly pin-able. Continue reading The Look for Less: 10 Bridal Fashion Week Trends

Designer to Watch: Edric Woo

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A wedding dress isn’t just a white dress you wear for a day and pack into storage. It truly is something more.  It’s a symbol of the day you’ll remember for the rest of your life, a keepsake, an heirloom, a memory. That’s why choosing the right dress is so important, and to get that perfect dress, you’ll need a great designer. Enter Edric Woo.

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Mr. Woo is an experienced designer of wedding, bridesmaid, prom and evening gowns, having worked as a head designer for the Tara Keeley collection at JLM Couture, as well as a designer for Maggie Sottero Bridal. His designs are rich in texture and detailing, and he has an uncanny way of combining fabrics for amazing fit, feel, and look.

I am passionate about combining the elements of tradition and innovation.

My energy is focused on making the bride look beautiful in a sleek, glamorous way. –Edric Woo

Indeed, his designs are truly ethereal and give brides a variety of options for their big day.

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We here at LightInTheBox are proud to annouce that Edric Woo has joined our team as chief designer of bridal and special occasion apparel. What this means for you is that you can now own fabulous designs from an experienced and professional designer for a fraction of the cost of what you would pay in a boutique or local bridal shop.

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Edric is confident of his ability to utilize his creative instincts to be able to offer customers a unique dress at an affordable price. He aims to make every bride what they should be on their big day–beautiful, comfortable, glamorous, and happy.

Stay tuned to LightInTheBox for more of his outstanding designs.

Do you like Edric Woo’s designs? Let us know in the comments!

But wait! There’s more! Want to win a wedding dress for FREE? Check out the Black Bridal Bliss blog for details on how to enter this giveaway for the dress pictured below.

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Real Life Wedding: Brandy’s Non-traditional Budget Wedding

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Despite all the books, blogs, and experts telling us otherwise, we know that there’s no right way to have a wedding.  Lots of variables like budgets, timing, and personal preferences play into how a wedding happens. We caught up with Brandy, from the Netherlands, and had a chat about her upcoming non-traditional wedding to her long-term girlfriend. Read on to learn about keeping it simple.

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Bridal Week on a Budget: 4 Great Looks From New York That You Can Actually Afford

Bridal Week came to a conclusion last week in New York, giving onlookers hundreds of wedding styles to drool over.  Top designers like Oscar de la Renta and Vera Wang showed off inspiring designs for brides-to-be to lust after. The problem is, the average bride may not have the tens of thousands of dollars required for these new looks. Lucky for you, we’ve taken a few of the greatest looks from the catwalk and put them within your budget.  Here are the top 4 styles from New York that you can own for less. Continue reading Bridal Week on a Budget: 4 Great Looks From New York That You Can Actually Afford

When In-laws Go Outlaw: 6 Tips for Dealing with Parents While Planning a Wedding

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You’d like to think that your wedding is between you and your future spouse. If only this were so. Unfortunately for some, parents and in-laws can get a little crazy when it comes to planning The Big Day. Like it or not, the wedding is almost as much about them as it is about you. Here are a few helpful tips for how to deal with pushy parents. Continue reading When In-laws Go Outlaw: 6 Tips for Dealing with Parents While Planning a Wedding

Lingo to Know: 9 Wedding Dress Terms and What They Mean

10ea398e-2714-11e2-a2c2-97df7d3ac792_VeraWang-Sydney-WEB-12 - Copy--646x363When you’re shopping for a dress, you may be approached by shop attendants asking you if you prefer a “chapel train” or “semi-cathedral,” or if you’d like a “sweetheart neckline” or a “halter style.” Considering all you have to think about while you plan the big day, you shouldn’t have to consult a dictionary just to find a dress.

To help you out, we’ve compiled a short list of wedding dress lingo to help you find what you want faster. Continue reading Lingo to Know: 9 Wedding Dress Terms and What They Mean

A Beautiful Bargain: Newlywed Tamara M. Loves Her Non-Traditional Gown

 

Once you’ve met that perfect someone, Lightinthebox.com is the place to find your dream wedding dress for the big day. But don’t just take our word for it, here is an unsolicited review from one of our satisfied customers who walked down the aisle in this beautiful knee-length wedding dress.  Continue reading A Beautiful Bargain: Newlywed Tamara M. Loves Her Non-Traditional Gown

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How Not to Let Mis-Matched Bridesmaids Ruin Your Wedding

If you are planning a wedding and are definitely excited about the mismatched bridesmaids idea —  there are SO many ways to do this, but as a result, so many chances for it to turn out, not that beautiful.

There are a few key ways to limit a major mishap in your bridal party couture — let us help you out! Continue reading How Not to Let Mis-Matched Bridesmaids Ruin Your Wedding