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Tips on Ways to Wear Your Mother’s Wedding Gown with Style for Your Own Caribbean Destination Wedding

Hello Mis Novias y Mis Novios! I’m writing to you from back at my desk in my office on Vieques.  Tuesday was a travel day and yesterday was a recovery day.  Today I’m actually working… boo hiss!  But I’m playing hooky from paperwork by writing this blog because it’s a fun topic.  Now, I know […]

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Tips on How to Gracefully Get Out of Wearing Your Mother’s Wedding Gown

Hello there! Once upon a time, most girls wore wedding gowns passed down through their families.  It might be a grandmother’s gown that the bride’s mother and older sister had both worn, or in some cases an antique dress that has been around a lot longer.  It was for expense reasons as well as sentimental […]

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Destination Wedding Gown Shopping — 10 Tips to Make Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress a Fun Process

Hola Ladies! Yes, this blog is for the ladies.  Men have it easy, whether the attire for the event is “formal” or “island cocktail attire.”  Brides, on the other hand, have to hunt down the most important garment they’ll ever wear.  For some girls, wedding gown shopping is a lot of fun.  Those are usually the girls who are skinny […]

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Say NO to the Dress — Unless It’s the Wedding Gown of Your Dreams and It’s What YOU Want

Hola Mis Amigas! I never cease to be amazed by how many television shows (mostly reality shows) are all about weddings nowadays!  Down here in Vieques we have two sat TV options and we get Direct TV — that means we don’t get the WE network or Bravo (Yes, as a matter of fact, I […]

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10 Tips for Choosing a Caribbean Destination Wedding Gown

Hi there! Lots of my clients ask me for advice before they go shopping for the wedding gown for their destination wedding.  There are no hard and fast rules, you should really get what you want, regardless of whether it’s what your mother thinks is appropriate on the beach.  🙂   With that said, there are […]

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The Destination Wedding Oscars — What’s Walking the Red Carpet this Year?

Hello Brides and Grooms! I must admit it would be fun to show pictures of my clients and do a “best” and “worst” dressed list, but that would be tacky so I’ll refrain.  But I do want to talk this opportunity to talk about wedding party attire in the Caribbean.

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Critics Say “Boo Hiss” to Strap Marks — How to Keep the Bride and Bridesmaids Looking Their Best

Hello Loyal Readers! I’m flying out the door in a minute to meet with a May bride here on a pre-planning trip.  Then it’s to the ferry dock to pick up this week’s wedding couple’s parents.  It seems the well-intentioned bride and groom had double-booked themselves.  And seeing as how the bride’s mother has been […]

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Tips for Choosing the Best Wedding Gown for a Tropical Wedding

Hello everybody! I’m a destination wedding planner, so I’m supposed to know everything about the best way to get married in the Caribbean, right? So do me a favor, learn from my mistakes — don’t repeat them!

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