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Letting Your Bridesmaids Choose their Own Dresses? Here Are 4 Things to Remember – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Have you considered letting your girlfriends choose their own dresses to wear in your wedding party? It’s a generous and brave maneuver. You’ll score points with the bridesmaids sick of wearing ill-fitting and unflattering gowns, but you risk having some seriously weird-looking formal wedding pictures. Before you tell them to start shopping, check out my advice […]

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Bridesmaids Frequently Leave the Bridal Suite a Disaster Zone – a Huffington Post Blog by Sandy Malone

Hey Brides! Red Alert!!! There are some really common sense tips for being a good bridesmaid at your friend’s wedding. Leaving the master bedroom looking like a bunch of high school girls just got dressed for prom is not acceptable. Check out my blog and share it with your wedding party. Plan ahead to avoid […]

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How to Pick the Perfect Bridesmaid – Guest Blog by Hannah-the-Intern

Hello Readers! It appears our intern Hannah has learned a LOT about wedding parties in the last couple of months and she has some good advice for newly engaged brides as they assemble their bridal party. Enjoy! Sandy As a girl meets people in her life, she starts to mentally assign the worthy spots in her wedding […]

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Sandy’s Huffington Post Column Today on Best Uses for an Old Bridesmaid Dress

Hi there! I had fun writing this column, though I didn’t expect to get outed in an 8th grade photo on the top of the Huff Post’s wedding page this morning.  Check out my blog and have a laugh yourself, or read it below… but you gotta click this link if you want to see […]

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Some of the Best Ways to Recycle a Bridesmaid Dress

Hola Brides! Is it terrible to admit that I got my blog topic today from a Huffington Post Facebook posting? It’s true. I have some excellent suggestions for what to do with a bridesmaid dress after the wedding. In fact, I purchased a number of copies of Cindy Walker’s “101 Uses for a Bridesmaid Dress” […]

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10 Tips for Choosing the Bridesmaid Dresses for Your Island Wedding

Hola! It’s another fabulous day on Vieques Island, so I figured I’d better get my blog written early or it wouldn’t get done at all!  I have so much to do.  I wanted to make sure that I finished answering Part 2 of Amy’s question from yesterday’s blog — how to choose bridesmaid dresses for her […]

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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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So Many Bridesmaid’s Dresses, So Little Time…

Hello! Bridesmaids are one of the most wonderful and most awful things about being a bride.  It’s wonderful because you get to ask your best friends to stand up for you on the most important day of your life.  It’s awful because dealing with them and their needs can put you completely over the edge.  Today we’re going to talk […]

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