Bridesmaids Dresses, Check

JAN 02

I was still a little unsure of exactly what we were looking for when my five bridesmaids and walked in to Saratina Bridal Boutique on a Saturday morning. As usual I had a few pins in mind, hoping to find a long strapless dress in chiffon that all the girls might like. Whether or not they […]read more

The Thing About Pink Tulle

DEC 17

  It’s barely been a month since I blogged about what my bridesmaids would wear… I’m kind of embarrassed to say that I’ve changed my mind. Again. Here’s the thing about pink tulle… It’s lovely, and out of the ordinary and quirky. All reasons why I loved the idea of tulle skirts for my girls. […]read more

David’s Bridal arrives in Langley, BC and blesses me with bridesmaid dresses!

DEC 10

What happens when I receive an email about David’s Bridal opening in my lovely province of BC? I posted this on my maid of honour’s Facebook wall…in all caps: “I GOT AN EMAIL THAT DAVID’S BRIDAL IS OPENING IN LANGLEY ON NOVEMBER 30! I AM TOO EXCITED TO TYPE NORMALLY. OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!” […]read more

For The Ladies

NOV 05

So much for putting things off, the ball is rolling. Wedding planning is on  and it’s full steam ahead! So let’s see, the save the dates are finally sent out, the wedding dress is picked up and stashed away at my parents’ house. (By the way, can I just say that’s torture. They live about […]read more

Bridesmaids In… White?

JUL 30

{If my lovely bridesmaids happen to be reading this, it might come as a bit of a surprise.} So etiquette says you don’t wear white to a wedding. That’s reserved for the bride. Or is it? There are lots of things about our wedding that you might consider “non-traditional” so why should the bridesmaids dresses […]read more

Purple Inspiration in Alberta from Sarah Mavro

JUL 13

A pretty darn good week for wedding inspiration don’t you think? Let’s cap off the week with some deep purple inspiration from Edmonton photographer, Sarah Mavro. Jon and Carley’s wedding took place in Devon, Alberta this past June and I thought it might be nice for you aubergine/purple brides to inspired. The bouquet is a […]read more


Latest Obsession: Mixed Bridesmaid Dress Styles

JUN 18

Who said bridesmaids have to wear the same outfits? I admit I was one of those brides and believed that rule was one that shouldn’t be broken. Well, shouldn’t is a strong word…in fact the thought never even came to me while I was planning my wedding. Next to graphic bridesmaid dresses, my latest obsession […]read more

3 Bridesmaid Gift Options Under $100

APR 09

Happy Monday y’all :) I hope you all had a fabulous easter weekend with family and friends. I was entirely in a shopping mood this past weekend, so I brought up the courage to find some affordable bridesmaid gift options all under $100. It’s one of those questions that I’m always asked by brides. So […]read more


Weekly Wrap-Up + Lovely Florals

MAR 30

Happy weekend! I do hope you loved this week’s wedding inspiration because it was so much fun putting it together. But before I sign off for the weekend, I wanted to share some pretty snippets from a wedding captured by Kamee June Photography. The florals and beautiful colors are enough to wish you were married […]read more


Fashion Trends for your Bridesmaids!

MAR 15

How many of you just hope to find a dress that fits your “colour scheme” and leave it at that? Well, after viewing the latest spring line from J.Crew, I picked out some of the trends and thought I’d share them with you. The styles and colours have totally pumped me up, excited what spring […]read more

What Makes a Good Bridesmaid?

DEC 12

Being a bridesmaid can be a daunting task or an easy one, it all depends on how you tackle it. But what exactly makes a ‘good’ bridesmaid? Here’s what some of you said when I asked for your opinion on the Wedding Obsession facebook page. [photo credit: Chad+Anastasia photography - see feature] I Just Said […]read more


Stylish Cocktail Dresses for Your Bridesmaids

NOV 29

I was going to share an inspiration board today, but I got distracted when I came across the latest cocktail dress designs over at BCBG. Totally chic, refined, feminine and utterly modern. I just might have to pick up the black or deep purple one myself. Your bridesmaids will thank you for this one. Which […]read more

Vera Wang for David's Bridal - 2012

Vera Wang for David’s Bridal - 2012

NOV 21

I love when I receive pretty images in my inbox and share them with you. Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at the 2012 collection by Vera Wang for David’s Bridal. And fabulous news for brides-to-be in Edmonton, I recently saw a sign yelling “Future David’s Bridal” over in South Edmonton Common. Eek! Let’s hope it’s […]read more

Navy + Red Bridesmaids Inspiration

Navy + Red Bridesmaids Inspiration

NOV 17

Remember the traditional Ukrainian wedding that we shared late last week? The bridesmaids wore navy blue dresses by BCBG, paired with small and short bouquets of deep red roses. Over the weekend I had a peek at the latest J. Crew ad campaign and noticed the red & blue colour combination was ever so present. […]read more

Dusty Rose Details

Dusty Rose Details

NOV 15

1. Ribbon clutch - Foley & Corinna (available at 2. Escher pumps from Nine West 3. Michael Kors rosegold watch (available at 4. Rose silk sash from BHLDN 5. Faye dress in silk organza from J. Crewread more

Latest Obsession: Graphic Bridesmaid Dresses

Latest Obsession: Graphic Bridesmaid Dresses

OCT 19

My latest obsession? Patterned or graphic bridesmaid dresses. Who said they had to be a solid color? The bride in white will always stand out so don’t be afraid to take some chances and have some fun! {image: Chic Saskatoon Wedding - see feature here} {image: Jennie Dee (website moved)} {image: mints design blog} xoxo […]read more

Latest Obsession: Different Bridesmaid Stockings

Latest Obsession: Different Bridesmaid Stockings

AUG 22

Nowadays, it’s common for brides and their bridesmaids to forgo stockings (or nylons) under our dresses. But wouldn’t it be cute to spice things up and have your bridesmaids wear different designs? I think it would go especially well for situations where bridesmaids are all wearing the same black cocktail dresses because it adds a […]read more

J Crew Fall Weddings Preview - Our favourite picks!

J Crew Fall Weddings Preview - Our favourite picks!

JUL 15

J Crew recently launched a preview of their Fall wedding & party dresses and again they don’t disappoint. Honestly, J Crew is doing just about everything right when it comes to designing gowns for the modern bride & bridesmaid in an assortment of colours. While I’m only sharing a few from the bridesmaids collection, my […]read more

Vera Wang Bridesmaids for Davids Bridal

JUL 07

I’m so excited and have been waiting to share this with you! As you know, Vera Wang has teamed up with David’s Bridal to create a new line called “White”. And while you’ve already seen the bridal gowns, here’s a look at the new bridesmaid dresses.  Again, Vera doesn’t disappoint. The dresses are classy and […]read more

Twobirds Bridesmaids now in Canada!

Twobirds Bridesmaids now in Canada!

JAN 19

Ladies, Twobirds Bridesmaid has come to Canada! I’ve had a love for their bridesmaid dresses when they released in the states and now Twobirds has announced that they’ve opened a Toronto boutique. Inspired by a 1970’s Norma Kamali ‘Infinity’ dress, Goldman’s innovative twobirds dress is the ultimate fashion statement. Made from a luxurious feeling silk […]read more

Love it or hate it?

JAN 04

It’s fun to shake things up a bit and have a little fun. I recently stumbled on this celebrity wedding and wondered what you thought about the dresses. Love it or hate it? {images: zimbio}read more

Elegant Black Tie Wedding

DEC 30

Have you been missing some wedding inspiration? I wanted to share some details from this next wedding sent over by ES-Sense Photography to tie you over to the new year. Kathleen & Allan used a modern monogram throughout..on the cake, wall gobo, programs, invites and menus which really tied everything together. I have always been […]read more

J. Crew's New Bridal Boutique

J. Crew’s New Bridal Boutique

AUG 18

I’m heading to Seattle in September and I told my husband there’s 2 things I MUST see. (1) The first Starbucks ever to order my favorite caramel macchiato and (2) Visit J. Crew. I know he thinks I’m delusional, but really, I LOVE J. Crew. It’s horrible that we don’t have one in Alberta although […]read more

Advice: Bridal Party Shapes & Sizes [Guest Post]

Advice: Bridal Party Shapes & Sizes [Guest Post]

MAY 27

Another fabulous guest post by SmartBride Boutique while I´m away for all brides out there choosing dresses for your bridesmaids! I remember when I started in the Industry and all bridesmaids were offered the same homogenous look by the bride. Pretty maids all in a row dressed alike, with hair and makeup the same. Everyone […]read more

Wedding Finds

Wedding Finds

APR 06

Happy Tuesday ! I spent majority of the weekend shopping up a storm for the wedding. I found some great finds for you brides, particularly those in Canada. Aldo‘s new spring lines has the most amazing flats - pastels and bold colors for brides or bridesmaids. And don’t ever dismiss your local retail chains! For […]read more

The bridesmaids...

The bridesmaids…

JAN 10

Oh mondays. Dreaded mondays. If it weren’t for my full-time job, mondays would be fun just blogging, but that’s not entirely realistic! I’ve got lots of real weddings lined up for this week so stay tuned. In the meantime, for those interested in my wedding planning process, I just wanted to share with you the […]read more

Real Wedding: Annick & Amanda

Real Wedding: Annick & Amanda

JAN 03

Real wedding time! Lance Burns sent over photos from Amanda & Annick‘s Edmonton wedding that I waited so patiently for! I met Amanda from my Toastmasters group and after hearing about all her wedding details leading up to the date, I couldn’t wait to see how the wedding turned out. Amanda & Annick are such […]read more

Lovely Corsage Brooches

Lovely Corsage Brooches

JUN 23

Loving these handmade felt corsage brooches from A Alicia. They really brighten up any simple outfit. {images: A Alicia} PS: To all those who sent me emails - I appreciate them and will try to get to them very soon! I haven’t forgotten you =)read more

Trend: Two Toned Bridesmaid Dresses

Trend: Two Toned Bridesmaid Dresses

FEB 10

I’ve been seeing more bridesmaid gowns with two tones, particularly a mix between black and white. I really like the first Alfred Sung one - the silhouette is flattering. Alfred Sung {one . two} Lela Rose {one . two}read more

Blush Pink Bridesmaids

Blush Pink Bridesmaids

JAN 29

The pictures just don’t do this dress any justice. I was totally adamant on getting black bridesmaid dresses, but was suddenly willing to change because of this blush pink cocktail dress. This sweetheart neckline gown falls just above the knees and has a simple black belt that ties into a bow in the back. You […]read more

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