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YAHOOOOO! Bryan’s Bride just called to tell me that my dress is in! They had originally estimated it would arrive in mid-July, so this was a fantastic May Day surprise! I’m not going to start alterations until August, I think, because I’m losing weight and don’t want to have to go for too many fittings. […]


After four shopping trips, and countless dresses tried on, we have a winner! Today, my mum came over from the island again, and together with two of my girlfriends, we hit up the sample sale at Tiffany Plus Bridal on East Hastings near Boundary.  The sale was a bit of a bust – we got […]


Pretty dresses!

30Dec08

Yesterday my mum came over to Vancouver so we could go check out Bryan’s Bride’s annual Boxing Day Blow-out. It was more like a Boxing Day Fizzle, but we made a ton of progress all the same! The sale ended up being only a few racks of mostly sizes 4, 8, and 12 sample dresses […]


In early June, just after we became engaged, I started my dress shopping with a trip to two stores in my hometown. At the end of July, I did some window shopping online, and found a few dresses I liked. Both experiences were a little frustrating – the first, because of the sample sizes not […]


I’m calling this dress shopping #2(ish) because I haven’t set foot in a bridal store since my first experience with my mum. What I have been doing is looking around online and bookmarking like crazy. If you’re like me, you’re all about the pictures, so this post will be far more interesting than my first […]


I was in my hometown of Victoria, BC this weekend to visit my parents for Father’s Day, and my mum took me out to begin looking at dresses. It was certainly educational, but I’m also a little disheartened. The education came from being able to see and touch dresses, rather than just looking at pretty […]