Before you begin to dress shop, there’s one thing you must buy first—your wedding day intimates. Nothing you try on will fit right or make you look fantastic unless you’re wearing the right smalls underneath. Liliana Mann, owner of Toronto’s Linea Intima is a fit expert (a visit to her and you will walk out walking taller and feeling up to 10 pounds slimmer thanks to your new bra) and we asked her for some insider intel on wedding day lingerie shopping. “Every bride deserves to feel like a queen on her wedding day and the royal treatment begins with an expert bra-fitting and bridal lingerie consultation,” Mann says. Here are her six shopping tips. Read the rest of this entry »
Amanda Stanley and Matthew Winger, June 11th 2011, St. Catharines, Ontario.
Photography courtesy Amanda Lachapelle Photography (amandalachapelle.ca).
Ceremony location: Jaycee Gardens Park, St. Catharines.
Reception location: Barn belonging to a family friend of Matthew’s family.
Bridal gown: Madeline Gardner from Bridal Village (bridalvillage.com)
Bridal party attire: Bridesmaid dresses by Watters from M.A. Carr (macarr.com); groomsmen tux by Freeman Formals (freemanformals.com) from Tip Top Tailors (tiptop.com); flower girl dress from J. Crew (jcrew.com)
Groom’s tux: Freeman Formals from Tip Top Tailors (tiptop.com)
Cake: Whisk and Ladle (whiskandladle.ca)
Caterer: Whisk and Ladle (whiskandladle.ca)
Favours: By the bride
Hair: Storm Hair Group, Ontario
Flowers: Fleurish Design (fleurishdesign.com)
Stationery: By the bride
Registry: The Bay and Home Outfitters (hbc.com)
Hair piece: Twigs & Honey (twigsandhoney.com)