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Handpicked 2014 Bridal Event

  It was truly an honor to be picked to participate in the Styling Suite at this year's Handpicked 2014 – A Different Kind of Bridal Event. This bridal show was a completely unique experience, bringing inspirational wedding trends found on Pinterest and well-known wedding blogs right here to the Midwest! This fabulous affair featured amazing decor, unconventional event design and sophisticated style. Outside, guests perused the barn and tent area as if they were participating in a wedding reception complete with food vendors, delicate table settings and lush floral arrangements. Inside, brides were able to try on some of the latest trends in bridal fashion. The Styling Suite brought the exciting experience of bridal shopping all in one place....

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Choosing the perfect dress to wear with a Mantilla

photo by Marianne Wilson Photography When it comes to choosing the perfect dress to wear with your mantilla, don't let this style myth keep you from looking your best on your wedding day. The number one style myth about mantillas is that the lace has to be an exact match your dress. The truth is, the lace on your mantilla should compliment your dress. These real brides chose to wear mantillas that weren't an exact match to their dress. Use these images as a as a guide and inspiration for your wedding day! xo, Gloria {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} {source} The best way to know if your mantilla compliments your dress is to try them on together!...

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Fingertip Length Mantilla

A fingertip length mantilla is hard to come by. Typically, an authentic Spanish Mantilla is only available in a long, cathedral length. We work closely with our Spanish artisans to bring you both cathedral and floor length mantillas. The floor length (also known as chapel length) mantillas in our store, can easily be transformed into fingertip length. So, if you love the French Alencon Lace on our customer favorite, Marisol Mantilla or are obsessed with the darling details on the French scalloped lace, Juliana Mantilla, keep reading to see how they can be worn as fingertip length veils! As you know, all the mantillas in our store come with an attached comb. The comb on our two floor length veils...

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Our vendor table at Cocoplum Coral Gables

This month, I had the pleasure of showing our mantilla veils at the Cocoplum Bridal Show in the beautiful Miami neighborhood of Coral Gables. I would not have been able to have a successful show without the help of my fabulous support team, my mom and sister! Between the three of us, we were able to assist brides-to-be with trying on our cathedral length and floor length veils and answering any questions they had about our products and how to wear them. We had so much fun doing so too! Bridal shows are a great way for brides to see the quality and detail of our mantillas in person. If you missed us at the show, you can still schedule...

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3 ways to wear a mantilla veil

  We love the timeless quality of a mantilla veil. Its delicate lace trim creates a sophisticated look that will provide you with classic photographs from your wedding day. However, deciding how to wear your mantilla can be an endeavor that many of us are perplexed by. Here are 3 simple, traditional and beautiful ways to wear a mantilla wedding veil on your big day! • Place the mantilla at the top of your head. This is undoubtedly the most traditional way to wear a mantilla. Wearing it in this way, allows the lace to gracefully draped over the shoulders, nicely framing the face. When wearing your mantilla this way, make sure the place the comb 2 inches back from...

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