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Off the Rack: A Guide

June 6th, 2012 by Jeannine

Off the Rack: A Guide

A great way to save on wedding dresses is to buy “off the rack.” But what does that mean? Bridal stores carry a selection of wedding dresses (otherwise known as samples) for brides to try on. Usually, wedding dresses are made to order but some women don’t want to wait 6-8 months for their dress … Continue Reading…

Win Bridal Accessories from
Caroline Calvert Couture!

May 28th, 2012 by Jeannine

Win Bridal Accessories from Caroline Calvert Couture!

Caroline Calvert Couture is well known in the Vancouver bridal industry for her fashionable yet affordable bridal accessories. Everything is handmade with love, which is so apparent in the details of every shrug, veil, or piece of jewelry she creates. Now, she wants to pass some of her pretty things to you! Wanna win some … Continue Reading…

arOka VINTAGE Grand Opening & Market Sale – June 9

May 22nd, 2012 by Jeannine

arOka VINTAGE Grand Opening & Market Sale: June 9, 2012

Hey vintage brides, if I were you, I’d be in Port Moody on June 9th… why? To celebrate with arOka VINTAGE of course! They will be having their Grand Opening and Market Sale that day and they’ve invited a bunch of vendors who specialize in handmade and vintage creations. Among them are… Vancity Vendor Jennifer … Continue Reading…

Pure Magnolia Sample Sale -
May 24-26

May 9th, 2012 by Jeannine

Pure Magnolia Sample Sale: May 24-26, 2012

If you’re an eco-friendly bride-to-be still looking for her dream dress, you’ll want to check out… Pure Magnolia’s 3-Day Sample Sale! Thursday, May 24, 2012 | Farmer’s Market at Lynn Valley Square | 2PM til 7PM Friday, May 25, 2012 | Pure Magnolia Studio | 9AM til 5PM Saturday, May 26, 2012 | Pure Magnolia … Continue Reading…

Sandra Sung Sample Sale
at VGH Thrift Store – April 28

April 21st, 2012 by Jeannine

Sandra Sung Sample Sale at VGH Thrift Store: April 28, 2012

Internationally renowned Vancouver dress designer, Sandra Sung, has recently hung up her measuring tape after over 20 years of serving the community. As a way to give back, she has donated over 150 of her wedding dresses to the Vancouver General Hospital Thrift Store and are making them available to the general public at hugely … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor – Sweetpiece Jewelry

April 20th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Sweetpiece Jewelry

How entrepreneur, Marjolein Poppema, started her business was an interesting story. It all stemmed from a piece of jewelry her mother wore. It caught Marjolein’s attention and as it turned out, the designer was someone she knew from her old hometown in Holland. She eventually met up with that particular designer, and she was shown … Continue Reading…

Isabelle’s Bridal’s 1-Day Sample Sale – April 28

April 17th, 2012 by Jeannine

Promo: Donate and Save at Isabelle's Bridal

Brides & bridesmaids, listen up! Do you want to save up to 70% on your dress? You’ll want to check out Vancity Vendor Isabelle’s Bridal’s… 1-Day Sample Sale!! Up to 70% off Wedding Dresses & Bridesmaid Dresses Wedding dresses $99 & up | Bridesmaid dresses $30 & up Designers include Jim Hjelm, Blush by Jim … Continue Reading…

Win Makeup Services by AC Makeup

April 16th, 2012 by Jeannine

Win Makeup Services by AC Makeup

If you want look your best for your girls night out, this week’s giveaway is perfect for you! Vancouver makeup artist Annie Chang of AC Makeup wants to beautify a lucky Vancity Bride reader and her best girlfriend! But first… a little about Annie… Annie is a Blanche MacDonald grad with over 7 years experience … Continue Reading…

Sparkle for Under $100 at Jeweliette

April 9th, 2012 by Jeannine

Sparkle for under $100 at Jeweliette

It’s no secret that the source of most of Vancouver’s sparkly bridal accessories is a little boutique on Hornby Street in Downtown Vancouver. Its name is Jeweliette, owned by Madalena Corsi, mother of award-winning jewelry designer Elsa Corsi. I decided to visit her lovely shop and see what kind of sparkle she’s got for under … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor – Black Tie Rings

March 23rd, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Black Tie Rings

If gold is just not your groom’s style, or even in your budget, have you ever considered an alternative metal like tungsten carbide? They are much more affordable than gold and it’s becoming more popular with men because of its strength and durability. A local company called Black Tie Rings can help you with your … Continue Reading…