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Promo: No Tax on Wedding Dresses at Mia Boutique Until October 25, 2014

September 29th, 2014 by Jeannine

Mia Boutique's November Trunk Show and Sample Sale

Vancity Vendor Mia Boutique has come forward with another great promo. On all orders placed on or before October 25, 2014, Mia Boutique will pay the GST and PST – meaning what you see on the price tag is the total amount you pay! This comes as perfect timing for newly engaged brides with 2015 … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
The Borrowed Collection

August 22nd, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: The Borrowed Collection

Elise McClain is no stranger to making women look good for the big day. For the last 6 years she spent her time at one of Vancouver’s top bridal boutiques helping brides find their dream gowns and accessories to match. She decided to go on another direction and with that she brought a new and … Continue Reading…

Guest Blog: Suggestions to Help You Finalize Your Look for Your Wedding Day

August 18th, 2014 by Jeannine

Guest Blog: Suggestions to Help You Finalize Your Look for Your Wedding Day

Once you get over the initial excitement that comes with getting engaged, it’ll be time to get down to some serious work. You have a wedding to plan – your wedding! You will have to finalize a date, think of how many guests you want to invite, get your bridal party lined up and what … Continue Reading…

Sparkle Under $100: Summer 2014

August 13th, 2014 by Jeannine

Sparkle Under $100: Summer 2014

This is one of my favourite posts to do every year because I get to surround myself with sparkle at a little shop called Jeweliette. Their downtown location, at Hornby and Helmcken, is the home of Elsa Corsi custom jewelry and they’ve been accessorizing Vancouver women for 21 years and counting! If you need accessories for special occasions like weddings … Continue Reading…

Bid to Benefit:
A Dress For Every Story

July 16th, 2014 by Jeannine

Bid to Benefit: A Dress For Every Story

What if I told you you can buy a formal dress for your next event and make a difference in someone else’s life at the same time? You’ll want to read on and find out more about the Bid to Benefit online event that the Surrey Women’s Centre is holding in just a couple of days. … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Makeup by Atefeh

June 27th, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Makeup by Atefeh

Meet my latest Vancity Vendor, freelance makeup artist Atefeh Shojaie. Atefeh is well immersed in the wedding industry in Kelowna and Vancouver, with 10 years and hundreds of weddings under her makeup brush belt. She worked for Estée Lauder for almost two years before switching over to MAC Costmetics, where she has been working ever … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Gems Hair and Makeup

June 13th, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Gems Hair and Makeup

Gemma Spierings is no stranger to the wedding industry, having been a successful wedding planner for many years before shifting her sights to the world of bridal beauty. She has worked on at least 200 weddings (and counting) in 10 years… 4 of those years as a mobile hair and makeup artist. Gem received training … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Save the Date Beauty

May 30th, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Save the Date Beauty

Shaina and Kristy are best friends and beauty experts turned business partners. They were trained at Blanche MacDonald and have had years of experience doing hair and makeup for film, fashion, and special event clients. They love being creative and have decided to extend their talents to brides in Metro Vancouver. Save the Date Beauty … Continue Reading…

Pure Magnolia’s
May 2014 Sample Sale

April 30th, 2014 by Jeannine

Pure Magnolia's May 2014 Sample Sale

Vancity Vendor Pure Magnolia will have a month-long sample sale starting tomorrow and I have a sneak peek at some of the dresses! But first, here are the details. Patty Nayel is the brains and beauty behind Pure Magnolia. She is a local wedding dress designer who creates eco-chic gowns for brides-to-be. She tells me … Continue Reading…

6 Ways to Keep Jewelry Sparkling

April 21st, 2014 by Jeannine

6 Ways to Keep Jewelry Sparkling

When I wore my engagement ring and wedding band, I always loved how it sparkled in the light… but imagine how much nicer that will look if you maintained it regularly! I sought the advice of a trusted colleague, Danny Amado of Minichiello Jewellers. You may remember him from a previous article I wrote. He … Continue Reading…