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Choosing a Hairstyle to Complement Your Dress

Arguably as important as your wedding dress is your wedding hairstyle! The way you style your hair can either complement or contrast the style of your dress.  Here are our recommendations for picking a hairstyle that will not only match, but add to your overall look.   If your dress has a lot of elegant detailing on the neckline and sleeves, you won’t want to draw attention away from that- for this reason, we recommend a chignon. This loose bun at the nape of your neck will never go out of style! Pulling your hair back will keep your look classy, as well as allow the intricate detailing along your … Continue reading Choosing a Hairstyle to Complement Your Dress

Bridal Gown Guide

Lets face it, finding that perfect, “once-in-a-lifetime” dress can be overwhelming. You like a mermaid fit but you also want that giant ruffle skirt… What’s a bride to do? Luckily there are many great online resources for finding the perfect dress, or at least to help in narrowing your options down. Here at Salt Lake Bride we want YOU to find everything your heart desires for your dream wedding. We’ve compiled some helpful dress shopping guides and quizzes that will help you find your best fit.  OUR TIPS- Small-Chest: Sweetheart Neckline: Give the illusion of a fuller bust with a classic Sweetheart neckline, which creates curves, volume and definition. Plunging … Continue reading Bridal Gown Guide

Picking the Perfect Ring – The 4 C’s

You’ve finally found “the one”, now it’s time to pick out the ring. You’ve spent hours on Pinterest looking at the different shapes of rings and know the look that you want. However, it’s important to remember there is much more to a diamond than the shape. An easy trick to finding the perfect diamond is the 4 C’s: carat, color, clarity, and cut. Knowing these will help you pick out the perfect diamond. Carat.   Carat is talked about quite often when picking out rings. It is the weight of the diamond itself. Because it is based off weight rather than size, it is hard to get a visual comparison … Continue reading Picking the Perfect Ring – The 4 C’s

The Perfect Wedding Shoes

Shoes are often forgotten when it comes to the list of things to remember for your wedding, but they’re critical! There is so much excitement around finding and picking a wedding dress that when you are ready for your first fitting, you forget about the shoes! The shoes you pick will help your seamstress tailor your dress to the correct length.  You will be wearing these shoes all day so you will want to make sure you love them and are comfortable! It has also become a trend for photographers to take close up shots of little details like shoes, jewelry, or small mementos. Your wedding shoes are a great … Continue reading The Perfect Wedding Shoes

Who to Bring Wedding Dress Shopping

Wedding dress shopping can be a thrilling and stress-inducing experience, and a lot of it hinges on who you take with you.  Even before COVID-19 hit, it was encouraged to bring only a few people dress shopping with you.  Now, it may be extremely limited, depending on the restrictions of the area.  So, who do you bring dress shopping, especially if you can only bring one or two people?  Here are a few ideas. Your Mom Your wedding is a special event for your mom, and she will likely adore being involved!  Seeing her daughter pick out a wedding dress will mean a lot.  Not to mention, your mom probably … Continue reading Who to Bring Wedding Dress Shopping

5 Bridal Gown Preservation Tips

Your wedding dress is arguably the most important dress you will ever wear, but how sad that you really only ever get to wear it once! Sure you can look back at the pictures and videos and reminisce about that magical night while your dress withers away in some dusty old box in your attic…OR you could preserve your dress so that it lasts from generation to generation! Having your bridal gown professionally preserved will protect that somewhat hefty investment you made and ensure that it can be passed down in the future. Here are some tips that will help you preserve your happy, love and celebration-filled dress! Go to a … Continue reading 5 Bridal Gown Preservation Tips

7 Tips to Find Your Perfect Wedding Dress


Your wedding dress is arguably the most important detail of your big day. It’s what your man will drool over and what your friends will dream about. You know what they say, “there’s real power in heels and a good dress.” But how can you make sure your wedding dress fulfills all of your princess dreams?? Where should you even start? Here are some things to consider when shopping for your perfect look. Body shape: You and your body are unique, and because of that you deserve a unique dress that accentuates all of your beauty. Not every dress has the ability to do that though, so your first step is … Continue reading 7 Tips to Find Your Perfect Wedding Dress

How to Choose your Formal Bridal Attire


These Utah professionals on SaltLakeBride are ready to help make your Utah wedding gowns and wedding tuxedo dreams a reality! Not only for the bride and groom, but for the whole bridal party! 1- Tissu Fine Fabric & Design Gallery Tissu’s mission is to provide all clients with the luxury of participating in the design and creation of the perfect wedding dress. They transform your ideas and inspirations into the wedding dress that fits your style and personality. We work with you to create your dream wedding gown incorporating all the design elements you love. The process begins with a consultation, then we take your measurements to ensure a perfect … Continue reading How to Choose your Formal Bridal Attire

10 Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping!

There is no doubt that wedding dress shopping can be stressful.  We have ten tips for you that are sure to make it just as magical as you have dreamed that it would be since you were a little girl! Bring similar shoes to the ones that you plan to wear on the big day. An easy mistake to make is not bringing the right shoes, and it does make a difference! If you plan to wear four inch heels on your wedding day, but you get your dress altered to fit you with bare feet on, you have a big problem. It is a simple thing that will make … Continue reading 10 Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping!

Your Guide to Bridal Gown Silhouettes


Picking your wedding gown can be a beautiful experience to be shared with your close family and friends. It is something many women have been looking forward to for most of their lives. This dress will be in all of your photos and be a treasured gift and memory for the rest of your life. But once you actually get to the salon, it can be a highly stressful and overwhelming experience. There are so many options and styles to pick from! This is why we have created a guide to all of the silhouettes. Get an idea of what you like and what will look good for you before … Continue reading Your Guide to Bridal Gown Silhouettes

Featured Wedding – A Trucker’s Love


  A Trucker’s Love   On August 12, 2017, two of the state’s largest Trucking families, England Trucking and Godfrey Trucking, joined roads in Holy Matrimony. Megan Godfrey married Clayton England in the Salt Lake Temple. Meghan and Clayton met in high school, but a high school romance wasn’t in the log for them as Clayton was a sophomore trying to “pick-up” a senior. After both serving LDS missions, Clayton in Mexico City, Mexico and Meghan in Santiago, Chili, Clayton finally grew up and age just didn’t matter any longer. They went on their first date to see the Christmas lights at Temple Square and it was history from then … Continue reading Featured Wedding – A Trucker’s Love

The Perfect Wedding Gown For The Perfect Day

How many times do we find ourselves remembering our childhood? The days of gently brushing our doll’s hair, dressing them up in beautiful wedding gowns and daydreaming about the day when we, ourselves, would be able to look as priceless as them. Although our childhood days are over, the dreaming can still continue.   But as we matured, so did fashion.   The styles and designs have changed and evolved throughout the years.   As your wedding day approaches, the daydreams rush back into your mind as you recall the beautiful dresses you once fantasized about. From magazines, the Internet and television, viewers have been exposed to memorizing bridal gowns … Continue reading The Perfect Wedding Gown For The Perfect Day

Bride, Mother and Grandmother all wear the same Wedding Dress

A creamy white wedding  dress of silk and handmade lace that was worn first by her grandmother in 1960, then by her mother in 1983 was worn by Katy Elder. This Oklahoma bride certainly had “something old” and “something borrowed” on her  wedding day. “I always knew that I wanted to wear this dress,” Elder said.   “I love the style. It’s not like what everybody else is wearing. And the meaning behind it means much more than anything else.” What do you think?    Would you wear your Mothers or Grandmothers wedding dress? Read more and see images at:

Makeup Tips for Tattoo Coverage

Your wedding day has arrived! How do you cover your tattoo? Your  wedding day has arrived and for a variety of reasons, you have decided that you want to cover your tattoo.  You have seen the tattoo cover-up kits sold online, but do they really work?  What about airbrush make-up?  What is the best method for covering a tattoo? Questions to keep in mind when selecting the best method to cover your tattoo: ·                 Is your dress strapless? ·                 Will your wedding dress come in contact with the covered area? ·       … Continue reading Makeup Tips for Tattoo Coverage

Bridesmaids Attire

Your bridesmaids are your best friends. These tips will help you keep them like that. Many brides go all out with the bridesmaids’ attire, making everyone where the same color, same style, and the same accessories. In these modern times, it is no longer appropriate to do that. Follow these ideas to ensure your bridesmaids will love their dresses. First, no one said they didn’t have to match. In fact, if you tell your bridesmaids to wear whatever they want, you are in for a disaster. The only problem is the extent of matching. For example, there are three different ways to match your bridesmaid dresses in a way that … Continue reading Bridesmaids Attire

Wedding Gown Styles and Considerations

One of the most important things that will help you find your perfect dress is knowing what you want. Of course, included in knowing what you want is knowing what would look best on your body shape. Here are the four basic dress silhouettes and what body types look best with them Ball Gown (a fitted bodice and a very full skirt) Full figure Pear shape Thin Empire (a slim skirt with a waist right below the bust) Petite Thin Pear shape Princess (a dress with vertical seams and a flared skirt) Hourglass Full figure Petite Sheath (a very slim, form-fitting dress) Thin Petite Hourglass Once you have figured out … Continue reading Wedding Gown Styles and Considerations

Finding the Perfect Bridal Gown


From the time you were a little girl you might have wondered how your wedding dress would look.   Would it be sparkly?   Would it be straight or full?   Would it have a long train?   Now that you’re engaged, it’s time to make that dream a reality!   What you wear on your wedding day will impact your memories more than any other part of your day.   Start shopping for your gown the moment you know you’re getting married!   You will need your dress for your bridal pictures, and most photographers ask that you have your bridal sitting a month before your wedding. Be aware … Continue reading Finding the Perfect Bridal Gown

Wedding Gown Terms

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LENGTHS Ankle Reveals the ankles, slightly shorter than floor length. Floor Skirt is1/2 to 1 1/2 inches from the floor. Short Skirt is at knee level or above. Tea Hemline is several inches above the ankles. STYLES A-Line Two vertical seams follow the A shape, starting from the shoulders and falling to the skirt which then flares out. Ball Gown A tight, fitted bodice and definite waistline with a very full skirt. Basque Waistline An elongated waist, about two inches below the natural waist, that may dip to a point at the center point. Bouffant A very, very full skirt, most often accompanied by a hoop slip Box-Pleated Skirt A … Continue reading Wedding Gown Terms