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Should you? Absolutely YES!

Should you? Absolutely YES!

Joswen 16/06/2017 0
Matching your wedding dress to your venue Should you be matching your wedding dress to your venue? Absolutely! Today, we're sharing some insight into what dress styles you should be looking into. Have you decided where you're going to get married yet? Perhaps you've always dreamt of a breezy beach bash with the sun setting behind you as the 'I do's' are said. Of course, if you've been thinking about the venue, you've undoubtedly been thinking about the dress as well! When you were a little girl you saw a storefront display featuring a beautiful ball-gown with a tulle train that would float mag...
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Capture your wedding dress in its best light

Capture your wedding dress in its best light

Joswen 01/06/2017 0
It's your wedding day and as such you want to make sure your photo shoot is going to go off without a hitch. Our tips will help make the day go smoothly.  These days, there is a strong desire to look picture-perfect at all times - even the ability to look candid-chic is a skill that everyone must master to rake in the Instagram likes. But being in front of a professional photographer's camera is often a much different situation than your average smartphone. A professional photographer will be able to capture, with precision, the tiniest details of your wedding day. If you're feeling even the s...
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4 dresses that won't upstage the bride but look great on you!

4 dresses that won't upstage the bride but look great on you!

Joswen 19/05/2017 0
4 dresses that won't upstage the bride (but look great on you!) You want to look good - just not better than the bride. This is the plight every woman has when getting ready for a wedding. We can help. Everyone wants to look their best at a wedding, without upstaging the bride, that is. However, dresses these days are so beautiful that you can give the bride a run for her money even without wearing white. You don't want to be that girl, but you do want to look good. Don't worry - Joswen Dresses is here to help. We've got a great style guide featuring the best dresses from the 2017 wedding seas...
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Ultimate guide on how to get a Customized Wedding Dress

Ultimate guide on how to get a Customized Wedding Dress

Joswen 09/05/2017 1
You're planning your dream wedding - congrats! Yet, soon after you start hunting for that perfect Cinderella gown, you'll realize how handy a money-growing tree would be. Especially since, according to MoneySmart, the average spend on wedding attire is more than $4,000!  Luckily, we're here to give you the ultimate guide on how to get a custom made wedding dress on a budget.  Before you hunt for the dressThere are many things to think about when you choose your wedding gown. From the kind of reception you want to what your priorities are with flowers and music, you need to carefully think abou...
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Mothers of the bride rejoice!

Mothers of the bride rejoice!

Joswen 05/05/2017 3
 ​Mothers of the bride rejoice!You no longer need to follow the same boring rules when selecting a dress for your daughter's wedding. Here's our guide. Classy, elegant, beautiful. So many words are synonymous with the mother of the bride on her daughter's wedding day, and 'boring' should never be one of them.Traditionally, mother of the bride dresses were highly conservative and old fashioned. That couldn't be further from the truth today, especially when fashionable moms can select a unique piece from Joswen Dresses' diverse range of traditional and modern looks.A daughter's wedding is someth...
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Don't know what to wear to your next wedding?

Don't know what to wear to your next wedding?

Joswen 25/04/2017 1
Don't know what to wear to your next wedding?   From white tie to festive, our style guide decodes the complex range of wedding dress codes. White Tie EventsThis is the most formal wedding dress code. Ladies should opt for floor length evening gowns in neutral colors like black, brown or navy. You'll dazzle in this sweeping off-the-shoulder gown that shows your shoulders while still observing the ceremonious tone of the day. Accessorizing with ornate jewelry long gloves, and elaborate makeup is encouraged at white tie weddings. Formal or Black Tie Optional Don't let the jargon confuse you - 'f...
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Have you ever wanted to be the designer of your own wardrobe?

Have you ever wanted to be the designer of your own wardrobe?

Joswen 25/04/2017 0
Be the Designer - Make it your way! We don't know about you, but there's something about the word 'customize' that instantly makes our ears perk up. A personalized dress commands a bit more respect, as it means that there isn't another like it out there. You have to love that!That said, we've got plenty of other reasons why we love customized dresses so much! Here are our top five reasons, see if you agree (we think you will)!1. For taste and preferencesHow many times have you been in this situation: You've spent hours online shopping for a special occasion dress, scrolling through pages and p...
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Do you want to turn heads at the next big party you're attending?

Do you want to turn heads at the next big party you're attending?

Joswen 11/03/2017 0
Do you want to turn heads at the next big party you're attending? Of course you do! Everyone's dreamt of making that show-stopping grand entrance at the top of the stairs - you know, the one where everyone pauses mid-sip and mid-conversation to turn and look at you. This dream is totally made possible, but only if you have the perfect dress. Today, we'll help you select the most perfect dress that flatters both your body size and shape based on these four body categories: Triangle: fuller on the top You're going to be shopping for structured dress styles - none of those shapeless or oversized ...
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Hows it so cheap?!?!

Hows it so cheap?!?!

Joswen 29/05/2016 0
HOW CAN YOU GET THE PRICES SO LOW??  This is the main question we get asked.So....  to explain in the simplest way possible, with no tech talk, just good ole fashioned English. We don't spend MEGA DOLLARS on Google and Facebook or other expensive advertising mediums. Why? Because they are just so expensive!!!We rely on our customers to help spread the word. Word of mouth IS the best form of advertising and it's FREE. Keeping our costs lower.We also have our own factory and tailors, so no middle man, no price mark ups. It is direct from us here to you.We moved to being totally online, No shop f...
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The Measurement Guide

The Measurement Guide

Joswen 29/01/2016 5
                                              Guide to getting it right.Measuring Yourself at Home—So You Can Get the Perfect Fitting Dress We interviewed one of our experienced tailors and told them this: “We want our ladies to put on their dresses for the first time and it fit the way it should” Our tailor smiled, told us to sit down, take out a pen and write down what she tells us.See the conversation below to see what she said. Q: Is it best to take measurements whilst naked or perhaps in a light dress or sweatpants?A: No, its better to measure yourself in the bra and underwear you'd most ...
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