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Engagement Ring vs. Wedding Ring

Engagement Ring vs. Wedding Ring

Joswen 27/09/2017 0
Engagement Ring vs. Wedding Ring What’s the Difference?  Proposing and getting married? Not quite sure what the deal with the rings is?      Arguably, one of the most important aspects of the marriage proposal is of course the engagement ring. Traditionally a beautiful gemstone set on a slender band has become a symbol of today’s wedding culture. More times than not, this ring gets confused with the wedding ring, and the two terms now seem to have become interchangeable in our daily vocabulary. But, there is a difference! What really is the difference? Do you need to have both rings?   We will...
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DIY Wedding Wedding Bouquet

DIY Wedding Wedding Bouquet

Joswen 21/09/2017 0
How to Make a DIY Wedding Bouquet (Start to Finish)Many of us think that making Wedding Bouquets are for the professionals and are hard work. It is a bit of a misconception that learning how to make a DIY wedding bouquet is a gruelling and seemingly impossible feat, but it’s absolutely not. We got together with some of our DIY hobbyists friends to see just how EASY it can be.Here is out step-by-step How-To Make a Wedding Bouquet HOW TO MAKE A DIY WEDDING BOUQUETWill DIY be cheaper and save you tonnes of money? Not always! But it Can. You will save on the florist labor fee, plus you’ll have som...
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Wedding Venue Checklist

Wedding Venue Checklist

Joswen 20/09/2017 0
Ultimate Wedding Venue Checklist Guide We've put together a list of all the questions you should have or should ask when booking your wedding venue to make sure you day or night goes as smooth as silk! Wedding Venue Location Booked? You’ve picked a wedding date and now you’re starting to visualize your perfect day all coming together. Wait a second…. I’m missing something?  OMG... Picking the perfect venues for your ceremony and your reception are pretty crucial to ensuring your wedding day dreams come together. Easy to just call up and book a place? Not as easy as you’d have thought!  ...
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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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