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Randy Fenoli Bridal is Here!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Blog

I probably could have included a few more exclamation points in the title of this post because one just doesn’t really convey the excitement we feel. Our first Randy Fenoli bridal trunk show is this weekend and though the dynamic designer won’t be in store, his daring and darling bridal gowns will be. We are so happy to be one of the few bridal salons in the area to carry these exclusive designs, and you don’t want to miss them.   Randy Fenoli, of Say Yes to the Dress fame has actually been in the bridal business for years. He has worked for various designers behind the scenes before becoming a household name. His taste is impeccable and his advice is always sound. It’s this wealth of knowledge, know-how and experience that he brings to his new collection.   Betsy was there front row for the unveiling of these gowns at New York Market in April and they have been generating buzz ever since. It’s easy to see why. They have everything you would expect from Randy Fenoli. They are soft, feminine and beautifully constructed. Unsurprisingly it’s the details that take center stage. From the luxurious embroidery to the hand beading, there is no detail too small.     The gowns are a great mix of classic and fashion forward. He really seems to understand the importance of making a bride feel like a bride. He also understands brides as individuals. No two are alike and their gowns shouldn’t be either. Clearly his experience dealing with hundreds of brides has given him great insight into what works and his collection is perfect proof. Come see it for yourself and of course, say yes.  ...

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Take a Peek at the Exclusive Watters Capsule Collection

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Blog

Our Watters Trunk Show officially kicks off tomorrow, and as usual the salon is a-buzz with excitement. By now you all know how exciting Watters Trunk Show weekends are. After all, brides have the opportunity to shop the newest gowns straight from the New York Runway where they debuted just a few short weeks ago. That means these are gowns that aren’t in stores. Anywhere. These are gowns that aren’t even online.   For a little icing on the cake Watters also debuted the second round of their Capsule Collection gowns. Capsule gowns are made from the finest materials and are only available at select retailers. Not only are they only available at select retailers, those retailers are the only ones who can order them. I’ll give you one guess what retailer we are. Since these gowns are so exclusive it can be hard to find out very much information about them, so I’m going to give you a little sneak peek of two of the gowns. Feast your eyes on these beauties.     These Capsule gowns embody the very best of Watters. They are a fine mix of tradition and trend, of classic and modern, and of small details and big drama. The exquisite bead-work, the delicate French silks the extraordinary fit and feel make them insurmountable in terms quality. The way they embrace and accentuate the female form and push forward what it means to be a modern bride is what makes them winners when it comes to style. These are the gowns of royalty. They are majestic, regal, refined and like any good royal, not afraid to be a little daring.   The best part about these gowns though is that they are here, waiting for you. Just not for long.   Call 410.484.4600 to make your appointment.   {Lindsey}  ...

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The Perfect Fall Wedding

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Blog

Ok everybody, it’s that wonderful time of year again. The weather is getting cooler, the air is tinged with the smell of damp leaves and firewood and just a touch of cinnamon. Autumn is nearly upon us, and it’s the perfect time to highlight everything you need for the perfect Fall wedding. Now, over the past few years people have gotten a little over saturated on Fall. An abundance of pumpkin flavored everything is largely to blame, but I don’t care. I love fall and scarves and chunky knit cable sweaters. I love pumpkins and pumpkin flavored things. To the naysayers I say more pumpkins! More spice! But it’s also possible to throw the perfect fall wedding without being so predictable. Here’s how.   Jewel Tones There is nothing wrong with signifying Fall through a traditional mix of leaf colors like yellow and orange, but I think it’s time to try something new. Swap your orange and yellow for rich jewel tones. Deep colors like emerald, plum, ruby and navy call upon the richness of the season in a refreshing way. They can give the feeling of fall without the cliche of it. The other positive about these tones is that they look good on everyone. This makes choosing bridesmaid gowns a lot easier.   Flannel I myself wear flannel all year round, but nevertheless it evokes a very strong autumnal feeling and it does it without having to be red and orange and yellow. In other words, you get a much more subtle feeling of Fall without overdoing it. You can use hints of flannel on the tables or put flannel wraps about the bride and groom chairs. You can offer a basket of flannel blankets for any outdoor portions of the wedding, or even buy a flannel wrap for some of your own pictures.   Cider The pumpkin spice latte may be the current champion of Fall drinks but does it have the staying power to oust the record holding cider? Cider in any form is perfect for a Fall wedding and there are two great ways to serve it. You can’t go wrong with a hot...

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The Latest Trends from New York Bridal Market

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Blog

Two of our bridal consultants just braved the heavy traffic and the surprisingly sweltering New York heat to bring you all the latest trends from this fall’s bridal market. They pounded the pavement moving from one showroom to the next to watch the newest bridal and bridesmaid gowns make their way down the runway.   The bi-annual New York Bridal Market is where our consultants and all the other pros in the industry come to see the latest designs. It’s also where they go to place their orders and decide what makes it from the runway to the store. Often times they go hoping that designers have created new gowns to fill a certain void. They go hoping that designers have caught up with the current demands of brides.   They also go to see when the designers are ahead of the game and setting rather than following trends. This year they accomplished that with off the shoulder gowns, jackets, and straight across necklines.   Off the Shoulder   For so long it was hard for brides to find gowns that were anything but strapless. In fact, strapless reigned so supreme that often brides looking for a strap had to have one added. Then the pendulum swung the other way and straps and sleeves and v-necks were abundant. Both trends ran their course and resulted in the reemergence of the off-the-shoulder. It makes perfect sense. The off-the-shoulder is really a hybrid between the two trends. It also let’s brides show off their gorgeous shoulders and collarbones and still feel a measure of security. The straps are delicate and feminine and showing a little shoulder is always sexy.   Jackets   Modern brides want options, and they want to stand out. They don’t always want to look traditional, and they want to be able to add their own personal touch into their bridal gown the same way they would their everyday wardrobe. Jackets give brides all of that and more. They get multiple looks for their day and they get a pop of street style. From bomber jackets to leather jackets to loads of lace there are more options than...

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Our Favorite Burgundy Bridesmaid Gowns

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Blog

It might not coincide with Pantone’s color of the year, but around here we’ve been noticing a lot of brides looking for burgundy bridesmaids gowns. It makes prefect sense. Burgundy is a deep rich color that looks good on everyone and is just as appropriate in a rustic outdoor setting as it is in a grand ballroom. It also may be a current trendy color, but it’s also a classic and timeless one. It looks elegant now, and when you look back at your wedding photos in ten years, it still will. Here are our top picks for burgundy dresses.   An Elegant Touch   This Watters gown in Marsala is a real show-stopper. The front is simple and elegant and the spaghetti straps add a delicate touch. It’s also a welcome surprise to find a bridesmaid gown that is more fitted. Most chiffon gowns tend to be flowy A-line silhouettes and so the fit of this gown makes it truly special. The real winner is the back though. The draping is gorgeous and sexy and might even want to make them wear it again.   Relaxed and Flowy   This Ruby colored gown from Amsale is light and delicate and both an easy color and easy style for anyone to wear. Unlike some halter neck gowns that either come up too high in the front or that have thick straps, this gown features spaghetti ties and a slouched front. That coupled with the free flowing ruffle skirt and tie waist make it flattering and easy to wear.   The Off the Shoulder   This luxe double knit garnet gown from Sorella Vita is perfect for the bride who wants her maids to rock the latest off the shoulder trend. The gown material is a velvety soft, slightly stretchy, jersey-like material making it stylish and comfortable.  ...

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A New Way to Wear Sequins

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in Blog

Aside from Mason jars, I’m not sure there is a more pervasive wedding trend than sequin bridesmaid gowns. And as for trends, it’s one that has an unusual amount of longevity. Mason jars relinquished their reign long ago, but bridesmaids in sequin gowns don’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. Perhaps this is because the trend has found new ways to morph and adapt. Sequins are able to stay fresh and new. That’s quite a feat in a world of fashion that changes in the time it takes to create a hashtag on Instagram.     The evolution of the sequin bridesmaid gown has brought about new silhouettes, new colors and now new patterns. Bridesmaid designer Sorella Vita is one of the companies leading the way. They perfected a cap sleeve sequin gown with a draped back that basically won weddings, and now they are back for more.  Their newest collection is called Nouveau Sequins and it’s inspired by art deco themes. The subtle scallop pattern gives off a Gatsby glow without stealing the show. The gowns are available in a few silhouettes that each come in rose gold, gold, bronze, platinum, crimson, sapphire and onyx.   I love how easily these gowns add depth and texture to a bridal party. As a result you can mix them in with other sequin gowns or even chiffon or satin ones. They’re a perfect way to make a maid of honor stand out or achieve a more mix and match look. It’s all part of creating bridal parties that are as unique and varied as weddings themselves. The subtly is the real key. Full sequins are not for every bride or every party, but a little sparkle goes a long way.  ...

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Betsy Robinson's Bridal Collection
1848 Reisterstown Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21208
Phone 410-484-4600
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Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 11am-4:30pm
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