Smartbride Boutique Contest: Share Your Favorite Funny Wedding Videos

From Smartbride Boutique: From entrance and reception dances, cake mishaps, and all out FAILS, we’ve seen it all. But with millions of brides and grooms tying the knot each year in North America, there are no shortage of cute, funny and all around fantastic wedding videos to share. Join us in digging up the funniest […]

Timeless Elegance with Strapless A Line Wedding Dresses

Ahh the strapless A Line wedding dress…such a classic silhouette for your special day. Although we know that mermaid wedding dresses are super popular, there’s still something special and enduring about the timeless elegance of the A Line cut. (to read more from Smartbride Boutique, please click here)

Ruffly Dresses: Smartbride Boutique's Pick of the Week

This week’s hot picks take their cue from the Spring/Summer 2010 runways, where ruffles are being seen everywhere, in all shapes and sizes. Ruffles add a girly, and often romantic accent to clothes, and if you consider yourself a bit of a romantic, especially for your big day, we’ve rounded up our top 5 ravishing […]

$500 or Less: Dream Dresses on Budget

If you’re planning your wedding on a tight budget and have set aside less than $500 for your wedding dress, never fear, SmartBride Boutique is here! In the past week, many beautiful dresses have been posted, including 5 gorgeous dresses under $500! Browse this week’s top 5 choices to find your dream dress for a […]

Smartbride's Obsessed with the Dress Contest

Where was the weirdest place you’ve seen a bride?  In the park?  At a fast food joint?  What about doing yoga?  Smartbride Boutique is currently featuring a contest where participants can send in videos and photos of odd places they’ve seen brides (this can include pictures of themselves) – brides who are completely OBSESSED WITH […]

Culture Clashes with Parents and the Media

Movies have been dealing with culture clashes between immigrant parents and their new country raised children.  The first talking picture, The Jazz Singer dealt with this very topic – a son of a Jewish cantor who wished to perform jazz.  Several decades later, we got Bend it like Beckham and My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  […]

Luscious Budge-Proof Lipcolour

Ying Hsu I have been on the hunt for the perfect long-lasting lipcolour and I have recently discovered a beauty treasure — Pro Longwear Lustre from MAC and it certainly does what it claims!!! It is a simple two step process. To my utter joy, there is no rocket science involved. First I applied the […]

Cynthia on Wedding Planning

I got engaged last month and since then, it’s been nothing but wedding, wedding, wedding.  It’ll likely be this way until I get married…NEXT YEAR.  I’ve been spending a great deal of time researching photographers, venues, dresses and so forth – I make myself do at least two hours of research every day.  My fiance is […]

Smartbride.ca Raises Funds to Help Women

Cynthia Cheng   Smartbride.ca, the recently-launched free, classified site catering to all things bridal-related, held a charity event to raise money for the Women Moving Women program.  Women Moving Women, which is part of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, helps lower-income women escape poverty by empowering themselves.