From Smartbride Boutique: Tiered Wedding Gowns

This week it’s all about tiered wedding dresses. Smart brides know that there’s no shortage of options when it comes to the look you want for your big day, but if you love layers, texture and tiers, you’ll definitely want to check out our top picks. Whether you’re looking for layers with an architectural, romantic […]

Maggie Sottero Wedding Dresses: So Many Choices

Maggie Sottero is one of the most recognized bridal gown manufacturers across the globe and just happens to also be the most popular wedding dress designer on our site. Plus, this is such a versatile designer! (for more, visit Smartbride Boutique’s blog)

Abby Z: Fashion For All Shapes and Sizes

Cynthia Cheng Abby Z. is a designer who creates pieces for all shapes and sizes.  Launched in 2004 and ranging from size 2 to 24, Abby’s line targets women who want to be stylish and trendy, but not over-the-top.  In addition, unlike many other lines which carry plus-sized clothing, it does not have a “grandma” […]

Anne Kiel:From Peace Corp to Jewellery Design

Prior to launching her line of jewellery in 2007, University of Texas at Austin alumna, Anne Kiel served in the Peace Corp.  In fact, it was her service which influenced her to go into the jewellery-making business.  Acccording to her bio, she never thought that jewellery-making was something that she wanted to do, but witnessing the sense of […]

The Statement of Liebling

Liebling Designs, a line of hairclips, necklaces and earrings, is based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is run by Jessica Cripps.  From a creative family – Jessica’s mother makes original objets d’arts and her German grandmother is highly talented at knitting, crocheting and sewing, – she launched her line of “statement jewellery”  in May 2008.

Jessica DeCarlo: Brooklyn Based, Internationally Inspired

Jessica DeCarlo, who started making jewellery when she was very young launched her line, Jessica DeCarlo Designs this past spring. Through her studies at St. Michael’s College in Vermont, Academia Italiana and an internship at Metallo Nobile in Florence Italy (where she was doing PR/Marketing), she developed a unique style, creating timeless-looking pieces that definitely […]