Prospere Magazine Will Be Back….

As many of you may know, I’m getting married this weekend, so there will be no new posts until Monday, when we will be back to wrap up our final full week under the Prospere Magazine name.  Don’t forget that DelectablyChic! will make its debut on September 1.  We will have the same kind of content […]

Destination Wedding Dresses with Style and Flair

We’ve always loved the idea of a destination wedding….something small, intimate and in a tropical climate. Plus, there’s something appealing about getting married by the water. If a destination wedding is in your future, be sure to look through our recent picks on hot destination wedding dresses. (click here for the rest of  Smartbride Boutique’s […]

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 […]

Swedish Princess Shocks Church with Anglo Tradition

Cynthia Cheng Princess Victoria of Sweden has decided to have her father escort her down the aisle this summer to the shock of her church.  In Sweden, the bride and groom walk together and see the tradition of the father walking the daughter down the aisle as something that is not only foreign, but likely, […]

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)

Light, Breezy & Barely There: Summer Wedding Dresses that Shine

These days it truly feels like summer is just around the corner. In our neck of the woods the spring flowers are blooming, patios are bursting at the seams with people and the walk to work seems much more pleasant in the sun. That’s why this week we’re paying homage to summer, and have pulled […]

The Art of the Kimono Bag

After returning to Australia from living in Japan, designer Donna Webster wanted to share the exquisite beauty of Japanese traditional dress, especially that of the Uchikake, worn only by brides or for a stage performance.  The result is Kimono Collection, a line of bags launched in 2006 and created from Japanese wedding kimono, leather and Australian […]

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.