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Wedding Gown Alterations: Some Helpful Tips

By Lisa Beth Miller When selecting a wedding gown, it is important to accept the fact that in most cases, alterations will be an absolute requirement! Many brides become frustrated because they believe that because they are measured for a gown, it will be cut to their exact body proportions. This is not the case at all. A bridal consultant is simply gathering data (bust measurement, waist measurement, hip measurement, height) to determine which standard size will fit the bride best. An experienced consultant will explain this process and will point out in advance where adjustments will be needed. For example, perhaps a bride’s hip measurement requires her to order a size 8 in her wedding gown, but her bust measurement falls into the size 6 range, the consultant should mention to the bride that side/bust alterations will be required …

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Here Comes the Fitting: What to Expect at Your Wedding Dress Fitting

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter A wedding dress is one of the most important purchases a bride will make, and a dress fitting is an essential part of the process. A dress fitting allows the bride to try on her wedding dress and make sure it fits perfectly, ensuring that she looks and feels her best on her special day. Here is what to expect at your dress fitting, including what undergarments to wear, how long the alteration process takes, and tips for interviewing a seamstress. Undergarments to Wear When attending a dress fitting, it’s important to wear the undergarments that you plan on wearing on your wedding day. This includes a strapless or supportive bra, shapewear if desired, and underwear that is seamless and nude-colored. Wearing the right undergarments will help …

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Please Excuse the Mess – Tang’s is Expanding!

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Provided by Tangs Bridal and Alterations Tangs Bridal and Alterations is doubling their store space, taking over the next-door unit (previously home to the African Market, who are re-settling further down the block). The expansion will feature – A private bridal alterations area – Extended work space for the seamstresses and tailors – Double the room for wedding dress storage – New display areas – A suit and tux showroom – Ample space and dressing rooms for daily alteration appointments These expansions, changes, and transformations will occur slowly over the next few months, so be patient with Tangs as they adjust accordingly!

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Tang’s New Bridal Studio is Now Open by Appointment Only!

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Provided by Tang’s Bridal Xiao-Yin (Tang) and her team are thrilled to announce that a special bridal destination has opened in Manassas: Tang’s Bridal Studio! After many months of designing and construction, Tang’s Studio is the new destination for brides to have an unforgettable experience and find the dress of their dreams! None of this would have become possible without the incredible support of Heltzel Architecture, WWBridalDisplays, and the Manassas community. Less than a mile from Tang’s primary location for alterations in Canterbury Village Shopping Center, the Tang’s Studio is nestled behind a beautiful residence at 9036 Sudley Rd. Parking is provided in the rear. Upon entry, brides and their entourage will be welcomed by a wonderful bridal stylist who will guide them for the duration of the appointment. The studio space has two fitting room stations, each with a …

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Tang’s Bridal

Join Brides & Weddings publisher Rebecca Barnes as she speaks with the team at Tang’s Bridal about Maggie Sottero Designs, In-house alterations for wedding gowns, bridesmaids dresses, tuxedos and more! And their amazing stress-free memorable experience for all. Tang’s Bridal | 703-393-8458 www.tangsbridal.com www.tangsalterations.com https://www.pinterest.com/tangsbridal/  

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