From Our Consultants

The History of Wedding Traditions

March 19, 2015
ringsEver wonder why or how something came to be a tradition? The origins and meaning behind some of our most cherished wedding traditions may surprise you.  Here are some ancient traditions you may find fun to learn about and that you may want to incorporate into your wedding. In the old days, wedding dresses were […]

8 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain

February 10, 2015
bride eatingYes, you can maintain your fitness and weight loss goals for your big day. If you are a winter bride or your wedding isn’t until this summer, these 8 tips will have you feeling your best on your big day while not depriving yourself of those yummy foods all year long. Dress Your Best I […]

The Process After Your Wedding Dress is Ordered

January 20, 2015
wedding dressA very common occurrence in the wedding dress world is brides having a difficult time understanding the whole process of purchasing a wedding dress. You come in for an appointment, find your perfect dress and then it is ordered.  So what else could there possibly be to do? This will help you understand the process […]

To Steam or Not to Steam

January 6, 2015
steamed gownShould you have your wedding gown steamed? That seems to be the question a lot of brides are asking recently. Here are some reasons why you we think you should definitely have your wedding dress steamed before your big day. First, let’s start by talking about your wedding dress arriving to Charlotte’s. The designer of […]

7 Ways for Perfect Skin on Your Big Day

January 1, 2015
faceWhen it comes to your wedding day you have everything planned perfectly to the last detail, including your overall beauty plan. Every bride wants perfect skin on her big day and in her photos. You don’t have to spend tons of money on expensive products to have great skin.  In fact, the best way to […]

Shopping for your Bridesmaid & MOB Dresses

August 1, 2014
114919_017_Hero_mother_of_the_bride_dresses_2014It is the end of summer, which is so hard to believe! A lot of people are coming into the shop with last minute details that they are trying to complete before the wedding day. Multiple times a day moms and bridesmaids walk into the store needing a dress. When we ask them when the […]

Arriving for Your Bridal Appointment

July 29, 2014
woman running with clock in hand, LateYour appointment time is set for 12:30pm. When do you arrive? Normally, for any other appointment you would want to arrive early, for example 12:15. But the bridal world is a bit different. You don’t necessarily need to arrive early for your appointment. Let me explain. At Charlotte’s, we book bridal appointments in an hour […]

Common Mistakes of Summer Brides

July 26, 2014
various colored folding hand-held fansIt is always good to be prepared and have everything planned out to a “T” for your wedding. Of course, it is always best to have a wedding planner to help you with everything so you are not stressing on your big day. However, we are human and we forget things. From my experience as […]

New Trend: Vintage Tropical

May 14, 2014
vintage tropicalI love weddings!  Lately, I have seen a lot of brides with similar wedding themes and styles.  So whenever something new and exciting pops up, I get intrigued and want to know more.  Only a few brides have talked about a “vintage tropical” themed wedding. Okay I’ll admit it, I made this theme up.  I just took it from parts […]

15 Non-Traditional Wedding Guest Book Ideas

rocksThe wedding guest book is one of the smaller details of your wedding, but it can also be one of the most creative and memorable keepsakes!   Sure, the guest book keeps track of everyone who came to the wedding and they get to say a little something to the bride and groom, but instead […]