From Our Consultants

Say “I Do” in the Perfect Shoe

September 21, 2016
idoshoesTop 10 Websites for Bridal Shoes Sometimes finding the perfect bridal shoe can be even harder than finding the perfect wedding gown. Not anymore! Here is a list of websites that will help you find the perfect bridal shoe for the day you say “I do”: PerfectDetails.com This website offers a large range of style […]

From the First Wedding Cake to Today’s Trending Wedding Desserts

September 10, 2016
macaron1Wedding cakes weren’t always what most of us envision to be the traditional tiered, white frosted cake, with a cake topper that resembles the newly wedded couple. The origins of what came to be the wedding cake date back to Ancient Rome, where a cake made of wheat or barley was smashed over the head […]

Designer Spotlight: Madison James

September 1, 2016
7_mj254fHere at Charlotte’s Weddings & More, we carry 10 different bridal lines with styles and colors to fit every occasion for our eclectic Pacific Northwest brides. One designer that has become very popular with our brides recently is Madison James. This designer is part of the larger Allure Bridals, from which we also carry Allure […]

Don’t forget to style the men of your wedding!

August 15, 2016
229-holmanweddingOnce the bride has found her gown, don’t forget about the men of the wedding! Whether it’s the groom, dads, or groomsmen, the gents of the wedding should also be styled to match the wedding! About 3 months before the wedding, the groom and his men should start and finalize the process of what they […]

Add Something Green to Your Something Blue

August 1, 2016
recyclebride10 Websites for the Modern Ec0-Friendly Bride  For those brides out there who are constantly looking for ways to have an eco-friendly life, here are 10 great sites to help you have an eco-friendly wedding as well. From recyclable decorations, eco-friendly vendors, and even a green honeymoon, these websites will be your best friend in […]

Top Ten Websites Every Bride Should Know

July 21, 2016
unnamedPlanning a wedding, and all the unforeseen details that come with it can be challenging. However, as a modern bride, you have the privilege of having access to all the resources of the Internet. The Internet will be your new best friend in your wedding planning process. Many of our brides ask us, their consultants, […]

Should you have wedding favors?

July 10, 2016
smoreIt is not uncommon to attend a wedding and head home less than empty-handed.  From pieces of the centerpiece, to matchbook trinkets with the couple’s initials imprinted on them, to tiny bottles of champagne or a candy bar on the way out, most couple leave a token of appreciation or memento for you to take […]

I do to… Wedding insurance?

July 5, 2016
image-copyI know what you’re thinking, “What the heck is Wedding Insurance!?” YES, it is a real thing. So, now that the cat is out of the bag, maybe you should ask yourself,  “Do I need it?” First, let’s talk about the uncontrollable that can happen on your big day. Let;s take a stroll down “What […]

Why You Should Consider Wearing a Colored Wedding Dress

July 1, 2016
metallic bridesmaids pink dress blog 2Would you consider wearing a pink dress on your wedding day?  In the past, anything other than a white or ivory dress was considered nontraditional or even taboo.  But recently this perception has changed.  In fact blush, pink and nude tones have become the most popular wedding trends. They started as popular bridesmaid colors and […]

Bohemian-Chic found at Charlotte’s

eva_seventhstem-2  Here in Portland, we love simple, elegant, and effortless. Lately, designers have made styles with a bohemian feel—soft lace, classic design, low & open backs, flowing fit. Essense of Australia, one of our designers, has created many styles in their Spring 2016 & Fall 2016 collections that align with what Portland brides want. Recently, […]