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5 Tips When Shopping for Bridesmaid Dresses


Dec 02, 2019

  So you've said yes to your dress and now it's time to find the fit for your leading ladies! Stuck as to how to start or what to look for?    Here are 5 tips when shopping for your bridesmaid dresses!   Tip #1: Leave...

What is a Trunk Show?


Jul 24, 2019

So, you’ve decided it’s time to start shopping for your dream dress?!  That’s great!  We might be a tad biased but dress shopping is the BEST part of wedding planning.  Have you noticed the phrase: “Trunk...

National Bridal Sale Event


Jul 10, 2019

    The National Bridal Sale Event is a large scale, nation-wide bridal initiative.  Stores across the U.S. are helping brides find their dream dress for less in the month of July!  Hundreds of locally-owned bridal stores are...

5 Portland Must-Sees for Out of Town Guests!


May 31, 2019

You’ve done it!  You’ve planned a beautiful wedding in Portland, OR and are counting down the days until you get to say: “I do.”  Having your loved ones join you from all over the world is a lot of fun, but it can...

To Steam or Not to Steam


Apr 30, 2019

  Should you have your wedding gown steamed? That seems to be the question a lot of brides are asking as we enter the busy summer wedding season. Read on to find out why you should definitely consider having Charlotte’s Weddings steam...

Don’t Forget About Mom! Shopping for Mother of the Bride Attire


Apr 01, 2019

In the midst of all of the wedding planning, moms have a tendency to be forgotten and to forget themselves when it comes to shopping for their outfit for the wedding.  Here are a few simple tips to help moms feel and look their best on your big...

Sample Sale Tips


Mar 18, 2019

Tips to Find Your Dream Dress at a Great Price!   Prep is underway here at Charlotte’s for our next sample sale.  Sample sales are not like your regular gown shopping experience. Read on to find out more about sample sales and some...

Terracotta Dreams


Feb 22, 2019

Terracotta Dreams |Urban Wedding Day Inspiration at Blockhouse| Inspired by terracotta pottery and soft mauve tones, this styled shoot from the first ever Art of Weddings PDX Portland Venue Crawl has us dreaming of some warmer weather and...

5 Cute Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas


Jan 01, 2019

5 Cute Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas   You’ve said yes to marrying the person of your dreams.  Congrats!  Now it’s time to start planning and choose the important people who will be standing by your side on the big day! ...

Bridesmaids Trends to Try


Dec 03, 2018

All Ivory Bridesmaids   In this example, our bride Jessica chose to outfit her brides in a selection of ivory dresses.  Her wedding gown was a soft pink color so the ivory dresses offset her bridal gown choice and kept her...

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