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5 Bridgerton Inspired Wedding Dresses | Moonlight Bridal

October 28th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Bridgerton Inspired Wedding Dresses

Dear Reader, If you’ve been drawn into the world of Bridgerton, you’re not alone. With gossip worthy romances and the most lavish fashion inspiration, it almost seems impossible not to get swept up in all the craze of this wildly popular Netflix show. Ever since the series debut we have been caught up in...

Different Types of Lace Fabrics for Wedding Dresses

November 2nd, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Guide to Different Types of Lace Fabrics for Wedding Dresses

Many materials can be called on to form a breathtakingly beautiful wedding dress, but few are as intricate or lovely as lace. A classic option, lace can bring a graceful quality to any gown, instantly turning it from an ordinary dress to something truly special.

While the term 'lace...

When to Buy Your Wedding Dress - How Long Does it Take to Get?

October 5th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Best Time to Buy a Wedding Dress 

Few aspects of the wedding planning process are as exciting or meaningful as dress shopping. Browsing and trying on gowns can be a blast, but it also takes time — even before fittings, shipping, and alterations are taken into account.

Depending on the dress, the entire process can take anywhere from a few...

Wedding Dress Style Guide: Choosing a Silhouette

September 14th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Wedding Dress Style Guide: Choosing a Silhouette 

You've long dreamed of waltzing down the aisle in a stunning dress that makes wedding guests — and more importantly, the love of your life — take notice. Now that you're actually in the midst of researching dress options, however, you might feel overwhelmed by the sheer range of styles...

Guide to the Perfect Beach Wedding - Dresses, Shoes & More

August 10th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Ideas for a Beach Wedding: Dresses, Hair & More 

You dream of saying "I do" with the most magnificent backdrop imaginable: white sand, turquoise water, and lots of sunshine. A beach wedding can deliver the carefree vibes you desire, but there's far more to these nuptials than sand and sun alone.

As you plan your ceremony and reception, you'll...

A Guide To Wedding Party Roles and Responsibilities

May 5th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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A GUIDE TO WEDDING PARTY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Now that you’ve got the ring, it’s time to pick your wedding party. As a newly engaged bride-to-be you might be asking your best friends to be in your wedding party and as a friend you might be wondering what your responsibilities and roles in accepting to be in the bridal party are. While...

Colorful Wedding Dresses

April 7th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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COLORFUL WEDDING DRESSES 

While some brides are drawn to the traditional and classic bridal white styles, there may be others that imagine themselves in blush tones, neutral hues or in a black wedding dress for their special day. If you fall under any of these categories, you’re most likely searching for a unique and colorful wedding...

The Best Wedding Dress That Matches Your Horoscope Sign

March 3rd, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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The Best Wedding Dress That Matches Your Horoscope Sign 

Searching for the perfect wedding dress has many details to consider- you’ll want the gown to match your personality, style, and include your favorite details. Consider consulting the stars when it comes to picking your gown by looking at the star sign you were born under. Having your

A GUIDE TO CREATING A VALENTINE’S DAY WEDDING

February 4th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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A GUIDE TO CREATING A VALENTINE’S DAY WEDDING

We can’t think of anything more exciting than saying “I do” on the most romantic day of the year. Every year, February 14th is notorious for being filled with fresh flowers, chocolates, hearts, secret admirers, and most importantly love. And what better way to celebrate this...

A GUIDE TO SIMPLE DIY WEDDING FAVORS

January 6th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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A GUIDE TO SIMPLE DIY WEDDING FAVORS 

When you find yourself on a tight wedding budget, it can be helpful to cut out some last minute expenses. A perfect way in doing this is with your wedding favors. We love the idea of a personal way of thanking your guests, but like anything, the costs of wedding favors can add up quickly to your overall...

Steps to Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer

December 2nd, 2020 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Steps to Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer

There’s no doubt that when it comes to your wedding day that you’ll want to remember it for forever. From the post “I do” kiss to the first dance and more, capturing these moments will give you memories of a lifetime. Unlike other aspects of your wedding day, the wedding photos give you...

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WEDDING GOWN TRUNK SHOWS

September 8th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Everything You Need To Know About Wedding Gown Trunk Shows 

Wedding planning can be a whirlwind. From finding your dream venue, to designing your perfect bouquet, to choosing a cake flavor for you and your sweetheart - it can be a bit overwhelming at times. But a fun aspect of making your wedding dreams come true is finding your dream wedding...

A GUIDE TO PLANNING A FALL WEDDING

October 7th, 2020 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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A GUIDE TO PLANNING A FALL WEDDING

Fall is all about celebrating nature's beauty- the leaves are changing, flowers are blooming, and the air gets just a bit of a chill. It’s no wonder that the Fall season is the most popular time for weddings, it’s not too hot, not too cold, and the warm colors are so romantic. If you love sweater...

MINIMALIST WEDDING DRESSES PERFECT FOR A MICRO WEDDING

September 2nd, 2020 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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A GUIDE TO TYPES OF MINIMALIST WEDDING DRESSES

If you’re searching high and low for a wedding dress that will fit your classic style, we’ve got the perfect gowns for you. 

With a simple wedding dress the beauty in the silhouette and fabric are so important and with fabrics ranging from clean crepe fabrics to lavish mikado, we’ve gathered...

A GUIDE ON PLANNING A CITY HALL WEDDING

July 15th, 2020 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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A GUIDE ON PLANNING A CITY HALL WEDDING

With all that’s happening you and your partner might ask the question why not just say “I Do” to a City Hall Wedding. And we’re here to say GET MARRIED! Make the most of your special day and elope instead of postponing your wedding plans. For the couple that dreads the...

HOW TO SHOP FOR A WEDDING DRESS DURING COVID-19

June 10th, 2020 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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HOW TO SHOP FOR A WEDDING DRESS DURING COVID-19

As brides around the world are planning their weddings, they are becoming aware of the new “normal” being implemented as the bridal industry is finding new ways as to how a bride can find her dream gown. With bridal boutiques in the United States and more across the globe...

Lace Wedding Gown Trends

April 29th, 2020 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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When it comes to wedding gowns, lace is the universal love for many brides. You can choose from traditional embroidered lace, or a chic modern style that includes 3D garden inspired lace appliques and sparkly beaded lace options. Even if you’re searching for a more simple look, lace options that feature chantilly lace and embroidered lace...

GUIDE TO POSTPONING YOUR WEDDING

March 30th, 2020 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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When planning your 2020 wedding, you never thought you’d have to postpone or make last minute changes to your special day. 

During these difficult times, many couples are faced with the hardship of being forced to postpone their wedding as advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO)...

GUIDE TO TYPES OF WEDDING DRESS SLEEVES

December 20th, 2019 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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GUIDE TO TYPES OF WEDDING DRESS SLEEVES

One of the most popular wedding dress trends are wedding dresses with sleeves. From long, to short, and detachable, we will highlight different sleeve options and lengths that will be everything you have ever dreamed of on your wedding day. At Moonlight Bridal, we include a bridal...

Brides Guide to Creating a Custom Moonlight Wedding Dress

November 1st, 2019 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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GUIDE TO CREATING A CUSTOM WEDDING DRESS

A dress can look beautiful from first glance, but you might want to lower the back neckline, add matching sleeves, or maybe you want to add some extra sparkle effect on the skirt. Finding the perfect gown that will having you “say yes to the dress”, can be difficult, but here at Moonlight we...

WEDDING DRESS TRENDS FOR 2020

September 5th, 2019 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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WEDDING DRESS TRENDS FOR 2020

Are you recently engaged or just love everything wedding?  We have launched our latest 2020 Spring collections and are ready to give you an inside look into all the latest wedding gown trends. From shimmering fabric, to beautiful back details, and sexy lace sleeves, we’ve got an exclusive first look into...

Wedding Alcohol: Calculator and How Much to Buy

January 21st, 2019 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Wedding Alcohol: Calculator and How Much to Buy

Offering good food and drinks is usually a top priority for wedded couples. Wedding alcohol is more challenging than the food menu because it can be difficult to estimate alcohol costs. Let’s demystify this part of the reception budget.

If you’ll provide alcohol to your guests, here are the most...

Wedding Catering Services & Buffet Menu Ideas on a Budget

December 6th, 2018 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Arguably, the best part of a wedding for guests is the reception! It’s also the most expensive part for the wedded couple, costing as much as 50 percent of their budget. Delicious food and drinks add up fast. According to The Knot, in 2017 U.S. wedding food costs alone averaged $70 per person.

Looking for wedding catering services and buffet...

Winter Wonderland Wedding Ideas & Colors 2018

November 6th, 2018 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Winter Wonderland Wedding Ideas & Colors 2018

When you dream of a winter wonderland wedding, what do you see: a stunning snowy landscape, a cozy lodge with winter greenery, or a posh evening of glitter and gold?

If you’re concerned a winter wedding is only synonymous with Christmas decor, think again! “Winter Wonderland Wedding” can be...

Winter Wedding Dresses 2018

October 11th, 2018 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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For some brides, winter is divinely dreamy for a wedding. Snow or cloudy skies naturally sets the stage for a romantic celebration. Specialty lights, flickering candles or warm fireplaces add an extra special glow this time of year....and inspire everyone to feel cozy. Even scents, like fresh pine garland or mulled wine with spices, add to the...

Professional Wedding Photography Prices, Cost & Contracts

September 10th, 2018 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Professional wedding photography is often a #1 priority. It’s easy to see why when flipping through a bridal magazine. So many swoon-worthy pictures: first look, first kiss, a romantic embrace with a stunning view, the happy bride in her beautiful dress, a loved one’s tears of joy.


With all of the time and money spent on a wedding, don’t...

Wedding Hairstyles 2018

July 27th, 2018 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Wedding Hairstyles 2018


Do you wonder “what’s in” for wedding hairstyles in 2018? Take a step inside bridal style this month as we feature this year’s hottest wedding hair trends and show Moonlight Bridal “Real Brides” who are rocking these looks.

Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair 2018 According to Pinterest’s 2018 Wedding Trends...

Outdoor Wedding Ideas & Dresses

June 16th, 2018 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Summer is here and so is outdoor wedding season! If you’re a bride who will say “I do” beyond the ballroom and into the great outdoors, read on. We’ve asked several top-rated wedding planners to share their tips and current trends for tying the knot outside.

Outdoor Wedding Ideas & Venues

With spectacular photo opportunities, it’s no...

Affordable Wedding Dresses Under $1,000

May 16th, 2018 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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You deserve to feel beautiful on your wedding day! Although TV shows like TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress” often show brides spending $5,000 or more on a gown, you can breathe a sigh of relief that it’s possible to find affordable wedding dresses under $1,000.

Affordable Wedding Dresses under $1,000

Yes! Yet a budget-conscious bride doesn’t...

Wedding Dress Trends 2018

April 19th, 2018 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Want the inside scoop on wedding dresses and trends for 2018? We’re excited to share them with you! We’ll fill you in on what brides are buzzing about. We’ll also share hot trends from Bridal Market, and which of Moonlight Bridal’s new gowns are attracting the most attention.

If you love details in bridal fashion, you’ll adore our 2018...

Guide To Planning A Stress Free Destination Wedding

December 22nd, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Guide To Planning a Destination Wedding

You have your heart set on marrying the love of your life at a romantic and rustic vineyard in the south of France. Or maybe on the sand of a private island in Caribbean. Or maybe at a fun and hassle-free all-inclusive resort in Mexico.  All these destination weddings sound absolutely amazing! Now, all you...

Guide For Groom's Wedding Day Attire

November 15th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Advice For the Groom on Wedding Day Attire Etiquette

On your wedding day all your guests will be looking at you and your bride. As the groom how do you look your best without overshadowing her spectacular wedding dress? Suit verses tuxedo? Colors options? Bow tie or neck tie? The options seem overwhelming. Keep reading as we answer these...

Guide To Planning The Bachelorette Party

September 18th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Maid of Honor’s Guide to Planning the Bachelorette Party

You are excited! Your best friend has found the love of her life and ready to get married. Now it is the time to bring the FUN! As her maid of honor (MOH), you cannot wait to start planning the big bash and the second most important part of planning any wedding. Not sure about the...

How To Plan The Ultimate Disney Inspired Fairytale Wedding

July 28th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Disney Themed Wedding Ideas

If the happiest place on earth for you is surrounded by Disney magic then it would only make sense to incorporate some of those Disney elements into your wedding day. Disney has always set the bar for fairytale romance and there is no other day more perfect than your wedding day to incorporate those Disney...

Guide to Wedding Invitation Etiquette

June 12th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Wedding Invitation Checklist

Your wedding invitations are the guests’ first look into your wedding day. Let it represent you and your significant other! Be creative! Let’s say you have picked up a wedding invitation layout. Now, what do you include on invitation itself? We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions and tips...

How to Plan the Perfect Spring Time Wedding

April 18th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Planning the Perfect Spring Time Wedding

Spring. The season where flowers are starting to bloom, the grass is starting to turn vibrant green and cute creatures are coming out of hiding from the winter cold. Spring brings a lot of new life, love, hope and promises. Spring weddings can symbolize all these and more. It’s a start of a new life for...

Ball Gown vs A-Line Dress – What’s the Difference?

August 23rd, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Ball Gown vs A-Line - How These Styles Differ

Bridal gowns come in many different styles and silhouettes, however, some are similar like the ball gown and A-line silhouettes. This can be confusing when wedding dress shopping because you may not know which style is which. What are the differences and similarities?

The ball gown and A-line...

Wedding Dress Back Details: Which Style Is the Right One For You?

March 15th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Wedding Dress with Back Detail: Which Style Is Right For You?

As you’re browsing for your dream wedding dress, it’s likely you’ve thought about different embellishments you want included like lace or beading. But, another important part of the bridal gown to consider is the back. 

We’re not just talking about wedding dress trains, but...

Choosing the Ideal Casual Wedding Dress

July 30th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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How to choose the perfect casual Wedding dress

A casual wedding sets the stage for ease, intimacy, and fun. When deciding on a more minimalist and low key dress, keep in mind the activities and overall setting of the event to help influence your choice. Dresses for a simple wedding can be every bit as stunning as for a traditional wedding. A key...

How To Accessorize Your Bridal Gown

March 3rd, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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How To Find the Perfect Accessories For Your Bridal Gown

Let’s all agree that the tough part is over. You have found your dream wedding dress ! Congrats! Now, what comes next is the fun part; accessorizing! Accessories can make or break an outfit and for that reason, we have gathered a list of accessories do’s, don’ts to...

Trumpet vs Mermaid Dress - What's the Difference?

February 10th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Most wedding dress styles, like A-line, ball gown and column, look distinctly different from one another. But it’s a whole different story with mermaid and trumpet gowns. At first glance, they look identical. So why the different names? Is there actually a difference between the two styles?

Although they may look strikingly similar,...

Retailer Spotlight: Dress Gallery

February 16th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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We were delighted to get the chance to chat with one of our fabulous bridal retailers to learn more about their boutique and their business.

Jillian Forsberg, sales manager at Dress Gallery, provided us with some insider info about their boutique in Wichita, Kansas, current bridal trends, and the upcoming Moonlight Bridal...

How To Create A Romantic Valentine's Day Wedding

February 7th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Guide to Planning a Romantic Valentine’s Day Wedding

If you love everything about being in love, then you probably can’t wait to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Pinks, reds, flowers, chocolates, and cute messages are just some of the things you love about Valentine’s Day. Every detail just tugs at your heart strings. If you are planning...

The Bohemian Wedding Of Your Dreams

February 8th, 2017 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Breezy, carefree and whimsical. These are just a few words associated with bohemian weddings.

It’s easy to see why bohemian weddings are so popular amongst modern brides. They’re gorgeous without being overdone and they’re often inexpensive thanks to their laid-back vibe. But perhaps best of all? They allow the bride’s playful,...

Guide to Winter Wedding Dresses

December 29th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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There is just something about a winter wedding that seems more romantic and magical than any other season. It could be the frost in the air or the fluffy white snow covering the ground, either way, it sounds beautiful.

Your winter wonderland wedding sounds amazing in theory, but the more you think about it, the more you realize it may...

A Guide to Wedding Dress Train Styles & Lengths

December 19th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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A GUIDE TO WEDDING DRESS TRAIN STYLES & LENGTHS

If a wedding is a fairy tale, then a wedding dress with a train makes it all the more magical. A wedding train is the part of the dress that extends and trails along the floor, making any bride feel like a princess for a day.

There’s no single length for a train, it can be as long or short as the...

Retail Gallery Spotlight: The Blushing Bride Q & A

December 7th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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We love the bridal boutiques that we work with here at Moonlight Bridal. Even more, we love getting the chance to learn more about the specifics that make each shop unique and how they make the dress journey special for each bride.

We had the pleasure of speaking with Shana Lepsis, owner of The Blushing Bride Boutique in Frisco, TX. Visit their...

Mother of the Bride Dress Guide

November 30th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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You’ve been waiting for this day, the day your baby girl becomes a married woman. In a blink of an eye, the time has finally come, and here you are getting ready for her wedding!

You know your daughter will be the star of the night in her beautiful wedding dress. As her mother, you also know you want to look your best in the dress you choose...

Wedding Dress Necklines and Finding The Right One For You!

September 2nd, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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How to Choose a Wedding Gown Neckline for Your Special Day

As with anything wedding dress related, it’s important to try on a variety of dresses with different necklines to find out which style works best for you. There are many options to choose from, and different styles can complement your figure in different ways. It’s a good idea to...

Retailer Spotlight: RK Bridal New York

November 16th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Here at Moonlight Bridal, we get the chance to work with many fabulous bridal boutiques. We love getting the chance to speak with these boutiques to learn more about their business, how they started, how they run and what trends they are seeing in the bridal industry.

In lieu of our upcoming trunk show at RK Bridal, we spoke with Madison Kimmel,...

How To Prepare for Wedding Dress Shopping

June 30th, 2021 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR WEDDING DRESS SHOPPING

Your soul mate has proposed and you couldn’t be happier! You are about to experience one of the most exciting parts of the wedding planning process: finding the best wedding dress for the big day! 

There’s a few things you should know before stepping into your first bridal boutique. 

We’ve put...

Retailer Spotlight: Suzanne's Bridal Boutique

October 31st, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Here at Moonlight Bridal, we’re ecstatic about our upcoming trunk show at Suzanne’s Bridal Boutique in Gilbert, Arizona. Owned by Suzanne Novak, the boutique brings the colorful spirit of her native Hawaii to the greater Phoenix area.

That “aloha spirit” is what makes Suzanne’s stand out from the rest — the atmosphere is warm,...

Different Veil Types & How to Choose

October 25th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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The wedding dress is the main star of the show on a bride in regards to wedding day attire, but what about the veil?

The veil you choose can completely change the style of your ensemble. If you have a lace dress and choose a birdcage style, it can create even more of a vintage look. If you have a simple dress with a dramatic,...

Bridal Shower Checklist

October 19th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Bridal Shower Checklist

Throwing a bridal shower for a close friend or relative is an immense honor, but it can definitely be stressful if you're not sure where to start. Here's how to tackle the planning process and throw an unforgettable party for the bride-to-be.

Who Throws the Bridal Shower?

The bridal shower is typically thrown for the...

Maid of Honor Checklist

October 5th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Maid of Honor Checklist

Your best friend is getting married, but what does this mean for you as the Maid/Matron of Honor? Don’t fret — we have broken down your responsibilities in this simple guide that will make you MVP by the time the bride and groom are ready for their “I Do’s”.

What is a maid/matron of honor?

First off, what...

WEDDING DRESS TREND ALERT: BEAUTIFUL LACE WEDDING GOWNS FOR EVERY SEASON

July 20th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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It's all about lace! Brides love lace wedding gowns and we can understand the obsession. L ace is the perfect timeless accent that compliments to any silhouette and gives you an elegant touch walking down the aisle. We have designed the lace wedding dress of your dreams . We have picked our favorite lace wedding gowns for each...

Classic and Elegant Wedding Dresses

May 2nd, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Wedding dresses don't always have to be over the top and uncomfortable. A simple yet elegant gown may be just what you are looking for. When it comes to simple and elegant our Moonlight Tango bridal line offers an amazing amount of simple and elegant options!

Do you want simple, elegance with a unique touch?

Style T709 is...

5 DIY Winter Wedding Favors

March 22nd, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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The winter season is here and it is the perfect time to cuddle up near a warm fire, so why not complete the winter season by treating your wedding guests to the perfect winter wedding favor hand made by the bride and groom themselves. We picked out 5 of our favorite DIY winter wedding favors so let's get gifting! 

1. Tea & Honey or Coffee Beans 

10 Great Gifts Your Bridesmaids Will Love For $100 Or Less

February 16th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Moonlight is here to share with you expert advice on the etiquette of bridesmaids gift giving. These girls have been helping you since the moment you got engaged and now many months later all of your wedding details are finally settling into place. Your gift to them will be a token of appreciation and a way to thank them for being by your side...

Eat Your Way To More Beautiful Skin

February 3rd, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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You want to look beautiful on your wedding day. The key to beautiful skin everyday and especially on your wedding day goes beyond just make up and hair. You need to start your GLOW from within.

Unfortunately it wont be found at the bottom of a basket of french fries, a bowl of melty mac and cheese, or on plate of delicious tiramisu. None of...

3 Cute Ways To Thank Your Bridal Party

January 19th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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We all know eyes will be on you and your partner on your wedding day; however, don't forget about the people who are there to make the day extra special. Yes, we are talking about your bridal party! A couple of hours and a few small gifts will show your loved ones how appreciated they are on your big day! 

To your bridesmaids: If you take a...

Wedding Dress Trend Alert: Beautiful Back Wedding Dresses

January 6th, 2016 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Your guests will be in awe as they see you in your gorgeous wedding gown ready to walk down the aisle, but give them even more to rave about with a beautiful back wedding dress . Beautiful back detailing is one of bridals hottest trends and it is easy to see why. During the ceremony you will most likely have your back facing your guests. So...

5 Reasons Not To Buy Your Wedding Dress Online

December 24th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Buying online seems so convenient. You can buy clothes, shoes, food, computer; before finding the one we may have even dated online. So why not your bridal gown, right?

Online shopping can be convenient, but it can have an ugly side as well. Like how you have had buyers remorse over that cocktail dress that looked oh so cute online, but...

Winery Wedding In Napa Valley, CA

December 5th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Are you looking to plan a destination wedding? Do you and your partner love wine? Do you want breathtaking views at your ceremony and reception? If you answered yes to even one of these questions then you should consider a winery as your wedding venue! Some of our favorite winery venues are in Northern California in Napa and Sonoma county . 

One...

How To Create A Wedding Website

December 28th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Wedding websites are absolutely genius! Let's lay out some facts, it is the 21st century and we get our information and news via computers, phones, and the internet! You are engaged and have some news-worthy details to share. It only makes sense to have one of the most important days of your life easily accessible online. Some brides are...

Beautiful Beaded and Sparkly Wedding Dress

December 21st, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Are you a bride looking to add some sparkle to your wedding dress? Do you fear that your gown will have too much beading and overwhelm you or maybe the exact opposite not enough shine to match your sparkling personality? Moonlight has the solutions you are looking for to sparkle down the aisle with our beautiful beaded wedding dresses. We have...

What To Wear Under Your Wedding Dress

December 15th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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NuBra Now that you have found the perfect wedding dress that hugs you in all the right places, the journey to finding the perfect undergarments begins. It is essential that you give off the illusion that you are not wearing anything underneath, because the last thing you want to worry about on your wedding day is showing any...

Wedding Dresses with Sleeves: The New Bridal Gown Trend

December 1st, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Looking for the hottest trends for your wedding dress? We've got the inside scoop! I'm sure you've heard of a few of the most popular necklines and trends. For example the famous sweetheart necklines, strapless gowns, cap sleeves, and v-necks Options have expanded a great deal over the past few years and the results are so romantic and...

New Years Wedding Ideas

November 25th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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New Year's Eve is a day of celebration that many people look forward to and plan to spend with family and friend so why not having a wedding on the same day? New Year's Eve weddings are becoming more popular every year and are so much fun to plan! Remember all those New Year's Eve parties you attended and how fun they were? Now, think of your...

7 Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping

November 24th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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We have the best insider tips that will make shopping for your wedding dress a breeze!

1. Budget: A lot of the time wedding dress shopping can become stressful due to budget dilemmas, That is why we suggest one of the first things you do is to set a firm budget for yourself on your dress. If someone else is buying your gown make sure you speak...

DIY Wedding Cocktail Hour Food Stations

November 17th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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The food at your wedding will be one of the most remembered aspects of the night! That's why it's important to take your time in choosing your menu. One suggestion to make your night unforgettable? DIY wedding cocktail hour food stations! 

Your reception is not the only time your guests should be served food, especially if you have a long...

Find The Perfect Venue for your Wedding Dress

November 6th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Most weddings and wedding dresses are now chosen with a theme in mind by our modern brides. Almost all brides when dreaming of their big day have an idea what kind of place they want it to be in. The places are endless which may make it hard for you to decide what kind of wedding dress to choose based on your venue. We've got some...

Halloween Themed Wedding Ideas

October 27th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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When the temperature starts to cool down fall weddings start heating up. Fall brings about seasonal treats like pumpkin, apple cider, and turkey! The autumn colors and holidays make it a perfect time to throw a beautiful wedding.  

Another element of fall to look forward to is Halloween. If Jack and Sally Skellington give you inspirational...

Tips on Save the Dates for any wedding!

October 16th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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We decided to talk about a subject that often gets over looked but is very important! 

Save the dates are a vital part of the wedding process and should be fun and exciting for you and your partner! Sometimes "Save the Date Etiquette" can be a little confusing. But don't worry we are here to help! 

1. Set a date: This is the most important...

Wedding Registry Checklist

September 29th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Your wedding is getting closer and you're looking for something fun for you and your partner to do together. Well, you've guessed it, we suggest that you take some time to create the perfect wedding registry that you and your partner will both look forward to receiving gifts from! Some may look at this task as tedious and a lot of work however,...

Fall in Love With Fall Wedding Ideas

September 24th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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As summer comes to an end and Fall has arrived we want to share some of our favorite features about Fall weddings! There is so many things to literally fall in love with at Fall weddings. Whether you are planning a wedding in the fall for yourself or just obsessed with weddings like we are, feel free to leave a comment below letting us know...

Your Ultimate Wedding Playlists

September 22nd, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Looking for the perfect songs for your special day? Your wedding is bound to be the biggest party you'll ever throw and we're here to help. Whether you're looking for the best first dance tracks or the ultimate after-party playlist, we have you covered.  Play DJ with these hits from past and present to ensure that you and your wedding guests...

Everything Floral

September 8th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Close your eyes...and think..have you ever been to a wedding without flowers? The answer is most likely NO! Flowers play a huge role on your wedding day. They are literally everywhere. You can find flowers in centerpieces, boutonnieres, corsages, bouquets and almost all wedding decor. This might sound expensive, and that's because sometimes it...

DIY WEDDING FAVOR IDEAS

September 1st, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Wedding favors are so important for many different reasons! They will be one of your guest's favorite parts from the day, not to mention it is the only piece of your wedding they get to take home! There are so many routes to take when it comes to wedding favors! 

While many people choose to get wedding favors made, we think it's really fun to...

Mini Desserts For The Wedding Reception

August 25th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Dessert bars are the new wedidng craze that has everyone's sweet tooth throbbing!

More and more couples have been venturing out into the dessert world and creating an all you can eat buffet style dessert bar for their guests. The best part of these sweet treats is they're mini sized which allows you to try a little of everything and sometimes...

The Happiest Hour is Cocktail Hour

August 21st, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Cocktail hour is every guest's favorite part of the wedding! Well at least, one of ours! We always say, cocktail hour is one of the happiest hours because this is the time YOU get to cater to your guests. Some forget about the amount of planning that your cocktail hour will take because they focus on the ceremony and reception. However,...

Let Them Eat Cake! Wedding Cake Tips

August 14th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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When people think of a wedding, one of the first things to pop in their head is most likely: CAKE. This is because cake isn't just dessert, it counts as decor and one of the main focal points of your wedding. With that being said, your cake should not be a stressful decision. It should be fun and of course delicious! 

Here are helpful steps on...

HOW TO THANK GUESTS AT YOUR DESTINATION WEDDING

August 6th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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If your guests have taken the time, energy, and resources to make it to your destination wedding, why wait until the celebration is over to thank them? Thank them right away to get them even more excited about coming to celebrate you and your partner! 

Start thanking your guests right when they arrive at your destination. Putting together...

DIY Mason Jar Ideas

July 31st, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Mason Jars are a DIY bride's favorite item and one of ours too!

There are so many ways you can use and incorporate mason jars into your wedding day! We have decided to choose are top 6 favorite ways to use DIY mason jars on your big day.

#1 Centerpieces: Some people think the only way to do centerpieces is for them to be huge and...

HOW TO THROW A COUNTRY CHIC WEDDING

July 6th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Ever wonder about the craze of big country weddings? Well, we are here to tell you why brides are raving about country themed weddings and how you can start planning your very own! Whether you are from the south or just obsessed with the country like we are - there's only a few things you need to know about making your wedding country-chic! 

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Five Tips To Finding The Perfect Bridesmaid's Dresses

June 16th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Shopping for your bridesmaids dresses can be a bit overwhelming. Not only do you as the bride, have to like the dress but you also want it to go with the theme of the wedding and for your bridesmaids to feel comfortable. Even though the process can be a bit of a challenge, here are a few things to take into consideration to make the most out of...

How to choose the perfect silhouette for your body shape

May 13th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Dress shopping tips for your wedding day! 

Wedding dress shopping is one of the most exciting days in preparing for your wedding. However, it can also be a little overwhelming when you think about the thousands of dress options that are available. We believe brides should feel comfortable in their skin on the big day, which starts with the...

BRIDAL TOUCH-UP KIT: LIST OF WEDDING DAY ESSENTIALS

May 5th, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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How to Build Your Bridal Touch-Up Kit

Every bride-to-be dreams about the perfect wedding day. Unfortunately, some things don’t always go according to plan — and makeup is one of them. Through all the tears, laughter and dancing, it’s crucial to have a bridal makeup touch-up kit on hand to ensure you look flawless all day long.

But what...

How To Track Your Wedding Spending

April 3rd, 2015 Wedding IDEAS, INSPIRATION AND INSIDER TIPS

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Congrats beautiful bride-to-be! You're engaged! After days of pure bliss, endless phone calls with family and close friends announcing the exciting news, you lay in bed, pondering...what now? Whether you are the keep calm and carry on bride, or one that hammers out all the details up until moments before you walk down the aisle, we all have...