Monday, November 24, 2008

Wedding Dress of the Week

Feminine and heavenly are words that come to mind when I see this wedding gown by celebrated designer Junko Yoshioka. I love the layers of silk netting and the perfectly hand placed alencon lace on the bodice. Finish your look with dropped pearl and diamond (or CZ) earrings and a raw edge, 2 layer, fingertip length veil. Keep your hair down, or clip just the front back, and add soft curls.

This wedding dress is BRAND-NEW with Tags at

Originally purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue for $3740, Encore Bridal's discounted price is $2800. Save almost $1000! Now you can purchase those letterpress invitations you've been eyeing.

For questions, contact Julie:

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Say "I Do" with a new 'Do--Win a $10,000+ Prize Package!

Are you, or do you know, a bride-to-be that has undergone breast cancer treatment and would love a re-do from head to toe? Enter to win the "Say 'I Do' With a New 'Do" contest or pass this information along. Encore Bridal has donated to support this contest and we'd love to see one of our customers/readers win. See the details below:

Brides who have lost their hair to breast cancer treatment have the
opportunity to win a wedding day prize package worth over $10,000.
The grand prize includes human hair extensions and a customized
lingerie set so she can walk down the aisle with hair under her veil
and cleavage in her gown. Brides can enter the contest from November
1, 2008 to January 2, 2009 by visiting As a
bonus, the first ten qualified entrants will automatically win a Foot
Petals Runaway Bride Gift Set.

The grand prize winner will receive: human hair extensions and
wedding day hairstyling by Celebrity Hairstylist Abby Aguilera,
valued at $5,000; florals for the wedding from the e collection -
featuring VeriFlora Certified Sustainably Grown Flowers - by The
Spiraled Stem Floral Design, valued at $2,000; a day-of wedding
coordination package from Simply Mumtaz Events, valued at $3,500; a
personalized bra fitting and wedding day lingerie set by The Sculpted
Silhouette, including the Bra Pocket, valued at $100; Foot Petals
Runaway Bride Gift Set, valued at $44.95.

To be eligible to enter, entrants must be engaged prior to the
application closing date on January 2, 2009, plan to marry in
Southern California by December 31, 2010, have lost their hair due to
breast cancer treatment, and anticipate at least 2 ½ inches of post-
treatment hair re-growth by the wedding. Visit for complete
eligibility criteria and to enter.