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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Privacy and Twitter

Lesson - Anything you say on the Internet, even as a joke, can be used against you.

And there is an infrastructure in the US that allowed a twitter joke to be picked up by the TSA, figure out the person was flying into LAX, and then detain them there and return them to the UK. I knew this was theoretically possible, but I am amazed at what was done with it. In line at airports, I am even scared to say anything negative since I don't need the headaches. My strong opinion is much of what is being done by the TSA is for show only and a feel good measure.

Hairstyles for Flower Girl Dresses

 Many wondered about what the flower girl hairstyles should be and I always say that it depends on the flower girl dress they are wearing, the theme of the wedding and the venue- if it's outdoor, indoor, garden, etc
But one thing you should keep in mind is to keep it simple, light and safe for the kids. Avoid using super hold spray nets because it is very harmful to the kids (not to mention the ozone layer!).

Here's a nice video that I found and I agree that flower girls should have that light, sweet and cute look:


Monday, January 30, 2012

Who Pays For the Wedding

Let’s face it, to get hitched nowadays will be really pricey. With regard to brides, prior to you purchase from suppliers of your choice or even engage one of the most pricey providers of makeup designers, marriage ceremony directors, and so forth, speak with your upcoming hubby as well as talk about your own finances.
Prior to you decide to go bridezilla by demanding this and that for the marriage ceremony, ascertain exactly who can pay for the marriage ceremony as well as who will take care of the main share of one’s marriage ceremony spending budget.

Listed below is the wedding manners about what individuals pays or will need to pay out for the marriage ceremony. This will work as being a guideline for young couples which desires to learn the basic wedding manners in who pays for just what.

Standard Wedding Ceremony Manners Regarding Just Who Will Pay For Your Wedding Ceremony

Wedding ceremony Manners about just who pays for your wedding ceremonies has advanced for the past hundred years. Ordinarily, wedding manners books state that the bride’s daddy must pay out for your wedding. This was in the course of the time when females had been held by their own dads inside of their own dwelling, not authorized to work and head to college, but carry out home chores as well as should have instructions on girl etiquette to show them upon public manners as well as wedding manners in preparation with their daily life as hitched ladies.

A girl was basically ‘given’ out through her own daddy to the young man or a male which her daddy considered could feed or fend his own daughter any time he was gone. And because he would be presenting his own girl away, he’d host his own daughter’s wedding as well as pay out for everything as being a sign of his arrangement to his daughter’s matrimony. This really is the classic wedding manners about who actually pays for the marriage ceremony.

Modern Wedding Ceremony Manners on Exactly Who Compensates Financially For The Marriage Ceremony

These days, wedding manners on who pays for the wedding just isn’t as rigid because it was prior to. The bride as well as the groom may go standard, and therefore will need to request the father of the bride to host the wedding and pay out for the whole wedding expenditures (catering, gowns, flower girl dresses, flowers, etc). Or in the event the mothers and fathers from the future husband have expressed their own interest to become a co-host of the wedding celebration, they may possibly achieve this, specifically in the event the mothers and fathers of the future husband are well-off and are in a position to fund a few of the expenditures.

But, since most young couples these days are usually each generating their very own dollars, it is not a abuse of wedding manners in the event the bride as well as the future husband choose to pay out for their very own wedding. Some young couples prefer to pay out for their very own wedding to ensure that they are able to have additional influence over the amount of guests as well as who’re the people they will invite and the way the party of the marriage ceremony should be held.

It really is much more sensible for those who will take a moment along with your mothers and fathers and go over with them the estimated costs of one’s wedding and request them which portion of the marriage ceremony expenditures will they pleasantly want to pay for. By doing this, your own mothers and fathers may have an idea of the actual total which they’ll shell out while the two of you’ll know simply how much you nonetheless will need to raise.

Marriage ceremony etiquette on who pays for what is not anymore a huge issue nowadays. The only manners that is essential of the wedding couple should be to speak with their mothers and fathers on the problem of costs or exactly who pays for just what if your mothers and fathers have voiced their own wish to co-host the wedding affair.

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Friday, January 27, 2012

What Does Street Length Mean?

 What is Street Lenght?

 A dress that has street length falls just below the knee. It is shorter than tea length which falls mid-calf. Street length dresses are perfect for casual and semi-formal events. Some of the churches also recommend street length First Communion dresses so be sure to ask the recommended wear on your parish. 

Here's an example of a street length dress:


Thursday, January 26, 2012

Do Adults Dress Up for Catholic First Communion Like the Kids Do?

I encountered this nice question from a customer and I know that most of you would wonder the same thing. I asked several other Moms who have had their kids as First Communicants in the past and they said that adults do need to look presentable but not necessarily be dresses in white dresses like the First Communicants. 
First Communion Dress from Elitedresses.com

First Communion dress from Elitedresses.com

Simple First Communion Dress from Elitedresses.com

For some they just wore cotton slacks and button down shirt but others preferred their Sunday's best dress. Personally I think it is all up to you to decide so long as you do not go overboard and look like the one who is taking the First Communion :-) 

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Celebrating Chinese New Year

 It seems that all over the world Chinese New Year has been greatly celebrated. One that caught my attention was the celebration at Scarborough, Toronto, Canada. The photos on the article clip look so happy and festive! 

I wonder how the other countries celebrate Chinese New Year. So far the Chinese Dresses orders were really amazing and I am glad that many still embraces Chinese culture and festivities.


Monday, January 23, 2012

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Can I Use A Communion Dress To Another Occasion?

 There are parents who buy traditional First Communion Dresses and preserve the dress after the event to pass the Communion dress to the next sibling or simply as a keepsake of a special occasion in the life of their daughter. 

First Communion Dress with Embroidery and Organza Overlay
First Communion Dress with Embroidery and Organza Overlay
List Price: $135.00
Our Price: $108.99
You save $26.01!

  • Full length satin first communion dress
  • Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe is embroidered on the skirt
  • Available in girls' sizes 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 18
Angelic and elegant dress

There are also parents who prefer to buy functional white dresses wherein the child can still wear it on other occasions such as Church or Formal functions 

Girl's beautiful White sleeveless formal dress with colorful sash and flower
Girl's beautiful White sleeveless formal dress with colorful sash and flower
List Price: $80.00
Our Price: $39.99
You save $40.01!

  • The dress features Cream Rayon (woven to resemble raw silk).
  • Colorful chiffon sash that is tied to create a beautiful bow in back and is accented by a beautiful flower in front and on the bow in back. 
  • Sizes available: baby sizes and girls sizes 2 to 14
One affordable dress, 20 different looks!

So it really depends on your decision and intention for the dress. 


Friday, January 20, 2012

Facebook posts could cost you a job

More on my continuing series on privacy
Facebook posts could cost you a job - San Jose Mercury News

FB is nice, but I do worry about the privacy issue and information from my profile being misunderstood.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

What is the Best Dress For a 12yo First Communicant?

The question was raised by a client's daughter and understandably a good question. 12 year olds are in the stage where they are too old for cute and poofy First Communion dresses but too young for other dresses in the market but here I tell you, there are still First Communion dresses that  are appropriate for 12 year olds. 

First Communion Dress with Shimmery Sequins
First Communion Dress with Shimmery Sequins
List Price: $104.00
Our Price: $79.99
You save $24.01!
  • Full length taffeta first communion dress
  • With matching bolero
  • Available in girls' sizes 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 18
Sophisticated look for special occasions

Girls' Bridal Satin Flower Girl Dress with Sash
Girls' Bridal Satin Flower Girl Dress with Sash
List Price: $75.00
Our Price: $44.99
You save $30.01!
  • Satin bodice
  • matte organza skirt
  • Size available 2-14
Customize the dresses' waist ribbon color!

White Off Shoulder Dress With A-Line Gathered Satin Skirt
White Off Shoulder Dress With A-Line Gathered Satin Skirt
List Price: $75.00
Our Price: $52.99
You save $22.01!
  • Gathered/pick up A-line satin skirt
  • With White sash and flower on the waist
  • Available in girls' size 4-16