3 Affordable Brands to Watch for Plus Size Wedding Dresses

3 Affordable Brands to Watch for Plus Size Wedding Dresses

Everyone should be able to find a wedding day outfit that they can say “yes” to, but we all know that finding size inclusive wedding wear is easier said than done. Thankfully, more and more brands are working to offer wedding gowns for all body sizes, with some offering sizes up to 6X.

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Anne Barge Offers Plus Size Designer Wedding Gowns with Curve Couture

Anne Barge Offers Plus Size Designer Wedding Gowns with Curve Couture

Anne Barge has been creating stunning designer wedding gowns for twenty years, and in recent years has made a significant effort to create a more inclusive designer brand. In addition to offering Blue Willow, which is a collection that offers high end gowns at a more affordable price point, Anne Barge also offers Curve Couture, a line of designer gowns for sizes 16 and up. The Curve Couture collection includes dozens of looks with a variety of shapes, cuts, and materials.

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Introducing Urban Set Bride's New Wedding Gown Collection

Introducing Urban Set Bride's New Wedding Gown Collection

Here at Catalyst, we are always on the look out for inclusive wedding wear and so we were thrilled to hear that our friends at Urban Set Bride has created a new collection of gowns available only at their boutique in Richmond, Virginia. Christine Haines Greenberg and Jennifer Haines have been bringing plus size and inclusive wedding attire to the Central Virginia area for the last five years, and we were lucky enough to sit down with Christine and hear more about the new collection.

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7 Wedding Jumpsuits & Bridal Separates We're Loving Right Now

7 Wedding Jumpsuits & Bridal Separates We're Loving Right Now

You don’t need to slip into a wedding dress to be the belle of the ball. We’ve gathered a selection of jumpsuits and two-pieces that are beautiful and classy in a way that’s very modern.

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What to Wear to Your Winter Wedding Engagement Session

What to Wear to Your Winter Wedding Engagement Session

If you're considering booking your engagement session during the chilliest months of the year, have no fear — the cold season is a perfect opportunity (and excuse) to be close and cuddly with your significant other. Here are some winter outfit suggestions to help you stay warm and stand out.

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Out of the Box Challenge // Rebel Creatives AKA Love Wins!

Out of the Box Challenge // Rebel Creatives AKA Love Wins!

Our shoot, entitled “Love Wins,” is an awesomely eclectic, reimagined concept derived after the 2017 presidential inauguration. Our original shoot concept and date was derailed by the protests and marches that overshadowed the inaugural festivities. But instead of sulking and complaining, we used the current political climate to inspire our finished story.

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The Perfect Wedding Pants for Your Astrological Sign

The Perfect Wedding Pants for Your Astrological Sign

We've seen articles about which wedding dress you should pick based on your astrological sign, but what if you are not interested in wearing a dress on your wedding day. What if, instead, a pant suit or jumpsuit is more up your alley? Look no further, we have the guide for you!

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The Bridal Norm // Inside the Fitting Room with Michelle Avitia

The Bridal Norm // Inside the Fitting Room with Michelle Avitia

As a feminist wedding professional, I have a responsibility to challenge and critique the wedding industry. I work with brides each week, and in the intimate space of a fitting room I'm told about their greatest joys and anxieties. I owe it to them to make sure they're equally represented in an industry that continually discriminates against them. 

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Urban Set Bride: Mother and Daughter Team Up to Change the Face of Bridal Boutiques

Urban Set Bride: Mother and Daughter Team Up to Change the Face of Bridal Boutiques

Overall, my experience as a wedding planner, a feminist, a millennial, and a newlywed gave me the insight I needed to create my own career and fulfill a need in the bridal market. I trusted my instinct, I embraced my mom’s wisdom and knew she was the person I wanted to stand by my side, and we never let anyone tell us our ideas weren’t good enough. 

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Sponsor Highlight: Urban Set Bride

Sponsor Highlight: Urban Set Bride

As a wedding planner, I see couples get wrapped up in small details and drive themselves insane. My goal as a planner is to always remind them of the big picture and to focus on the three major details they want their guests to remember and let the rest fall to the sidelines. At the end of the day, you have found a life-long partner. That’s pretty bad ass. So, celebrate, don’t stress.

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