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March 25, 2013

{ Designer Wedding Dress, Toronto – Amsale Asha online }

 { Amsale, Asha – Brand New, Never worn! }

Buy Amsale Asha Size 4 Online Toronto Designer Unaltered Wedding Dress 1

Sometimes our plans for Happily Ever After don’t work out exactly as expected – we change our minds and choose something else…. and that means seriously saving on some designer couture!

This gorgeous Amsale dress, style Asha, is a strapless sweetheart organza gown that features beautiful ruching in the bodice with stunning floral detail at the hip. It’s lightweight and breezy but structured with two layers: boning with zip closure and organza over top. It hides all imperfections and is incredibly flattering.

Details: Ivory in colour, size 4 – unaltered.

This beautiful Asha gown is currently being safely stored at the bridal boutique to keep it in flawless condition until she meets her new owner.

If you’d like to try her on, feel free to Get In Touch for additional details!

Buy Amsale Asha Size 4 Online Toronto Designer Unaltered Wedding Dress 2

Buy Amsale Asha Size 4 Online Toronto Designer Unaltered Wedding Dress 3

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February 26, 2013

{ winter love } :: Chateau Le Jardin, Toronto

{ a snowy Happily Ever After }

Jessica and George got married on a snowy Saturday afternoon. This classic and timeless wedding was styled in eggplant + blush tones with romantic ivories and soft champagnes inspired by the Bride’s one-of-a-kind couture gown designed just for her on Slice Network’s Wedding Dress Wars. Even an unexpected morning snow storm couldn’t put a chill in this love story.

Winter Wedding Champagne Snow

 Wedding Dress Wars Couture Bridal Gown Toronto

 Couture Winter Wedding Dress Toronto

Couture Wedding Gown

Swarovski Wedding Bride Accessories

Gold Jimmy Choo Bridal Wedding Shoes

Taylor Jackson Toronto Wedding Photography

Taylor Jackson Toronto Wedding Photographer


Toronto Wedding Planner WeddingGirl.ca


Toronto Wedding Photographer Taylor Jackson

Pink Purple Ivory Wedding Bouquet

Couture Bridal Photography Taylor Jackson


Prophet Elias Church Mississauga Greek Orthodox Wedding Ceremony
Green Orthodox Winter Wedding Mississauga


Greek Orthodox Winter Wedding Mississauga


Winter Wedding Photography Toronto


Vintage Winter Wedding Bridal Party Bridesmaids


Couture Vintage Winter Wedding Bride


Couture Wedding Cake The Luvvly Cake Co Toronto


The Luvvly Cake Co. Couture Wedding Cake Toronto


Le Jardin Winter Wedding Eggplant Ivory Design


Greek Orthodox Wedding Reception


{ blog love }

Ceremony: Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, Mississauga

Reception: Chatea Le Jardin, Woodbridge

Photography: Taylor Jackson Photography

Cinematography: Elle & Be. Lifestyle and Wedding Cinematography

Bridal Gown: Ryan Joelson, Wedding Dress Wars on SLICE

Floral Styling: the Flower Shop @ WG

Reception Decor: Decor With Grandeur

Wedding Cake: The Luvvly Cake Co.

Event Design + Planning + Coordination: WeddingGirl.ca

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February 25, 2013

Pure Magnolia Couture :: Cabaret Vintage trunk show, Toronto

{ Pure Magnolia Couture }

Written by Courtney, Social Media Stylist @ WG


We were recently introduced to the lovely ladies over at Pure Magnolia Couture and we’re so excited to be featuring their stylish designs on the WG site!

If you’re an eco-bride, or lover of all things vintage, then this event is definitely for you!

Pure Magnolia Trunk Show Toronto Cabaret Vintage Poster

All the way from Vancouver, British Columbia, Pure Magnolia will be bringing their entire collection (as well as some one-of-a-kind surprises!) to Cabaret Vintage  in Toronto! This fabulous event that you do not want to miss is taking place March 5th & 6th – so mark your calendars!

Pure Magnolia has everything from beautiful ball gowns to simple frocks and all of their dresses are made from sustainable fabrics that are both beautiful and kind to the planet. They’ll be bringing along their designer to help you find the perfect fit for your style and shape will be on site to answer your questions about eco-fashion. They can even custom-design your dream dress on the spot!

French Lace Mermaid Brendon PurdyPC

Sea Shell Ball Gown Fresh PhotographyPC

Winterlace Dress Vanessa Voth Photography PC

Cabaret Vintage, Toronto specializes in vintage dresses & accessories and carries their own vintage-inspired cocktail collection. If you are looking for a short wedding dress you will be sure to find it here!

So if you’re a bride-to-be with a flare for fashion and a concern for the environment you do not want to miss this incredible showcase.

We hope to see you there!


{ Blog Love – Photog Credit }

In order of appearance:

Vixxi Pix Photography

Brendon Purdy Photography

FRESH Photography

Vanessa Voth Photography

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February 12, 2013

Random WG Love :: Custom Bridal Headpiece :: Blair Nadeau Millinery

{ #RandomWGLove }

Blair Nadeau Millinery Toronto

Last year we featured the beautiful Blair Nadeau on our blog and shared her 2012 collection with our readers. This year, not only were we excited to feature the Blair Nadeau 2013 style book on the WG blog, we have real-life experience working with the amazing Blair herself! A few months ago she outfitted one of our WG brides with two unique headpiece designs for her couture summer wedding.






Not only is Blair insanely talented to work with, she’s also incredibly generous. To help introduce her 2013 Look Book to WeddingGirl.ca readers, Blair has offered one lucky bride a $75.00 credit toward a custom-designed bridal veil or fascinator. All you need to do to enter is follow us on Twitter and watch for the #RandomWGLove post that will go up in the next few days. We’ll be picking a winner on Friday morning!

Good luck!


{ Vendor Love }

Blair Nadeau’s photo courtesy of Tara West Photography

WG Bride photography courtesy of Fisher Fotographic 

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February 11, 2013

Blair Nadeau Millinery | 2013 Style

{ look book }

The insanely stylish and super-talented Blair Nadeau isn’t new to our WG site. We featured her gorgeous 2012 collection last year and are so excited to welcome her fresh 2013 looks to our  blog.

All photography credit love is going over to the talented folks over at JnK Imagery :: beautiful designs deserve the most beautiful pictures!

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 1

Lady Athena Floral Headpiece

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 2

Whimsical Crystal Lace Fascinator

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 3

Whimsical Crystal Lace Fascinator

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 4

Grecian Jewel Leaf Fascinator

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 5

Lady Athena Floral Headpiece

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 6

Grecian Jewel Leaf Fascinator

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 7

Picasso Crystal Veil

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 8

Lady Aurora Lace Cap

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 9

Manet Pillbox French Veil

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 10

Woodland Nymph Floral Crown

Blair Nadeau 2013 Grecian Romance 11

Gilted Sprite Braided Crown

Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding gold crown

Aphrodite Gold Crystal Crown


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding hair style 1

Lady Atheia Peau de Soie Floral Fascinator


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding hair style 2

Monet Double Layer Silk Tulle Veil


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding hair style 3

Aegean Lace Leaf Fascinator


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding hair style 4

Matisse Double Layer Silk Tulle/French Veil


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding hair style 5

Lady Aurora Lace Cap


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding hair style 6

Renoir Crystal Russian Veil


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding hair style 7

Picasso Crystal Silk Veil


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding hair style 8

Helene Silk Crystal Headsash


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding lace headsash

Sarra Crystal Lace Headsash


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding leaf crown

Corinthian Leaf Crown


Blair Nadeau 2013 wedding silver crown

Olympia Silver Crystal Circlet


Not only is Blair incredibly talented, she’s one of the sweetest wedding vendors we’ve ever had the distinct pleasure of working with. This past summer, Blair styled a number of different looks for one of our WG brides to wear with both her daytime and evening couture looks.

Toronto Urban Bride Blair Nadeau Design - Jessie


Thinking of having a custom-designed veil or fascinator for your wedding day? Get in touch with Blair ASAP (and make sure to send us photos afterwards!)

Happy Styling!

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January 5, 2013

Sottero & Midgely :: Adorae :: for sale


{ Previously-Loved Wedding Dress for sale }

We don’t believe in any kind of wedding dress superstitions. When a dress is this gorgeous, it SHOULD be worn more than once!

A recent newlywed wants another bride to feel as beautiful on her wedding day as she did. She got in touch with us to share the details of her stunning wedding dress.

Ivory Sottero Midgely Adorae Dress For Sale Toronto

{ the Details }

JSM1307 Used Sottero Midgely Adorae Toronto

JSM1307 Used Sottero Midgely Adorae Toronto Back

Designer: Sottero & Midgely

Style: Adorae, JSM1307

Season: Spring, 2013

Size: 6

{{ Bride’s measurements are: Bust 34, Waist 27, Hips 38, Height 5’6″. The bust currently has cups stitched in that could be removed to accomodate a bigger bust. The corset back will also allow it to accomodate a slightly bigger/smaller waist. The bubble hem style allows for a simple length adjustment. }}

Colour: Ivory

Condition: Immaculate (and dry-cleaned!)

Design: Simply elegant. Designed with rich Soft Shimmer Satin in a relaxed mermaid silhouette. Features a ruched bodice with a sweetheart neckline, bubble hem, and Swarovski crystal motifs. Finished with a zipper over inner corset closure with bow and crystal button details. Accented with a stunning crystal “belt” and side gather with a built-in bustle.

Price: Asking $800.

Ivory Sottero Midgely Adorae Dress For Sale Toronto 2

Sottero Midgely Adorae Dress For Sale Toronto

For more details, additional information, or to contact the seller, give us a shout!

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August 23, 2012

When Desiree met Darren ….. | Sudbury Steelworker’s Hall Wedding

{ Love }

1. An expression of one’s affection

2. A gentle feeling of fondness

3. When Desiree met Darren….

Our little wedding-loving hearts can’t help but pitter-patter when we look at photos of this stunningly classic and vintage-gorgeous Happily Ever After. One of the sweetest brides we’ve ever met married the love of her life surrounded by all-things-beautiful;  from her army of  bridesmaid angels in flowing ivory gowns, to the teeny-tiny flower girls dressed in teeny-tiny tutus complete with teeny-tiny little pink ballet slippers. Could it get any more picture-perfect than this?


{ Credit Love }

Wedding Gown ~ Allure Couture, C189

Photography ~ Dan Lalande

Venue ~ United Steelworker’s Hall, Sudbury

Centrepieces ~ DIY | Shops @ WG

Decor ~ Unforgettable Weddings

DJ + Lighting ~ Entertainment Solutions

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August 3, 2012

Previously-Loved :: Wedding Dress for sale

{ previously loved }

Newlywed Christine is selling a gorgeous ivory 3-in-1 custom wedding dress complete with bolero and removable off-the-shoulder strap (can be worn strapless as well).

An elegant sweetheart neckline coupled with romantic lace is accentuated with extra crystal beading for added sparkle.

Approximate size: 2 – altered from an A-line silhouette to a romantic trumpet style (the bride is 5’4 in height, size 0-2 – dress word with 2″ heels). Dry cleaned and in perfect condition.

Veil and tiara also available. Please get in touch for pricing and additional details!

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May 25, 2012

@Aveda416 – #BornToStyle – Scholarship Contest Gala

Every bride needs a gorgeous coiffure and back at the beginning of the year, we blogged to all our fabulous hair-do’ers out there about the Aveda Toronto Born-To-Style Scholarship contest. The post was a call to untrained stylists across Canada to put their skills and passion to the test and go head-to-head (pun intended!) in hopes of winning a full $10,000 scholarship for a year-long, 2,000-hour practicum in five Aveda hairstyling schools: Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Montreal and Toronto.

Last week, the top 5 finalists gathered on posh King St. East – at the Aveda Institute, Toronto and we were invited to witness the show-down! Ofcourse, we had to bring mINK Creative to capture the details. So Mary and Jenn put on a couple of little black dresses, completed the look with some fabulous stilettos, and hit the town.

Greeted by some friendly Aveda faces and food + drinks at the door, we knew we were in for a great night!

Contestants, models, and the media frenzy gathered upstairs and eagerly awaited the show to begin. Without formal hairstyling training, finalists were judged on artistic vision – creativity in style, overall concept, and clothing as showcased by their models.

As cited by Living Columnist, Leanne Delap over at the Toronto Star, the 150 guest attendee list was hand-selected to represent family and hair folk, as well as the city’s top fashion and beauty bloggers. (How lucky were we to be invited to attend?!)


The stars of the night, though, were the two top-prize winners – Meladee Gammelsetter and Jessie Lacina – who took home a full tuition scholarship that will change their professional career for the rest of their lives! All runner-up finalists were awarded bursaries toward their AVEDA education as well.

Here are some of our Behind-The-Scenes shots of the evening!

A special Thanks goes out to Social Relevance Engineer, Rob Campbell – we love working with this guy! (clearly) — and to Jennifer at mINK Creative for being there to capture it all.


To check out all our photos from the Born To Style event, head over to the WeddingGirl Dot Ca profile on Facebook!

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May 4, 2012

{Previously Loved} – brand new wedding dress for sale!

{ superstitious }

One bride’s superstition could be another bride’s lucky find!

Superstitious bride + groom accidentally seeing the dress = couture find for a budget bride!

{ Badgley Mischka – Ginger – for sale }

This gorgeous, designer Badgley Mischka dress (Ginger) has never been worn down the aisle.
Retailing for $6200, this dress was purchased from White in Toronto and is being sold for $1000 OBO.

{ its Story }

This high-end couture silk blend wedding gown is a sample dress from the White bridal boutique. A minor repair to the front bust needs to be done, and extra fabric directly from Badgley Mischka is being provided. A couture seamstress has confirmed that the fix is quick and easy. All beading and embroidery on the side of the dress is in immaculate condition and stunning!

The dress offers a beautiful fit and flare shape – size 10 – ivory.

It has lived in a cloth dust bag in a smoke-free home.

If you have any additional questions, please get in touch!

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