5 gift ideas for the newly-engaged

So your friends are engaged. Now what? Amidst the flooding of Facebook congratulations, you’ll probably find yourself with a few friends you want to celebrate in a special way. If they haven’t registered yet (or don’t plan to), it can feel a bit overwhelming. I’m lucky enough to have received…

I said “yes to the dress”…and then took it …

As of last weekend, I can officially say I’ve had the full Kleinfeld bridal experience. I had the first appointment of the day on Sunday and yes, the appointment was everything I had dreamed of and more. I was greeted by my consultant, Mackenzie, introduced her to everyone I had…

Wedding Planning Secrets

I’ve never been more grateful for my Type A personality or intensive Humber PR  event & project management training than during the process of wedding planning. With so many people to manage – family, bridal party, vendors, your fiance -, lists of deadlines to meet and things to consider, wedding…

First look: Kleinfeld Canada @ Hudson’s Bay

Get ready to fulfill your wildest Say Yes To The Dress dreams: Kleinfeld is officially open in Canada! The massive space is nestled at the back of Hudson Bay’s newly-renovated 7th floor, hereby deemed bridal paradise. I had the chance to attend the opening party on May 13 and get…

What you need to know before going wedding dress shopping

Are you ready to say yes to the dress? Before I went on my first dress-hunting adventure, I asked my Twitter followers for their advice to make the experience a great one. Combined with my firsthand experiences, I’ve pulled together a list of things to do before, during & after…

#stephsaysyes: Adventures in Wedding Dress Shopping

Time for some truth: wedding planning is not all it’s cracked up to be. There’s a lot of back-and-forth, tons of (wanted and unwanted) opinions and lots of “stakeholders” to make happy. I’ve had weeks of extreme stress and weeks of utter bliss. During one of my most stressful weeks,…

Countdown to THE DRESS + wedding update

When we got engaged back in October, June 6 2015 felt lightyears away. As you’re reading this, we’re 415 days away from the big day…and only 8 days away from my first wedding dress shopping experience! As I’ve shared before, I’ll be test-driving Luxe Shopping Experiences next Thursday as my…