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365 Days of Wonderful

January 18 & 19, 2020

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg

Ask the Experts

Bridal Beauty Timeline

Posted by on 11:48 am in Ask the Experts, Health & Beauty, Wedding Resources

Kelly Cherewick, Owner of The Artist Groupe Photo Credit: Manuel Sousa Photography All eyes will be on you. It sure sounds scary to be the centre of attention, but it doesn’t have to be if you have everything planned out. Our brides are always asking about timelines so here’s a checklist to ensure you will be camera ready for your big day. 1 YEAR Book Artists: Reputable hair and makeup artists book up fast. If you have someone in mind, make sure to contact them sooner rather than later. A professional company should be able to show you their...

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ASK THE EXPERTS: PEARLY WHITES

Posted by on 11:38 am in Ask the Experts, Health & Beauty, V.I.B. Weddings, V.I.B. Weddings Issue 1

WITH CLARITY DENTAL Q: What are some dental procedures that could take my smile to the next level? A: As you start planning your wedding, you think of a date, location and what to wear. What most of us forget to do is think about our smile – that is until we receive our wedding photos back! At Clarity Dental, Dr. Hala Salama performs simple and affordable dental procedures that can enhance your smile in a short amount of time. Here is what we recommend: Cleaning or hygiene: In many cases a thorough, professional cleaning is all that is...

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ASK THE EXPERTS: ON LOCATION

Posted by on 11:34 am in Ask the Experts, Decor, V.I.B. Weddings, V.I.B. Weddings Issue 1

WITH PLANNED PERFECTLY Q: How many different colours should we incorporate into our wedding ceremony and reception venues? A: Every wedding is unique, and bringing together all of your favourite design and décor details can be challenging. Tables and seating occupy a large portion of the wedding reception venue, so approach these items with care. The linen, décor and chair covers should not take away from the cohesiveness of the venue or compete with the main focal points. For example, a bright sash on the chairs may distract from the...

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ASK THE EXPERTS: LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

Posted by on 11:27 am in Ask the Experts, Photography, V.I.B. Weddings, V.I.B. Weddings Issue 1

WITH MANUEL F. SOUSA PHOTOGRAPHY Q: How far in advance do we need to book our wedding photographer? A: I generally suggest booking your photographer anywhere from one year to 18 months ahead of your wedding date to be safe. Of course it all depends on certain factors. For example, what time of year is it? Is it on a weekend or weekday? Is it a destination wedding? Once you know which photographer you want for your wedding day, don’t procrastinate and take the chance that someone else will book them first. It will be a good feeling knowing...

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ASK THE EXPERTS: HE LOVES ME!

Posted by on 11:22 am in Ask the Experts, Flowers, V.I.B. Weddings, V.I.B. Weddings Issue 1

With Academy Florist Q: How much should we budget for wedding flowers? A: Typically, during an initial email inquiry or in-person consultation at Academy Florist, our customers are unsure what to budget for wedding flowers. Because every couple has a unique vision for flowers and their special day, we customize every single wedding order. Our customers are looking for items such as large focal arrangements, centrepieces, bouquets, boutonnières, corsages, garlands, wreaths, hairpieces, cake flowers or guest book table arrangements for their...

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ASK THE EXPERTS: RING BLING

Posted by on 11:18 am in Ask the Experts, Engagement Ring, V.I.B. Weddings, V.I.B. Weddings Issue 1, Wedding Resources, Wedding Rings

With Bijou Fine Jewellery Q: Engagement rings and wedding bands are a huge investment, how can we be sure that we’re getting good value for our money? A: For centuries, engagement rings and wedding bands have served as symbols of everlasting love. Incorporating diamonds and other rare gems, as well as precious metals like gold and platinum, it’s no surprise that these rings come with a cost. To ensure that you get the most for your investment, make sure that your jeweller uses top quality gems, like GIA certified diamonds. Ensure you are...

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