|Posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:35 PM||comments (1)|
To those who read the blog - we just wanted to post a note letting people know that we are moving locations, some time around October 1st (ish.) We will still be in Edgewater, within walking distance of our current location. Our new address will be 135 Mitchells Chance Rd. Edgewater, MD. Its in the same Main Street shopping center as Cakes by Rachel, The All American Steakhouse and Fuji Resturant. We will be expanding from a 960 square foot cottage with one dressing ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 4, 2018 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
Thanks so much to Abigail from Abidoodle Productions for picking us for her first wedding wednesday blog of 2018. If your'e interested in reading, please visit the link below.
|Posted on July 6, 2017 at 4:00 PM||comments (1)|
When interested in consigning a bridal gown at Love & Lace (or anywhere else) here's a few to do's and dont's.
Do: email us a photo of the dress along with the designer, style number, color, size and any info on major alterations - like taking it in from a 20 to a 10. Having all this info will help greatly in figuring out a consignment price that will work for both parties.
Don't: send an email simply saying "Hey, I...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 5, 2016 at 7:00 PM||comments (2)|
Every once in a while I check in on the wedding consignment/swap pages on Facebook to see what my shop is tagged in - 99.95% are all recommendations which is fantastic!! Thank you to my brides, vendor friends and anyone else who recommends Love & Lace on those pages. Every once in a while I see the shop mentioned in a thread that I kinda shake my head at. The #1 is "They don't take David's dresses anymore" which is usually followed by "Why won't they?" There a several reasons why we ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 13, 2016 at 1:10 PM||comments (7)|
What's important to know when buying a bridal gown "off the rack."
When it comes to my boutique, the majority of my brides purchase their gown off the rack. Here's a few tips and FYI's for anyone who decides to shop consignment or off the rack.
1. Samples dresses are rarely perfect. They may not have had a bride but they have had a shop life. Be prepared for minor imperfections. Things like loose beads, random strings, faint marks inside and out side of the dress due to makeup, sc...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 7, 2016 at 7:30 PM|
Thanks so much for looking at my blog. I've never blogged before and I'm not totally convinced that anyone will read a blog about owning and operating a bridal consignment boutique. So this may end up being mostly therapeutic!
First let me tell you a little about myself! My name is Cindy Wells, I'm 31 years old and born and raised in Maryland. I'm married to the most handy and handsome fella in the world, Moses and together we live o...Read Full Post »