Thursday, June 27, 2013

Appointment Courtesy Reminder

Lately we have had many very last minute cancellations (calling less than an hour before scheduled appointment time) & no-shows.  Please be courteous and cancel at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled time. We are a small boutique so we only serve a few brides at each scheduled appointment time. Our appointment schedule fills up very fast and we do have to turn some brides away. So if you don't show up or cancel last minute we aren't able to fill your spot. 

Please be kind and notify us well in advance to re-schedule or cancel.

Thank you!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Just in: Alfred Sung Bridesmaids

The new Alfred Sung Fall 2013 Bridesmaid collection has started to arrive in store. With affordable prices, gorgeous colors & a size range of 00-30 you can't go wrong with this collection! The two adorable styles below have just come in this week and we've got more on the way.  Almost all styles can also be ordered floor length!

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Just in: Bari Jay Bridesmaids

New dresses for Fall 2013 are starting to arrive in store! We have over 100 new bridesmaid dresses coming in for next season so expect to see new dresses arriving weekly. This week we received these elegant bridesmaid gowns from Bari Jay. Bari Jay dresses are available in a large selection of colors and size 2-28. So they are perfect for just about any bridal party!

Monday, June 17, 2013

Inspiration: A Colorful Wedding

We like brides who aren't afraid of anything - especially putting their own stamp on their big day. And to have a wedding as colorful as the ones pictured below, you need a certain kind of confidence. For brides that are willing to take the risk and make bright colors a staple at their big day, it can definitely pay off. Bright, bold, unabashed colors are always unforgettable and sure to put a smile on every guest's face.

Check out the photos below for inspiration, and then come to Miss Ruby Boutique to see how we can help add some color to your wedding day.

We love the mix of colorful prints! The perfect wedding backdrop!
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Make a barn wedding super memorable with colorful lanterns.
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How cute are these polka dots?
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Use all the colors from nature to make your wedding natural and breathtaking.

Butterfly decorations are sure to stand out!
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The colors and the ribbon of this bouquet make us smile!
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A whole rainbow of cupcakes instead of a wedding cake makes a lasting impression.
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If cake is not your thing, try a colorful candy bar instead!
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This Mexican wedding shows that over-the-top can look just right!
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Wedding Inspiration: A Wedding in the Mountains

We recently worked with a bride who was getting ready for a June wedding in the mountains of Colorado. We're happy to say that she left our boutique with both a gown and one of our faux-fur shrugs, and will look absolutely stunning on her big day. While mountains are hard to find in Wisconsin, a destination wedding somewhere out west will give you a perfect backdrop and "big sky" feeling. Just like our bride, fur shrugs make a great accessory for an outdoor affair. And don't be afraid to add a little sparkle as well - it makes a great contrast with the natural surroundings.

Check out our pictures below (some are absolutely breathtaking) and get inspired by the beautiful brides in the fresh mountain air!
This beautiful bride is wearing the Jessica dress by Robert Bullock
Order this dress today at Miss Ruby Boutique!

The Camellia Dress by Watters would make a perfect bridesmaids dress
for an outdoor wedding.
We love the idea of wildflower bouquets.
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This brides red dress is so bold and unconventional!
More pictures of this wedding here.

Make beautiful wedding programs that stick with your rustic theme.
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These beautiful invitations set the tone for the day's breathtaking background.
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These views alone make the big day absolutely unforgettable.
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Rustic-chic is done best when it is brought outdoors. Add tiny lights to take the even from day to night!
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This intricate cake is subtle and perfect for an outdoor wedding.
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Rustic bouquets with evergreen sprigs as well as roses is an unexpected detail.
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Black and White photography adds to the drama!
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We carry fur shrugs from Blue Ribbon UK, so you can look stunning
at sunset like this bride.
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Thursday, June 6, 2013

A Guide to Antique Wedding Rings

While scouring Etsy for a unique bridal find, we stumbled across an article that caught our eye. It was the Guide to Antique Wedding Rings by Lauren Thomann, and it was interesting and informative! In her article, Thomann breaks down each era and tells you the "Why's" and "How's" of engagement rings popular during that period. There are also gorgeous pictures of vintage rings, in case you just want to gawk at some diamonds.

An engagement ring from the Victorian Era.
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A classic Edwardian diamond ring.
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A gorgeous Art Deco Era diamond!
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A ring from the Retro/Mid Century Era
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If you love history, love diamonds (who doesn't?), or just want a little insight into a family heirloom, check out the Guide to Antique Wedding Rings on Etsy. And share with us in the Comments if you have any information about vintage rings you would like to share!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Wedding Inspiration: Gold

If you want to really glam up your wedding, think about adding a touch of gold to your soiree. It will automatically give everything a super luxurious feel. Pair it with silver and red for an unforgettable holiday wedding, or keep all other accents strictly black for an old-Hollywood feel. Check out our pictures below to see how gold can really make your wedding glitter.

JC1820 by James Clifford is a unique shade called "spun gold," which looks great on almost everyone!
Order this dress from Miss Ruby Boutique!
Alvina Valenta has some amazing metallic options for bridesmaids.
Order this dress from Miss Ruby Boutique!
Gold shoes are an easy way to add a hint of gold to your wedding look.
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Adding a sparkly gold bolero looks stunning on this bride!
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A gold leaf wedding cake looks so decadent.
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Gold and black place settings like these are a great color combination.

A delicate gold chain is a pretty accent.
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Gilded invitations like these are absolutely stunning. 
Nothing says "sparkle" quite like the perfect shade of nail polish.
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This picture says it all!
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