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Dress After The Big Day

Posted by juliaalterations on January 6, 2019 at 4:10 PM


                                DRESS AFTER THE BIG DAY

Julia's Alterations At J-Line Bridal  can take any alteration to the next level.

 Specializing in couture and high-end contemporary, classic and  vintage dresses designs,  "something blue" embroidery.  

Want to save the gown for sentimental reasons? 

Restyling mother's dress are our most popular daughters and granddaughters  request,  bringing it back to life,  the past in to the present, on-trend look with a perfect fit.

The wedding’s over and what to do with the wedding dress after the Big Day?

* We offer Cleaning, restoration and preservation packages

* We can also transform your dress into unique gifts. Custom made boleros, sashes, veils, shawls, wraps, headpieces, pillows, evening bags or quilts.

See ideas on our new website: www.dressafterthebigday.com


                            

Cleaning , Restoration & Preservation

Posted by juliaalterations on August 8, 2018 at 6:30 AM




 


Wedding Dress Care

Posted by juliaalterations on May 19, 2018 at 12:25 AM

After altering your wedding gown with Julia's Alterations, now what do you do with the dress until the wedding day?! 

There are a few simple steps to take to make sure your dress stays in perfect condition!


  1. Let the fabric breathe!
    Leave the garment bag unzipped about 3 inches to allow the fabric to breath.
  2. Your dress does not need a tan.
    Keep your dress out of direct sunlight to prevent fading.
  3. Stay out of the basement!
    Make sure the location is dry, and not too hot, cold or damp like a basement.
  4. Your dress does not look better on the floor...
    Always always always hang up your dress to help retain the shape.

To book your wedding gown alterations with us, please call us at 844-469-6748.

Alterations need at least 3 months before the wedding date. 

The Unexpectedly Chic Wedding Color You Should Consider

Posted by juliaalterations on May 4, 2018 at 12:20 AM

I found this blog, and wanted to share in honor of wedding season! The most popular wedding colors are blush, ivory and gold combo...which is gorgeous!!! But, there is a new trend starting for this wedding season!  YELLOW!  Beautiful, beautiful yellow!  The inspiration for this blog was a bridal session by East Made Event Company, and the blog is from https://www.stylemepretty.com/" target="_blank">Style Me Pretty. Comment on this post and let us know what YOU think of the latest color trend. 


"As an editor at Style Me Pretty, I have the treat of looking at dozens of weddings and editorials each and every day, and with that comes a familiarity with the current trends in colors. And while I'll never tire of the classic blush, ivory, and gold combo, I can't help but get excited when I see an unexpected hue styled to perfection. So when this romantic bridal inspiration session by East Made Event Company landed in my lap with its understated and chic ode to yellow, I was instantly hooked. Take a peek at the photos captured by Jeremy Chou and fall in love with this bold color."

"From Elizabeth at East Made Event Company... Yellow. An often underutilized color in fine art wedding design, yellow exudes joy, happiness, and cheer. Goethe wrote, “We find from experience that yellow excites a warm and agreeable impression…The eye is gladdened, the heart expanded and cheered, a glow seems at once to breathe toward us.” Coming from a desire to demonstrate how the boldest, sunniest color can be elegantly subdued, the inspiration for this bridal session was drawn from the blush tulle, rose gold sequins, and yellow appliqué flowers on an exceptionally designed Emily Riggs gown.

 

Paired with a second, equally detailed, white gown, the yellow color also shines in the floral arrangements by Sophie Felts and in the vintage glassware, originally owned by stylist Elizabeth’s great-grandmother. More minimal elements, like the invitation suite by Julie Ha and a vintage ostrich feather fan, balance the appliqué embellishment. Photographed in the newly renovated chapel and on the back lawn of the National Cathedral School in Washington, DC, the shoot mimics the bridal portrait elements of a real wedding day. Our bride is first posed in front of large windows for portraits, and later, gracefully swishes her gown on the lawn behind the impressive European-style architecture of the school. Dainty tablescape and dessert displays round out our details, ensuring that the overall design is “warm and agreeable” indeed."


The importance of accessorizing

Posted by juliaalterations on May 3, 2018 at 2:10 PM

To complete your look, whether it is for your wedding, prom or a special occassion, accessories is a must have!

We are constantly getting in new inventory to keep up with the latest fashion trends, and most importantly to have something for everyone!  From bling bling, to simple and classy pearl earrings, J-Line Bridal has you covered (in diamonds)!!!



How to get your flower girl dress altered for FREE?

Posted by juliaalterations on February 25, 2018 at 5:15 AM


 * Sorry discount & promotions doesn't apply later after you purchased the service *

 * This offer can not be combined with any other offer.

 * This offer is not valid on purchase of Gift Cards or previously purchased wedding dress

    Alterations. ( No Cash Value ).


How to get your flower girl dress altered for FREE?

               "  Offer Valid Till March 31st, 2018 "


  

5 Things to Know Before Getting Your Wedding Gown Alterations

Posted by juliaalterations on April 4, 2017 at 3:35 PM




5 Things to Know Before Getting Your Wedding Gown Alterations


Finding the perfect wedding gown is critical, but making sure the alterations are done well is almost as essential. When buying a dress, you want to make sure that you buy too big rather than too small. It is always easier (and less expensive) to take a dress in than to let it out. It's rare for a bride to need no alterations at all, so when it's time, you want to know what to do. Here are five important things you should know before getting your gown alterations.


1. Timing


As anxious as you are to get it done, you want to make sure that your dress isn't altered too early. Your body will be changing in the time between getting engaged and getting married. Especially if you are planning some weight loss, ensure that you book your alterations closer to a leveling-out period so that you won't have to have alterations re-done.


On the other hand, you do not want to cut it too close either. You will need at least a first fitting and a final fitting, but frequently brides will need some additional fittings in between. It's best to book your first fitting 3-6 months before wedding the date.


Always book early. Alterations shops fill up their appointments quickly, especially on weekends. Make sure you call and reserve your appointment asap, even if it's a few months away.


2. Look at reviews


While you may want to go cheaper for alterations, make sure you look at the reviews! You want to make sure that the shop you are going to does a great job and accommodates your needs. Sometimes cheaper isn't always better.


3. Bring your shoes and undergarments


Bring the shoes and the undergarments you will be wearing to ensure a proper fit for the wedding day. This way, everything will fit comfortably and the hem will be the correct length. If you are changing your shoes for dancing, bring both pairs to find a perfect middle-ground.


4. Consider a bustle

 

Consider the pros and cons of a bustle and think about if it is right for you. If you're taking your shoes off to dance later in the evening, a bustle may make sense so your dress isn't dragging and it doesn't get too dirty. There are many different styles as well, so you can find one that is perfect for you.


5. Go through the movements


Once at the final fitting, go through the movements of your wedding day to make sure everything fits just right before taking the dress home for good. Practice walking around the shop, dance to be sure everything stays in place, and move your arms around. You will likely be hugging many wedding guests, so you want your arms have room to move around and be flexible. Once you're sure, you can take the dress home and prepare to wear it for the big day!


New Website

Posted by juliaalterations on March 9, 2017 at 2:55 PM

We are thrilled to announce that we have a brand new website where you can browse all the bridal gowns we have in our shop. Find the perfect gown for you and make an appointment to come in and see it. Make shopping for your gown easier and more convenient by ordering directly on the site. Any dress can be altered to fit you and your vision.

https://julias-bridal.myshopify.com/


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