Doreen Leaf Designs Bridal

Welcome to Doreen Leaf Designs blog. We are excited to share with you  tips, trends & great ideas. as well as the fun events that are happening  in  the store throughout the year.  We’d love to hear from you and share with us any bridal related topics you would like to know more about. You  may also visit our store website at Doreen Leaf Designs.

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This years MUST HAVE bridal accessory is the bracelet!

Be it large or small it is the finishing touch..

Tips for choosing the perfect bracelet:

1. If you have a lovely family heirloom WEAR IT!!

2. Choose a bracelet that is size appropriate for you.

3. Make sure the bracelet does NOT have a

rough clasp or prongs that will snag your dress.

Stretch bracelets are great!!

Just as in your day wear, multiple bracelets can be worn.

Make it FABULOUS, but don’t over do it!

Bracelets make a great gift for anyone from 2 to 102.

Many times bracelets can be made in a custom length,

so you have no problem fitting a larger or smaller wrist.

Have fun accessory shopping, and don’t forget the bracelet!!!

Andrea & I had a fun day Monday, when we met with Joy Benedict from

News Channel 5 in Cleveland.

Andrea got to try out an undergarment that claims to make you

3 sizes smaller!!!

Tune in Monday March 1st on channel 5 at 11

to see what we thought about this product!!

Or check it out on their website http://www.wkyc.com/

after it airs Monday night!!

One of our favorite events each year is the Flower Girl Tea.

The girls & their Brides always come dressed up and ready for some fun.

The girls & their Brides always come dressed up and ready for some fun.

We have girls who will be modeling dresses.

Our Flower Girl guests love to get on the stage &

model the dresses they love too!

Call to make your reservation today 330-877-6284.

Our booth

At Doreen Leaf Designs we start out every new year with the Todays Bride Bridal Show in Akron, Ohio.The following pictures give you a little behind the scenes look at our day at the bridal show.

Doors Open!!

Every January Brides bare the elements and wait in line for our $99 sale. This year was no different.  The staff was ready, the doors opened & we all went to work. The Brides started choosing their dresses & the fitting rooms filled up.

Brides were happy with their gowns with price tags from $99 to $299. Our clearance sales are every year in January & July all currently marked down items are their lowest prices during those sales.

Tips on buying a clearance dress:

1. Inspect the dress from top to bottom so you know if there are any problems with the dress. Most issues can be fixed. You will want to find out how much any repairs will cost.

2. Don’t hesitate to try on a dress that is not your normal size. Wedding gowns traditionally run small to begin with. When you look at dresses on sale look at dresses 2 to 3 sizes larger than your wedding gown size as well. When the price of the dress is great. You can usually afford  to take it in. If you fall in love with a dress that is to small, never fear, sometimes there is room to let it out. Another option would be to change it into a lace up back, allowing for the extra space needed and adding a design element.

3. Find out what the storage & pressing fees are. Traditionally these are not included when buying a clearance dress.

Bridal gown presses & ready to go.

You can have a beautiful gown at any budget!! Don’t forget to look at the clearance rack!

Welcome to Doreen Leaf Designs blog. We are excited to share with you  tips, trends & great ideas. as well as the fun events that are happening  in  the store throughout the year.  We’d love to hear from you and share with us any bridal related topics you would like to know more about. You  may also visit our store website at Doreen Leaf Designs.

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