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April 2019

April 15, 2019

I'm Engaged! What Should I Know About a Bouche Bridal Expo?



OMG IT HAPPENED! You’re engaged.  Your man got down on one knee and asked you to spend forever with him.  Cue the emotions! Along with the undeniable excitement, there is one thing that’s for sure: you have a wedding to plan. If that thought gives you reeling anxiety, rest assured you’re not alone.  Maybe you’ve had an image of what your wedding would look like since you’re a little girl, or you don’t have any idea at all. Our bridal expo is the answer to all your prayers. Bouche Weddings Bridal Shows and Expos offers its brides endless fun, inspiration, ideas, access to vendors in their area, exclusive looks into beautiful venues, advice from professional wedding planners and so much more.  


A bridal expo should be FUN! After all, you’re planning one of the happiest days of your life.  Each show is designed so you can feel relaxed and entertained while you see what the wedding world has to offer.  Our DJs and singers are guaranteed to get you on your feet , but don’t worry you won’t have to worry about dancing on an empty stomach.  We offer complimentary food, drinks and bubbly because no bride and her entourage should go hungry! Half of the fun is all the stuff we send you home with.  Each bride is given a swag bag filled with gifts, information, and wedding tips.


The Bouche Weddings experience is one of a kind.  Unlike other bridal shows that bombard you with vendors pressuring you into purchasing their products or services, Bouche prides itself on its zero pressure atmosphere.  We showcase vendors that have received some of the highest recognition for their work including awards from Wedding Wire, Wedding Vibe, The Knot and many more. Our top notch vendors are award winning for a reason; they always have you in mind.  

By: Cheyenne Forbes

April 8, 2019

How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Gown



Picking the right wedding gown can make any bride feel stressed out.


Let’s face it, how can you possibly enjoy the rest of your planning until you have had your “Say Yes...to MY Dress” moment?  And since every bride-to-be wants to look and feel her best on her wedding day, we have some great advice to get you going. So sit back and read on.


First off, there are a few things to consider before making such an important purchase as your gown for your big day. Questions like “what style is best for my wedding dress?” “How much should I spend on a bridal gown?” Or “Is buying a bridal dress on-line safe”?


Wedding dress styles are constantly changing (now faster than ever)...so your dream dress you saw in a wedding magazine last year, may be long gone and a dream of the past now. Styles change fast, and so be sure if you see something you like, you move fairly quickly and work with a good bridal shop who can get you what you want.


When wedding dress shopping, you should also consider the time of year you plan to get married, if it will be indoors or outdoors, and the venue space and style... For example you wont want a long train if you are having a garden wedding. Likewise, a super casual wedding dress will look out of place in a church. So be sure to choose your wedding venue location first, and then move on to a gown that will look and feel great on your big day. As for buying on-line, we highly discourage it.  We have talked to many brides as well as bridal gown shop owners and heard plenty of “Knock off Nightmares”! While it certainly can save money and be a “cheaper” option to buy on-line, there are several important factors to consider when deciding on taking this type of gamble on your big day.


The majority of these on-line dress sellers are operating illegally many times from overseas sweatshops. They knock off designers work for pennies on the dollar.  Colors are not what’s pictured, zippers get stuck and break, seams are crooked, fabric is stiff or cheap and see through. Sometimes, the dress never arrives at all, arrives late, or if it does is completely unrecognizable. Refunds (even via paypal) take months. Meanwhile the innocent bride-to-be gets “left at the altar” by these companies. Be sure to engage with reputable dress shops that have original dresses  and you can also find sample sales and discounted styles.

Our experienced wedding dress vendors can help you pick the perfect dress for your wedding day.


Bridal shows are a great way to meet dress shops and see options. Bouche Weddings also offers amazing fashion shows and vignettes for the brides to be showcasing beautiful wedding trends on our diverse models.  The show is put on by Karon Woodland, owner of KW Couture. Karon has more than 25 years of experience in production and fashion design and it shows throughout each fine tuned, and engaging production. Regardless if you’re a classic bride or a more fashion forward one, our fashion shows are sure to blow you away.  Watch as our professional models take the runway wearing the best trends of the year for women’s bridal, special occasion, mother of the bride, menswear, and the entire wedding entourage. We will send you down the aisle in style!

By: Cheyenne Forbes 

April 1, 2019

Mouth-Watering Engagement and Signature Wedding Drinks



Whether you just got engaged, you’ve been engaged, or you’re single and looking, we’ve pulled some great drink recipes using our favorite Kettle One Botanicals, and Bailey’s Flavors that are sure to take your wedding day and engagement celebrations to the next level. We are thrilled to have these to offer, and you will find delicious complimentary drinks at several of our upcoming bridal events as well as every one of our bridal shows next season!  


Kick things up a notch with Ketel One Vodka on your special day. Preparation: Muddle peach and lemon slices in a cocktail shaker to combine. Add Ketel One Botanical Peach and Orange Blossom, honey (optional) and ice, shake well. Pour contents of shaker in a wine glass over fresh ice and top with club soda. Garnish with peach and lemon slices as well as a sprig of mint.

Keep things sweet with NEW Baileys' Chocolate Cherry Irish Cream Liqueur.   Mix ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Add 1 OZ. Baileys' Chocolate Cherry Irish Cream Liqueur. Then shake and strain into a chilled shot glass rimmed with chocolate syrup.  Perfect for a signature drink, or even a romantic night in!

By:Cheyenne Forbes 

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