THE JOURNAL

Biggest Sample Sale EVER!!

Looking for the perfect gown? On a budget? Well look no further! We are clearing out our stock and getting ready for next year’s collections!! ALL stock samples will be on sale for $1500 or under!! Bridal Gowns, Separates, Cocktails dresses and more! Come shop couture for amazing prices!

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bespoke wedding gowns for plus sized brides

Plus Size Wedding Dresses for the “Curvy Bride”

Let’s face it ladies, finding beautiful plus sized wedding dresses is downright impossible! Nowadays it’s pretty hard to avoid the memes, blog posts and Twitter rants talking about body image in the fashion industry. The struggle is real these days, and being part of the bridal industry we know this pressure and topic all too well!  We’ve lost count of the …

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Valencienne x New York Bridal Fashion Week

New York, New York! Last weekend, we ditched the 6 and went to NYC to check out the newest bridal trends hitting the runway this season. From Millennial Pink to giant Dior inspired Bows, this season is sure to bring a breadth of designs for every bride’s unique style. So let’s walk you threw our top trends for Fall 2017 and …

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Rose Quartz Style Me Pretty Feature!!

We did it again! We’ve been featured on Style Me Pretty!! Designing custom couture wedding gowns for Toronto brides has always been our passion and we love love love when our gorgeous gowns are captured in stunning shoots like this! Gorgeous models Lauren and Helen rocked our gowns in this gem inspired shoot planned by Inspire Event Rental. Pink cakes …

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Winner of our $10K French Tea Party Contest!

At Valencienne, we love making girls dreams come true not only on their wedding days, but on all the fun occasions leading up to the big day! We partnered with The White Book Company to produce this incredible French Tea Party contest where one lucky bride would win the entire shoot to celebrate her amazing bridal shower! March 1st, we …

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WIN a $10,000 French Tea Party Bridal Shower

Ready to start living la vie en rose? It’s time to play out all of those Parisian fantasies we both know you have!   As Currently featured in the Winter/Spring 2017 issue of Elegant Wedding Magazine (page 86) you can now Enter our $10,000 “French Tea Party” bridal shower contest for you and 10 guests! It doesn’t get more luxurious than a soiree …

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Logistics of an Outdoor Wedding

I love to chat and get to know my brides and their families. It’s one of my favourite parts (next to dressing them in custom couture bridal of course). Recently, one of our sweet Mother of the Bride’s asked me about the logistics of planning an outdoor wedding. I knew just who to ask — Wedding Planner, Crystal Adair-Benning, of …

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NYC Shopping Spree for Inspiration & Clients

Bridal Market isn’t ALL work, work, work. In between the fashion shows and fabulousness, I take time to check in on gorgeous custom pieces being made, new fabrics, sparkling buttons and detailed lace. I use every single second in the city that never sleeps to seek out inspiration with gusto, relish in the details and design palettes of perfect handpicked …

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Bridal Market Trends for 2016

Bridal Market is a BIG deal in the wedding fashion world. It’s the spot to see and be seen for designers like yours truly. With 2016 Bridal Market being last weekend, I spent time hitting up my favourite spots and getting inspired by both our new collection (just wait for it) and others! There were some major trends hitting the …

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