THE JOURNAL

Another Valencienne bridal gown win!

Toronto Groom Gushes Over Valencienne Bride

It’s not often we get an overjoyed Groom (in this case Eric) sharing his version of the wedding day, but for our beautiful Valencienne Bride, Elizabeth (or Beth) we couldn’t resist asking him a few questions: What was the wedding day like? It was a beautiful autumn day on September 6th, 2014. We got married outside on the patio at …

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Sherlock Holmes Meets Valencienne Couture x2

Many brides dream their whole life of their wedding and more especially, their wedding gown. It’s the thing fantasies are made of – silks, tulle, lace, fitted or ballgown. When you meet two women who never imagined they would legally wed as a same-sex couple now turned stunning brides-to-be magic happens. Alexandra & Julie are writers and artists. Their wedding …

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A “Bride Wars” Inspiration, Comes to Life at Valencienne!

We were honored to receive this blog post written by a Maid Of Honour about her sister Elissa’s Valencienne experience and her wedding day. We thank you Daniela for your candid, humorous words. You captured Elissa’s day perfectly! The Bride’s Tale…. Once I had the task of finding the perfect dress for the perfect day, I took to the streets …

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Eco Chic Spring Forest Wedding: Carolyn + Brian

Once again, We have come across another blog created about one of our past Valencienne brides! This blog, written by Woodsy Weddings, really grasps the feel of the entire theme of the wedding. Its nice to see a unique outdoor ceremony followed by many rustic details and organic touches added through out their special day. Check out all of the stunning …

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LORETTA DE THOMASIS

The smile on my face says it all! From the moment I walked in, I knew I was in amazing hands. I never want to take it off! Thank you for having faith in me because you made it all worth it. I wish we had a thousand more De Tho weddings because we miss you already! Your the best. …

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ANDRIA SINISI

Dear Kim, It’s hard to believe how quickly the year has passed. From the very first visit I felt an ease that is hard to come by! Your vision, attention to detail, and genuine warmth have made this an incredible and unforgettable experience. I look at my dress and cannot wait to walk down the aisle in it! You are …

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EVELYN SHARAWY

Thank you for the most amazing wedding dress experience. I could not have picked a better place- And you could not have made a more perfect dress! I’m not going to lie, I’m almost a little sad to pick up the dress because it means no more fittings! I can’t wait to wear it on Saturday. Talk soon! Love, Evelyn …

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ADELINA SEVERINO

Kim and the Valencienne Team, Thank you so much for making the dress of my dreams. I am in love all over again! This was a great experience which is irreplaceable and I will remember it forever. I can’t wait to wear my wedding dress on my special day. I’m so excited! Thanks again, Adelina

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MARYLOU MORIARTY

Kim at Valencienne is like visiting your fun, fairy godmother. She greets you with hugs, regales you with the most amazing stories, and with a flick of the wrist she creates the dress of your dreams. No other bridal shop can give you the love, attention and affection Kim gives. Kim, I want to thank you for fulfilling my dreams. …

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Real Wedding: Charlotte and Dave’s Australian Wedding

We can’t help but re-post this blog we recently came across once again created by Green Wedding Shoes written about our bride Charlotte and her husband Dave who’s wedding occurred back in 2011. The details that came together on their wedding day were immaculate and just simply unique! We hope you all find this blog and it’s photos as lovely as …

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2015 Bridal Looks Inspired By The Grammys

Every year the Grammys and Academy Awards influence fashion and style. It’s no different within the bridal industry, already Valencienne is being asked for versions of the Taylor Swift gown, embellishments like Katy Perry  and plunging necklines such as Beyonce. Even not so popular gowns like Rhiannas’, people have  had negative opinion towards but there is no doubt that  that …

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LAUREN EPSTEIN

Dear Kim and the team, Every time I came here I knew to expect three things: beautiful work, honest opinions and lots of laughter. Using these three things you have created a dress more beautiful than I could have imagined. It is perfect in every way. As perfectionist- I know! But more than a stunning wedding gown, you created a …

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TINA PANAGOULIA

I can’t believe the time has come for me to pick up my dress. One year ago when I walked into your store I knew there was no where else to look. I never would have known in a million years the beautiful masterpiece you would create! Thank you for making the most special part of my wedding planning process …

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Valencienne Parties until dawn at the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards

Saturday January 31st 2015, Marked the Fashion event of the year- The Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards. It was such an incredible event filled with such promise for Canadian talent, artists and designers. I felt honoured to be there and  quite proud of my 30 year contribution to Canadian fashion. I was able to spend the evening catching up with many designers and industry friends who I have …

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MICHELLE DJORSEV Gallery

Kim & Team, Thank you for all you time, effort and help during this gown process. I knew I had a tall order that wouldn’t be found off the rack. You went above and beyond for my family. I appreciate all of the hard work in bringing my vision to life! Love, Michelle

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GIULIA CICCIA Gallery

Kim, Sonia and team I had the pleasure of meeting Kim way back in 2007 when she designed both of my older sister’s beautiful wedding gowns each beautifully suited to their personalities. After trying 20 dresses on at various shops, I was at Valencienne explaining to Kim my vision. She smiled and told me to go try on a dress …

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JILL PARSONAGE Gallery

MANUAL SOUSA  Thank you so much for turning my dress dream into reality. Working with you has been an absolute pleasure and my wedding gown turned out better than I could have imagined. I can’t wait to recreate the puppy picture with my guy- don’t worry, I promise to get the bow in the shot! Having you involved in my …

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JULIA JACYMYC

Dear Kim Thank you for making the gown of my dreams, It is so incredibly beautiful all because of you. It is perfect!! In every way, the fittings and design process where wonderful and will always hold a special place in my heart. There are so many wonderful memories. Once again my heartfelt thanks to you and your wonderful ladies. …

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