THE JOURNAL

Designer, Creator and The Plus Size Brides Fairy Godmother

This is a really special blog written by a Valencienne Bride that truely captures the Valencienne experience. Here in our store our passion is to make sure that each and every single bride feels beautiful walking down the isle on the most important day of their life. If you watch any of the bridal TV shows or follow any wedding social …

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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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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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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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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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SARAH VALIENTE Gallery

JAYME MORRISON Dearest Kim This has been so much fun!!!! I knew at our first meeting you were meant to design and make my dream dress. Between us having the same wedding books to having similar taste to my crazy flip outs over design changes not to mention our confection of ruffles this has been one of the best years …

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LAURA PARADISO Gallery

JULIAN MONIZ I was going to save my ravings about my entire experience for my testimonial, but here’s a little preview…. you have been an absolute pleasure to work with right from the start. From a bride who has been more easy going than the average girl, I actually needed your expertise and fashion sense to ensure I didn’t end …

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MICHELLE GREENBERG

5IVE15IFETEEN PHOTO COMPANY Kim, You are an amazing person. I really loved working with you on the most important garment I will ever wear! Your gowns are amazing and I knew from the moment I walked into your boutique, that this relationship was meant to be. You have made me into the princess that I longed to be on my …

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TAMARA MIMRAN

Dear Kim and Sonia Thank you so much for everything you and Sonia did for me over the past few months! I absolutely love my dress, I can’t wait for everyone to see it! The whole experience has been so lovely and a lot of fun- Kim- you always understood what I wanted and put so much LOVE and HEART …

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FRANCES ANNE BLACK

5IVE15IFETEEN PHOTO COMPANY Kim, Sonia and All I adore your process and your masterful creations. You are a talented bunch and I am so proud to wear VALENCIENNE I FEEL 100% Like me in my gown…well me in VELVET!!!!! BIG LOVE and more to come – Frances Anne xo

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