THE JOURNAL

Piece by Piece – How a masterpiece is created

So what is Couture? The original term of ‘Haute couture’ came from the exclusive French Fashion houses that refer to creation of exclusive, ornate, high fashion, custom-fitted clothes that are made to order for a specific customer. Here at Valencienne, ordering a couture gowns means every customer walks out with a one of a kind, original creation; and it all …

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Oh My God I Am Married !!!

There are no words to describe our day except ‘perfection’ Looking back it was a little bit of a blur, the day went so fast. It is true what every bride says, ‘its all over in the blink of an eye’. I thought ‘WOW’ all that planning – one full year of preparing for our ultimate wedding not to mention …

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Flowers..Wedding Event Rentals…..and DIY Bridal Crafts.

This blog is so close to my wedding ……………and to be honest, I am freaked out, so much to do and not enough time. The way in which a bride should go about flowers for their wedding is to find a florist that will organize all the other rentals necessary or to hire a wedding planner that will do it …

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Décor – Wedding Designer STYLE!

First I know that this blog is about our personal wedding style however I just need to quickly talk about My Wedding Gown it’s all sewn together however it needs hand finishing. You know the Magic more importantly THE BLING …..how much bling is required to make a person ‘glow’ a lot so half of the design has been sewn …

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Wedding Photography with Passion

Hello Toronto Brides welcome back to the Valencienne Designer blog created to share my personnel wedding story and to introduce you to my clients. It is my hope to educate you a little bit about “The search for the perfect wedding gown.” Now, we know in your mind that it has to be the best wedding gown ever created so …

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INVITATIONS HOORAY……

Weddings….. Websites ……Possible wedding dress designs and Invitations…….. Well I am a little over whelmed – I just feel like running away, far away. Its too much, there are deadlines for everything even my deadlines have deadlines! Things _could_ be easier and less complicated however that’s just not in my personality. Why, because I am a perfectionist over every detail. …

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Bridal Designer A.W.O.L

SHE’S BACK It’s been extremely busy and I still have no dress!!! More than two weeks has gone by MY BAD!!!! Rather funny don’t you think ……I am laughing right now writing this blog entry and there is no wedding gown yet however although I have no time, I did create a magnificent gown for a wonderful client who surprised …

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The Planner

We call him GiGi (Girly Groom). Yes that’s what I have, a man that used to be a chef and now is in the IT World. A planner and perfectionist, he is obsessed with assisting with this wedding and it all started with a little addiction called ‘Rich Bride Poor Bride’. Now I have been on the show a few …

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The Valencienne Bride

I have been asked to write about my story by many people and although, I think my story is worthy of a book deal, I just find that my time management skills are a little questionable. I would not want to have a following and then let people down so here is my commitment to all reading. I will do …

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