THE JOURNAL

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 …

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

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. …

READ MORE

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 …

READ MORE

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 …

READ MORE

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 …

READ MORE

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 …

READ MORE

MICHELLE DJORSEV

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

READ MORE

GIULIA CICCIA

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 …

READ MORE

JILL PARSONAGE

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 …

READ MORE

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. …

READ MORE

SARAH VALIENTE

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 …

READ MORE

LAURA PARADISO

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 …

READ MORE

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 …

READ MORE

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 …

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

MELISSA MCNAMARA

5IVE15IFETEEN PHOTO COMPANY Dear Kim and the whole Valencienne team Words cannot describe how I feel about my couture wedding gown cannot wait to wear it –I am so excited about removing the long skirt and changing into my short sexy skirt .You are all amazingly talented!! They are equal masterpieces- truly works of art!!!l Love – Melissa

READ MORE

RONALDA KOSTER

I love you guys. You executed my happily- ever- after in a way I couldn’t have imagined. The process since our first our first meeting has been magical. I know at times my dress had a mind of it’s own and you guys continued to unravel the pieces to rebuild the final masterpiece. Your dedication and attention to detail is …

READ MORE

Julia Di Silva

Kim, Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making me my dream dress without you and your amazing Valencienne team my dress wouldn’t be as perfect as it is!! You have honestly made me the happiest bride ever! I hope I haven’t driven you nuts but I knew you knew how to make the PERFECT gown and you …

READ MORE

VICTORIA MELO

Victoria Melo – Renaissance Studios Kim, I want to send all my love and thanks to you and the whole Valencienne team. You have made this whole process extra special for me and my mother, and the final product truly is a MASTERPIECE. I will think of you when I slip into my gown on Saturday and finally walk down …

READ MORE

JULIA WILLIAMSON

          Thank you so much for creating my wedding gown. It is absolutely stunning!! I must have tried on at least 50 dresses before coming here and trying on only one gown at your shop and it blew all the others out of the water. Kim – you are truly very talented. Thank you for being …

READ MORE