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Canadian bridal label Aesling. Image features a close up of the Orenda dress with deep neckline and a gorgeous peach and cream floral bouquet with eucalyptus

It’s undeniable that what we do everyday has an impact on the world around us and what we do matters. As we reflect personally on ways we can impact change, we want to spark a conversation on ways we can make changes in the bridal industry.

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Sash + Bustle owners Vanessa and Andrea stand outside their Victorian heritage building Bridal Boutique

The journey to our forever home wasn’t easy – undertaking a large renovation amidst a global pandemic as a small business, proved to be challenging, but also ripe with moments to be grateful for.

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Fitting room full of gorgeous wedding dresses

2021 amirite? We’ve been thrown another little curve-ball but we’re very excited to step up to the plate for all you brides. We’ve officially relaunched Virtual and At-Home Appointments. We can’t wait to connect with brides virtually and help them find their dream dress!

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Fresh out of school for Fashion Design – Andrea begins working at Sash & Bustle as a fill-time stylist and the location on Carlaw st. As Sash & Bustle’s sole stylist, Andrea was given the option to buy S&B when it became available. She reached out to her sister Vanessa; a business grad, with the […]

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This is a tribute to the S&B Sister’s grandparents, who showed them what hard work and risk-taking can bring to your life!  As you may know S&B is owned by sisters Vanessa & Andrea. They grew up with a big dream to one day own their own retail store. In 2014 that dream became their […]

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Consider this our vow renewal. We wrote this blog to continue the conversation of Representation In The Bridal Industry, as a way to recommit ourselves. Six months ago the world took pause, and silenced themselves in solidarity with the Black community against all forms of racism, violence and discrimination. As individuals at Sash & Bustle, […]

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So you may have noticed, we love hosting Trunk Shows at Sash & Bustle ! You may also be wondering what a Trunk Show is, or why you should attend. Well, we would love to educate you! A Trunk Show is a traveling designer event that typically features their newest and/or greatest collection. These events […]

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What should a bride expect during the process of tailoring her wedding gown? To make a dress fit perfectly, it’s all about the small details. Typically alterations require three meetings. The first is to pin the gown to determine exactly how to fit it and to hear from the bride how she envisions herself looking […]

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Tip 1 Keep your gown stored, either hung or folded in the breathable fabric garment bag it arrived in. Wrapping your dress in plastic could lead to discolouration. Your dress will be perfectly safe stored in the bag until you’re ready to start your alterations! Tip 2 Store your dress in a temperature controlled space […]

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