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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

2022 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 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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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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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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We have always been so similar yet opposite. Vanessa is more left brain, Andrea is more right. Vanessa has always been a social butterfly with a knack for giving directions. Andrea was knee-deep in glitter by the time she could walk and has been creating ever since. Growing up together as young sisters we would […]

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Do I need an appointment for Off the Rack dresses? Yes! We operate by appointment only and have a dedicated stylist working with each bride and bridal party. We are an intimate boutique and are unable to accommodate walk-ins. You can schedule your bridal, off the rack, or accessories styling appointment here. How long is […]

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Sash & Bustle is five years old and last week we celebrated her birthday! Can you believe S&B has been bringing dress dreams to life for 5 whole years?! The past five years has gone by so fast cause we love what we do! Because of that we’ve had little opportunity to step back and […]

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