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Pizza Tracker Goals.

Pizza Tracker Goals.
Our theme for 2018 has been improving upon all our systems.  The addition of a Sales and Production Manager (a right hand woman) has been amazing, and we've streamlined so much in our project management.  That's good news for you, but we've got exciting reveals to share with you.  These are new elements that will be a part of your client journey after you place your order!  Let's take a look!

Five reasons why "Encore Brides" have it GOOD

Five reasons why "Encore Brides" have it GOOD

1.  Encore Brides understand priorities.So many of the most common budget planning mistakes and post-nuptial regrets are more easily avoided by couples with more life experience.  Maybe the first time around you were left questioning why you cared about wedding favors.  Maybe the catering was only so-so last time and you know to choose a more creative chef for this celebration.  You understand that this is a "no regrets" project.Learn about our "No Regrets" philosophy as it relates to your bridal gown look.2.  Encore Brides know themselves.When we're 22, we're just different women than when we're 30.  That's a fact, and...


Debunking Myths: I can't wear strapless!

Debunking Myths:  I can't wear strapless!

The gals blessed up top think they don't stand a chance.The less endowed think they need a larger bust to "hold it up".Both are wrong. To understand why, let's get into "fashion engineering mode".  There is a legitimate concern at play here.  Your special day is no time to feel self-conscious, of course.  Here's the good news in a nutshell:If your bustline is sized AND supported properly AND the weight of your dress is supported at the waistline...YOU'RE GOOD TO GO!!!!! For the bustier among us, additional structure may even be necessary in the cup itself.  This isn't something you'll...


Bride Beware: Breaking Alfred Angelo news

Brides over Houston are scrambling today. I've spoken with a few who have managed to communicate with management locally and corporate legal spokesperson.  As a designer-manufacturer able to create dream gowns with a quick turnaround, we want to prepare to help anyone caught in a bind. We'll update here today with a special just for you; stay tuned! http://abc13.com/business/alfred-angelo-closing-all-stores-including-3-local-locations/2214534/ "The manager at Webster location stated that she was told paid orders will be shipped to the address on file. Then she gave us the lawyer's number to check the status. The lawyer's office didn't know how they were handling the...


Why mass market retailing means most bridal stores are basic AF

Why mass market retailing means most bridal stores are basic AF

I'm not mad at bridal stores*. You see, it's not their fault.  It's the system.  The goal of a retailer is to purchase the fewest number of inventory styles ("samples") from which to reorder the maximum number of times.  Following?So the worst thing they can do for their bottom line is invest in some dress that only appeals to the "right kind of bride" (ie YOU - rare, special weirdo snowflakes whom I adore).  Why?  Because their hope is that maybe they'll sell it once.  If they're REALLY lucky, they'll be able to sell her the sample, but probably not....

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