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Announcing our 2013 Wedding of the Year

Announcing our 2013 Wedding of the Year

Announcing our 2013 Flower Girl Dress of the Year. This was a TERRIBLE year for me. Not only did I recently suffer the loss of my mother who helped me found my business, but recently, my father passed away to join her. For me, it just took me forever to want to look at other weddings and see brides dancing with their fathers.  I think of the song by Luther Vandross,  “One More Dance with my Father”,  almost every day.

My Dad

So, it took me months to finish looking at the thousands of entries this year for our annual “Wedding of the Year” celebration. That said however, I already apologized in January, so without any less fanfare, this year is rather special. Not only did we pick TWO winners and a Runner-Up, but our weddings are World-Wide: we have winners  from Australia, Canada, and the United States.   Over the next few days, we will write a little about each one.

Today however, I want to share the photos and story of Alyssa and Leigh who held their wedding in Australia after a chance meeting in London. When I received the photography by David Fowler, Victoria we were really impressed.  It is not often that we see photos from an area that we get to see such vistas.  This wedding was truly one of them.

Pegeen’s Flower Girl Dresses of the Year Co-Winner

The gowns she chose for her flower girl dresses was style 402 with our Pegeen Signature Bustle.  Since it was an afternoon wedding, Alyssa also chose to do our Audrey Hepburn length (tea length) skirt of tulle for the flower girl dress.

Alyssa’s story of her chance meeting with Leigh, and how after the bus started to pull away was one we as romantics always hope for: that the guy is on the other side of the bus when it pulls away.   After meeting at some friends,  the fellow Aussie’s hit it off beautifully and enjoyed their meeting.  As Alyssa walked Leigh over to the bus stop to say goodbye, we are sure she wondered why she had let him leave!  However, Leigh boarded the bus for home.  After paying his fare, he dramatically told the driver to “stop” so he could once again disembark.  When the bus pulled away, imagine Alyssa’s surprise and joy that on the other side of the bus stood Leigh waiting!  SIGH. So for their wedding, they tied the theme into the many places in their past while in London.  To read this “tugs at your heartstrings” story, continue to our website and visit all the wonderful images as well.

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Multi Color Flower Girl Dresses can add to your wedding

Multi Color Flower Girl Dresses can add to your wedding

This past Friday we were all excited to see how many dresses in at least 40 colors we were getting ready to ship out.  And then, we noticed something;

Jr bridesmaids style 320 and Flower girl dress style 383 in multiple shades by

more and more weddings with multiple flower girls had chosen to have the girls dresses in multiple shades to match their color themes and flowers.

Triplet’s tulle flower girl dresses in red, yellow, blue and orange – Pegeen style 402 by

Pink and Green Silk Flower Girl Dress and Ring Bearers for Portugal Wedding

Pink and Green Silk Flower Girl Dress and Ring Bearers for Portugal Wedding

Loved it! Thank you so much to our repeat customer MITA whose daughter was a flower girl again in Portugal.   Flower Girl Dress in cotton candy pink, spring green and antique white with v-back and an organza over skirt.  We used flower girl dress styles 802.  The page boy style was in a similar Style 509.  We post our customer’s photos on our website  – feel free to read all of our customer’s raves and testimonials.

Flower Girl Dresses in Cotton Candy Pink, Antique White and Spring Green style 802

Flower girl dress and ring bearer suits in pink and greens

Beach Themed Wedding – add sea shells to your flower girl dresses!

Beach Themed Wedding – Add Sea Shells to Your Flower Girl Dresses!

Beach Themed Weddings – add shells in your flower girl dresses!



THIS CUSTOMER CHOSE TO BASE HER FLOWER GIRL DRESSES ON STYLE 333 WANTING SEA SHELLS IN THE SKIRT – it was an additional $25 for us to gather shells from our favorite Sand Beach in Florida for HER FLOWER GIRL DRESSES.  Picked from the shell beaches of the Gulf Shore.   SKIRT AND SILK SASH IN NEW IVORY WITH REAL FLORIDA SHELLS AND STARFISHES! WE TRIMMED IT WITH TURQUOISE TULLE FOR THE SASH AND THE SHELL PACKET.  The front of the dress was trimmed with a sand dollar and two more starfishes…. and of course silk petals.  My kids love it when we go to their favorite shell beach just south west of Naples FL and load up for the season.  With shells however, you have to air them out and dry them in the sun to reduce the smell.

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