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Lisa Beth Miller is the Entertaining & Weddings Editor for Miss A. She has been involved in the wedding industry for several years. Lisa is a bridal consultant and director of marketing and public relations for Blush Bridal Boutique and an event designer at Main Street Weddings, both local wedding businesses. In this capacity, Lisa writes the blog, website copy, and promotional materials for these businesses and assists with event planning. She was formerly a bridal consultant and did marketing and public relations work for A Formal Affair Bridal and Formalwear Boutique and was the creator of their Bridal University workshops. Additionally, Lisa teaches English, journalism, and photojournalism classes at Liberty High School in Bealeton, Virginia. She advises the school's award-winning publications, Talon yearbook and Patriot Press newspaper. As junior class sponsor, she also assists in planning Liberty's prom. Lisa has written several published articles. These include an article about advising student publications for Accents (Southern Interscholastic Press Association’s journal),an article about the royal wedding for Northern Virginia Magazine, an article about local proms for Warrenton Lifestyle magazine, and four stories about wedding planning and wedding fashion for the 2012 Northern Virginia Bridal Guide. Lisa holds an undergraduate degree in English and journalism education from Millersville University of Pennsylvania and a graduate degree in education and library science from Longwood University.

Wedding Gown Pick Of The Week: Allure Couture’s C268

Photo credit: Allure Bridals.

(Photo credit: Allure Bridals)


My wedding gown pick for this week is all about texture and shape! From the newest collection from Allure Bridals’ Couture line, the C268 is a modified, A-line gown, and it is simply elegant.

The textured lace design is strapless and features tiny bands of satin throughout the silhouette, creating a fabulous shape.

Overall, the dress has a trumpet shape, meaning it is fitted throughout the bodice and hips, but gently flares as the skirt reaches its full, floor length. The neckline is a very subtle sweetheart style, with just a slight dip.

The gown comes in three different color combinations: white lace with silver accents, ivory lace with silver accents, and a champagne, ivory, and silver combination. The dress is available in sizes 2-32.

Always keep in mind that fitted wedding gowns can be very flattering on a variety of sizes! The key to this dress is having a waist that is defined (this does not mean tiny, it simply means that the waist is smaller than the bust and hip). Don’t be afraid to try on lots of wedding gown styles to figure out what works for you! You might be surprised.

 

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