We have started our video series on "How to find the perfect dress." See the first two videos here. We hope you enjoy.
Being a bridesmaid is such an honor during a wedding. It means that the bride selected you to be the person that she trust and depends on during this wedding. That is major deal! Bridesmaids sometime forget how big of a honor it is and tend to act up. Don't be that bridesmaid that the bride talks about after the wedding. Here are some pointers on how to be the perfect bridesmaid for your friend.
#1.) Be on Time!
If you are late, sometimes people think that you don't care. So if the bride says to be there at 10:00 am for your hair appointment, be there. This is hard to do for some, but just remember someday it will be your big day and you are going to want your girls there on time.
#2.) Be Patient!
Brides are continually changing their minds. Even though you know they will go back to their first choice, be sure to encourage them and be patient with the selection process. This even goes for picture time. Pictures take a long time, but your bride is depending on you to be patient with this process and to always have a smile on your face. ( even with those huge high heels on, that are killing your feet :( )
#3.) Be Honest, but not too honest!
It is always hard when shopping for bridesmaid dresses. I know you are going to be the one wearing the dress, but remember the bride is suppose to be the star not you. Be willing to give your opinion but make sure the bride leaves happy and you leave with what she picked.
#4.) Be classy!
Remember that you represent the bride! So at the reception be sure to be on your best behavior. You are still being looked at by the bride and her guest so be sure to have fun, but not too much fun.
Weddings are such a joyous time and because of bridesmaids that bride feels even joy. So today, I am going to close with you all a poem that spoke to me when I was selecting my bridesmaids.
"In life there are old friends and those who are new
when choosing a bridesmaid
it had to be you
from the moment we met you've been the friend
close by with a shoulder to lend
so I thank you for all your help and
conversation filled days and all that I've learned
without you I
don't know what I would have done
certainly not had as much fun
there are old friends and those who are new
but none like the true friend
I've found in you" - Anonymous
Weddings are the leading lady this time of year. We are swamped with brides coming in for that perfect, one of the kind gown. Here are just a few tips that we give our brides here at Rendezvous.
Tip #1: Be open minded when trying to decide what type of style looks best on you.
What looks good on a model in a picture, isn't always what looks best on you. It is always fun to look on the computer for hours upon hours for that perfect look, but just be willing to try something different then that look. It is always fun to try on dresses, so be willing to put on anything that our girls bring you!
Tip #2: Stay in budget!
Here at Rendezvous, we want to help you stay in budget for that special day. Our wedding gowns start at $100 and go up. We know how stressful the whole planning process can be and we want to help you relieve some of that stress. It is not the designer that makes the dress, it is you the bride! Just set a budget and let us help.
Tip #3: Try to bring around two to three people that you can trust and will listen to on what looks best.
Shopping for your dress is always fun and it is even better with your close friends or family. Not only do they know what you like, they will be willing to tell you yes or no on what you're wearing. Just remember you are the one wearing the dress, not them.
Tip #4: Feel confident and beautiful.
The thing that makes a person beautiful is her confidence. When you know that you feel beautiful, others will see the same thing. I love this quote from Sophia Lauren: "Nothing makes a women more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful." It does not matter what size or shape you are here at Rendezvous. I can promise you when you leave our store you will feel beautiful in your gown!
Weddings are a once in a lifetime thing (usually!). So come let Rendezvous Formal Wear make that day even more special for you. We love helping others and there is no appointment necessary. We are open Monday thru Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm. We can't wait to meet each and everyone of you!
Welcome to our first blog! Since this is new for us, I thought we would start by introducing our new employee at Rendezvous Formal Wear. She is the beautiful HARLEY WURST!
Here is a little Q & A that we came up with so you all can get to know her a little better. Hope you enjoy.
Question #1: Where are you from?
- Answer: I'm from Dardanelle.
Question #2: Where do you attend school?
- Answer: I attend school at Arkansas Tech University.
Question #3: What are some fun facts about you?
- Answer: I love animals and hanging out with family and friends.
Question #4: What do you enjoy most about working in the fashion business?
- Answer: I enjoy helping people find something they feel confident wearing and I love keeping up with the latest trends.
Question #5: What do you like most about Rendezvous?
- Answer: I like helping customers find something they feel great about wearing and the friendly atmosphere.
Question #6: What is your dream wedding gown?
- Answer: With my country background I want something simple, but elegant. I would like to have something straight with an empire waist. It would have to look great for an outside wedding.
Now that we have put her in the "spotlight", come by and let Harley help you with your next dress. She is great at her job and she is very willing to help.
Here at Rendezvous Formal Wear we want everyone to leave happy and feeling beautiful. Come check us out.
208 West Main Street
Russellville AR 72801
Benton AR 72015
Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
March thru April
Open until 7:30