Welcome to Choosing Your Reflection, a series of discussions about the allure and mystery of what to wear on your special day. Through conversations with our diverse group of former brides and grooms, we aim to unravel the unique significance of the perfect wedding day outfit and its meaning to our subjects’ pasts, presents, and futures.
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Surprised by Grace
This week on Choosing Your Reflection our guest shares a story that would make Nicholas Sparks blush. Encountering challenges from the very beginning, Erin details how controversy helps strengthen the foundation for the life she’s built with her husband Mike. From expediting her engagement by over six months to repeatedly fielding concerns over a “non-traditional” dress, Erin shares how important family and faith are for her, her husband, and the life they share.
Special Guest: Erin.
Dress Without Stress
This week’s guest on Choosing your Reflection is international performer Alexandra Tarcu. From Canada, to Romania, to Iran, and to the Netherlands, Alexandra describes the difficulties of her international courtship while still finding ways to dance through life with her now-husband, Mo. While recounting trials and tribulations, Alexandra manages to share with us how a bridal dress selection can be surprisingly stress-free, especially when you outsource it!
Special Guest: Alexandra Tarcu.
Wedding Shakti: The Wedding Coach
Welcome back to Choosing your Reflection! This week we talk with wedding coach Shradha WTB. Shradha discusses with us the importance of awareness and accountability to one’s self while walking us through her process with brides- and grooms-to-be (listen to the end of the episode for a special offer). Finally, she shares how her F.A.I.T.H system helps provide mental clarity for what can sometimes be an extremely stressful experience.
Special Guest: Shradha WTB.
Only in Australia
Join us as we talk with Channing, a performer and sales professional who provides motivational speaking and character education for school children. She shares the story of accidentally finding her dress years before and how she had to “stalk” the designer halfway around the world to secure her perfect wedding day outfit.
Special Guest: Channing.
'85 Cover Bride
Marcy, a retired Western Pennsylvania native, shares the story of her whirlwind engagement to her best friend and the love of her life. When her mother surprised her with a stunning dress featured on the April 1985 Brides magazine cover, her Cinderella dream dress became a reality.
Special Guest: Marcy.
One Dress, Two Receptions
This week on Choosing your Reflection we talk with Roz. A “Central” Jersey resident and government employee, Roz recounts how she had both a destination wedding and a reception at home to make sure all of the important people were included in her celebration. With both a vision and a budget, Roz explains how she managed to find an outfit for herself and her party that was both beautiful and practical.
Special Guest: Roz.