64 episodes

Wedding dress shopping is such an essential part of a bride’s story! We want to explore, explain and celebrate the bridal process and also give you a glimpse of everything that happens behind the scenes! We will talk candidly about today’s bride and how she searches for a dress, and all things related to that journey! You will also be privy to the way the process happens on the other end – from the salon’s point of view: dealing with the brides and their families, the crazy bridezillas we put up with as well as the sweet ones that make us cry!

The Gown and Beyond Love and Lace Bridal

    • Fashion & Beauty
    • 4.8 • 35 Ratings

Wedding dress shopping is such an essential part of a bride’s story! We want to explore, explain and celebrate the bridal process and also give you a glimpse of everything that happens behind the scenes! We will talk candidly about today’s bride and how she searches for a dress, and all things related to that journey! You will also be privy to the way the process happens on the other end – from the salon’s point of view: dealing with the brides and their families, the crazy bridezillas we put up with as well as the sweet ones that make us cry!

    Remaining Excited for Your Big Day

    Remaining Excited for Your Big Day

    With everything going on, it can be really hard to stay excited about your wedding day.  However, as a veteran of the wedding industry, Ramona offers some strategies to prepare your mindset so that you can still have an exciting and memorable wedding during these really difficult times. 
    She also reminds brides that being flexible and willing to compromise will help you avoid disappointment.  Picking the right tribe of people around you to stay focused and centered will help.  And why having open communication with your vendors will ensure seamless execution of what you want.
    Learn more at TheGownandBeyond.com. And if you’re ready to get that perfect wedding gown, come see us at loveandlacebridalsalon.com

    • 26 min
    Wedding Dress Shopping in the Age of Covid

    Wedding Dress Shopping in the Age of Covid

    On this episode, Ramona sits down to discuss how the pandemic has impacted operations at Love and Lace Bridal, from the shutdown to closing one of her locations, and all of the regulations in place as they reopened to service the bridal community.
    She also offers advice to those who are planning their wedding right now and need to start shopping for a dress.  How far in advance they should look, what the shopping experience is like, and a reminder that the most important opinion on what will look best on you is your own
    Learn more at TheGownandBeyond.com. And if you’re ready to get that perfect wedding gown, come see us at loveandlacebridalsalon.com

    • 32 min
    What to do After You’ve Ordered Your Bridal Gown

    What to do After You’ve Ordered Your Bridal Gown

    You just ordered your bridal gown, congratulations!  This is such an exciting and emotional time for a bride and hopefully, you found “the one”.  But more and more often we are seeing brides change their minds soon after they’ve placed their order.  In today’s episode, Ramona and Marissa are giving you a step by step guide to help prevent the feeling of buyer’s remorse and second-guessing your purchase.
    Learn more at TheGownandBeyond.com. And if you’re ready to get that perfect wedding gown, come see us at loveandlacebridalsalon.com

    • 32 min
    The Right Headspace

    The Right Headspace

    Dress shopping for weeks or months can be exhausting, but setting aside a full day to find a dress will keep you cool and collected. Ramona and Marissa suggest ways to enjoy yourself and be decisive while choosing a dress, from planning your day ahead of time to showing up with the right objective. Here's how to take the stress out of your decision and avoid sleeping on it when you already knew it was the dress for you.
    Learn more at TheGownandBeyond.com. And if you’re ready to get that perfect wedding gown, come see us at loveandlacebridalsalon.com

    • 28 min
    Fast Fashion Gowns

    Fast Fashion Gowns

    Your wedding dress makes a big statement about you. From the style you choose, the color of the fabric, to where your dress is made and who makes it. Ramona and Marissa dive into fast fashion's effects on the wedding dress industry. Discover where wedding dresses come from, what's the real cost of a cheap dress and how a bride can be an ethical shopper.
    Learn more at TheGownandBeyond.com. And if you’re ready to get that perfect wedding gown, come see us at loveandlacebridalsalon.com

    • 30 min
    Bridal Trends for 2020

    Bridal Trends for 2020

    Modern, Classic, Clean

    It's not too early in the new year for the ladies of Love and Lace to start calling this year's bridal treads.

    Marissa returns to the show to Co-host with Ramona where they discuss what they are seeing and what they hope to see in wedding dress trends this year.

    From the fabric of the dress to the style of gown new trends embrace old and new for the modern bride.
    Learn more at TheGownandBeyond.com. And if you’re ready to get that perfect wedding gown, come see us at loveandlacebridalsalon.com

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

MsSuarezzz ,

Ecstatic

I’m ecstatic to start my shopping experience. I have my appointment with love and lace on Friday(in LA) and I cannot wait. Listening to this podcast has reassured the excitement and eagerness that comes with finding “the one”. The topics you have touched up on are so realistic and helpful. I’m just finishing up episode 9, but I’d love to hear more on the designers you have. thank you ladies!!

Angryjack68 ,

salon coming soon

Be careful...I’m 49 and I can create a website that will blow yours away. Age has nothing to do with good marketing.

brooksyy123 ,

Sooo helpful!

Love sharing this podcast with my friends who just got engaged or think that day might be coming up soon... They cover everything you need to know when you go dress shopping and so many things you didn’t even think about! And I love how they keep it real with us. So good!

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