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Bridal Market- What's Trending in Bridal for 2021

Bridal Market- What's Trending in Bridal for 2021

Rebecca Somnitz, owner of Something White Bridal, is back to give us the details on what she saw from the designers collections at this year's (virtual) Bridal Market. Bridal Market is the Fashion Week for Weddings, and happens twice a year (in the Spring and Fall). Tune in to get the scoop on what we can look forward to seeing in the stores in 2021!

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Rebecca has a love for classic, elegant and unique wedding gowns that use quality fabrics and interesting cuts. After having a hard time finding those qualities for her own wedding gown, she decided to open a bridal shop to help others find that classic dress.

Something White opened in June of 2010 and the shop quickly became one of the best bridal shops in Cleveland, OH and beyond. Brides Magazine solidified what customers and designers were saying by naming Something White one of the best bridal shops in the United States- an honor they strive to uphold with every appointment. At Something White they believe in creating an environment and an appointment that is relaxed and productive while having fun!

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Leah Longbrake:
Welcome to Weddings Unveiled, the podcast for your wedding planning process. I'm your host, Leah Longbrake. We know how exciting and stressful planning the big day can be and we're here to help. Providing you with information and advice from industry insiders and those with firsthand experience. On today's episode, Rebecca Somnitz owner of Something White Bridal shares with us, the styles and trends we'll be seeing in 2021 and 2022 after her recent virtual trip to Bridal Market.


Leah Longbrake:
So welcome back to the show Rebecca. So excited to have you.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Thank you for having me.

Leah Longbrake:
For those that may be missed the episode. Go back, episode three, Rebecca was on talking about how to accessorize your wedding day look. Gave such great advice on how to snazz everything up and make it your own. So you just came back from Bridal Market, which with the pandemic, it was virtual this year. So for those not familiar, what is Bridal Market?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Bridal Market happens usually twice a year in the spring and in the fall. The fall one is usually the big bridal market and then spring is a little smaller where you can just kind of fill in where you need some gowns. So fall is really the big hitter, just like fashion week. Fashion week for ready to wear fall is the big one and typically designers come out with a collection. There's runway shows. It happens in New York and there's one in Chicago, but the big one with the bigger designers, like Vera Wang and the big hitters that one happens in New York. We go to Bridal Market and we traipse all around New York City to go to different runway shows and different studios and see all the pretty new things that they're coming out with.

Leah Longbrake:
Sounds so fun.

Rebecca Somnitz:
It is fun. It's exhausting, but it's so fun. So this year, obviously since everything going on, we didn't get to go in person. So everything was virtual with Zooms and virtual runways and pretty much how life is these days, but we still got to see some pretty dresses. So it was fun. It was good. It was a little different though.

Leah Longbrake:
And these collections are for 2021, 2022?

Rebecca Somnitz:
So they are for 2021. Although it depends by the designer. Some designers do different terminology, but for the most part, I mean, you'll see these dresses in 2021. So I think that makes sense to call it 2021.

Leah Longbrake:
So brides, just starting to look now, these are the dresses they're going to be seeing.

Rebecca Somnitz:
So maybe, but maybe not. So just like a bride, we have to wait for our dresses too. So the dresses typically don't come in for six months. So what we pick out in October, we usually see hitting stores in April.

Leah Longbrake:
So what can we start looking forward to? What are the new trends for 2021?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. So, well, first I think it was an interesting year because I think everybody was... Retailers, we were kind of like, is anybody even doing a collection? People are still getting back on their feet from when they were shut down. People are still working through the backlog of dresses that they have to produce for actual brides. So I really didn't know what to expect. I didn't know if they would come in with big collections or if they would do something smaller and there was kind of a range. I feel some of the designers, I think the ones that got hit a little heavier with shutdowns and things you could tell, they really did a small collection and that's probably all that they could physically, mentally handle. Then there were other collections that were larger probably from people who had the extra time or had extra hands or they weren't hit as hard.

Leah Longbrake:
Probably some of the bigger names.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah.

Leah Longbrake:
Like Amsale and...

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah, they weren't hit as hard, but yeah, so it was really interesting. So trends that I saw, which are very exciting as you know, because I love a classic bride. Simplicity is definitely coming back. So I say simplicity in two different ways. There's going to be simplicity that means clean fabrics, no embellishments, but they're still interesting because they could be like, have some cowl next to them or cowl backs. It's not just like a simple, straight, plain dress. There's some interest to it.

Leah Longbrake:
Like a big bow or something.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. A big bow or draping that's really interesting. But then I saw simplicity with a lot of stuff if that makes any sense. So it was more like the simplicity, but it might be a beaded gown, but it might be all over beading. So it looks simple to the eye, but there's a lot going on. But it's not like this layering of laces and things. It'll be all one pattern all over if that makes sense.

Leah Longbrake:
No, that makes total sense.

Rebecca Somnitz:
So I'm really excited about that. Lela Rose came out with a gown that is gorgeous. It has spaghetti straps, a little bit of draping in the front, a really low back, and then this beautiful circle skirt and that brings me into my next point, straps. Straps are huge again. I feel like girls are really starting to embrace straps and they want straps. When I ask my brides, when they come in, "Do you want straps or strapless? Do you have a preference?" I would say like 75% of the time nowadays people want straps, which I love because I think it just adds interest. You feel more secure? I just love. I love straps. It was something that-

Leah Longbrake:
It's an easy detail that you don't think about.

Rebecca Somnitz:
No, and it was something that I was looking for in my own wedding dress which started all of this and it was really hard to find. So it makes me really excited that straps are coming back.

Leah Longbrake:
Are we still seeing long sleeves?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Oh my gosh. I was so excited to tell you about this. So I was going through my one designer that I'm going to be trying out. His name is Jesus and he came out with a dress with big sleeves, but not in the eighties kind of way, but kind of like a nod to the eighties. I was kind of like, hmm, I actually really like that. Should I not like that? But I really like that.

Leah Longbrake:
Like a romanticized eighties meets Victorian posts?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. Yeah. It's not a lot of giantness, but it's soft and romantic. Honestly, Pronovias is doing a lot of puff sleeves, which I love. I just love that little puff sleeves that makes it more feminine and a little more romantic. I think it's so pretty. I like it just in my regular clothes too. I have a Rebecca Taylor sweatshirt, people see it all the time nowadays. It's just a little puff sleeve at the top.

Leah Longbrake:
But it just adds that little something.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. It just adds a little detail. So straps are coming back. Fabrics. So in terms of fabrics, crepe is definitely king right now. Everybody loves crepe fabric. It's that if people don't know what crepe is, it is that clean almost stretchy jersey but when you get up to it, it's actually not, but it's really clean. It really looks bright white most of the time and it really moves with you and brides love it right now. Pronovias is heavy into it. Lela Rose is into it, tons of designers are into crepe right now. So crepe is not going anywhere.

Leah Longbrake:
And that's been pretty common for bridesmaids dresses I noticed over the last few years.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. I agree.

Leah Longbrake:
Like a crepe mix.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. People are getting away from the chiffons and stuff in bridesmaids and yeah, crepe is... Crepe is such a great fabric. So I get it it's nice.

Leah Longbrake:
It doesn't wrinkle super easy.

Rebecca Somnitz:
It doesn't wrinkle super easy. But the tricky thing with crepe is as with anything in the world, there's different levels. So you need to make sure that you're getting a quality crepe that is not going to show all your lumps and bumps. So you want to make sure that it's at least three layers lined so that it gives you that nice look and you don't see all your panty lines and everything on your body. On the opposite end of the spectrum, structured fabric is coming back.

Leah Longbrake:
Oh.

Rebecca Somnitz:
So things that are a little more heavy. So your Mikados and your files, things that have more structure to them, as opposed to a crepe or an organza, that's really flowy. People are-

Leah Longbrake:
Or satin.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Honestly, people are starting... Some of the designers are throwing satin in again, and a lot of my brides are asking for satin again. So I feel like that is coming back around, which I love satin as long as it's a quality satin, but yeah, something that's a little more structured, which again, I love.

Leah Longbrake:
My dress was Mikado and I was so comfortable in it. I loved it. It was the perfect structure. It still flowed, but it still had that... I don't know how to describe it. Just like that solid feeling. I don't know. I don't know how to describe it. It was a great fabric.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Mikados are great and just structured fabrics in general because they really make you feel like you're in the dress. You feel like you're in it and you feel confident in it. Whereas like a crepe, you're never going to feel like, I'm in this dress. Crepe is very much slinking against your skin and very romantic. So yeah. I mean, structured fabrics are great. Other things I'm seeing v-necks. I don't think we're getting away from v-necks anytime soon. I think v-necks are so nice because they elongate. They make you feel taller. They open you up. So I love v-necks.

Leah Longbrake:
I love v-necks. I looked for a v-neck. I ended up with a strapless because you never ended up with what you go in for, but I love the look of a v-neck and I think it works for all body types.

Rebecca Somnitz:
It really does. Especially if you're trying to make yourself look taller, v-necks are great. The only thing about v-necks that you have to be careful of are sometimes they get so deep. Some of them are like down to your belly button. Like what's her face in her green Versace dress? Jennifer Lopez. I mean, that's just a little too low for me and my brides. I always-

Leah Longbrake:
Which I feel like I've seen it a lot on siesta dress, for example, you see a lot of the very sexy, very low in the front and low in the back. Are we still seeing that sexy sheer look?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. I call it the naked dress. The naked dress trend.

Leah Longbrake:
Yeah. The naked dresses. Yeah.

Rebecca Somnitz:
So I do not specialize in the naked dress just because I feel like on your wedding day, why is your wedding day the one day that you feel like you want to show more than you ever show, and you're going to see people you haven't seen in ages? I don't know-

Leah Longbrake:
I don't know if grandma wants to see you in your lingerie.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Oh my gosh. That is what I say all the time. That is so funny you said that because I always say, "You want to make sure that this passes the grandma or grandpa test. Are you going to feel comfortable talking to your grandma or your great uncle, Joe, who you haven't seen in 10 years?" You want to be... I don't know. In my opinion, it doesn't want to be too low. You want to be comfortable so that nothing's falling out. Then we talked about this a little bit during our accessories event, but capes and jackets and things like that. Those are definitely here.

Leah Longbrake:
Still hot.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. It's really interesting. Some of the jackets that people are doing are really awesome. Some of them will be feathered. Some of them are crepe, where they come and they button in the front. They make them look not... Remember back six years ago, seven years ago, eight years ago, there was the lace shrug trend?

Leah Longbrake:
Oh yeah, definitely.

Rebecca Somnitz:
They're not like that anymore. It makes it look seamless with the dress and you're almost like, Oh, but then they can take it off and it makes it into a whole nother dress.

Leah Longbrake:
Oh, nice.

Rebecca Somnitz:
I know. So I'm really excited about that too, but yeah, a lot of interesting things. So I'm excited. I think there's going to be a lot of good stuff coming.

Leah Longbrake:
So you mentioned that the classic looks still rising and being hot and the different ways you can make it classic. Are you seeing accessories aside from the capes and jackets in these collections as well? We talked about in the last time you were on with us. We talked about how ribbon belts were more popular than the beaded belts. Those had been going away. Are you seeing things like belts, bigger earrings, necklaces? Did you see any of that during Bridal Market?

Rebecca Somnitz:
No. I will say the biggest thing that I saw were capes or something over the shoulders. I didn't see a lot of belts. I didn't see... Oh, you know what else I saw, which I think is kind of fun, which kind of falls into the accessory realm, but I'm going to throw it out there anyways. People are starting to do a little, well, designers were showing, doing a little veil after your long cathedral veil, which I know a lot of people have done in the past, but I think it's starting to become a trend that we'll see more and more. That when you take off your big long veil you still want to wear a veil, but it's almost like a little mini veil. It's not even elbow tip, elbow-length veil. It's right at the base of your neck veil. It's really cute.

Leah Longbrake:
How fun!

Rebecca Somnitz:
I know. I think that's going to be a fun one too.

Leah Longbrake:
Were you seeing blushers still?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. I mean, I just love blushers. I just think they're so chic. Long sleeves, a lot of long sleeves again, which I feel like is a double-edged sword. Some people love long sleeves, but some people think they love long sleeves and then they try on long sleeves and then they realize long sleeves are not for them, but some sort of cap sleeve. There was just a lot going on on the shoulders, which I'm excited about.

Leah Longbrake:
Again, I think it goes back to not just classic, but that romantic look. Romance rules.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. Another thing that a lot of designers did were little white dresses.

Leah Longbrake:
That's what I was going to ask you actually next, are we seeing that, especially with everything happening with the pandemic, people are now doing more the small intimate yard weddings or city hall.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. So I would say... Not, I would say, I will say that every collection I looked at had at least one little white dress. When I say that, I mean something that's shorter, something that's a little more playful. I think it'll be interesting to see how well those do though because I wonder if brides will want a little white dress or if they're still going to want their wedding dress if that makes sense.

Leah Longbrake:
Yeah. No, that makes sense. Now I saw it in a lot of magazines more recently at The Knot and Brides, jumpsuits-

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. Jumpsuits are huge.

Leah Longbrake:
...were huge. Are they still huge?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. But from what I gather from my brides and from other shop owners, jumpsuits are hard because the fit of them has to be perfect, which makes it a little tricky for different body types and whatnot. So I think jumpsuits are super fun and I love them for rehearsal dinners and for bachelorette parties. It'll be interesting to see if we see them for weddings going forward.

Leah Longbrake:
I guess, same with these suits as well. You're not really seeing suits.

Rebecca Somnitz:
So it's funny because my one designer, I was picking my dresses to bring in for a trunk show and they have this one suit option and it is so cool. I'm like, Hmm I wonder if Ohio brides would get on board with that, but I love it. So yeah. I don't know. I think it's going to be super interesting to see what this bride wants. So far, my 20, 21 brides still want the traditional regular dress that they had envisioned. So it'll be interesting to see if anybody changes.

Leah Longbrake:
Anything else from Bridal Market that you think that we should know is coming for 20, 21.

Rebecca Somnitz:
No, but I do in terms of styles, no. In terms of timelines. Yes. So I think that most designers are trying to get ahead of the curve just in case if anything happens because you also have to remember that all these designers, they don't just make their dresses in one place. Even if they make it in that one place, all the components to that dress probably are not made in that one place. So even though I have designers that make their dresses in New York City, that doesn't mean that their lace comes from New York City. It probably comes from Spain or Italy and it doesn't mean that their zippers come from New York City. They probably come from China and getting all those things in takes time and more so now. I mean, I feel like everybody just knows with FedEx and UPS. I feel like everybody takes longer these days, so it's just compounded for gowns. So I've been telling all of my brides to definitely plan on six months for your wedding dress to come in. If it comes in sooner, great, I will be ecstatic, but let's play worst-case scenario that it takes six months for it to come in. So I think that's just something that girls should keep in mind.

Leah Longbrake:
That's an excellent point and so really knowing it takes at least six months to come in you should really start looking probably eight to nine months out so you have time to find your dress.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. So we always tell our brides the perfect time to buy your dress is eight to 12 months in advance. So if you're getting married in 2021, you should be in the thick of it right now. You should be trying to narrow down where you want to go and what you want to look like and what your vision is like because the wedding gown really does set the tone for so much of your wedding. I know. I feel like people don't realize that until they're in it, but when you go visit your florist, your florist, probably the first thing that they say is, "What does your dress look like?" If you're using a planner, they're going to be like, "Well, what kind of dresses do you envision?" It really sets the tone for a lot, what your fiance is going to wear, what any of your attendants are going to wear. So we always say the things that you're going to want to do first are your venue because that really sets the tone for your wedding. Your wedding gown, because that's going to further set the tone, and then your photographer, because that takes a lot. Usually, they book up really quickly.

Leah Longbrake:
Absolutely. Sometimes two years in advance.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. Speaking of two years, I'm already seeing a lot of brides for 2022, which I think is really interesting too.

Leah Longbrake:
I think a lot of people forget that there's only so many weekends in a year and yes, weekday weddings are slowly becoming a thing. Sundays also. But most people get married on a Friday or a Saturday. There's 52 weeks in a year, there's only so much. If you want to be in May or in October or September, the popular months. Those go so fast.

Rebecca Somnitz:
I know it's crazy how quickly things book up in Cleveland and I don't think that people realize that either because they don't... [inaudible 00:24:05] I think in general, people are like, "Oh, it's Cleveland. It'll be fine. We'll figure it out." But Cleveland is such a wedding city that things book up at least a year in advance. If not more.

Leah Longbrake:
Yeah.

Rebecca Somnitz:
It's crazy.

Leah Longbrake:
Next to the guest list that was my biggest anxiety was just making sure all the vendors you want, were all available the same day because you can have whatever date that you want in your head, but it doesn't mean everyone's on board.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. So here's a little aside that has nothing to do with Bridal Market, but have you ever used Doodle?

Leah Longbrake:
I have not, but I've been seeing the ads for it.

Rebecca Somnitz:
So I've been using Doodle gosh since I was at my job in Chicago because we used to use it all the time, but I think it would be a great tool for brides to use when they're trying to see who's available for their dates. So you just make a Doodle and you send it to all the vendors you want and they can check off the dates that they're available and then you can easily see who's available on what date.

Leah Longbrake:
That's a pro tip. I wish I knew about that.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Doodle. D-O-O-D-L-E. It's a good one.

Leah Longbrake:
Awesome.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. It's a good one.

Leah Longbrake:
So you mentioned earlier casually about trunk shows.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes.

Leah Longbrake:
What are trunk shows?

Rebecca Somnitz:
It's funny because I must've slipped out trunk show because usually I'm trying to change my language from saying trunk show to saying gown event because trunk shows are so... Yeah, what is a trunk show? Well, I will tell you what a trunk show is. A trunk show is basically where a designer allows a shop to bring in dresses that they don't currently carry so that they can have a weekend, sometimes two weekends with additional gowns in their shop. So brides can come in and see more dresses. So 99% of the time we can not carry every dress that the designer has because they usually have a very extensive collection and there's just no way we could house all of them. Like Pronovias has 200 dresses on their website right now for 2020 and 2021. There's no way I could carry all those in my shop.

Rebecca Somnitz:
So we bring some in and then we get to keep them around for a couple weeks and then we send them back. The reason that they call them trunk shows is because back in the day like 20 years ago, 30 years ago, they used to all come in trunks. Like the trunks, you would see from Queens carrying their stuff across the Atlantic when they came to wherever and that's what they would come in and we would unpack them. So they would call them trunk shows because you would bring trunks to this show and the trunks would be filled with dresses. I don't know that people really understand the term trunk show. So we've started calling them gown events because it just... I mean, that's what it is. It's a gown event where we're bringing in more gowns than we usually do.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Then usually there's little incentives for those weekends too. Maybe you get 10 to 15% off your dress if you purchase it during a trunk show or you might get a complimentary customization. So they're fun events and I love trunk shows because they're a great way for me as a bridal shop owner to see what my brides are liking. I might have thought that I wanted this one dress, but I wasn't sure. So I didn't pick it up and I've always been wondering like, "Oh, I wonder if people would really like that dress?" So I can bring it in for a weekend, usually with a trunk show, and see what people think about it. Do they like it? Do they not like it? Is it too fashion-forward for them? Is it too boring for them? So it's a nice way to try out dresses since we can't have everything.

Leah Longbrake:
No, it's great. I did one trunk show because I was dead set on Hayley Paige.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah.

Leah Longbrake:
So there was a trunk show event and I went to it and I tried on four dresses and none of them were it, but at least I had the opportunity to see firsthand because I wasn't really seeing Hayley Paige being carried at that point. I mean, this is a few years back, but yeah, I think it's a great opportunity to go to one of these gown events and see.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. So I always tell brides, if you have a specific gown in mind, reach out to the shop that carries that designer. One, see if they have a trunk show coming up or two, a lot of designers do something called a gown borrow. So if there's a dress that you absolutely love by Lela Rose and I do not carry it, you can call me and be like, "Hey, I love this dress by Lela Rose. Is there any way you can get it in for me to try it on?" And 99% of my designers allow gown borrows. So then I would call Lela Rose and I'd be like, "Hey, can we borrow this dress?" She'll be like, "Yes, it's available on this weekend." There are fees associated with gown borrows because we have to ship them there and back. It's usually anywhere between 50 and a hundred dollars to cover the shipping. But other than that, then you get to come in and try it on. Then for us, if you decide that that's your dress, we will split the gone borrow fee with you so that you can apply that to your gown purchase. But yeah, if there's something that you absolutely love, reach out and ask because most of the time people will find a way to get it to you.

Leah Longbrake:
Any other tips for these 2021, 2022 brides that are now that we're going into the new year and starting to look for their dresses? Any other tips besides obviously the timing?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. So timing for your gown to come in but I am also telling brides that you need to allot more time for your alterations. Because I think alterations are going to be super busy in 2021 because we are trying to take the 2020 brides that postponed to 2021 and we have the 2021 brides who need alterations. So it's almost like we're taking a hundred brides and trying to put them into 50 slots. So I think alterations, I usually say two months for alterations and I've been telling all my brides to plan for at least three months for alterations. Not because it's going to take that long to do the work. But because there's going to be so many people in the queue that you're going to have to wait.

Leah Longbrake:
And that's another budget to make sure you have?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes, because you don't want to be... So you don't want to incur rush fees on your alterations either. So I know. I know. I know.

Leah Longbrake:
It's a chance to plan ahead though. So it's good that you're letting everyone know because I never would've thought about the alterations aspect of doubling up from this year.

Rebecca Somnitz:
I know. I know. It's so crazy. So many things to think about.

Rebecca Somnitz:
So everybody loves Pronovias. I love Pronovias they're out of Spain. They're great. They have beautiful dresses. Pronovias actually teamed up with Ashley Graham. Do you know who Ashley Graham is?

Leah Longbrake:
Yes. The model.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes, and they have a collection with her now it's called Pronovias by Ashley Grahamer. No, I think it's actually Ashley Graham by Pronovias where she helped design and choose a collection of dresses in sizes I believe 20 and up. So we are doing a gown event with Ashley Graham and Pronovias so I think it's going to be great because that's another thing like this. We need to make sure that dresses are available for everybody in all sizes, which can get tricky because we typically only have one dress in the shop. So it makes it a little tricky for the girls who are a size zero and the girls who are a size 18. So we're trying to bring in different designers with different sizes so we can showcase all sizes in all dresses for everyone.

Leah Longbrake:
Were you noticing that designers were getting even more on board with sizing more to the every day sizing as opposed to the typical bridal sizing?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. Yes. So I think people are realizing that when they are making their collections, they're looking at what sizes are actually selling, and then they're tailoring it more to that. So you're seeing more structure, which is great because that's what girls want. You're seeing more straps again but tailored to the different sizes. So yeah. Yeah. They're getting away from the size zeros that nobody can wear.

Leah Longbrake:
That no one can wear.

Rebecca Somnitz:
I remember when I first opened and I did a gown event and they sent me all these gowns in a size two, and I was like, "This is not helpful at all. Who is going to wear these? Nobody can even put a leg in here." Yeah. So they're-

Leah Longbrake:
That's so great and I look forward to seeing the Ashley Graham for Pronovias collection. That's going to be awesome.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. I think it's going to be good. Yeah. I'm excited for it. Yeah. Well, yay.

Leah Longbrake:
So how can we get more information on you and Something White Bridal?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. So you can always visit our website somethingwhitebridal.com and then that'll take you to our Instagram page and our Facebook page and our Pinterest page where we show you all the dresses that we have in our shop. We'll start collecting the new dresses that we're going to be bringing in but I would check out our Instagram page because we'll be posting the new dresses that we've chosen for next year. That'll be good.

Leah Longbrake:
You're always also promoting all of your events that you have throughout the year.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. Yes. We have those on our event page on our website and then if you're on our social media, you'll see it too.

Leah Longbrake:
Well, thank you so much for being back with us, Rebecca. Again, I'm so excited to see the new collection.

Rebecca Somnitz:
I know I think it's going to be good. As always, I love being here. So anytime, thank you.

Leah Longbrake:
Oh, actually one last thing, because we had so much fun last time saying what our favorite celebrity bride was. What is your favorite wedding movie or movie that features a wedding?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Oh, wedding movie or movie that features a wedding. Oh, the Anne Hathaway one. You always ask me I can never remember names.

Leah Longbrake:
Bride Wars?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes.

Leah Longbrake:
Her and Kate Hudson?

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes. Although I know, I feel like people will say that's not their favorite, but I just love-

Leah Longbrake:
But that's your favorite-

Rebecca Somnitz:
I love Anne Hathaway.

Leah Longbrake:
...and there's so many more dresses in that movie than in some of the other ones.

Rebecca Somnitz:
I know! What's yours?

Leah Longbrake:
It's so hard. It's a toss-up probably between Wedding Planner and 27 Dresses.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Really?

Leah Longbrake:
I love those movies, but I also have a soft spot, like huge toss-up for Steel Magnolias.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. Oh, that's a good one too.

Leah Longbrake:
My colors were blush and bashful. Your colors are pink and pink.

Rebecca Somnitz:
That's a good one too. Now I want to go watch it.

Leah Longbrake:
There's just so many though.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Oh, can we throw Love Actually in there? Because I love the wedding scene.

Leah Longbrake:
Yes. Absolutely. That was a very trendy bridal look. Keira Knightley with the fuzzy collar.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes.

Leah Longbrake:
I think it was a two-piece.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah, it totally was where she took it off?

Leah Longbrake:
Yeah.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yeah. And the scene where they pop up in the... When they're getting married with the music, I mean come on.

Leah Longbrake:
All you need is love. I know.

Rebecca Somnitz:
I know. I love that.

Leah Longbrake:
Perfect. So everyone, let us know what your favorite wedding movie is.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yes, I'd love to hear. We should probably start like... That's what we should do since we're all going to be stuck inside this winter, we should come up with a whole list of wedding movies that engaged couples should watch since there's nothing else to do.

Leah Longbrake:
I started working on one. So you and I are going to coordinate and we'll put it out there for everyone.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Yay! That will be so fun!

Leah Longbrake:
All right. Thanks again, Rebecca and we'll talk to you soon.

Rebecca Somnitz:
Thank you. Sounds good. Thanks.

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