Monday, October 11, 2010

Coming Soon to Sash & Bustle!

Hope my fellow Canadians had a yummy and relaxing Thanksgiving. That's right, us Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in early October (2nd Monday to be exact, same day as Columbus Day). Why the early Thanksgiving you ask? Well, it coincides with the end of the harvest season (we are a little bit more north) and the holiday is to give thanks for the bountiful crops. Whereas, according to trusty ol' Wikipedia, the American Thanksgiving was established by the Pilgrims to thank God for surviving their first brutal winter. When I asked the BF if we celebrate both when we're in the same household.....he says he's happy to have two occasions to eat turkey! ;)

I've mentioned Sash & Bustle - Toronto's premiere modern bridal loft - many times before. I love how Cynthia Martyn has introduced Toronto to the same 'alternative' gown designers (e.g. Stephanie James) and accessories designers (e.g. Paloma's Nest) that have won over so many American brides. Well, Cynthia has done it again. She recently announced that Sash & Bustle will be carrying Carol Hannah (yes, from Project Runaway!) wedding gowns and hair adornments from Twigs & Honey. So exciting. Carol Hannah is expected to arrive October 30th. An exact arrival time have yet to be announced for Twigs & Honey so make sure you check the Sash & Bustle blog frequently!

Below are my favourites from each collection.



Hope you had a fabulous TG sweetie! I wanted to celebrate right there with u. You know I'm a wannabe Canadian :)

And thx for commenting on the layout. It was just finalized today actually. You're not late at all!

Hope you're having a great week xoxo

very married said...

is wiki right on this one? wouldn't it make sense to have thanksgiving in the spring if it's about celebrating the winter survival? i know nothing... i'm going to play the "stupid american" card and just say that i love the food :)

The Professional Bridesmaid said...

@very married - I wondered that...maybe wiki is wrong, but I googled and apparently they celebrated "thanksgiving" on the anniversary of the arrival of the Mayfloer in December. Then Thanksgiving was moved back a few weeks. I'm with you though, I love the food too!

@alternative wife - You're no wannabe, you're a honorary Canadian! I love your new layout. well done.have a great week too.

Carol {Everyday Delights} said...

Ohh love that dress!

Cynthia said...

i Love the dress and headpiece.

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