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Turn up the Texture of Your Wedding Dress with 3D Lace

From lace cutouts in trains to incorporating second layers of lace on your gown, lace is everything to us at Anomalie. That’s why we’re huge…

5 Bridal Fashion Week Inspired Laces

From short, structured dresses to dramatic, voluminous ball gowns, we saw everything walk down the runway during the Fall 2019 Bridal Fashion Week in New…

A 2019 Bridal Fashion Week Review from Stylist Manager Steph

Anomalie stylist manager, and the second stylist to join the company and personally helps to bring hundreds of brides custom wedding dresses to life breaks…

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Chiffon. Georgette. Tulle. Oh my! Become the Boho Bride you’ve always dreamed of.

From beachside boho to forest fairy-inspired, flowy skirts are the epitome of romantic and delicate, and you could say, we are completely obsessed! Technically called…

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Get Ready to Fall in Love with Structured Wedding Gowns

Just because you’re getting married doesn’t mean you’re obligated to walk down the aisle swimming in tulle and lace. Structured wedding gowns are the perfect…

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Meet Ana – the artist behind your custom wedding dress sketch.

When Ana Jablinski was just 13-years-old, she turned a pair of ill-fitting jeans into a pair of shorts, and then turned those shorts into a…

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Why Tiered Skirts Are Not Just for Princesses

We get it: when you think of tiered skirts, you probably think of the over-the-top princess cake topper you had on your birthday cake when…

You’ll Love These Ways to Layer in Lace

We totally love lace and all of the ways, from guipure to cutouts, to incorporate this traditional element into a wedding gown. So today, we’re…

Become ‘SuperBride’ with a Stunning Bridal Cape

Superheroes step aside, because brides in capes rule our world. From regal and dramatic to light and airy, capes add whimsical, enchanting detail to any…

All White Mix and Match Bridesmaids' Dresses

The Best Bridesmaid’s Dress Trends Right Now

Designing your wedding dress is just the beginning as a bride – selecting your bridal party's attire will enhance your overall aesthetic, and today there are…

Give the Best Gift That’s Not on the Wedding Registry, a Custom Star Map

Wine glasses, bath towels, and bed sheets… boring, boring, and boring. We’ve all been there: scrolling mindlessly through the couple’s wedding registry, adding to the…

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Don’t Think You’re a Lace Bride? Think Again – Introducing You to Guipure

It'll come as no surprise that we love lace, and today we're taking a close look at one of our favorites – Guipure. One of the…

Get Your Pinterest Boards Ready for This Classic Bridal Ball Gown

Raise your hand if you love a good, classic bride and groom look! We’re thrilled to share this classy couple, with her stunning Anomalie ball…

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A Proposal so Cute, It’s (Almost) Unbelievable

When the bride-to-be first thought she was ACTUALLY dreaming during the proposal, you know it's going to be a good one. Add in a trip…

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These Wedding Dresses with Lace Cutout Trains Deserve a Double Take

Both trains and lace are timeless, traditional elements of some of the most beautiful wedding dresses in history. And when you design a custom wedding…

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A High-Low Hemline on This Anomalie Gown is Tailored for Dancing the Night Away

Laura is a third grade teacher, but her passion is dance. This Anomalie bride also owns a dance studio, where she teaches ballet, jazz, and…

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Make Your Wedding Day Look Pop with a Champagne Gown

Champagne bubbles (and your dance moves) don’t have to be the only thing poppin’ on your wedding day. Your dress can pop–just like the cork…

5 Online Wedding Planning Tools You Just Have to Try

You already know you can design and order your custom wedding dress online (with Anomalie, of course!) but there are tons of other helpful hacks…

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A Glam LA Producer + Outdoorsy Medical Professional Fall in Love…Here’s What Happens Next

When glamorous producer, Donia Duchess, went on her first date with Joey, she knew she'd met her match. From fake British accents to psychic predictions,…

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You Must See This Modern Beach Wedding for a True Fashionista

This fashionista bride new exactly what she was looking for in a dream wedding dress for her destination wedding, but she struggled to find something…

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It’s True Love for These Fitness-focused Fiancées!

Welcome to the Anomalie newlywed game, where we introduce you to upcoming brides and their soon-to-be grooms! Get to know Justin and Melissa, two fitness fanatics;…

Bridal Body Positivity & A Gorgeous Gown Make For Style Success

We love our brides and when our brides love us back, it's just fabulous and a wonderful reassurance that we've done our job well. But…

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It’s Santorini Dreaming in a Gorgeous Strapless Lace Wedding Dress for this Anomalie Bride

If you’ve been dreaming of a trip to Santorini, then you’re in luck! Today we’re sharing the drop dead gorgeous wedding of Anomalie bride Kelly.…

Do the Bustle! Tips for Adding a Bustle to Your Wedding Dress

Getting to know all the intricate parts of a custom wedding dress is part of the fun in creating your custom gown. Today, we’re going…

A Colorful, Cultural Wedding With a Custom Fit Guipure Lace Gown

We’re back with another beautiful Anomalie bride to feature! Intricate guipure lace and beaded cap sleeves take a starring role with this beautiful custom fit…

Honeydew for You: The e-Wedding Planning Assistant

You call the shots for hundreds of decisions in your wedding, but it's hard to choose wisely when you don't know ALL of the options…

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A Stylish, Edgy Wedding Gown Sets the Tone for for this Modern Glam Wedding

This chic couple’s black and white wedding is the ultimate in sophisticated glamour. Get ready to obsess over every curated detail from Christine + Nelson’s…

Take the Term ‘Blushing Bride’ to the Next Level with a Blush-Colored Gown!

One of the most romantic bridal trends we are obsessed with are blush-hued wedding gowns. This alternative to off-white is extremely flattering on nearly every…

A Costa Rica Destination Wedding Featuring a Barefoot Bride in a Custom Anomalie Dress

From a below-zero Christmastime engagement to a picture-perfect beach wedding, this couple’s relaxed, barefoot-in-the-sand wedding has us dreaming of a destination wedding! Meet Paige, an…

This Kansas City Bride’s Modern Take on a Classic Gown

At one point or another, we've all dreamed of a ball gown that would put even the most refined princess to shame. You know the…

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Meet The Overskirt: One Wedding Dress, Two Completely Unique Looks

If you’ve ever considered a reception dress, but don't want to completely change into a second dress, then we have the most amazing creative solution…

Sparkles + Chic Cutouts Make For a Truly Unique + Magical Dress

Once in awhile, every little bit comes together perfectly and magic happens. And it's safe to say that's what we have here. An original Anomalie…

Unique Details to Amp Up your Wedding Dress

Brides-to-be choose Anomalie for a multitude of reasons (cost, sizing and more) but we'd be lying if we didn't admit that making custom wedding dress…

4 Tricks to Selecting The Perfect Skin-Toned Illusion Tulle

There's something special, even sexy about an illusion wedding dress. We’ve seen an uptick in illusion tulle wedding gowns over the past year. Illusion tulle…

Boho Beauty Meets Classic Style For This Anomalie Bride!

When you create your custom wedding dress with Anomalie, not only do you get a gorgeous gown, but you also get welcomed into a very…

An Effortlessly Romantic Custom Wedding Gown with an Adorable Dog Dress to Match!

We’re not sure what’s more amazing - this custom wedding dress or the fact that Anomalie bride Krishilda even had a bespoke dog dress made…

Rich Colors, Cozy Spaces, and SNOW – Read all of Jaimie’s Favorite Things about Planning a Winter Wedding

We are in the thick of "Wedding Season" at the moment, with hundreds of brides walking down the aisle this summer in their Anomalie custom…

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Maxi Sleeves Set The Stage For This Magical Wedding Dress

  Here at Anomalie, we're proud to celebrate ALL brides-to-be....no matter your race, body type, or sexual orientation. We are custom wedding dress experts and…

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Trish Lee Bridal Joins Forces with Anomalie: Meet Trish

We are excited to announce Trish Lee Bridal is joining forces with Anomalie, as Trish take on the role as Chief Design Officer. For the past…

Custom Wedding Dresses Inclusive of Every Beautiful Body

80% of women say they feel left out of the traditional boutique experience because of their body shape or size. That's not OK. We promise…

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Looking Stylish All The Way Down To Your Shoes, For Every Bridal Event!

With all the attention on your wedding gown (rightly so, of course) ensembles for all your other bridal events can often take a back seat.…

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Love is Love: Celebrating Pride Month With A Custom Beaded Rainbow Wedding Dress

Inclusivity is one of our main pillars here at Anomalie and we’re proud to create beautiful wedding dresses for ALL brides. To celebrate the end…

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The Top 5 Spring 2019 Bridal Trends

Recently engaged? Congratulations! If you’re considering a Spring 2019 wedding or beyond, we’d love to create your dream wedding dress. Not sure where to start?…

Why Are Wedding Dresses SO Expensive?

If you're shopping at traditional bridal boutiques, wedding dresses can be INSANELY expensive. But what are you even paying for? That glass of champagne? The…

Anomalie x M.Gemi Bridal Collection: The Perfect Shoe for Everyone in Your Wedding Party

The next best thing to designing a custom wedding dress? Finding the perfect day-of shoe! At Anomalie, we have incredibly high standards for quality and…

In Tribute: A Kate Spade Wedding Featuring a Custom Anomalie Dress

Like many of you, we were shocked and saddened to hear of designer Kate Spade’s passing earlier this month. Her cheeky, girly designs have been…

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A Father’s Day Tribute to All the Anomalie FOBs

If Dads were in charge of creating all our custom wedding gowns, we'd need a LOT more fabric! We're thinking most dads would prefer a…

Why Anomalie? Affordable, Body Inclusive, Custom Wedding Dresses

When shopping for a wedding dress, brides have traditionally headed to bridal boutiques in search of “the one”, only to find overpriced, not-quite-perfect, ill-fitting compromises.…

How to add some sparkle (tulle!) to your wedding dress

When it comes to wedding dresses, it can sometimes feel intimidating to tackle sparkle—every bride wants to shine throughout her day, but how much is…

Anomalie Gives The Royal Wedding Dress Treatment To All Brides-to-be!

A couple weeks may have gone by but we're still completely head over heels in love with the Royal Wedding (and in all honesty, we…

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Getting to Know Your New Wedding Planning BFF, The White Box

Here at Anomalie we're big believers in making your wedding as personal as can be. And we also know your Big Day isn't complete with…

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Give $100, Get $50 – The Anomalie Referral Program

Grab your girlfriends, we're opening up the pocketbooks for the first ever Anomalie referral program! Whether you're a past, present, or future Anomalie bride (or…

Connor from ABC’s The Bachelorette dishes about Becca and shows off his wedding dress knowledge!

Monday night's premier of the Bachelorette introduced us to 28 potential suitors for Becca Kufrin, who is ready to find love after her public split…

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Wedding Dress Trends: Crepe Designs

  We pride ourselves on keeping up with - and ahead of - all the top trends in the wedding dress world and one that…

🌹The Bachelorette🌹 Anomalie Style

Move over The Bachelorette and Becca Kufrin there’s a new reality show in town 🌹The Silhouette. 🌹Anomalie bride, Liz, takes her pick of limitless wedding dress design options to…

Alisha of Lish Creative Gives Us The Scoop On Her Fabulous, Fringy Anomalie Wedding Dress!

Here at Anomalie, we're all about really getting to know our brides and taking their individual style and designing a one-of-a-kind creation for them. But…

Anomalie Bride, Steph, Visits the Wedding Dress Workshops for the Big Reveal!

One of the very first Anomalie employees, Stephanie Ganias (also known at Anomalie HQ as Steph G) makes brides' dreams come true each day as…

The Big Wedding Planning Podcast: Anomalie starts a custom dress revolution

Christy and Michelle from the Big Wedding Planing Podcast sat down with the Anomalie team to talk about how they are revolutionizing the wedding industry…

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Gatsby Meets Glam For This Romantic Lace Gown in New Orleans

Lace long sleeves may have caught everyone's attention when Princess Kate wore them seven years ago, but add in a dash of color and a…

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Customize Meghan Markle’s Second Wedding Dress from $800

The newly anointed Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, wowed the world not once, but twice when she stepped out in a bespoke Stella McCartney gown…

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Customize Meghan Markle’s Dress for any Body Type – Without the Royal Price Tag

The long-awaited dress reveal for the royal wedding has arrived! We can all agree that Meghan Markle, newly bestowed as Her Royal Highness the Duchess…

A Royal Sample Sale: Everything you need to know to buy your wedding dress

What to Expect Other than a life-size cutout of Prince Harry and plenty of boomerangs? Not only will we be selling a wide variety of…

Fall Wedding Accessories for Brides and Grooms

Calling all fall brides! You may be popping the bottles of rosé in anticipation of all those summer soirees, but you’re also in the thick…

What role will Meghan Markle play when she joins the royal family?

If you're as excited for the royal wedding as we are, join us on Saturday, May 19th at Anomalie HQ for "A Royal Sample Sale,"…

10 Open Back Wedding Dresses For Major Gown Inspiration

Dreaming of an open back wedding dress? We got you! With Anomalie, you call the shots on how low you want to go by designing a…

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Creating a classic bridal wedding dress with an unconventional design

Anomalie bride, Sabrina, takes advantage of the flexibility that designing a custom wedding dress has to offer by working with Anomalie to design a gown…

Your Custom Wedding Dress: The perfect lookbook

Learn how to pull together your inspirations for your custom wedding dress to create the perfect Anomalie Lookbook. Julia not only works at Anomalie, but…

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Why I chose a custom wedding dress: Calisa, San Francisco

Anomalie bride, Calisa, visits Anomalie HQ after her wedding day to catch up with her stylist and chat about her reasons for going custom for…

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Caitlin’s gorgeous custom wedding dress for her Charleston, South Carolina wedding

We sat down for a chat with with Anomalie bride Caitilin, whose next level custom gown elements caught our eye! Perfect pockets, an unexpected floral…

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Wedding Dress Trends: Sleeves

From Pinterest searches to Spring 2019 New York Bridal Fashion Week there is one wedding dress trend that stands out: sleeves! Brides in all seasons…

Anomalie wedding dresses are the answer for plus size brides

Chelsea Miller, body positive advocate and plus size model from LA, gives us a recap of her not-so-pleasant wedding dress shopping experience and describes how…

Proper Wedding Dress Care

  Your custom Anomalie gown just arrived on your doorstep (Yay!), but now what? To keep your wedding dress looking pristine for your big day,…

Creating your custom wedding dress

https://www.facebook.com/DressAnomalie/videos/635850643428438/ Learn how Anomalie will bring your custom wedding dress to life. Leslie and Jaclyn talk through the entire process from scheduling an intro call,…

Traveling with your Custom Wedding Dress

Welcome to wedding season! Are you heading to the mountains, beach, or somewhere in between for your destination wedding? You've got enough to stress about,…

2019 Bridal Fashion Week inspired laces

Lace sometimes gets a bad reputation - we think of our grandmother's laces and of dated tablecloths. At Anomalie, we spend weeks sourcing everything from…

Style Me Pretty Shutting Down and Why the Broken Economics of the Wedding Industry Matter for Brides

Post by Leslie Voorhees, CEO of Anomalie.  At Anomalie, we’re in the business of making beautiful custom dresses, not opining on macro business trends. But…

3 Ways to Give Back at Your Wedding with Amy Shackelford of Modern Rebel & Co

Amy Shackelford the founder of Modern Rebel & Co knows a thing or two about weddings (or "love parties" as she calls them). She has been…

From Chiffon to Georgette to Tulle: a Breakdown of Light and Flowy Wedding Dresses

When it comes to floating regally down the aisle or photoshoots on windswept vistas, there’s nothing like a long, flowing gown. If your dream dress…

Wedding Photo Tips in Oakland, CA: Kathryn Rummel shares secrets for honest, compelling wedding photos

Creating beautiful wedding dresses is definitely a rewarding process, but seeing photos of our brides walking down the aisle in their custom creations is hands…

Making my Custom Dress: From one Bride to Another

By Christina Gardner, an Anomalie Bride Finding the perfect dress was the first thing I wanted to do once I got engaged. I was certain…

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The Magic of Creating a Custom Wedding Dress

Scrolling through pictures of wedding gowns and bouncing around design ideas with your personal Anomalie stylist to create your custom wedding dress is lots of…

LIVE with Liza! Real Anomalie bride, San Francisco

Liza Dunning, a San Francisco bride, worked with Anomalie as her custom made silk crepe wedding dress to life. After trying on dress after dress…

Wedding Dress Silhouette Guide

Wedding dress shopping can be an overwhelming experience. It definitely isn't as straightforward as one would think, and certainly isn't always as magical like the…

Creating a custom wedding dress. LIVE with Erica!

As a part of a new Anomalie series, where we feature real brides on our Instagram live stream, Leslie chats with Anomalie bride, Erica, who…

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Lace – The top 5 trends for customizing lace on your wedding dress

Designing and creating lace have long been unique expressions of women’s artistry. Incorporating lace into a look is common amongst all fashion, not just in…

Wedding Dress 101: Your quick guide to key (and often confusing) wedding dress terminology

Most brides are not wedding experts. For most people it's an event you plan only once in your life and you step in and out…

Capture the Moment with these 3 tips from photographers Jonnie + Garrett, Arizona Destination Photographers

When Janice, from San Francisco, got married in her Anomalie dress we were blown away by the ambience that Jonnie + Garrett captured through their stunning…

Why I Chose Anomalie: Alexandria, Illinois

Anomalie bride, Alexandria, had something very unique in mind before she even started wedding dress shopping and she was committed to not settling on a…