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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…

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…

A ‘Mother of the Bride’s’ Review of Anomalie

Every mom dreams of helping her daughter pick out the perfect wedding dress someday. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we thought it would…

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…

Custom wedding dress on a Charleston bride from Anomalie

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…