Carla And Andrea Are The Wedding Women (Don’t ya know!)
They are the proprietors of Ann’s Classic Affairs and they just love brides and everything wedding. They created a YouTube series called “Don’t Ya Know” to share their knowledge and experience on everything from buying a dress to walking down the aisle.
You can visit and subscribe to their channel here at The Wedding Women on YouTube or watch any of the videos below.
If there is something you want to ask the women then use the Contact Us page to email them and maybe you’ll see it in a future episode.
Benefits of Boutiques Over Online – (episode 14)
Today Carla and Andrea talk about buying a wedding gown in a store versus online. Of course, if you buy a dress at Ann’s you get the added benefit of meeting The Wedding Women in person and their personal attention to all of your needs. 🙂
What Every Bride Should Know About Seam Allowances – (episode 13)
It’s quite rare that a wedding gown will fit a bride without alterations. That’s why it’s important to know about seam allowances! As always, the women share their knowledge on the subject so you can be fully informed before you go dress shopping.
Must Have Bridal Accessories – (episode 12)
The women share how veils, belts, jewelry, and hair accessories can take a bride’s look to the next level. They also show some non-wearable kit that comes in handy on your wedding day, like toasting glasses and cake servers. Cheers!
Bit 7 – Color Swatches Made Easy!
Carla shares a clever and simple tip on color swatches that can help you match and better coordinate everything in your wedding! Easy peasy 🙂
Tuxedos – The Measure of a Man (episode 11)
We continue our segment on Tuxedos by showing you how quick and easy it is to take measurements. Today’s guest model is Paul and The Wedding Women take him from jeans and a tee to a jacket and bow tie in a matter of minutes.
Tuxedos – The Gentleman’s Choice (episode 10)
At Ann’s Classic Affairs, we make sure that men look their best too! Whether it’s for a wedding, a prom, or any formal event, a tuxedo is the best option when wanting to look like a sophisticated gentleman. Today The Wedding Women go over some of the basics and show a few of the accessories that can be used to transform an every-man into a prince charming.
Bridal Bit 6 – How To Keep Your Veil In Place
Carla and Andrea share a little tip that will help keep your beautiful veil from slipping.
5 Traditional Veil Styles (episode 9)
Veils are a must-have accessory for almost every bride, but what are the differences? Carla and Andrea showcase 5 traditional, and still the most popular, veil styles at Ann’s Classic Affairs; Cathedral, Angel Cut, Fingertip, Birdcage, and Double Veil.
And we’re very thankful to have Andrea’s daughter Brynn step in as our model again!
Marvelously Modest Bridal Dresses (episode 8)
Today, Andrea’s daughter Brynn stops by to model a couple of dresses (including her own!) and the Wedding Women explain how almost any dress in the shop can be customized into a beautiful modest gown.
Bridal Bit 5 – Carla’s Passion
Carla describes the passion she has for weddings and families that led her to open Ann’s Classic Affairs and gives us a touching glimpse of her own personal journey from a few years ago.
7 Things You Should Know About Alterations (episode 7)
Carla and Andrea are at it again. This time they cover the 7 most common alterations and leave you in stitches.
Bridal Bit 4 – How One Should Sit Down in a Wedding Dress
Depending on the type of dress you purchase it can be a little awkward to simply sit down. But have no fear. Carla has Andrea’s daughter Brynn demonstrate the best way to look elegant no matter what style dress you choose.
Even More Lace and Fabrics (episode 6)
Join the Wedding Women and have some fun as they share even more of their knowledge of lace and fabrics with you.
Lace and Fabrics (episode 5)
If you’ve ever been confused or overwhelmed by all the different types of lace and fabrics that are mentioned when out shopping for a bridal gown then this video is for you. Carla and Andrea describe some of the most common types to help you when looking for that perfect dress.
Bridal Bit 3 – Grooming Tips for the Groom
Looking good is important for men too, so this time Carla gives a quick tip to the grooms for their wedding day.
Bridal Gown Construction (episode 4)
Carla and Andrea give you the scoop on what goes into a dress (besides you!) including boning, corsets, horsehair, and buttons.
Bridal Bit 2 – Tips When Trying on a Wedding Dress
Did you know that according to your body shape there are different ways to step into a gown? Well, don’t miss Andrea’s expert advice in this bridal bit.
Bridal Gown Alterations and Customization (episode 3)
Almost every wedding dress needs some alterations after you purchase it, don’t ya know. This time the Wedding Women talk about some of the things that you might need to do to customize your gown to make it perfect just for you.
Bridal Bit 1 – Carla’s Mother’s Wedding Dress Styles
This is the first of many Bridal Bits, which are quick tips and information from The Wedding Women at Ann’s Classic Affairs. For our first Bridal Bit, Carla answers the questions, “what’s the story behind the vintage dress behind the desk?”
Bridal Gown Styles (episode 2)
This time Carla and Andrea discuss various wedding dress styles, like the Ball Gown and the Fit and Flair, and explain the differences between the shapes so you have an idea of what type you might want when you go shopping for your perfect dress.
The Wedding Women – Episode 1 – What to Expect When Going Bridal Gown Shopping
In this first episode, Carla and Andrea give some tips on what you can expect when you go bridal gown shopping.