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Dreams Come True Wedding Boutique is excited to bring our community both New and Gently Loved gowns and accessories. With knowledgeable and friendly staff that are here to assist you with finding that perfect piece. From Bridal, Bridesmaid, Mother of the Bride/Groom, Prom, Special Occasion and Flower Girl there is something for everyone.

33175D N Railway Ave, Mission | (604) 826-0176


33147 First Avenue, Mission • 604.826.2721



We will help you create your special wedding party look! FREE consultations FREE fittings

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When it comes to your WEDDING


f, at a time in the past, the boldest move you could make when it came to the colour of your wedding dress was to pick off-white instead of a pristine snowy shade, that’s simply no longer the case. Like most rules, the one that dictates the colour of your wedding dress is meant to be broken — and more and more brides are taking the plunge. Read on for some inspiration.



Did you know that the white wedding dress has only been popular in North America since the nineteenth century? Before then, it was customary for the bride to wear — you guessed it — a colourful dress! Today, the brightly coloured dress is making a comeback and designers from around the world are reinventing this vintage trend. While shopping for a non-white


DRESS , white isn’t your only option wedding dress might have been a tricky task a few decades ago, boutiques are now stocked with gowns in every colour of the rainbow — and then some. Whether you’re in the market for an electric pink ball gown or an emerald green A-line, your local bridal boutique is sure to deliver the goods. On the fence about your colour choice because you fear you’ll shock your guests



by choosing an unconventional gown? Remember that this is your day and that you have the final say on what you wear. That being said, there are ways to compromise: you could incorporate a coloured sash or veil in your look or choose an all-white dress with colourful stitching. So, will you let your true colours shine through with your dream wedding dress?



WEDDING CLEANSES See in store for details


Unit 7 33039 First Avenue, Mission


Be radiant, feel beautiful… inside and out!

Designs by Canadian Designer Noam Carver

Custom wedding favors, candy bars & everything you would need for your candy tables!




#8-33039 1ST AVE., MISSION


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Compiling the guest list

We make sure it fits and feels great! • Quality Alterations • Custom Garments • Fabrics & Notions




1-33225 First Ave., Mission (Between Gold Bin & Akasaka Restaurant)

Counting Down to Your Big Day?

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rawing up a guest list for your wedding can be very stressful, especially when you start thinking about your extended family and your limited budget. What’s the best way to tackle this difficult job? Two options are available to you. First of all, you can list the names of all the people you would like to be present at your wedding, and adapt the reception or your budget accordingly. Obviously, the longer the list, the more costly it will be. Or, if you feel that the presence of all the people on your list is essential, there are ways of inviting everyone without breaking the bank. You could opt for a more affordable menu or a no-frills reception or a cash bar, for instance.

You can also do the reverse. Choose the reception hall and determine your budget, then adjusting your guest list accordingly. You’d love to get married in a specific place that can only accommodate 80 people? Compile your list according to your priorities until you reach the maximum number of guests. Start with family and close friends, then add extended family and friends, and end with acquaintances and colleagues if there is room. Don’t forget the spouses (and the children, if invited) of all these people. Whichever option you choose, keep in mind that it is your big day; don’t succumb to the pressure of inviting people you don’t really want to see. Instead, surround yourself with people who are important to you.

Perfect for an Intimate Wedding

7871 Stave Lake Street Mission, BC V2V 0C5 • 604-832-6132

6501 Deer Lake Ave | 604-297-4552 |

Book Your Wedding at

ONE OF A KIND PARTY VENUE WITH FULL SERVICE BAR TIL 2AM • Unique Catering Options Available or Bring in your Favorite Caterer • Exciting Entertainment Opportunities with In House Sound, Audio & Party Lights

Receive 50% off Venue Rental if booked before March 31st, 2018

The Stage Events & Entertainment Venue 32998 1st Ave, Mission The Stage is an Inclusive Venue & a Safe Space for Everyone

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Partner with wedding professionals


ou want the most amazing wedding possible? Working with experienced professionals will help you make sure that everything is perfect on the big day.

TO LOOK BEAUTIFUL Makeup artist, hairstylist, beautician, manicurist—make an appointment now to be breathtakingly beautiful on your big day. Don’t forget to plan test sessions to ensure that the results live up to your expectations.








Who will get your guests out on the dance floor: an orchestra, a string ensemble, a brass quintet or a DJ? For a successful evening, hire musicians and an MC as soon as possible. Don’t forget the reception hall; a decorator will be able to set the tone for the evening.

A MOUTH-WATERING FEAST You’ll need to feed your guests, of course, so which caterer will you do business with? This professional can suggest different formulas and menus depending on your budget and the type of wedding reception you want. A talented pastry chef will

take into account your tastes and your theme and make a cake as beautiful as it is delicious.

TO IMMORTALIZE THE BIG DAY Don’t leave your wedding photos to chance; after all, you’ll want to keep them for the rest of your life. Take a look at the portfolios of several photographers before deciding which one will create these beautiful memories for you. If you want to be able to relive the highlights of this special day, hire a videographer as well. You’re rushed off your feet with your busy schedule and a wedding to organize? A wedding planner will be able to give you all the help you need and ensure that everything is perfect on your big day.

Magnolias Main

Best Western PLUS


Mission City Lodge


Bridal Bouquets Ceremony Flowers Floral Cake decorations Centerpieces

Plan Your Perfect Day!

We have the perfect Wedding venue here in Mission. If you are looking for a wedding venue that offers exquisite catering options and enchanting decor, and excellent accommodation then the Best Western is your first choice. We will work with you from start to finish to create a special and memorable event.

Banquet & Conference Centre Catering services also available.

Mission City Lodge

33253 First Ave, Mission | 604-826-1110

Pro Lash

Eyelash Extensions, Lash Lift & Tints Semi & Permanent Make Up

accommodates up to 450 people • Banquet facilities • Catering • Ballroom • 100% smoke-free hotel • Restaurant on-site • Free parking • Free breakfast • 24-hour front desk • Indoor pool heated • Steam room\Spa\ Hot Tub • Exercise facility • Free high-speed internet


TOLL FREE: 1-888-552-5542 FAX: 604-820-5510 EMAIL:

32281 Lougheed Hwy. Mission, B.C. V2V 1A3

Customized Bridal Packages Available 33079 - 1st Avenue • 604-744-EYES •

Special Features - Weddings Special Feature February 2018  


Special Features - Weddings Special Feature February 2018