Deborah Burst, Catherine Cousins Burst, Missy Cousins
best for your morale either. Shopping online can be a lifesaver for some who don’t have time to shop. The top tier for inexpensive gowns is Amazon and JJ’s House. The beauty of online shopping is the option to narrow down your search, from price range to dress and sleeve lengths. Most are made overseas, usually China or Asian countries with a completely different sizing chart. A size 8 may be a size 14. With no prior experience in shopping for mother-of-the-bride dresses, Marlene (Missy) Cousins of Slidell, Louisiana, had her work cut out for her with two weddings in three months. Her daughters, Catherine and Caroline, introduced mom to online shopping. Cousins spent two months perusing the designs on local department store websites and then discovered the JJ’s House website. One advantage with JJ’s is you can order a custom-fitted dress. It can take weeks to make and depending on DeSoto 71
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