Aunchalee Blog

Aunchalee 2015: Our New Collection has Arrived!

The new Aunchalee 2015 Collection is finally here!! It’s been a really crazy few months where we’ve been busily working away on our new designs. Now we are ready and raring to reveal what we’ve been up to. With this collection our focus has shifted so that it’s all about our fantastic fabrics – luxurious lace, opulent organza and magnificent mikado. We’ve cut out the fuss and left smooth clean…

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A-line wedding dress: How will you wear yours?

The A-line wedding dress is by far the most popular style chosen by brides to grace on their wedding day. Read on to find out why this may be just the style for you. The versatility of this cut derives mainly from the flattering style which suits pretty much any shape, size or height. Coupled with the potential to be made in any fabric and with pretty much any type…

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Mermaid Style Wedding Dress: Is This The Style For You?

The mermaid style wedding dress, otherwise known as the fishtail or trumpet skirt, is best known for its figure hugging shape. It is usually associated with glitz and glamour, worthy only of a place on a Hollywood red carpet. So, is this style something you can wear for your wedding? Read on to see if it is. Why is it called the mermaid style? The name simply comes from the…

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Chiffon wedding dress: is it right for a formal wedding?

The chiffon wedding dress is often associated with hippie chicks on a beach, but is this the only way to wear it? Read on to find out your options. Chiffon worn the bohemian way For years, chiffon has been the go to fabric for brides wanting a more relaxed and informal wedding. You only have a handful of guests who are your nearest and dearest, and you want your wedding…

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Aunchalee 2013: The Official Photos

Thank you to everyone who visited us in the bridal fair at the Shangri-La hotel on September 14th, many of you had a great time discussing ideas with Yannick and he has drawn up some incredible designs – watch this space! You may remember we previously gave you an insight into our new 2013 collection a couple of months ago; and we’re so excited to announce that our official Aunchalee…

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Coloured Wedding Dresses: Do I Have To Wear White At My Wedding?

In many traditions white is believed to be the colour to wear for your wedding day. Now in the 21st century, shouldn’t it be up to you to choose what to wear and time ? Read on to help you decide whether wearing a coloured wedding dress is right for you. Traditional white weddings The tradition of the white wedding dress doesn’t date back as far as you may think….

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Buying or Renting your Wedding Dress: The Great Debate

Should you be buying or renting your wedding dress is the question that many brides ask before they start to choose and with the (what seems like) thousands of rental shops in Bangkok, you would have thought the answer was a bit obvious? Read through our guide of the pros and cons of both options and decide for yourself. If you rent, is your money well spent? Renting a dress…

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How To Accessorise Your Wedding Dress With Your Hair?

In a previous post we talked about the best way to choose the right jewellery to compliment your dress. But dressing yourself in trinkets isn’t the only way to accessorise your wedding dress. Have a look at some of our ideas to get you thinking about what you can do with your tresses. Don’t overdo it! We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. It is far too easy…

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How to style your bridesmaids: Being creative with your wedding

Now that you’ve decided to take on the western tradition of having bridesmaids, it’s time to work out what to put them in. As the bride, it is your choice how to dress your bridesmaids and it does not need to be as stressful as some make it. Like much of your wedding, there are no rules to follow. What you choose should be a reflection of your personality and…

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What Is The Point In Having Bridesmaids For Your Wedding?

Having bridesmaids at a wedding comes from a western tradition. But this should not stop you from having them for your Thai wedding. Read on to find out how they originated and why you should adopt this western custom. A brief history of bridesmaids Traditionally, having bridesmaids was mainly for a superstitious reason that dates back as far as Roman times. A group of unmarried women would be chosen to…

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