A Virtual interview with Meliza

April 20, 2020

During lockdown we thought it may be a good idea to give our readers some background of Meliza, she has a unique passion for bridal gowns. I decided to get more insight in to her inspirations behind Meliza Mary Bridal Wear. She is a Durban based qualified fashion designer who has had a passion for…

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What we love most about the bridal industry:

March 25, 2020

Well, what isn’t there to love? Playing a small role in someone’s special day is well worth every second. We love being a part of someone’s happily ever after and that “wow” moment that every bride has searched for. So why not join us for a cup of coffee and the journey of wedding dress…

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How Do I Choose a Wedding Dress?

August 30, 2018
wedding dress

Brides take themselves from shop to shop in search of the perfect wedding dress. The problem comes when falling in love with everything, going with the flow and trying on dress after dress with no real direction or purpose. You will end up feeling overwhelmed, frustrated or just plain over it. Because of this all…

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Mid-year sample sale

May 31, 2018
sweetheart ballgown wedding dress sheer bodice

At Meliza Mary we have been lucky enough to stock the most beautiful dresses. We host a large range of styles for you to choose from. With our new and exciting stock due to arrive soon, we cannot possibly hog them all. We are having a 50% sample sale on some of our coveted, imported…

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An honouring farewell to a founding member at Meliza Mary

May 24, 2018
honouring farewell Sharon

An honouring farewell is never an easy post to write. The members of Meliza Mary fulfil such a precious roll in my business that goes beyond just doing a job.  Allot has happened recently, and so the whirl wind of life’s busyness has kept me from this part of my business. So today’s post is…

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Dressing An Apple Shaped Bride

October 20, 2017
apple shape bride

Dressing for your shape is so important to remember, especially if you are an apple shape. Every figure shape has a list of dos and don’ts worth considering. These guidelines could make all the difference, ensuring you look your best on your wedding day. A bride with an apple shape can sometimes find it difficult…

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How To Make Your Wedding Dress Train Photo Ready

September 8, 2017
wedding dress train post

How Do I Fix This Wedding Dress Train? So your big day has arrived and you are dressed to the nines. Your pretty and polished bridesmaids are found waiting in the flanks to ensure you look amazing at every moment and from every angle. They frolick around you, fixing your veil, faffing over the wedding…

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How to lace up or zip up your wedding dress

August 11, 2017

I want to teach you how to put on a wedding dress with many layers, fancy zips, lace-up backs and delicate straps. This can be a tricky task if you dont know how. Wearing a wedding dress is not quite the same as any other outfit.  This job requires help, so enrol 2 bridesmaids or…

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Wedding dress trends for 2018

July 10, 2017

Are you getting married in 2018 and looking for the latest wedding dress trends? I have started getting brides who are tying the knot in 2018 and I wanted to offer some trend advice for my new brides. Here is a look into what is current and trending. Why you should follow the trends- my advice When I…

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All you need to know about wedding dress alterations

June 29, 2017

Where do you begin with wedding dress alterations? So you’ve fallen in love with THE PERFECT WEDDING DRESS, now it’s time to make it fit like a glove. Here are a few questions I want you to ask when planning your alterations. You may be asking why I chose to write a post of alterations (of all…

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