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2019 Couture & Cars Fashion Show Review

Last month, we announced that we would participate in the Couture & Cars Fashion Show in Tacoma, WA. We were honored to share the stage with four other designers -- Akrofi Adjumani, Gustavo Apiti Couture, MiMi Wolfe and The Brin Project by Reshma -- and thrilled with the turnout at our showing.  We debuted 14 traditional bridal gowns and 10 Vietnamese-style gowns custom-made and hand-altered to fit 24 stunning models, including some beautiful autumnal styles. For those who missed it, here are some of our favorite looks: These striking colorful dresses showcase our designer’s signature floral lace overlays and her fondness for burgundy shades. We love the trailing vine motif on romantic, sweeping train. The Katerina dress is a fresh take...

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Join Us for an Evening of Glamour at Cars & Couture Fashion Show!

Are you looking for something special to do this weekend? We have just the event for you!  Our chief designer and owner of Dream Dresses by PMN - Phuong Minh Nguyen - is participating in a luxurious and exclusive fashion show Cars & Couture, held at the Le May, America's Car Museum in Tacoma, WA on Saturday, July 20th at 6:30 PM.  What should you expect? Come ready to be wowed by an incredible line-up of some of the most talented designers in the world. Only five designers will be presenting their highly anticipated collections and this is a chance for you to get in on the action!  Whether you are shopping for a wedding dress, evening gown or couture...

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2019 Couture & Cars Fashion Show | Come See Our Gowns in Person!

Despite fashion being everywhere around us, many of us still view fashion as something beyond ourselves. We hear the words 'runway' and 'model' and immediately picture New York Fashion Week or models posing in the brightly lit studios of Los Angeles.  But while fashion may appear to be otherworldly, the truth is that fashion is personal and a lot of fun!  What makes fashion accessible is your ability as the wearer to connect directly with designers that you admire. A fashion show is a perfect way to get a glimpse at new collections in person and see what the designer has been creating for the last few months or even years.   Dream Dresses by PMN's founder, owner and designer - Phuong Minh Nguyen - is an...

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5 Tips on Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

A wedding photographer is going to be one of the most important vendors you will hire for your wedding. After the guests depart, the cake is eaten and the flowers wilt, what will be left to remind you of the day you said "I do"? What will be framed in your home, for your guests and perhaps your children to see? What will be lovingly taken out of storage and looked at on your anniversary every year?  It will be your wedding photos.  The years will go by in a blur, but your wedding day photos with the two of you so in love will remain in sharp focus. To ground you through the hard times, to remind you of...

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3 Wedding Rules to Break

Weddings are laced with tradition. Whether they are cultural or family specific, there is typically a set of rules the bride and groom are expected to follow on their wedding day.  The rules can vary greatly. They can specify the color of the bridal gown or demand a certain action be performed during the ceremony, be it breaking glass, releasing doves, tying a rope around the wrists of the newlyweds or even having them saw a log in half to test the couple's strength.  And while traditions like the ones mentioned above are deeply rooted in culture, there are others that came about more as a result of a social trend.  It is these 'rules' that we are so glad brides all...

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