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February 13, 1987 - Image 64

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-02-13

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Permutter, manager at Sue
Gordon Bridal Salon.
Headpieces depend on the
style of the dress. The most
popular look this season is a
spray — a cascade of silk
flowers and pearls which
can be worn
asymmetrically. "Flowers
on combs are the most
popular look," says Ann
Patrick.
Some other options are a
coronet, worn like a wreath;
a mantilla, lace veiling
cascading to the shoulders;
a Juliet cap; or even a
Cleopatra look. The bridal
consultants can always
suggest a headpiece to
complement your gown and
hairstyle.
Custom bridal gowns
designed just for your
wedding are available at
Creations by Pollak in
Farmington Hills and
Pamela Swift in West
Bloomfield.
"There is no such thing as
impossible," states
Pollak-Zimberg, whose
family has designed gowns
for forty years.
"Every gown is
different," says Pamela
Swift. Swift works with the
customer designing styles
to fit the bride's figure and
together they pick out the
fabric and the detailing.
The bride has a few fittings
with the first fitting in
muslin.
Recently Swift designed a
tea-length gown in white

Ivory peau d'ange lace is shaped into a contemporary bridal gown. Puff sleeves frame the open, curved neckline;
molded bodice skims to the hipline. The tea-length skirt is gathered in the back. From Priscilla, and worn with a
French-ruffed pillbox of matching lace.

charmeuse for an afternoon
wedding and a Victorian
lace gown with a peplum for
a garden ceremony.
"Mother of the bride
gowns are very
sophisticated this season
with lots of lace, ruffles and
beaded tops," adds Ann
Patrick at Kays.
Debbie Pollak-Zimberg
gives two tips for mothers in
the wedding party: They
should decide on the same
hem line, and they should
never wear the same color,
just the same tone.
Look for a trunk showing
in early March at Ray &
Ida's in Southfield for
mother of the bride gowns.
Owner Ray Epstein sells
many gowns for mothers as
well as understated bridal
gowns and gowns for second
marriages.
"Black and white
weddings are very stylish,"
states Fiona Hermiz, of
Fiona's in West Bloomfield.
She notes that in some
weddings, the bridesmaids
wear black gowns. "I don't
know how long this look
will last, but it is popular,"
she adds.
For bridesmaids, many
dresses are in pastels of
pink, yellow and green. All
white weddings are still
popular in Detroit.
When all the dresses
complement each other, the
wedding party is a
spectacular and elegant
sight.

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