• Bisou Welcomes Martina Liana!


    If you’ve been in-store recently, you will know that Bisou is thrilled to welcome a new designer to the boutique: Martina Liana!  Brides attending the Creme de la Creme Grand Wedding Showcase got a sneak peak, as we previewed a spectacular gown on the runway, and we are so excited to now have a full collection in-store!  Coming to us from Australia, Martina is all about designing gowns that allow a bride to feel her best but also represent the woman she aspires to be.  As such, the collection has a lot of depth: there is truly something for everyone!  From unembellished urban-chic lines, to classic lace, relaxed boho styles, and red carpet glamour- brides looking for impeccable style on their wedding day are sure to find their dream dress!




    *Prices Range $2500 – $4500

  • Bisou Bride: Tanya!



    Elegant.  Romantic.  Glamorous.  These were the words Tanya used to describe her perfect day and perfect dress.  And true to her vision, these three words shown throughout every detail of her July 18th, 2015 wedding to husband, Marco!  They described their venues- from the breathtaking Croatian Parish, with it’s sweeping ceilings, steeped in tradition, to the Terminal City Club with it’s beautiful ballrooms and sleek, modern amenities.  It was in the apparel- from Marco’s crisp black suit, to the flowing bridesmaid dresses in deep periwinkle.  And of course, these three words described Tanya’s entire bridal look!  Her fluted mermaid gown glittered with Swarovski crystal and delicate organza petals- the details of which were echoed in her floral bracelet.  But in the end, of course, these three words were mostly a reflection of the bride herself.  Hands-down one of the sweetest brides we’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, Tanya is a truly an elegant woman who made the most romantic and glamorous of brides!  We wish her and Marco a lifetime of love and joy!  -xoxo

    The Details ~

    Bride & Groom: Tanya & Marco

    Wedding Date: July 18th, 2015

    Ceremony Venue: Immaculate Heart of Mary (Croatian Parish) in Vancouver, BC

    Venue: Terminal City Club in Vancouver, BC

    Photographer: Butter Studios

    Dress: Style #3458 by Lazaro

    Hair & Make-Up: Shell Ainsworth

    Flowers: Jehna Chrysler of Hilary Miles Flowers

  • BLISS by Monique Lhuillier: Fall 2016

    BL_F16_001Inspired by a femininely elegant youthful bride, the Fall 2016 BLISS collection from Monique Lhuillier is all about sophisticated luxury that maintains an air of whimsy.  Romantic dresses are punctuated by clean lines for an inherently fresh and modern feel.  While previous seasons have been all about cascading hemlines and flirtatious finishes, this season was approached with greater restraint.  Embellished tops have been paired with plain bottoms, skirt lines are smooth, and horsehair trim is straight and symmetrical.  The result is a refreshing collection of gowns that feel crisp and contemporary!
    While colour continues to play a big role in the line, this season we saw a more formal and refined palette featuring rich creams and warm vanillas.  We especially loved when Monique combined the two- layering creamy laces over warmer tones of tulle!  While the BLISS collection has been predominantly playful in the past, the colours this season help elevate the line to one of affluence.  Whether whimsical or refined, there is truly something for every bride in this collection!
    BL_F16_003*Dresses now in-store; Prices range from $4000 – $7000

  • Bisou Bride: Tiffany!

    BBride_TiffanyM_010BBride_Tiffany_005It’s not uncommon for brides to come in with a vision.  They’ve imagined their wedding day, they’ve pictured their dress, and they know just what they’re looking for.  But sometimes they can’t find it.  Tiffany found herself in just this spot.  When she came to see us, she’d hit a bit of a wall: the dresses she’d picked out weren’t available in Vancouver, and she hadn’t been able to find anything similar.  She was at a bit of a loss.  After trying several gowns here, we asked her to trust us as we went a very unconventional route.  We were in the unique position of working with a local designer, Lillen, who would allow us to customize.  Within their collection, they had all the elements of what Tiffany was looking for, but not in one singular dress.  So we had her put on two dresses at a time- mixing and matching, folding bodices down, playing with skirts until we had just the right combination.  We sketched it our for her, and in the end Lillen made her her dream dress!  It was a leap of faith.  Tiffany trusted us and had enough of a vision to order a dress that she’d never fully seen or tried on… and it was perfect.  Sometimes you simply have to trust your heart and trust your vision.  We want to thank Tiffany for putting her trust in us, and for allowing us to be a part of her big day.  It was a truly unique experience, and one of the most special things that we have been a part of!  And we couldn’t have wished it for a more lovely bride!  -xoxo

    The Details ~

    Bride & Groom: Tiffany & Kanaiya

    Wedding Date: July 29th, 2015

    Venue: Brock House in Vancouver, BC

    Photographer: The Nickersons

    Dress: Custom Design by Bisou Bridal in collaboration with Lillen

    Hair & Make-Up: Faye Smith Makeup & Hair

    Flowers: Flower Factory

  • Bisou Bride: Hannah!


    Every once and a while, we get a bride who is almost as obsessively detail oriented as we are.  Hannah was just that bride!  As a designer of luxury baby clothes (Molly & Fankie), Hannah knew her dream dress would be all about the fabric.  She wanted a simple and understated gown that made her feel glamorous but not over-the-top.  It took a few visits, but once she put on Lazaro style #3312, there was no going back!  In addition to the silk satin organza, Hannah loved how the simplicity of the gown was balanced with a touch of drama.  And we couldn’t agree more!  The elegance of the gown matched their classic estate venue, and we loved the way her refined gown popped against the lush and textured Australian landscape.  Just like the children’s clothes she designs, this was a distinguished wedding with just the right pop of playful flare!

    The Details ~

    Bride & Groom: Hannah & Rhys

    Wedding Date: January 25th, 2015

    Venue: Orara Valley Estate in Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia

    Wedding Planner: North Coast Luxury Weddings

    Photographer: Kyle Norton Photography

    Dress: Style #3312 by Lazaro