As a family business run by a sister team, we love partnering with other sister teams in Bridal businesses. Peter Trends Bridal Australia has been run by sisters Monique and Paulein in Sydney for over thirty years so it stands to reason to say that sister teams have a special magic when it comes to wedding dresses.
From Toronto to Orange County, Western Australia and now Philadelphia we have met some incredible sister teams. We had the pleasure of meeting Kathy and Stacey in Italy of all places, during a business trip. While attending an wedding industry event the siblings met and instantly bonded over bridal gowns and working together to make bridal dreams come true.
As sisters we all agreed that it’s really nice to have someone who understands your job exactly, so we can help each other out. While there is a common goal and understanding, we naturally have different views, styles and ideas but in the end, no one’s ever going to love you and support you as much.
We introduced Kathy and Stacey to our Peter Trends Bridal family brand and found that we had a similar aesthetic when it comes to dressing brides, the importance of catering for all women, of all shapes and sizes and backgrounds.
It wasn’t long before we sent off a selection of our Australian designed wedding dresses to Kathy and Stacey’s store, The Wedding Factor.
This month Philadelphia brides can discover a curated selection of our favourite designs from our three lines: The Emanuella Collection for brides wanting a sophisticated look with the ability to customise elements to suit their body and their personality, The Rachel Rose Bridal Collection for brides who want to make an entrance with a cutting edge modern look, and The Diva Curves Collection for curvy brides looking for the perfect fit that flatters and compliments their shape.
Located in historic Old City, Philadelphia, less than two hours from NYC, The Wedding Factor is a full service bridal salon and wedding dress store offering designer wedding dresses and accessories in one location.
Kathy Hart Bado is owner and founder of The Wedding Factor. She has always loved the creative process (she was a music major in college), and has consistently gravitated towards anything requiring design and/or composition. So, when the opportunity came to plan her own daughter’s wedding, she embraced it and suddenly realized that taking part in wedding design touched an emotional part of her she had definitely not anticipated. She drew upon resources not previously tapped into and found that it gave her great satisfaction to see her daughter’s vision become reality. She also realized that this gift should be shared, so she became certified in wedding planning and consulting from Temple University, and made her own dream a reality.
Kathy especially loves helping couples to establish a signature theme, unique to them alone, which makes the entire design process almost effortless and much more productive. Her focus is the couple themselves, not on just tradition or the latest trend. This is the key to an original, inspired experience.
She has worked with some of the best Philadelphia event planners and professional partners, along with her own clients. The Wedding Factor is the result of her sincere desire to help couples achieve the “out of the ordinary” wedding day they envision.
In addition, because she was born in Jamaica, Kathy’s intimate understanding of the island and culture inspired her to develop the Jamaican Destination Wedding, a full-service package offered by The Wedding Factor.
Kathy has most recently served on the board of The Society of Wedding Planners as Vice President of Education.
Stacey Veeraraj, Kathy’s sister and partner, specializes in organization. She makes sure each client clearly understands all expenditures related to the planning process. With 20 plus years of management experience, over 10 years of wedding planning experience, plus bridal retail, she is extremely efficient when it comes to developing new ideas and special services that are unique to our industry. She also specializes in Day of Coordination packages with her highly skilled Wedding Factor team members.
Stacey can competently alleviate the stress related to wedding planning, as well as suggest creative, insightful ideas to establish a smooth transition from engagement to wedding day. She is skilled in assisting clients who find this time period especially difficult.
The Peter Trends Bridal Australia Trunk Show Designer Event.
Trunk Show will run from 13th November to 23rd November.
The Wedding Factor
57 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Website Link : https://www.theweddingfactor.com/contact-us/