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If you’d like to custom make a pair of shoes for your wedding day, Kuala Lumpur-based bridal atelier – The White Atelier – caters to custom-made shoe orders for clients who resides outside of KL as well. Orders can be made online via messaging and emails, and with their manufacturer based right in KL, you can be assured of quality workmanship and efficient production timeline. Their clientele includes brides from Brunei, Australia, and of course, Singapore. For more information, visit www.thewhiteatelier.co. See also: 9 wedding pumps for the glamorous bride Image: @thewhiteatelierInstagram Customisable wedding dresses and made-to-measure bridesmaids dresses you can order online? Yes you heard that right. LA-based company Fame & Partners is shaking up the bridal industry with a new Wedding Atelier mobile app service that was launched at the end of January. There are a plethora of ways to customise your dress - 40,000 to be exact. Whether you're a bohemian bride, prefer a classic silhouette, love ruffles or plan to go edgy with a chic jumpsuit, the options are endless. There's a wide range for sizing options too - from 0 to 22. Comfort is key, according to the brand, with fabrics such as silk charmeuse and French lace. Another highlight: When it comes to your bridesmaids' dresses, the app allows for a group chat with the entire bridal party–you can even invite a stylist to help create each look, and vote on your favourites. International shipping rates are at USD 30. For more information, visit www.fameandpartners.com. See also: 10 online fashion retailers with affordable bridesmaids dresses No worries if you’ve no Photoshop skills, Canva is here to your rescue for your custom wedding e-invites! A free graphic-design tool website, Canva provides plenty of templates, fonts and graphics in an easy drag-and-drop format. You don’t have to be a proficient designer to be able to create a fairly decent personalised design of your own online, and at an affordable rate. For more information, visit www.canva.com. Want a wedding song that's tailor-made for you and you special other? Enter Songsmith & Co. All you have to do: Send them a song reference, and story, and a draft will be sent to you to make minor changes. The standard song is about 3 minutes long, and comprises a lead vocal, backing vocals and a guitar or piano backing. Afterwards, you'll receive a digital download as well as mailed CD package of your final song. $536.94 (includes free shipping), fromwww.giftslessordinary.com.. Shop it here. For an alternative to traditional wedding albums, Zno makes high quality albums and photobooks at a very affordable rate and quick turn-around time. The process of designing and laying out your images on their site is relatively painless and they provide worldwide shipping at the starting rate of US$5. Our picks for wedding albums include their Flush Mount Album; that’s similar to the characteristics of a traditional wedding album at the starting rate of just US$21, and their popular Layflat Photo Book with hard layflat pages at the starting rate of US$14. For more information, visit www.zno.com. Thank your girlfriends with these pretty infinity chain bracelets that can be personalised with their names or a heartfelt message. Choice of metal includes sterling silver, and 18K plated gold (rose or yellow), and can include a maximum of 20 characters on either side of the infinity motif. $111.80 each, from www.giftslessordinary.com. Shop it here. See also: Get your bridesmaids to bond! 8 ideas we love If you love Kikki. K's pretty stationery as much as we do, you'll be glad to know that its monngramming service has launched online. Choose from key rings, pencil cases, travel wallets, leather notebooks and planners, then personalise them with your friends' initials. It's available in four gorgeous monogram styles – gold, silver, rose gold and blind emboss and you can select up to three monogram characters for $9.95 or up to five for $14.95 Visit www.kikki-k.com. See also: Favours to bridesmaids gifts: 4 places for customised wedding gifts
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