Montego ‘Maids

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 {Photo: Maggie Thalheimer, of Gerber and Scarpelli}

Whit and I were married at the Rose Hall Great House in Montego Bay, Jamaica in February of 2013 (the best time to escape a Chicago winter!)  95 of our friends and family joined us in Jamaica for the most memorable, fun-filled weekend.  When Whit and I were deciding on gifts for our bridal party we wanted to give them all really special gifts after all they were doing for us!  Doie Lounge bridesmaid robes were perfect.  I really had never seen anything like them, and I can’t even describe how comfy they are (I wear mine EVERY SINGLE DAY when I am getting ready, my husband jokes that I live in it, and he’s pretty much telling the truth!)

My bridesmaids absolutely loved these robes, and it was so fun to get ready in the bridesmaid robes all together.  My little sister called me last week and said thank you again for the robe as she uses it all the time (in fact she told one of her good friends to use Doie Lounge for her bridesmaid robes). It makes me so happy that it is something that the girls can wear all the time and think of our awesome wedding weekend- truly a gift that keeps on giving.

Sara was an amazing vendor to work with…she responds quickly to emails, offers great suggestions and I received the bridesmaid robes extremely quickly- I can’t say enough good things about my experience with Sara and Doie Lounge– just the best!

~Mary R. married 02.09.13, in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Calm & Classy

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{Photo: Mike Adrian}

My husband Brent and I were married on May 31, 2013 at the St. Regis Princeville on the beautiful island of Kauai. We were fortunate enough to have 30 of our closest friends and family members join in our wedding celebration and the day could not have been any more perfect.

Brent and I wanted to create a wedding that was clean and classy, yet relaxed and tropical. I was struggling with something to get my bridesmaids as a token of my appreciation for being part of our wedding when I came across the Doie bridesmaid robes online. I knew they were perfect the moment I saw them and fit the style of our wedding overall. I was overjoyed that Sara was able to get the handmade bridesmaid robes to me in plenty of time for me to transport them to Hawaii.

My bridal party included my twin sister Hillary, older sister Alison, and my best friend Sara. I gave them the robes the night before the wedding. They each wore the bridesmaid robes while getting ready in the room at the St Regis before the wedding and could not believe that the bridesmaid robes were as soft and comfortable as they are while still looking great.  They also made it super easy to transition from getting ready clothes to wedding dresses without messing up our hair.

When I received my photos from the wedding, I was again impressed with appearance of the bridesmaid robes in the photographs. They look beautiful on everyone and I would not have changed a single thing about them. I have used my robe many times since the wedding, not only on our honeymoon, but also at home and while traveling and think of the special occasion it represents each time I put it on.  I would definitely recommend these bridesmaid robes to brides looking for a fun, thoughtful, and useful present for their bridesmaids!

~Sarah B. married, 05.31.13, in Princeville, Kauai

Sexy, Comfy, Pretty

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 Photographer: Charity Swords

Greg & I were married in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on January 16, 2013.  We were so very fortunate to have 65 of our closest family and friends join us and we had an amazing time spending the week with them all.  Although it rained our ENTIRE wedding day we refused to let it get us down and had such a great night we were all still dancing at 3 am!

I wanted to get my bridesmaids something that they could also use after the wedding and when I came across these bridesmaid robes I knew they were exactly what I was looking for.  They were perfect for lounging around in the suite while we were getting our hair and makeup done and were awesome to have with us for the rest of the vacation. I highly recommend these bridesmaid robes to destination brides!  We all used them throughout the entire week and I already know it will be coming with me to Thailand on our 1 year anniversary trip.  The quality of the bridesmaid robes is amazing, they are so soft and even after washing they look like new.  They are the perfect mix of sexy, comfy and pretty and I know I will use it for years to come.  Sara you’re the best!!

Lindsay W. married on 01.16.13 in in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Special Day

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 Photograph: ES Creation Photography (Simon Fu and Yoki  Lin)}

I got ready at the Four Seasons in San Francisco with my bridal party the morning of the wedding. Each bridesmaid was surprised with a robe upon entry into the suite. What a fun and unique way it was to thank my “maids” for being a part of this special day! They all looked stylish, and each robe brought out their individual personalities. We had such a great time in these robes taking candid pictures, with our amazing photographers, that we almost forgot to get ready for the wedding! I know each bridesmaid will cherish their robe for years to come, as I know I will… One of my fondest memories of the day is getting ready with my girls in our robes together. It was such a beautiful day!

~Ellen G. married 06.29.13, in San Francisco, CA

Fun & Unique

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Photo By : Michael Doyle

“Rob and I were married in Longview Baptist Church in Olive Branch, MS on June 8th, 2013. I had five absolutely wonderful bridesmaids that mean the world to me. I wanted to get them something fun and unique. I found the robes through pintrest and absolutely loved them. I wanted something they weren’t expecting, could use again and that would remind them of time we shared. We spent all morning lounging in our matching robes, getting our hair and make up done. Everyone looked so cute and was so comfy. My bridesmaids and my husband love them!!! I would recommend them to any bride.”

 ~Lauren F. married 06.08.12, in Olive Branch, MS

Gray Expectations

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Photographer:  Ken Carl

“I married my high school sweetheart on September 2nd in Chicago, but I was already thinking about gifts for my bridesmaids way back in the spring.  I contacted Sara about sizing and she was extremely helpful (and it turns out choosing the sizes wasn’t complicated at all).  Our wedding colors were white and gray, so it was easy for me to choose the Elena for my bridesmaids (and the Lillian for myself!).  I was really pleasantly surprised by how soft the robes are.  Like all brides, I can only hope my bridesmaids will want to wear their dresses again, but I feel confident that they’ll wear their robes again!”

~ Laura R., married 9.2.12, Chicago IL

The Suite Life

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Photo: Joseph Guidi

“I got married on Shelter Island in San Diego on a beautiful spring evening.  I put a lot of thought into my bridesmaids thank you gift because these ladies mean so much to me and I wanted it to be special and let them know how much I appreciate them in my life.  My bridesmaids were ecstatic as they opened their gifts and saw their Doie robes.  I knew these were what I wanted to give them as soon as I saw the pictures on the website.  It is the perfect every day comfy robe.  The ladies dressed in their robes as we spent the day lounging and getting ready before the wedding in the suite.  I could not praise Sara enough on her wonderful customer service.  Thank you for everything! ”

~Vanessa S, married 04.13.13 San Diego, CA

Bed of Bridesmaids

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Photo By: Kyle Hale

“The robes were FANTASTIC! My bridesmaids loved them and they were so comfortable — and cute!! One of my bridesmaids was 8 months pregnant and said, ‘This robe is definitely coming to the hospital with me when I deliver!’ I have also recommended Doie robes to anyone and everyone I know who is getting married. All of my bridesmaids agreed they were the best BM gift they had gotten! I can’t thank {Sara}enough for such a wonderful experience and such a great, memorable gifts. I know my bridesmaids felt so appreciated and it was a great touch on my special day. Thanks for an awesome experience!!”

~ Michelle B. married  08.04.12 in Atlanta, Georgia

{White Wedding}

I always find it exciting and inspiring when a bride wants to do something a untraditional, which is why I was thrilled when Eve emailed me and wanted to go with white robes for her bridesmaids! I’ve had some brides who pick a robe other than white for themselves, but I had never had a bride contact me and want to get white robes for her maids.

There are two options for the white robes, so the bride herself also wore white, but she chose the Lilian for herself and the Bettina for her friends. I love how the pop of color on their robes makes her white dress stand out.

I thought it was a bold move on her part and the perfect gift for a summer wedding.

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