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Considered to be one of the most innovative and unique wedding gown designers of our times, Yumi Katsura has a lot of things to be proud of – and we have even more reasons to love her creations too. Magnificent and truly special, every single gown created by famous Yumi Katsura will mesmerize and enchant you from all points of view. If you are not yet familiar with her work, here are some of the most interesting things to know about her career:

• One of the most important things Yumi Katsura is known for is constantly trying to find new fabrics for her gowns. She has produced satin taffeta of the highest quality and she has even improved the entire wedding gown industry with her famous lace hollowing and “fisherman’s knot” now used for fantastic, airy hemlines. Also, her “mariee dress” styles is still fascinating for the entire world of fashion too.
• Inspired by the traditional Japanese clothing (the “ohikizuri kimono”, to be more precise), Yumi Katsura has created the famous “Yumi Line” silhouette – one that is still applauded by people from all over the world. Even more than that, she still creates traditional Japanese bridal wear that perfectly blends into modern-day fashion as well.
• Yumi Katsura has been around for almost five decades now and she hasn’t stopped from bringing new designs into the predictable world of the Japanese bridal fashion. Aside from wedding gowns, she has also created accessories, innerwear and even grooms’ fashion to “die for” as well – so no matter what you want for your wedding in terms of fashion, you will definitely find it with this fantastic world renowned designer.
Amanda Lina’s has some great news for all those of you searching for Yumi Katsura’s creations in Canada! We have organized a trunk show dedicated entirely to her fabulous wedding dresses! Come visit us from January 30th to February 1st and you’ll have the unique opportunity of purchasing a gown created by one of the world’s most original-thinking designers! Appointments can be made via email at, via phone at (905) 265 8707 or via our online form as well.
Photo source: Yumi Katsura Couture

Starting with the 23rd of January and up until the 25th, Amanda Lina’s Bridal Boutique will be present at the National Bridal Show! Come visit us and take a look at our absolutely stunning wedding gowns collections. Make sure you choose the one and you will feel like a true Queen on your wedding day?

What does Amanda Lina’s have to offer at the National Bridal Show? Here are some of the things you will want to know about our exhibition:
• We will bring in our most beautiful designer collections so that you can choose that one dress that fits you from all points of view. Mori Lee, Maggie Sottero, Simone Carvalli, Cristiano Lucci – these are just some of the names that will be presented by Amanda Lina’s Bridal Boutique during the National Bridal Show. Add these famous names to a wide range of private collections and you will definitely have a huge range of styles from which you can pick the perfect wedding gown for the Big Day.
• Not only will we put forward a very wide range of wedding gowns, but we are also ready to offer discounts that go as high as 70% OFF! If you want your designer wedding gown and if you want to save money buying it, now is the time to buy!
• If you need to have your dress altered to fit your body perfectly, you can do that in our store by making an appointment once you purchase the gown.
Come visit Amanda Lina’s at the National Bridal Show and choose the most beautiful wedding gown your guests have ever seen. The entrance is free for the brides-to-be and the offer we have in store for you is simply spectacular – so there’s absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t be there in a few days!

Amanda Lina’s Sposa is always proud to bring in the world’s most famous wedding gown designers – so that you truly have plenty of dresses to choose from when searching for the one. The Madison Couture and Ronald Joyce Bridal Collections in our store are among our favorites – and trust us when we say that there are hundreds of reasons to love them as well. Here are some of the main characteristics shown by these gowns:

• Both the Madison Couture collection and the Ronald Joyce one are created by veteran manufacturers in the wedding dress industry. The first collection is created under the Richmond Group name, while the second one is created by the fabulous Italian-born designer Veni Infantino.
• Both of the collections show stunning elegance and truly impressive details. Unique cuts, high quality fabrics and state-of-the-art beadworks are among the things we love the most about these gowns.
• The Madison Couture collection comes with daring dresses that make a true fashion statement. Modern, and yet elegant from every point of view, these gowns are suitable for brides who really want to feel unique on their Big Day.
• The Ronald Joyce collection is equally breath-taking as well. While its designs may appear to be more traditional when seen from afar, the details on each of these gowns is meant to truly impress the eyes of everyone who sees them up-close.
If you want to see these two collections too, don’t forget about the fact that Amanda Lina’s Sposa Boutique has organized a trunk show that highlights these wonderful gowns. If you want to visit us, you should know that the show takes place from January 8th to January 18th and that you can come and visit us according to the following schedule:
- Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10am – 6pm
- Tue, Thu: 10am – 9pm
- Sun: 11am – 5pm
Come visit Amanda Lina’s and choose that one dress that will make you feel drop-dead-gorgeous for the Big Day!

We are happy to announce you that Say Yes to the Dress Canada will be on TV in just a couple of days – January the 7th, to be more precise. The famous American show has reached charming Canada and it’s ready to amaze us all.

Amanda Lina’s Sposa Boutique is proud to be the host of this show for its Canadian version, so make sure you don’t miss it! Wedding gowns, brides, tears of joy – the show will have them all so it will definitely make for some great entertainment! Here are some of the things you should know about the show (and its cast).
• It follows the brides’ journey to discovering the perfect wedding gown at Amanda Lina’s Boutique. Together with our consultants and a well-known Bridal Stylish, they search for that one dress that will make them feel like the Queens of their wedding day.
• Joseph Spencer is the Bridal Stylist of the show. He will advise ladies on how to dress for the Big Day – and trust us when we say that he is amazing at what he does. If you need proof for this statement, just check out his “portfolio”: Aretha Franklin, Bette Midler, Patti Labelle and many other famous names.
• Rachelle Pollari is the owner of Amanda Lina’s Sposa Boutique. A true example of where following your dreams can lead you, Rachelle is madly passionate when it comes to fashion – and particularly when it comes to wedding gowns.
• Maria Gori is the Bridal Consultant. Born and raised in Italy, Maria has a keen eye for details – and this makes her perfect for her job. With Italian fashion running through her “veins”, she has been advising brides at Amanda Lina’s Sposa Boutique for almost two decades now.
Don’t forget to watch the show – and if you are curious to see our gowns in “real life”, do pay us a visit. Amanda Lina’s Sposa Boutique will be more than happy to be part of your own amazing fairy tale too!