Publisher's Blog

Peter Grimes, Publisher and founder of VOWS MagazineHis comments are presented in each issue's Publisher's Note, and often address industry issues and pertinent news of the day. He can be reached at 949 388 4848 or via email

State of Industry

I believe our best is exactly what your Millennial brides want and expect.

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Silver linings to Alfred Angelo storm

Silver linings to the Alfred Angelo storm?

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Alfred Angelo closes; stores step in

Alfred Angelo bridal house files for bankruptcy, independent bridal retailers step in to help

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On Connecting

Engaging on the job, as in life, brings its own rewards

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Selling more may not require longer hours

Work smarter by concentrating on what you do best... and delegating the rest.

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Millennials as employees

This issue provides insights into the attitudes and buying habits of our Millennial customers…

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Undercurrents to Watch For in 2017

As we close out 2016, there are a number of undercurrents that should break the surface in the coming season and year

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Same as ever was... and that's good news

The same as it ever was... which is good news for the bridal industry.

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Genuine "likeability"

 Off-line and on-line... the need for each to be one in the same

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Thoughts on the National Bridal Gown sale

Notes on the National Bridal Sale…

and on the passing of industry pioneers

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