In solidarity with Ukraine

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We are deeply shocked and saddened by the truly devastating scenes we have been witnessing.

In recent days weโ€™ve seen soldiers getting married to one another on the front line. Newlyweds having to leave each other behind as they face such unimaginable hardship and risk. The lives of millions of people are being affected but we continue to see such bravery, strength & unconditional love in the face of such devastation.

We have been reaching out to see how our community is being affected, and feel itโ€™s important to raise awareness of how huge a part Ukraine plays in our bridal fashion & wedding industry globally.

Ukraine is a leader in the world for bridal wear and home to major brands and labels, they produce and supply materials globally, and have an extraordinary amount of talent with their seamstresses who are respected and employed far and wide. There are many Ukrainian people who deliver services to couples getting married. Photographers, florists, caterers, planners & artists. Some are safe, some are not.

We wish to publicly and passionately stand by them all.

We will continue to reach out and speak to decision makers about how we can help increase our support to the community both short and long term. If you or someone you know in the wedding industry is directly impacted, then we would of course respectfully listen to your story and would be willing to share with others if you also felt comfortable doing so in order to raise more awareness.

We would like to take this opportunity to ask you all to consider contributing to the funds for Ukrainian refugees at this truly awful time.

Our community of wedding professionals and creatives reaches around the world in every region, and we will continue to be a voice for all those who need us as much as we can. We will continue to connect people together around the world, for a better future.

We sincerely believe that listening carefully and without prejudice, sharing real stories, standing up for one another, and being allies to those in need, is a fundamental part of why we started and how we wish to continue.

We stand together with Ukraine. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›