The Week of September 26th in Review

By Paul Pannone

The Chicago Bridal Market was the focus of attention for the wedding business leading up the DEBI awards on Monday night. The market was dominated by Mon Cheri where the company unveiled David Tutera on a runway show that highlighted all Mon Cheri’s designers. Mon Cheri took three out of three DEBI awards for which they were nominated.


Tony Bowls accepts the second DEBI award for Mon Cheri.


The still unexplained closure of Encore Studios that left stranded brides and vendors out in the cold is sending shock waves around the world. Accounts as far as the United Kingdom say they have been affected.

A new way of advertising has tuxedo business owners scared to death, realizing they can no longer hold manufacturers hostage or keep great products away from consumers. A marketing deal between FLOW Formal and The Situation has broken down the barriers of what buyers think and is getting the word out to average consumers; tuxedos have been updated. eWedNewz is following the story that cannot deny that both Situation supporters and haters are suddenly aware– tuxedos exist.



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