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Trend Alert: What Wedding Trends You Need To Look Out For This Spring

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Hello Spring! Today is the first day of spring and we couldn’t be happier about it. The sun is shining, the air smells divinely fresh, and the weddings… well the weddings are sublimely "spring-y"! Whether you’re hosting your own spring wedding or just attending one in the upcoming months, start planning ...

Wedding Flats? It’s A Wedding Do!

Friday, February 21st, 2014

We're seeing a huge upsurge of dressy flats making the fashion rounds lately. This year, top fashion houses like Dior and Chanel featured models in elegant clothing, all walking down the runway in embellished flats. As shoe lovers ourselves, we totally dig this trend! You still get to keep the fashion ...

Our Latest Obsessions: 5 Hot Winter Wedding Looks

Monday, February 17th, 2014

If you can't beat them... join them! It doesn't look like this wintery tundra is going anywhere fast so why not join in on the fun. We've pulled together our top 5 winter wedding accessories and we're feeling all warm and cozy already! What do you think of these looks? Would you ...

Rock A Colored Wedding Dress

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

And the bride wore… color?! You heard that right! Brides across the globe are tossing out the traditional white wedding dress for a more vibrant and modern version. Let’s break it down - Traditional white wedding dresses were made popular by Queen Victoria in the 19th century. This tradition is Western ...

Luxe for Less (Part 1) – Wedding Attire

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The cake, the dress, the flowers… weddings can be quite costly. But fret not, we’re here to help!  Introducing the “Luxe for Less” wedding series, here we’ll discuss ways to save while maintaining the luxuriousness that you oh-so-deserve. Today we tackle wedding attire. Don’t overspend on your dress before reading ...

2013 Fall Wedding Trends to Inspire Your Wedding Planning

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

We're nearing the end of summer, and while we are sad that the time for fun in the sun is growing ever shorter, we're falling in love with autumn wedding planning. If you love the changing of the seasons (and the leaves!) as much as we do, you'll love the latest ...

Take that Wedding Dress and Trash It: A Photo Roundup

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Planning a wedding can be a long, detail-intensive process. It's no wonder that at the end of the big day, the newlyweds are ready to turn the page and start the next chapter of their lives. Some couples are starting their new lives off in a big way, with a ceremonial ...

The meaning behind colored gemstone engagement rings

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

One of the big wedding trends of 2013 is for brides-to-be to off their personalities with colorful, non-traditional stones. Before you jump on the bandwagon, make sure you know what kind of message you’re broadcasting with your bling. Below, we explore the hidden meaning behind different gemstone colors. Black: prosperity, health, ...

Top 5 uses for old bridesmaid dresses

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

In sticking with the theme of bridesmaid dresses, here's a top 5 list of things you can do with those lovely taffeta numbers hanging in your closet:  1.  Of course the most altruistic gesture would be to donate your dresses.  There are a number of organizations and causes to choose from.  Groups like Glass Slipper, Fairy Godmother and Princess ...

Dress Shopping

Monday, June 18th, 2007

On Saturday I accompanied my newly engaged girl friend to a couple of bridal boutiques in San Francisco to try on wedding gowns. We quickly narrowed the shape down to strapless modified A-line because of her petite frame. But when faced with choices for fabric, colors, embellishments, neckline and bodice ...