Spring is in the air! Here is a collection of six gorgeous bridesmaid dresses in light spring colors. From soft and elegant floor-length chiffon to short-sleeve pastel polka dot cotton, these dresses definitely scream spring! Stick with light shades of Spring hues like pink, periwinkle blue, and purple to present a pop of color without being too over the top.
Hope you are all enjoying your Easter Sunday! Here are some lovely Spring pastel inspirations to celebrate the Easter holiday.
You are looking absolutely fabulous on your wedding day with flawless makeup, a stunning hairstyle, and of course, your dream dress! Why not dress up those bridal shoe soles for this special occasion too? Here are six innovative ways to decorate your soles - click on the images to enlarge and view the details.
This week we have an innovative newlywed gift idea, DIY decor, and a fabulous morning reception cake alternative!
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Spanish designer YolanCris has taken wedding dresses to a whole new level. The 2013 bridal line features seven uniquely diverse collections. Each dress in the varied collections tells its own story from modern romance to sea breeze inspired to 1920's vintage elegance. Every innovative design is handcrafted utilizing the finest European fabrics. The trademark pattern that we are seeing in almost every design is the intricate stitching detail. Couple that with the exquisite embellishments for a truly remarkable design. Below are my favorite dresses from the collections; visit the website to view the entire lineup!
If you missed the bridal events of Fashion Week New Orleans, there are still many upcoming Spring and Summer bridal shows for you to attend. Here is the bridal event lineup:
Brides Against Breast Cancer: Charity Wedding Gown Sale
Date: Friday, April 5, 2013 (VIP Event)
Saturday, April 6, 2013 (General Admission)
Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM (VIP Event Day)
10:00AM - 5:00PM (General Admission Day)
Location: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport
2829 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70062
Admission: $20 (VIP Event Day)
Free (General Admission Day)
Active and Retired Military Receive 20% Discount
New Orleans Bride Magazine: Spring Bridal Fashion Show
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Time: 7:00PM (Doors Open at 6:00PM)
Location: New Orleans Board of Trade
316 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Admission: $25 (purchase online or call 830.7241)
NOLA Wedding Guide: Bridal World 2013
Date: Thursday, April 13, 2013
Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: The Pontchartrain Center
4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70065
Admission: $10 online (add $1.54 service fee)
New Orleans Bride Magazine: June Bridal Showcase
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2013
Time: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Dr., New Orleans, LA 70113
Admission: $10 in advance / $20 at the door
N.O.W. : New Orleans Bridal Event 2013
Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Time: 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Mardi Gras World
1380 Port of New Orleans Pl., New Orleans, LA 70160
Admission: $15 in advance / $20 at the door
Twigs & Honey has a stunning selection of handmade bridal accessories for the modern bride who desires a uniquely fresh and romantic design. Hand pressed silk and lace flowers are coupled with intricate detailing resulting in truly beautiful pieces that have been featured on publications like US Weekly and Martha Stewart Weddings. The lovely veils and hair adornments in the Spring 2013 collection definitely take center stage. Below are some of my favorite pieces from the collection; I love the unique use of rhinestones, beaded lace, and other embellishments to create a vintage look with a retro twist.
Brides.com offers two virtual makeover tools that brides to be will love while planning their weddings. First up, we have the Brides Dressing Room where you can virtually try on wedding dresses to find the one that fits your shape and style. Simply upload a photo of yourself, adjust the fit points, and start trying on gowns in your favorite styles by your favorite designers.
This handy tool can also be used to choose your bridesmaids dresses. Once you have find the perfect dresses for you and your bridal party, you can save the styles and/or share them on different social media platforms like Facebook.
Once you have chosen your dream dress, it is time to head over to the Brides virtual Beauty Salon all with the click of a button. Here, you can upload a photo of your face and experiment with different makeup palettes and hairstyles. You also have the ability to adjust the amount of makeup and the color of your hair while playing with the different looks. Once you find a look that you love, print it out and bring it over to your hair stylist and makeup artist for your trial.
Click here to start designing your picture perfect wedding day look!
Congratulations are in order for long time couple Mark Badgley and James Mischka who tied the knot over the weekend at City Hall. Named by Vogue as one of the "Top 10 American Designers", you may recognize this design duo from their stylish red carpet fashion. Over the years, Badgley Mischka has expanded its operations to include a glamorous bridal line.
The Badgley Mischka Spring 2013 Bridal Collection includes a variety of timeless fashions fit for the sophisticated bride. The selection is truly diverse featuring gowns with layer after layer of vintage lace, tulle, and slinky satin. Soft embellishments are added resulting in an edgy, yet refined appearance. Badgley Mischka definitely nailed the 1940's old Hollywood vision right on the head with this collection.
Below are my top five favorites from the collection; visit www.badgleymischka.com to view the entire collection.
Today I have a collection of wonderful finds to share with you. Some ingenious ideas here from doily dresses to photo backdrops designed with tissue paper!
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