Most brides know Reem Acra for her drop-dead gorgeous bridal gowns but she also produces a Ready-to-Wear line each season. I love her Spring 2010 line. Her line was very fresh and flirty. Floral seems to be the big thing this year. So many designers have incorporated flowers into everything. But I like the way that she added the floral touch on two of the gowns below. It is not too much. I also like the idea of yellow was a wedding gown. These were my favs:
Oh, how I swoon over Douglas Hannant. I would wear everything and anything by him. Of course he was one of my picks for the Fall 2009 NWFW. He designs the most amazingly beautiful gowns. Mouths would drop one by one as you walked down the aisle. The first one would without a doubt would be my wedding dress.
Guys can be so hard to shop for. Especially when your guy has friends that like different things. Well, no guy could resist this too fab wooden iPhone case. This is definitely for the manly man. It's so sleek and is available in Walnut, Bamboo and Cherry finishes. Get a bunch for the guys for $39.50 at Delight.com. These are on backorder but Delight is expecting a shipment in early October. So go ahead and get ahead of the game.
Of course, it is that time again. NY Fashion Week has come and gone. Who did I adore? Dennis Basso is leading the pack. I absolutely loved just about every dress from his Spring 2010 collection. There is something special about a man that knows what a woman wants. Goodness knows, I want! Here are my favs from his collection.
If you are working on perfecting your look before you meet with your makeup artist so that you can have a clue what to ask for, here's an amazing tool from Estee Lauder. It's their "Let's Play Makeover" tool. You can upload your photos and experiement with different looks. Get started here.
Bridal lovelies, now through Sept. 21, Priscilla of Boston is hosting a five-day sample sale. Bridal gowns, originally priced from $1,500 to $8,000, will be selling for as low as $199, while bridesmaid and special occasion dresses can be snagged for $19.99.
Priscilla of Boston 8065 Leesburg Pike Vienna, VA 22102 703-821-0167
If you are a fan of "Mad Men" and are totally lovin' the fifties, then this is your dress. This William Cahill vintage dress is so beautiful with its tulle and lace, especially if poufy is your thing. Get this "Floating Dream" at Fab Gabs Vintage for $395.00.
You made be looking for a little drama to add to your wedding ensemble. I have just the thing for you. One of Colette Malouf's gorgeous hair accessories would do the trick. See her entire collection here.