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Monday, March 30, 2009

Monday Blog Break

Bridal lovelies, I am taking a short break for Monday. I had a wonderful but tiring weekend.

But you can head over to The Capitol Fashionista to read all out what happened at the Artini event at Corcoran Museum on Saturday. Martinis were overflowing.

Friday, March 27, 2009

Bridesmaids Dresses and A Discount: The Trend Boutique

I know how brides love a discount and finding bridesmaids dresses that your maids can definitely wear again. So The Bridal Wishlist has teamed with The Trend Boutique to offer you a 15% discount on your purchase. All you have to do is use coupon code WISH15 at checkout.

The Trend Boutique carries a wide range of dresses and with few exceptions, nothing on the site is over $300. Shipping on all domestic orders is free. Their designers have been featured in magazines like InStyle, Lucky, Glamour and Cosmopolitan. So what do I love for you? Here are my picks:

L.A. Brides: A Soolip Wedding

L.A. Brides, A Soolip Wedding event is this weekend. Get a discount on your ticket. Visit A Soolip Wedding and click on “Tickets”. Then enter the discount code “Launch09” when prompted in order to take advantage of this promotion. You can get at ticket for $25 vs. the door price of $45. This is a great opportunity to save! Act quickly if you would like to take advantage of this promotion.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

The Look of Love: Keira Lemonis Photography

Photographer Keira Lemonis has an eye for love. She captured love so beautifully in these images. These pictures made me tear up. There was love abound. Want her to shoot your wedding, see her portfolio here.

Flower Beauty: Fanciful Form

Love this. What a lovely cocktail ring. Would add the perfect drama to your bridal attire. Get it here.

Alternative Wedding Band: Kiwii

I think that this would make a cool wedding band. What do you think? See it @ Kiwii.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Telling Stories: World Image Weddings

L.A. photographer Ty Hart wants to shoot your wedding. Based on the images below, he would be a fantastic choice. He has a great eye. The picture with the little girls is my favorite. Precious, right? Want him to immortalize your wedding, check out his portfolio on his web site and call him up.

It's A Giveaway:

Starting this week, a new product or accessory will be featured as a post each Monday on OneWed’s Savvy Scoop blog. Each item has been honored with the OneWed Loves It seal of approval, and every Friday, the fabulous item introduced early that week will be given away to one more readers. (Giveaway items will include a variety of products, including items from Bobbi Brown and Vera Wang). This Monday was their first giveaway and it kicked off with Amrita Singh’s Southampton Bracelet (shown above). For more details and the rules, head on over to Savvy Scoop.

Monday, March 23, 2009

For The Unconventional Bride: Thurley

Got great gams? Then this lovely could be for you. If you can pull it off, of course. Thurley @ Elizabeth Charles.

Personalized Goodness: Rust Designs

I heart these lovely personalized plates from Rust Designs. Rust Designs is the brainchild of Jessica Rust, a graduate of the renown Parsons School of Design. Like many bridal entrepreneurs, Jessica's design shop was born out of the lack of unique items in her bridal registry. So she designed personalized plates for her special day and an idea was born. See here entire collection here. These are my favs.

Feathery Beauty: Ten Things

I love these beautiful headbands at Ten Things. If you want that special unique look with your wedding dress, then get yourself one of these fab headbands. See her entire collection over at Ten Things.

Friday, March 20, 2009

It's A Jewelry Deal Everyday: Diamond Shark

I love the idea of web sites like ideeli and rue la la where you have a certain amount of time to take advantage of some amazing deal on that fashionable item. So of course, I would love that idea translated into a jewelry site. Enter, Diamond Shark. features one item a day of the most fashionable and affordable fine jewelry. Their signature “Diamond Deal of the Day” offers everything from fine rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces and watches all of which are crafted from the same genuine diamonds, gold, precious and semi-precious stones that you'd find at national brand name jewelry stores. You can check it out here.

This is what was on sale for $21.00 last night when I checked it out:

Genuine Diamond Stick Journey Pendant Necklace in .925 Sterling Silver

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Net-a-Porter Opens A Bridal Boutique

Net-a-Porter is one of my favorite shopping sites. So I was delighted to get an email announcing their new bridal boutique. Too fabulous! They have the most amazing pairing for the modern bride, maids, and the MOB. Check it out here.

Too Cute For Words: Yunginz

Aussie company, Yunginz has combined trendy with comfort in the cutest little shoes for your flower girl. Don't you love their name! Look at the cute rhinestone details on the buckles. See their entire collection here.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The Beauty of Dyeables: Nina Shoes

If you are searching high and low for gorgeous dyeable shoes, search no further. Nina Shoes has the most amazing selection of dyeable shoes in fab modern styles. You can not miss with their selection. Here are my favorites. See their entire collection here.

It's March Madness @ Spa Week

Spa Week has a bunch of giveaways including a pair of Manolo Blahnik's. Get all the details below and good luck to you!

SPA WEEK Spring 2009!

Allure Magazine’s Beauty Insiders’ Giveaway

What: Heroes of the beauty industry like Chris McMillan and Pat McGrath reveal their secret beauty weapons. Allure and Spa Week have partnered to let you have a chance to win these fabulous products and tools!

How: Visit Spa Week to enter a chance to win Dermatologist Patricia Wexler’s anti-aging line, Garren’s favorite dual-barrel curling iron and other secret weapons of the beauty masters.

Why: Wonder Woman had her cuffs, Super Girl had her cape – what’s your secret weapon?

Win a $1000 Spa Week Gift Card

What: In conjunction with our Spring event we’re giving away a $1000 Spa Week gift card to one lucky grand prize winner. Five 1st Prize winners will receive a $100 gift card.

How: Go to Spa Week, enter your information and pass the message along to 5 friends. When they register, your name will go into a drawing to win the Grand Prize.

Why: Good health is infectious and we want to reward you for sharing it!

Ingrid Millet Sweepstakes

What: Skin care expert, Ingrid Millet has partnered with Spa Week to give away a top of the line 30 Day Travel Kit. The products achieve a botox-life effect – sans needle.

How: Enter for your chance to be one of 50 winners at Spa Week.

Why: Just because you’re traveling, doesn’t mean you should sacrifice beauty.

Win Manolos or Vibrant Vino!

What: Spa Week and Rioja wine are bringing you the ultimate in female fantasies: a chance to wine a pair of Manolo Blahniks or a case of delicious red wine.

How: Log on to Spa Week to enter one of these prizes. It’s a win-win!

Why: Free Manolos or free red wine. ‘Nuff said.

For The Expectant Bride: Fit2BMOM

Fit2BMOM maternity activewear is a brand new brand that specializes in workout clothing for expectant mommies. They have a wonderful workout combination called the 2BActive kit. The kit includes a stylish headband with a special fabric to keep sweat in check. You also get a lovely tank top and long pants, all in a too fab brown bag. So if you are expecting and looking for the perfect workout gear, check out Fit2BMOM. If you gotta have it, enjoy a complimentary “Get Fit Kit” containing a FIT2BMOM drawstring gym bag and moisture-wicking headband for all Bridal Wishlist Readers who place an order between 3/19/09 and 4/15/09. Enter promo code CAP09.