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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

DRESSING THE MOB: Tadashi Does It Right

Why is it that designers do not make beautiful dresses for the Mother of the Bride? Most MOB dresses make mothers look like hags. So ridiculous. I would want my mother to look stunning on my wedding day. So I love this dress by Tadashi (of course, Tadashi!). The color is incredible and the silhouette is fabulous for any MOB. Available at Nordstrom.

So, So Cute: Lovin' You Print by Dear Colleen

This print by Dear Colleen is so adorable. It would make a fabulous wedding gift from you to your sweetie pie.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Beautiful Adornment: Gottlieb & Sons Have Got Convertible Bling

Diamonds are truly a girl's best friend. There is no better to time to bling it up than on your wedding day. These gorgeous earrings from Gottlieb & Sons are from their Convertibles Collection. The collection is comprised of innovative earring jackets that enable diamond stud earrings to be worn in two additional ways through one incredible design. Convertibles allow for the earring jacket to hang below the stud or to be worn as a center. You have to love multifunctional bling.

Friday, August 27, 2010

WEDDING CONTEST: Amazing Wedding Cakes is Giving Away $2500

Got Amazing Cake Skills?! Then create the most amazing cake, and upload a picture of this fabulous cake and you could win up to $2,500 in prizes! WE tv is hosting an Amazing Cake Photo Contest to celebrate the new season. Fans can submit their most amazing cake creations for a chance to win $2,500.

Grand Prize: $2,500

Runners Up (2): WE tv Prize Pack

Deadline for entry: October 8, 2010

You can find the rules and an entry form for the Amazing Cake Photo Contest here.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Beautiful Adornment: Bejewelled and Fabulous

Aren't these gorgeous. I love Bejewelled Bespoke. They made me an amazing necklace earlier this year. I love it and receive compliments on it all the time. So I am so not surprised about these fabulous earrings. You have to love 'em. Perfect when you don't need to wear a necklace with your dress.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Too Cute for Words: Wedding Video of Coco Rocha and James Conran

Coco + James // Teaser from Americana Cinema on Vimeo.

Could they be any cuter? Via

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

For The Boys: Boutonnieres Extraordinaire

We talk so much about the bride on here that we sometimes forget about the dashing groom. Dashing grooms need proper boutonnieres. This collection by Pomp and Plumage is fab and very understated. If your guy is not into flowers, this is a great alternative. Just right.

Get Your Drink On: Garnish, Dress Your Drink

Luxurious Wedding has a new blog, GARNISH - the Luxurious Wedding | Dress The Drink Signature Cocktail Blog. Luxurious Wedding | Dress the Drink offers you an artist's palette of colors and textures to garnish the edges of beverages. Give it a try.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Oh So Dainty: Your Reception Dress Awaits at RedBox Vintage

Vintage bridal lovelies, here is a fab option for you to change into after the ceremony. This is a beautiful number from the fifties. So dainty. So divine. Get it at RedBox Vintage.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Bridal Party Gifts: For Your 'Maids

I totally want one of these travel jewelry cases from How cute! Would make a lovely gift to put in your bridesmaid swag bag. Price: $36.50.

Capturing the Moment: BlueSpark Photography

How incredible to catch the raw emotion of a father on his daughter's wedding day? This picture truly epitomizes what it means when people say "a picture is worth a thousand words."

Wedding Photographer Diana Zapata of BlueSpark Photography has such an eye. These gorgeous images are from a wedding she shot last year. But these images clearly demonstrate her ability to make you feel like you were there. Amazing. To see more of her work and to book BlueSpark Photography for your wedding, visit her web site.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Are You Bold Enough To Wear This To Your Wedding?

I saw this lovely bridal hat and I wondered if I was bold and brave enough to wear this to my wedding. I am pretty bold but not sure that I could pull off this hat. Do you think that you are bold enough to rock this hat at your wedding?

Friday, August 13, 2010

The Golden Touch: Fernanda Carneiro at Bad Joan

Lovin' this strapless dress by Fernanda Carneiro (in goldenrod) for your bridesmaids. I am always trying to find 'maids dresses that your girls can definitely wear again. Not only can they wear this again, but the price is incredible - $67.00. Hurry, limited quantities left. Available at Bad Joan.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Darling! You Look Fabulous: Timeless Vixen Makes it Happen

Now here's a modern wedding look straight from the 50's. I love this dress. Just incredible and it should be, it's an Ellen Kaye Original!.

Vintage Flair: When You Don't Want A Diamond

Even though I am totally modern, I love vintage and love antique jewelry just as much. Not all brides want diamonds. So if you are looking for something different and very unique, this tourmaline ring might be what you seek. Available at Exquis Findings.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Say I Do: Etienne Perret is Changing How You Think About Wedding Bands

RISD Graduate Etienne Perret wants you to look at wedding rings in a brand new way. His South Seas Gem Ceramic series pairs the Earth's finest organic gems with one of the man's most advanced and eco-friendly materials. A fabulous marriage, these fashion rings are available in a variety of styles, including rings adorned with enchanting Tahitian or Golden Philippine South Seas pearls. So different. So unique. One day when my prince comes, maybe I will say I do. If so, I would love to wear the first ring. See his entire collection here.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Innocent Forever: The Thumbelina Tulip Dress @ LA Vintage

Want that sixties look for your wedding? This is your dress. The Thumbelina Tulip dress, as it is so appropriately named, is available at LA Vintage.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Beautiful Adornment: Jewelry To Make Others Drool by Kay Adams

I know that your dress is supposed to be the centerpiece of your wedding day outfit. But you can always add a little drama with an amazing piece of jewelry. Kay Adams quite possibly has that extra special necklace just for you. Hand-crafted from genuine vintage items, each piece of jewelry is truly one-of-a-kind. Every necklace has its own personality, mystique, and untold history. Make a little bit of your own history with one of these gorgeous necklaces. See what's still available for purchase here.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Beautiful Adornment: Statement Jewelry by Karry'O

I love this. How gorgeous would this look around your neck in your perfect white dress? Fabulous. It's appropriately called "Adoration" by Karry'O and is available at CoutureLab.