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Timing is Everything

Now that you are engaged, your thought is what to do next. Weddings can be full of crazy planning and chaos, but they do not have to be. If you make sure to give yourself plenty of time for planning and stay organized, it will be a breeze. The most important thing is to make […]

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Do’s and Don’t of Wedding Guest Attire

The biggest complaint I hear, in regards to wedding season, is that guests have trouble deciding what to wear to the wedding. There are definitely some unspoken rules of what not to do. Colors are a big issue to consider when finding the perfect outfit for attending a wedding. My best suggestion is to pay […]

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Accessorize with style

The tradition once was that a bride wore a large veil with a blusher that was to be raised at the time of “kiss your bride”, that is no longer the case. Blushers are hard to find, not to mention considered “out dated”. Today’s brides are going for more trendy looks such as birdcage veils, […]

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A NEW KIND OF BRIDESMAID

The tradition once was that brides would dress their maids in dresses that would allow the bride to shine, but not always the bridesmaids, thank goodness that trend has changed. These new styles allow brides to show off their unique personality through their bridesmaids, because we all know there is no way anybody can outshine […]

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Bold New Wedding Dress Trends

As the times change, so do the traditions and styles of today’s brides. We are seeing bolder looks and more non-traditional approaches for making that day perfect. The newest trend when it comes to that perfect gown is having multiple pieces to bring together that perfect look. A great example is the Moonlight style J6361 […]

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Homecoming 2015: A Classic Affair

A girl must always remember to show off her class! Fortunately this Homecoming season, everyone’s eyes and camera will be drawn to sophisticated glamour. Timeless elegance, brought back to life by the high neckline trend, is taking formal wear back to its beginning- classic simplicity. How about we make Audrey Hepburn proud? As she iconized […]

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The Pritchard Wedding

Weddings don’t have to be elaborate and glitzy. In my humble opinion, it’s the little things. Samantha and Ryan’s charming wedding proved this to be true with a heartwarming ceremony followed by a low key reception complete with tasty treats and fun festivities. The couple selected a homey venue to host the shabby chic themed […]

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Laced Up

Lace has never been more in than it is now. Lace graced the catwalks of Watters, Maggie Sottero and Mori Lee this year in ways that we never even thought possible. This close attention to detail is aesthetically pleasing to the eye and figure flattering. Lace looks stunning paired with dazzling crystals against vibrant whites. […]

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Jessi and Sean’s Charming Winter Wedding

We can’t help but smile when we see this adorable couple hamming it up for the camera. The charming Coser wedding was filled with happy family and friends, surprise dance shows and plenty of laughs. We absolutely loved hearing about the engagement story, the planning process and the hilarious wedding surprises from our bubbly and […]

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Our Favorite Prom Looks

Prom season is upon us! Whether you’re finalizing your look or haven’t even started looking for dresses yet, we’re here to help you through the somewhat daunting prom process. If done right, it should be fun, not stressful! Sure there are about a gazillion different options to choose from, but out there in a sea […]

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#dotd

Christina Wu wows us once again with this breathtaking satin gown adorned with dazzling sequins in gold and silver. With a striking v-neck and open back, this dress is sure to turn every head in the room. The timeless elegance and glamor makes this Christina Wu the perfect style for any bride going for that […]

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Top Styles of 2015 – Most Pinned

1. Rich in Ruffles Ruffled trains are deliciously decadent and perfect for the fashion-forward bride. Avoid looking like a cupcake by selecting a gown with a more form-fitting bodice and flattering layers of fabric in a contrasting color. Mori Lee Style 2673, Allure Couture Style C181 2. Delicate Detail Ethereal embroidery, intricate beading and detailed […]

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#dotd – dress of the day

The fit and flare style is a bride favorite for its flattering fit and simple elegance. This trend is super popular among brides who want to make a statement. The form-fitting silhouette reminds us of Marilyn Monroe, highlighting all the right curves in all the right places. Watters Wedding Dress, Style 6030B If you love […]

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Tulle Cool for School – A Prom Trend Fave

Tulle is making a comeback! We love tulle for its romantic airy feel and its chic sophistication. This spring, tulle skirts were seen sweeping the runways and the red carpet in baby pinks, creamy ivories and rich mochas. Ballerina-esque gowns create an ethereal look, perfect for any girl who’s ever dreamed of dancing Odette from […]

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Bride in the Spotlight! Rebecca Westrate Shares the Details of her Forest Park Wedding

June 28th, St. Louis, Missouri – Last summer, Rebecca and Taylor Westrate tied the knot in Forest Park. The event was certainly one to remember with a gorgeous ceremony in downtown St. Louis followed by a romantic reception overlooking the lush landscape of one of the most picturesque spots in the area. The simple yet […]

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The Little Black Cocktail Dress — A Must-Have Spring Staple

“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” – Coco Chanel The little black dress never goes out of style. According to Coco Chanel, black is “timeless and always flattering on the body.” The fashion icon went on to express her love for the LBD in an interview about wardrobe essentials. “Black can enter any […]

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Wonderfully Whimsical

What’s a retro wedding without confetti filled balloons, sweet springtime pastels and a cotton candy cart? Planning something vintage with a quirky twist? Something fun and fabulous and possibly involving fake mustaches and a cute old timey photo booth? One whimsical wedding coming right up! The Cutesy Carnival Wedding Don’t think that just because you’re […]

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International Bridal Week 2015 — Top Trends We Love

Hottest styles from the runway Off the Shoulder Dare to show a little décolletage? A designer favorite this season, the off shoulder neckline is subtly sexy and classically chic. The Daisy Buchannan 20’s inspired styles graced the runway with fringe and delicate beading, elaborate headpieces and intricate designs in flowy fabrics. Fabulously Flushed Shades of […]

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2015 Oscars: Red Carpet Inspo for Brides To Be

Who Rocked the 2015 Academy Awards Red Carpet? Lupita Nyong’o takes her place among best dressed in a jaw-dropping slim-fitting dress by Calvin Klein. Dripping in decadent pearls in dazzling white, Lupita had us “ooing” and “awwing” over this gorgeous gown. If you’re going for that dramatic effect, try a slim-fitting gown with a deep-v […]

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Oscar Fashion Faves: And The Winner Is …

The Best Dressed Ladies of the Oscars — Looks we love for prom 1. Gone Girl, Rosamund Pike took our breath away in a striking Givenchy gown complete with intricate textured lace and mesh backing. The fire engine red was definitely eye catching against her fair skin tone and the strapless cut flattered her nicely. […]

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