June, 2011


In between work, life, and love, I came upon the next fashion inspiration for this week, inspired by Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. I was mesmerized by the fashion throughout the entire movie, but especially by all the little purses, which were twirling on the wrist of every other flapper Allen cast. Whether it be a clutch, a wristlet, or a little purse from Paris, these accessories, we imagine, could be on the wrist of every other bride.


Style Me Pretty has a great DIY for you, lovely brides-to-be.  This project provided by Bliss Weddings Market is a perfect starter to any wedding ceremony.  A two-in-one gift, this fabulous wedding program also doubles as a CD for guests to have a memento of the special day along with a few favorite songs of the bride and groom.

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Getting married on an island paradise doesn't seem to farfetched when there is The Sagamore Resort, an exquisite location that boasts beautiful scenery, fine accommodations and even a castle, perfectly placed on one of the islands in Lake George, New York. With six different restaurants catering to a variety of tastes and spa treatments that will enrich the body and mind, The Sagamore will create your dream wedding scenario.


Even the classiest of couples love to indulge in life’s simple pleasures, and that’s just what Kate and Adam decided to do on their wedding day.  “Overall, we really wanted to keep our wedding elegant but true to our personalities.”  After their classic ceremony at the University of Rochester Interfaith Chapel, this couple and their guests went from formal to fun, taking turns in the photo-booth from Bella Weddings and Events, and dining on cheeseburger sliders and candy at the Lo


Dear Brides-to-be, glass vases filled with a bouquet of flowers are beautiful without a doubt, but they're a little on the traditional side for some of our more adventurous brides. Dare to be different and try a homemade moss vase with fresh grown flowers to give your wedding attendees a surprise. Moss Wedding Centerpieces, created by Laurie Cinotto and brought to you by Once Wed, are a lovely and unique DIY for any wedding.  

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Brewing delicious beer for the sole purpose of making life more enjoyable, Ithaca Beer Company produces seasonal and year rounds brews you will absolutely love. For those lazy days of sitting at the beach, try the seasonal Partly Sunny Wheat Ale brewed with Spices. It is a hazy-straw colored wheat beer brewed with coriander and lemon zest; a smooth finish to any hot day. Also, try year round beers including: Apricot Wheat, CascaZilla, Flower Power India Pale Ale, Nut Brown, and Pale Ale.


Walking along the beach on a gorgeous day in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, holding the hand of the person you love sounds like the perfect dream. Well, this isn't a dream. It simply describes one of the many picturesque moments shared between Christy and Jay on their wedding day. The couple along with 60 of their closest family and friends made the trip from Chicago to Mexico to celebrate their nuptials in style.


Sugar, spice and everything nice! This could definitely be the slogan for Andie's Speciality Sweets. They create everything from flowers to buttons to necklaces, all made out of candy! These cute candy confections can be used for anything from decorating your wedding cake to fashioning a customized necklace perfect for any special occasion--all edible of course! We love all the crafty creations!


Certainly not for the faint of heart...purple palettes pack a punch, regardless of season. This monochromatic scheme lends itself to generating a luxurious intensity that transforms any event into an illustrious affair. Subtly tie in playful purple (with help from a few of our fav's above), such as tulle shoe clips, a dog-kerchief (for your four-legged ring bearer), invitingly covered bales of hay & certainly, don't forget something sweet!

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Happy Friday! This week we are giving away a special book just for you, Gents— A Gentleman Walks Down the Aisle: A Contemporary Guide for Grooms, Best Men, Ushers, and Fathers of the Bride written by John Bridges and Bryan Curtis. This book will have any man involved in the wedding totally prepared for anything. Gentlemen will know what to do, where to stand, what to wear, and what to say. The groom’s position in the wedding is just important as his bride’s.