Archive for 'Wedding Style & Beauty'

Coco Mademoiselle Wedding Inspiration Board


Posted on 03. Dec, 2010 by .

Tweet Bathed in diamonds and pearls, wrapped in opulent silks and wearing a heightened air of sophistication, Chanel’s fragrance for the youth of the night serves as inspiration for elegant, art-deco-kissed weddings.

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Before there was Gaga, there was Isabella Blow

Alexander McQueen and Isabella Blow by David LaChapelle

Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 by .

TweetTruly inspired flashes of creativity only strike once in a while, that’s why they inspire us so much.  A little credit where credit is due would be a lovely gesture from pop’s latest queen, Lady Gaga, as she clearly found her forward footsteps from the outrageously divine Isabella Blow. The Patron Saint of Fearless Fashion […]

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Shop Lucky Brand to Save our Oceans

Lucky Brand logo and Surfrider Foundation logo

Posted on 05. Nov, 2010 by .

TweetSo many dream of living out their fantasy waterfront wedding, but no one imagines the nightmare of having oily residue, garbage and other detrimental effects of pollution sweep ashore during their nuptials.  Help keep our beaches and waterways sparkling clean by joining Lucky Brand for a one day only sale on Monday, November 8.  For […]

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Silent Era Inspiration

Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, John Galliano menswear spring/summer 2011

Posted on 03. Nov, 2010 by .

TweetThe refined appeal of the silent era has never fully left the masses.  The panache of the jazz age is still valued as the bee’s knees of the fashion world with major houses, including Chanel and John Galliano, continually referencing our influential past.  As the darker days of winter approach, now is the perfect time […]

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Epaulets: From Military to Everybody

Mayzani epaulettes

Posted on 01. Nov, 2010 by .

TweetNote from Bridezilla: Street-fashion can stir up wedding inspiration. Look out for Nadine, our Stylezilla and wedding blogger whose uncovering the latest trends and revealing them well before they hit the wedding world. Military-inspired trends call for armor-like details.  Keep the edge with metals that sparkle, but take the boot camp look and transform it […]

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How to Find a Wedding Hairstylist – What Every Bride Should Know

urban unveiled

Posted on 29. Oct, 2010 by .

TweetUpdo. Side do. Which do is your do when it comes to your wedding? That was the question on the mind of hundreds of brides at the recent Urban Unveiled wedding show in Seattle. I met up with Evan, a stylist at the swanky 7 Salon in Seattle for the wedding hairstyle tricks of the […]

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Hair Accessories as Art

Litter SF chain jewelry

Posted on 23. Oct, 2010 by .

TweetTake any look, be it casual jeans and tee to all-out night at the opera, and transform it into a work of art.  The basic ponytail can get an overhaul with the simple addition of a well-thought out accessory.  Instead of a basic bobby pin sweeping the stray locks from your face, tap into your […]

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Queen of Style: Black, White and Classic All Over

Vogue UK December 2008 Tim Burton Helena Bonham Carter

Posted on 18. Oct, 2010 by .

TweetAudrey Hepburn is one of those icons who inspire many to take a step outside of tradition while holding strong to pure class and elegance.  The Givenchy wedding dress she wore in the film Sabrina has created a ripple effect throughout the evening gown and bridal industry with many replicas trying to live up to […]

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Queen of Style: Wedding Venues that Make a Statement

wedding in house of branches

Posted on 08. Oct, 2010 by .

TweetThe dress is the shining moment, but unless the venue, the frame for that glorious dress, is equally dazzling the entire event could fall flat.  Of course, dazzling does not have to mean mortgaging the house.  Take inspiration for some optimal locales, including a Hollywood studio and an underwater aquarium, to create the statement you […]

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Queen of Style: Engaging Engagement Photos

Jill Myers (left) and Divine Light Photography (right)

Posted on 04. Oct, 2010 by .

TweetYou don’t hear about them much, unless you are actually in the midst of planning a wedding, but engagement photos are becoming a big part of the wedding preparation process.  With the wedding, and all the fanfare that goes with it, taking on a formal tone, engagement photos are the perfect time to showcase your […]

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