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Fall Fashion — From the Runway to the Altar

Happy Fall, fancy ladies! A new season is always so exciting but there's something extra special about this time of year. Every Fall you can count on cooler climates, colorful leaves, cozy sweaters and of course pumpkin spice lattes. What we can't predict though, (until Spring Fashion Week) is the Fall fashion! Every year is different, even if some of the trends are borrowed from decades past. We know you're eager to don this year's Fall's fashion trends and...

2016’s Artistic Trends in Cake Design

You have obsessed about your table arrangements, the seating plan and your dress (obviously!). That is unless you went full-on bridezilla. In that case, you obsessed about every. single. thing. On a side-note while it's easy to become persnickety about the details, please don't turn into one of those people. In our book, there is one thing that is definitely worth obsessing about. The delicious, delectable, scrumdiddlyumptious Wedding Cake! (like you even had to ask). Pardon us, while we soothe our sweet...

INTERVIEW with Percy Sales of Percy Sales Events

We are excited to be interviewing Percy Sales from Percy Sales Events today and Happy Birthday Percy.  Today also happens to be his special day! Percy is a highly sought after destination wedding and special event planner from Santa Barbara, CA.   He is full of life and color and has been sought after not only by many destination brides but also donates his time to charity and has made many TV appearances.  To start off, a little birdie told us that you...

8 Bridal Hair Trends Every Bride Should Try This 2016

We are in bridal season glory and we couldn't be happier.  However, we have our eyes set on a very important aspect of the bride and that's her gorgeous locks. After all, when you are walking down the aisle you want to look beautiful from head to toe. Although, traditional bridal hairstyles such as curls and updos will never go out of style... This year we are looking at a more modern take on bridal hair trends. 2016 has been the year of the contemporary modern...

Breaking Down Bridesmaid Dresses: Symmetry vs. Deconstruct

Photo Credit  Jennifer Jeanne Events The evolution of bridesmaid dresses has been rapidly changing since the beginning of the 21st century. Bridesmaid's have now taken center stage and are sharing the spotlight with the entire bridal party. We can all remember the time we were asked to be a bridesmaid for one of our friends and our first thought was "here we go again with the matchy-matchy dresses". Today, that may no longer the case for some brides. Although the symmetrical look...

When Wedding Photos Go Viral — Alaskan Glacier Bride

Josh Martinez, a thrill seeking photographer with a love for indigenous Alaska, first had the idea of photographing a bride in a glacier pool while piloting a helicopter over Knik Glacier. Eventually, a courageous couple came looking for a photographer who would produce out-of-this-world wedding photos. Alas, the viral sensation "Glacier Bride" was born. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyN-VrnWX8c Martinez, who has shot all over North America, says nothing compares to Alaska. After seeing the Glacier Bride photos, we have to agree! A talented and innovative photographer alone wasn't enough to...

The Hottest Fall 2016 Wedding Trends

For many years wedding season has been about recreating Pinterest boards, scrapbooks or cuttings from a magazine. However, this year we have started to notice more weddings are less magazine inspired and more personalized, which we are personally loving. Nonetheless, Fall of 2016 will be no exception. Here is a sneak peek of the hottest Fall 2016 wedding trends. Let us know in the comments below which of these trends you most excited to see Fall Wedding Color Trends Every wedding is under a theme and/or color selection...

10 Unusual Marriage Customs From Across The Globe

If you switched on the news lately, it is easy to think of all the things that divide us. It could be something complicated like faith or politics. It could be something less complicated, after all Internet wars erupt over the silliest of topics. But one thing humans share across cultures, countries, continents? People getting married. Call us optimists, but we would rather focus on things we have in common. Do remember - while some of the customs described...

The Evolution of Bridal Gowns

Over the past decades we have come across many different trends, especially when it comes to bridal gowns. Year after year we have been able to witness many different looks and materials that have taken center stage when it comes to bridal attire. Although the framing ideas of bridal gowns has remained the same, there are some things that have evolved. Here are a few of our favorite looks and how they have evolved into today. 1990sPhoto credit- Left- www.angeliepangilinan.com Right- www.theknot.com Modesty was fundamental...

Fashion For the First Man You Ever Loved

DEAR 'OL DAD — He wiped your bum before you could, he carried you on his shoulders before he couldn't and he probably even dressed you from time to time (bless him for trying, anyway). He may not be the most fashionable family member, but the father of the bride deserves to feel great on the big day too! Read on for eight charming touches to keep your dad looking dapper. WHITE ON WHITE  We love the classic look of a white tie on...