A Golden Treasure Found Online – PrimeStyle.com

Like many girls, I had all sorts of ideas and plans about my wedding long before I even met my Mr. Perfect.  Since I wasn't much of a ring girl, I couldn't imagine myself wearing an engagement ring - my thought was to get another piercing in my ear when the time came, and get an engagement earring instead.  Well, as it happened, when the time came, I was up and ready for a proper engagement ring, a classic one, right on my finger.  But now I had to catch up for lost time, for all those years I … [Read more...]

Unique & Fun Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

You have many things on your mind while planning a wedding, but don't forget to say thank you to the bridesmaids who have stood by your side through it all! A small (or large!) bridesmaid gift will let her know how much you appreciate all her loving help and support. Choose something special that she will treasure throughout her life. It doesn't have to be expensive, just something thoughtful that you think she'll like. It's best to buy the same gift for everyone, but you can personalize it … [Read more...]

Autumn Wedding Trimmings: Sequins!

Something about an autumn wedding makes me think about warm, vibrant colors and a little bit of sparkle. That's why I love the idea of using sequins as part of your wedding decor- they're inexpensive, easy to apply, and look charming on just about everything! sequin pump: Unbeatable Sale, hair accessory: I am Fashion, Sequin Clutch Bag: Glitzy-n-Glamorous Dresses, Shoes, & Accessories: On clothing, a little bit of sequin goes a long way! Personally, I don't think many women can pull off … [Read more...]

Attention-Stealing, Latex Bridal Gowns by Kim West

They're stunning, white, and wearable, but not for the faint of heart! They're super sexy latex bridal gowns designed by Kim West, and she is now offering the bridal market something completely unique! Kim West achieved mainstream success in the nineties with her wearable rubber women's collection. She has dressed many celebrities and fashion icons including Kylie Minogue, Madonna, Isabella Rosselini, and Helena Bonham Carter. Now she's back with a slick new Spring-Summer 2010 bridal … [Read more...]

Colorful Summer Bridesmaids

Summer bridesmaids can get away with just about any color you like: icy cool blues, bright sunny yellows, hot fiery reds. Martha Stewart Weddings has done the work for you, creating a palette of bridesmaids dresses in every hue, for every mood. Click here to see each dress (and matching accessories) in detail! feature image from Manolo via  Watters … [Read more...]

Spring’s Best & Worst Bridesmaids

Yay! Spring is finally here, and in honor of April we are presnting the winners of a little contest. The votes are in (OK, well, mine is really the only vote that counts here...) and we have a winner for SPRING'S BEST AND WORST BRIDESMAIDS!! Are you ready? Best! This picture looks a million times better if you see the original at Flickr, by the talented Flora Photography.  (You should definitely check it out here, as well as her other gorgeous wedding photography.)  I am just in love with … [Read more...]

Picture Perfect Wedding with straps, hems, veils in place!

I recently saw an adorable first dance video that someone had posted to YouTube. But I could barely concentrate on the dance moves because I was so worried that the brides strapless dress was going to malfunction at any moment. The poor girl kept tugging and readjusting all throughout the dance, and I'm sure everyone breathed a sigh of relief when she made it through without flashing anyone. Don't let that be you! Be prepared for any wardrobe disaster! Keep the bride and bridal party … [Read more...]

Bridesmaids: Mismatched & Marvelous!

I was browsing articles at Manolo and found myself loving the Mismatched Bride thing. This means dressing your bridesmaids in one color but different styles, or picking one style and creating dresses in "carefully coordinating" colors, such as the photo below (which I LOVE). It reminds me of a friend who's brother got married, and the bridesmaids were told to dress in "the colors of the ocean," which I imagine would look something like this: Notice that although the styles and colors … [Read more...]

Bold Wedding Fashions for 2009

Fashions come and go with the seasons, and women's style, including wedding trends, can follow some bizarre patterns. In my opinion, your wedding dress, accessories, and make-up should reflect your personal style, not the whims of runway designers. After all, you'll have to look at those wedding pictures in ten, twenty, fifty years from now, and not cringe. Having said that, we can still take a peek into the upcoming wedding fashions for year 2009. Sarah Black, owner of high-end bridal salon … [Read more...]

Bags for the Bridesmaids!

Your bridesmaids have been by your side through thick and thin, and you want to give them the perfect gift as a token of your love and appreciation! After all, she's been running around on errands, carrying your shopping bags, pulling her weight in the wedding planning process, and possibly even traveling to participate in all the fun. If there's one thing you can do for her, it's help her do all that shlepping around in style!! Because what girl doesn't need just one more bag?! Big bags, … [Read more...]