Brides of a Feather: 2012 Wedding Gowns with Plumage

For the bride who wants something exotic, a gown embellished with feathers is the way to go.  Long or short, slinky or princess-y, adding plumes to your dress is a sure way to turn heads! We love it! Take a look at these gorgeous gowns and let us know what you think of the feather trend! * * * Below: This gown mixes soft tulle with a vibrant skirt of ostrich feathers, silk flowers, and crystals. (Ines di Santo via Martha Stewart Weddings) Below: The skirt of this ball gown is … [Read more...]

Top 5 Wedding Trends for Spring 2011

Only 55 percent of weddings are considered 'traditional,' according to the Bridal Association of America. Couples today are clearly moving toward having less conventional wedding themes, says Mary Ellen Campisi, associate art director at Vistaprint. photo credit: My Wedding Dream via Bunches of Bliss Vistaprint identified five top wedding trends for Spring 2011 by looking at a series of variables, including theme and color trend research in Europe and North America, Vistaprint's top … [Read more...]

Flower-Decked Wedding Cakes for Spring

March has blown in, which means spring is just around the corner!  After a long, cold winter, we want to see flowers everywhere! Sugar flowers and real flowers, vines and butterflies, your cake will be so gorgeous, no one will want to cut into it! * Cake: Dale Lamberty, The Cake Lady, Westport, CT. All cake photos are from The Knot Nine Cakes, Brooklyn, NY Nine Cakes, Brooklyn, NY Mark Joseph Cakes Ana Parzych Custom Cakes, Cheshire, … [Read more...]

Spring 2010 Wedding Dress Trends

During Bridal Fashion Week, top designers to show off their new lines, and give us a glimpse into what's hot in this season's wedding fashion. Here are some wedding dress trends you'll love! Look for them to hit your local bridal salon this spring. '50s Flair Bridal designers are loving belted gowns, high necklines, tulle skirts, and tea-length dresses. Dress by Anne Barge via the Knot. Tulle Tulle can be tricky to get right-- you want to look ethereal without feeling like a little … [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...]

Flowers and Fairy Tales: The Garden Theme Wedding

For the setting of the sweetest day of your life, what could be more romantic than taking a walk down a grassy isle, surrounded by blue skies, butterflies, and the heady perfume of a garden in bloom? The Faire Garden blog has pictures of the most beautiful garden wedding! I can catch the scent of those flowers all the way from here! And not just flowers... don't you wish you could offer your guests treats like this... straight off the vine! Even if you don't have a gorgeous 5 … [Read more...]