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Posted by Cayla Capri
e xoticiscm meets arthouse, thanks to a henna bridal shower, shimmering with gold chimes, undulating spices, and South Asian exquisiteness. Henna, also known as or Mehndi or Sangeet, is a dazzling song and dance shindig that incorporates the activity of adorning the bride’s hands and feet with aromatic dyes, alongside some serious best gal-pal bonding. Over recent years, intricacy-laden henna tattoo
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h uddled together in a sea of pashminas and paisley quilts, you and your truest-blue besties watch the mystic fog roll off the crystallized glass surface of a tranquil lake, while mossy cobblestone paths and whisk-broom swept terraces, apple pie rolls and hooked penny rugs graciously await you back in the heart of good old cottage country. Move the party on over to the whims-iest vintage-iest breakf
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Posted by Cayla Capri
i gnore the call of the cosmo bar and get back to your girlish roots with a bridal tea party. The modern day version is primly proper on the outside (think Kentucky Derby accessories), yet totally unpretentious on the inside (nix the raised pinkies). Tea parties have been filtered of their elitist connotations and infused with playhouse whimsy - sans dolls and mommy-drag, though you can keep the bad
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i f hectic wedding planning has wreaked havoc on your bright and shiny chi, work out some of that pent-up energy with a calorie-free unbride-ling in the form of a great outdoors extravaganza with your very best besties. The trick to pulling off a feel-the-burn, back-to-the land bachelorette shindig is to prepare your guests for just-in-case scenarios and gently advise them to pack oh-so appropo. In
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a vineyard bachelorette is a pleasurably suave way to celebrate your fast-approaching nuptials. With glasses in hand, let the effervescent scents of fine viticulture waft all around you, while attentive connoisseurs offer up the fruits of their knowledge. No doubt about it, this bachelorette is one class act indeed. There is plenty of wine country out there to explore, from California to New Englan
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