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Posted by Cayla Capri
w ith a tip of his hat to the luminous Yves Saint Laurent, Steven Birnbaum derives inspiration for his latest collection from the sleek lines of the classic tuxedo. Fresh, contemp’ and dripping sophistication – these gowns are modern fashion-forward twists to be reckoned with.
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r ed-carpet fave, Alberta Ferretti, delves into the vow-laced world of bridal couture thanks to her illustriously silken Fall/Winter 2010 line. With a palette that’s both ult-femme and nostalgic, Ferretti’s true-romance looks garner just the right mix of hushed reverence and gushing accolades.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
m atchy-matchy wedding minutiae is not a must, but the goods should to go with the day’s un-ordinariness. A new clutch is probably already in the works, but every bride should consider silk-screened totes for the girls, an emergency kitbag for gloss, aspirin and tampons – and campy coin purses for impromptu vending machine refuels. This is not to encourage big-spending, but big hunting. You’re sure to score nifty finds for thrifty prices at Etsy, flea markets or your big sister’s env
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f rom a wine-inspired sketch to a fervid LA biz venture, Alix & Kelly have come to know today’s bridesmaid inside and out. Placing an emphasis on fun, timelessness, and one-of-a-kind unique sensibility, Alix & Kelly dish out delicious smooth-as-silk creations that cling and caress in all the right places – guaranteed to flatter your irreplaceable go-to gal with every pleat, dart and inch.
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t hanks to an authentic in-house touch and uncanny eye for the color spectrum, Brooke Galardi’s 2010 collection for BeeGee Bags is simply delight-inducing. Shaking the tradition of pearls, lace and frills, Gracie offers a range of hue-seeped clutches that stay true to the art of timelessness. An adorable vintage-inspired pouch that wor
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b yzantium legacy and Zhivago musings run cult-wild in ever-notable Anne Bowen’s 2011 collection. With the strength of star-crossed Nicholas and Alexandra, stormy deluges of Swarovski crystals and multi-faceted beading intermingle with settings of quartz and moonstone, illuminating glacial proportions that are nothing short of revolutionary in both style and substance.
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d eemed the bridal wear designer to watch, fab designer Sarah Jassir for up-and-coming ‘Sarantina,’ dedicates her first nuptial-inclined collection to female empowerment. Incorporating elegance and architecture into every skirt and bodice, Jassir pairs positive philosophy for the future with girly delights of old. perceptual perfection
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w anting to stand out on your wedding day is natural, but showcasing your hot posse in numbers that flatter is the best way to dress your friends and keep them too. Pop culture once gave bridesmaid garb a bad rep, clothing single, woe-begotten female leads in prom night taffeta, puffy sleeves and oversized bows circa 1980. Thankfully, Sex and the City breathed the chic back into the sidekick frock, slipping their ladies into flowing yet structured gowns of varying shapes and colors. You too can be as fashionably generous as SJP, dictating styles that will make your unique girlies feel comfortable and come-hither smart.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
t here’s something about the bare-it-all collarbone that brides just can’t get enough of - everybody says yes to strapless, a neckline that has yet to bow down to the cutthroat tidal waves of fashion-trend overhaul, flaunting strong for over a decade now, and with no sign of wavering. As much as the shown-off shoulders look screams ‘fancy’, there is still a fantabulous plethora of styles to choose from that can signal look-at-me uniqueness and couturiere savvy-ness. leave room for mystery
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h ow-not to-wear-white on your wedding day is hardly deserving of a guide – it’s as easy as a ‘paint by numbers’ set. Think rich scarlet red for joy and good fortune, or royal blue for renaissance-type regalia.
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