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Posted by Cayla Capri
l adies love to accessorize. The delirium of frills is all in the excess, with bandeaus and boleros and teal nail polish granting that more is more, and no less. With that in mind, take a good long ogle at our most wanted bridal druthers.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
a fter honing her chops at the lovely Maggie Sottero, designer Sophia Apostolides debuted her sweeping bridal collection, ‘Sophia Tolli,’ to radiant reception. Emphasizing the art of the ‘perfect fit,’ showmanship, and the definition of new romance, ‘Sophia Tolli’ is a classic example of effortless beauty at its best.
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q uoting the great Confucius within her mandate, Beatrix Ong rises to the occasion when it comes to creating a style-savvy shoe stabilized by knowledgeable equilibrium and otherworldly inspiration. Having worked with the likes of Harper’s Bazaar and Jimmy Choo, Ong has now secured her own distinct place in the world of haute couture craftsmanship.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
l ately, all things vintage have tip-toed their way into our hearts, making the everyday drudgery of outfit assemblage a thing of tickle-trunk make-believe. The bridal ensemble may just be your most critical fashion choice, ever, but that’s no excuse to take it with tight-collared, corset-cinched seriousness. W-day’s the perfect opportunity to play dress-up, meaning you can over-sparkle, stilt-walk or plunge a little too deep and still make mom cock her head in ‘awww.’ Grab vintage by its art deco heels and engage in paper-doll fashion freedom with the ultimate in envelope-pushing accessories. In other wor
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t ipping the scale of innovation is notorious must-watch Matthew Christopher. Thanks to a sumptuous new line of glammed-out couture gowns deemed “What Women Want,” Christopher delivers just that – a sweet and sexy pairing of Baroque-like embellishments with a dazzling sense of multi-dimensional modernity. gracious antiquity
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Posted by Cayla Capri
o pening a wedding speech with a dictionary definition of a wedding is kind of verboten, according to sitcoms and common sense. A wedding article however, could use some annotation. This is doubly true when speaking of that now indecipherable old couple, the corsage and the boutonniere. In short, one is for girls; the other for boys. In long, girls need pins; boys and their handy lapels needn’t. for whom the boutonniere tolls
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Posted by Cayla Capri
t oday’s bridal wear is refusing to go under the radar when it comes to walking the aisle. Super-sized and super-refined, white-hot designers are choosing to go over the top with timeless embellishments. Elbow-deep in arts-‘n’-crafts heaven, the cream of the crop are choosing to stitch, sew, pair and patch downright scrumptious accoutrement to luscious yet minimalist silhouettes.
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t here is a certain subculture of shoe-lover known as the Weitzman Women. These are a people who worship the unmitigated magnetism of a well-crafted slingback with no less enthusiasm than those British Invasion tweens. If you can’t get to an immortal pump today, the obsession can be justified through Stuart’s repute. The man is at once designer and craftsman; big name brand and hands-on artisan. His shoes hold their own on the red carpet and they’re so often spotted kissing the catwalk, rumours are starting to
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Posted by Cayla Capri
a Neo-classicist at heart, the inspirational designs of New York’s Junko Yoshioka blend timeless artisanship with a modern breath of fresh air. Peering into the crystal ball for Spring 2011, Yoshioka envisioned blushing champagne and ivory gowns under the cover of canopy-laden rainforest, resplendently alive with the sheen of a riverbed stone.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
m iles from the dress-up fantasy land that harbors your wedding day, engagement photography expects only your cutest, comfiest digs. The e-sesh isn’t a superfluous stressor, but an excuse to indulge in no-frills fashion. Whether you’ve got the leftover dough, that shrewd thrift-store eye, or a closet you call heaven, your shoot should embody all the romp of a makeover montage.
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