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f or all those self-proclaimed caffeine-addicts who need that little extra boost in the morning, richly roasted, aromatic, freshly-brewed coffee is not only a necessity, it’s a treat. While those solitary morning rituals are all well and good, serving specialty coffee at midnight along with an exquisite arrangement of sweets and fruit- well, that kind of sophistication is just about as good as it gets. legend of the bean As the story goes, caffei
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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 tattoos have resurfaced as an undeniably hot trend, honoring a thousand year old tradition, and percolating an already pretty sweet treat as the miss-soon-to-be-missus send-off.
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a s much as you may want to adorn a real piece of sequined craftsmanship, you’re not a hanger, you’re a blushing bride, and your dress should be working to show off your allure, not the other way around. A good gown won’t distract from what you’ve got going on neck up, but a great dress will also enhance the best of your shape below, while concealing the less-than-perfect. Most wedding dress shops will assign an attendant to help you find something that will suit your personality and silhouette. Trust this woman, as she’s fitted hundreds of brides into hundreds of dresses. Be open to everything,
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t he ravenous twenties were indeed hands down the bee’s knees of all decades. Molls and dolls, flappers and dappers, Real McCoys and good old flyboys were at the heart of what was deemed the Jazz Age - the era of the juice joint, a boozin’ and schmoozin’ Gin Mill of hooch-induced capers and fringe clad hoofers. Nestled in a chronological niche like no other, the twenties teemed with sexy liberties and booming prosperity. So if you’re keen on a hotsy totsy medley of a wedding, kick start that jalopy and roll down those stockings – the groom won’t know what hit him.
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l ocate your love back to where it all began or where you’ve always hoped it’d end up. Whatever you choose to wed in, around, amongst, should reflect your personality and what characterizes you as a couple. Weddings held in medieval castles, euro-chic celebrations at the Ritz, and intimate backyard ceremonies all make different statements and set different standards. Once you’ve made the crucial decision, all the other tulle-tied pieces will follow suit in terms of theme, mood and budget, so when choosing a location, choose gracefully. symbolic locations
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f or those still unawares, Nail Art is the commingling of mani and pedi-props. Everything from rhinestones to hand painted designs to 3D sculptures; all that is strange and beautiful, goes. The Katy Perrys of our world would have you believe the oompa loompas of their nails are a Hollywood phenom. In actuality, the cheeky trend has been trendy in Japan since our grunge days, though we can thank celebs for its proliferation on this side of the Pacific.
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f iring up your wedding celebration with an unconventional cocktail hour is a great way to establish theme and mood for the remainder of your reception. It’s also a great opportunity to showcase your personality, chat with guests and, of course, sip, slurp and swing back yummy drinks. But whether you serve flirty cocktails or fine wines, inviting friends and family to an open bar invites the potential for disaster. The easiest way to deter intoxication is by serving up an array of delicious foods, and whether you choose to hire waiters to weave about with trays of finger food or to go the way of the buffet, it’s up to
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s eychelles, like any decent tropical archipelago worth its weight in coral, thrives with havens of palm trees, splashy reefs and pristine strips of sand scant of tourist footprints. But this archipelago isn’t just one of the many, it is the many. Singlehandedly breathing sincerity into the phrase “in your dreams,” Seychelles, found east of Africa, is composed of more than one hundred reverie-enviable islands; each one perfect for some major mooning over your honey.
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f ashion-forward, hipster-swarmed, glamour-puss Montreal has been waiting ever so patiently for a bridal show with harmonizing uptown elegance. And after years of lurking in NYC’s shadows, the goods were finally delivered on December 6th by Montreal’s own planner extraordinaire, Maddy K. The shrewd entrepreneur can field all ‘mercis’ for the city’s first bridal boudoir of lush intimacy, as a hand-picked clique of admiring vendors - and the city’s finest bridal collector’s items - were in tow to flesh out the vi
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c uba’s photogenic beauty can be as conventional and pamphlet-perfect as coral reefs, knockout beaches and limestone cliffs, or as offbeat and gallery-permissible as verdant tobacco fields, retro Chevy’s, and gaudy, polychromatic murals. Dip your freckled toes in both worlds, indulging in the conveyor-belted cocktails of resort-life, and the fearless pretty of a country so well-endowed with radical culture.
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