Welcome to The Clever Bride! Visit our wedding directory or shop in our bridal store!
...
30
a common misconception when it comes to solidifying your wedding vision, is that it automatically gives you the go-ahead for a trip to Splurge Town. Not so fast, all you devil-may-care shop-aholics. Alongside your spouse-to-be, make sure to batten down the hatches of your budget first, so as to avoid the old cold-shoulder later on. Once that’s out of the way, you can get down to the fun stuff, thanks to that clean-as-a-whistle conscience and ample pocket book. budget constituents
... More
Posted by Cayla Capri
t eeming with flower-paved terraces, farmer’s markets, and curvaceous avenues, the French Riviera dares you to experience its splendor like only an ab-fab ex-pat could. Swing to the trills of Lost Generation ghosts in modish cafes as your husband’s hands ruffle the bottom of your flapper skirt. Break out your easel on the beach, the ocean conveniently located to wash away the remains of a man and wife finger-paint session. As you absorb coastline architecture, play Zelda to his F. Scott- but do try to stay clothed when the champagne-inspired fountain-dancing begins.
... More
Related Keywords: -
Posted by Cayla Capri
t hey may spend the day hiding beneath a tier of tulle, but your legs still need love. This goes double if you plan on busting out a cute cocktail dress come the champagne and chocolate spread. But those who seek silky skin have probably encountered the widespread affliction of razor burn before, and fear its fickle appearances. The problem doesn’t lie in your skin; it lies in the commonly-held misconception that there’s no more to hair removal than hair; razor; no hair. Read on to discover preventions and cures for the bumps, the rashes, and the itchy, burning sensation that ironically accompanies those oh-so desirably
... More
Related Keywords: -
Posted by Cayla Capri
t hose who spend the engagement period indulging in first kiss nostalgia and wedding china anxiety are missing out on a seriously good period of grace. Your hearts are definitely hooked but babies seem light years away, so why not channel all butterflies into giddy bliss? No question, planning a party for two clans, plus posses, plus workplace overflow is no easy feat, yet there’s also no joy in playing the stickler. Fantasy weddings are fine, but yours - ineffable energy, overwhelming warmth, minor imperfections and all – will be the tops. Now to make the most out of an engagement, simply work hard, trust everything
... More
Related Keywords: -
Posted by Cayla Capri
w ith its crystalline hues, tea looks just as pretty as it tastes and will partner up perfectly with a buffet of delicate treats and vibrant fruit. Tea soothes and it thaws, and it’s ranking as the world’s second most popular beverage is a shocker-not. But its commonness never negates from its special flavor, exquisite aroma or uncanny ability to class-up any affair. When adding tea to your reception’s repertoire, you’re adding flavor and warmth. warm up your wedding
... More
Related Keywords: -
Posted by Cayla Capri
a fter all the work it took to get you into that cinching dream dress, the last thing you need is for a swollen stomach to undo three month’s worth of sweating it out on the elliptical. Read on to learn how you can prevent this everyday nuisance from sullying your wedding, and how to bust that belly if it’s too late, because really, it’s never too late. Don’t let Aunt Flo crash your big day, because she’ll probably bring along cousin crabbiness, migraine, a
... More
Related Keywords: -
i f the buttery essence of the perfect pie crust or the exact digits for chocolate-defrosting zap-time still remain at large, then perhaps a cooking lesson bachelorette is just what the goddesses of domesticity ordered. A trip to the chapel doesn’t automatically mean fifties-kitchen entrapment, but no doubt that a fine sleight of hand in the art of contemporary cuisine is certainly seductive in its own right. Gather up your head-turning entourage of closest lady friends, call on the whipped and dipped magic of a professional chef, and expect to wow your darling come hotel-cuisinette time with the wholesomely
... More
Related Keywords: -
Posted by Cayla Capri
a s joyously sublime as weddings can be, this celebration can actually take quite a toll on the environment (as with any function) - and most definitely a demure high heel shoe can unintentionally leave a not-so-dainty carbon footprint. So why not show your planet a little luv and invite Mother Nature in for some TLC? Let your guests know the steps you’ve taken concerning this pro-health and good-karma kindness action to get the globally-conscientious wheels a’turnin’.
... More
Related Keywords: - -
a fter combing the shops, poring over the mags, and twirling around more times than she can count, a blushing bride-to-be should consider herself lucky to have settled on her number one gown – guaranteed there’s going to be a second favorite, third runner-up, and a neck and neck tie – how to choose may just be the most elusive of mystery of the feminine mystique yet. Fact tidbit - Napoleon’s second half, the Empress Eugenie, demanded 250 dresses for the opening of the Suez Canal (and justified such lavishness on the premise that it was a historical event, clever lady), but for a hip ‘n’ happeni
... More
Related Keywords: -
Posted by Cayla Capri
w hen it comes to bridal beauty crunch time, a soapy shave, glaze of cherry gloss and coat of drugstore mascara don’t always make the cut. Still, a good spruce-up doesn’t require a synthetic dolling-up. Makeup trends are fickle, and yellow shadow today may inspire a flush of red tomorrow. Good skin, on the other hand, is always in. To achieve that pre-adolescent porcelain mug, replace the foundation cake-on with a premeditated spa treatment of pinchable results. Though sometimes met with innocent hesitation, microdermabrasion and laser hair removal are beauty staples as far as prepping goes. While typically sa
... More
Related Keywords: -
...
30