It’s totally normal to love the look of long dramatic trains on wedding dresses, but it is also normal to have no clue what to do with that train for the reception. Seamstresses and designers add bustles to long trains to keep brides from tripping, and ruining the dress after the ceremony. The tricky part can be remembering how to bustle the dress up. We’re here to help, these tutorials and explanations can give you a clear idea of how to bustle your dress, or what kind of bustle you want to add.Read More
So he popped the question, and now its your turn, who will be your bridesmaids? A fun moment for every friend group, telling your bffs you want them in your wedding is so exciting! But in a world run by instagram, there’s new pressure to have a perfect bridesmaid proposal. Do not fear, we have compiled the best and brightest ideas for you to let your friends know they are an official member of your “I Do Crew”.Read More
The wedding is one of the most important milestones a couple faces, so there can be a lot of pressure on the bride and groom to make all the right choices for the big day. One of the most important choices is the venue, as location and aesthetic can direct the choices you make for color and theme. These venues are modern, and charming, and have an industrial feel that will keep your event trendy and modern. These gems are all found in the NYC area, and are perfect backdrop for your upcoming nuptials.Read More
Need help planning the perfect party for the bride to be? We’ve got you covered! We were inspired by ZOLA, and their article about “57 Bachelorette Party Themes for the Perfect Bash”. These ideas are fun and instaworthy, and perfect for every girl gang to enjoy. Weather your bride tribe wants a chill weekend in, or to live it up every night, there is a party theme for you. Big thanks to ZOLA for these ideas.Read More
Incorporating flowers on the wedding day is a long held tradition, but in what ways can you include flowers that will be elegant and unexpected? We are loving dried florals as elements of wedding decor as they are natural, eco-friendly, beautiful, and they smell amazing. Who doesn’t love the idea of having flowers that will last a lifetime on their wedding day. There is a beautiful symbolism to these forever preserved flowers that are an amazing parallel to the relationship you are entering on the wedding day. From food to accessories, you and your wedding guests will love being surrounded by this magical aesthetic.Read More
After months of planning, and stressing the details, you want to make sure you remember your wedding day. Guestbooks are traditionally a great way for family and friends to leave behind memories from the wedding, but most modern couples aren’t looking for a simple name and good luck message from there friends and family. It is now important to couples that they find meaningful ways to include family and friends favorite memories from the day. These ideas will give you the opportunity to find a unique way for friends and family to leave you with lasting memories from your wedding day.Read More
Planning a wedding is full of exciting choices to be made, and for a bride who likes to be an individual, having unique ideas to choose from is undoubtedly helpful. Hopefully you can find some inspiring ideas to include in your own special day. Every bold bride loves to make an entrance, and let’s not forget that the exit can be just as important. Whether you want to make sparks fly, or send sweetness into the air, starting your marriage off right is always important. We believe that there are many traditional ways to send-off a couple, but who says you have to do that. We know that there is certainly a perfect send-off for you and your significant other.Read More
So we have created the perfect custom wedding gown for your wedding day, but you’re scared to ruin it with accessories. Well you have options, and we are here to show you how we can help you complete your look with the bridal belt that matches your personality. With your wedding day choices, colors, and accents, we can create the perfect finishing touches on your bridal gown, leaving you looking, and feeling, like a beautiful bride.Read More
Choosing a lace for your wedding gown may feel like an unapproachable task. With so many choices, and the endless options that you can find online, it can be difficult to know exactly what is right for your style. Although these small details can feel overwhelming, they do not have to. With our help you can easily find a type of lace for your bridal gown that will go far beyond your expectations. When you visit our studio we can go over all the option available but in the mean time here is a guide for you to explore!Read More
"Our approach to this editorial shoot began with a question and a challenge to us as creatives—how can we evoke the graceful, iconic allure of the Mediterranean, while based in the middle of Manhattan? More and more, we’re meeting couples who found love in NYC, though one or both originate from countries abroad. Many choose to wed in an intimate ceremony overseas, then host a New York-based reception to celebrate with family and friends at home. This got us thinking—what would it look like to host a local reception that invites guests into the colorful experience of the Mediterranean destination where the couple exchanged vows? …Read More
This spring I had the amazing opportunity to visit the Wedding Salon bridal expo held at the Stewart Hotel in NYC. I usually like to check out these types of events so I can get a feel for what’s offered to my brides and meet other wonderful professionals in my industry. But, this year I went as a bride myself and it was so much fun!Read More
Did you envision your first wedding dance before you started planning your wedding? I know I didn’t! That was not a top priority on my list. I figured, what's the big deal? It's just dancing, right? But, wow, has my perception changed. I have to say I was completely wrong!
I am very lucky that one of my best friends is a professional dance instructor who owns a dance studio, which offers private lessons to couples.Read More
With all the importance placed on the wedding dress, we should not forget how essential the shoes are for completing the look.
For the modern bride the old question about practicality versus fashion has come to have new meaning with respect to wedding shoes. Fashion is more casual these days.Read More
Decisions, decisions, decisions! There are so many more decisions that need to be made while planning for a wedding - - Right? Let me try to help you with this one by providing some practical points and also sharing my personal experience. Keep in mind that, just as with any other aspect of your wedding preparations, there is no right or wrong way. It’s all about your priorities and how you want to spend your wedding budget.Read More
When planning the wedding we (the brides) are often responsible for overlooking every aspect of the event. The bride’s job is to make sure everything is perfect and picking the groom’s attire is often included in her duties.
There are tuxedos for every personality and occasion and here are some fun out-of-the-box ideas for you and your hubby to consider when it comes to his attire.Read More
Recently, my close friends opted for a “micro-wedding” (about 20 guests or less). I was intrigued to find out that this is becoming more and more popular with couples. With the price of weddings as high as ever, and everything else that goes into having big celebrations, a small wedding is looking more and more appealing to many couples.
Dedicating a website to your wedding is an efficient way to combine all the details of your wedding. I am personally planning my own wedding next summer in Europe and I have guests attending from all over the world. I love that on our "wedding website" we can share with everyone at once all the events we have planned and provide information for airports, hotels, and other fun things to do in my city. People can visit it at their leisure and this will save everyone a ton of time spent going back forth with questions. It's perfect!
I personally chose Zola.com because it's free and I loved their templates but there are so many options out there to help you build your dream wedding website.Read More