You know what time of the month it is! Yes, time for “What’s in Our Cart.” Welcome back to our monthly blog article where we talk about online must haves from our favorite stores. As many of you probably know, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale started last Friday. So it’s no suprise we spent the weekend online shopping! Of course, we overstocked our carts, so we had to share some of our best finds:
Yesterday was such a great day – I picked up my wedding dress! It has been a much anticipated day since I had received the phone call a few weeks back from Mariee Bridal, in Scottsdale, that they had received my dress. I waited a few weeks to go and check it out because my mom just arrived on Wednesday from Philadelphia and I wanted her to see it on me for the first time.
As you may have read from one of our previous posts, accepting the role as a bridesmaid/groomsmen is a pretty big commitment. So, when considering who Chris and I would ask – we really wanted it to be special and not an obligation. Also, we didn’t want to have an extremely large wedding party. I feel like sometimes a large wedding party just gets to be too much and then you don’t really know where to draw the line.
Israeli designer Mira Zwillinger revealed her 2014-2015 Bridal Collection at Bridal Market in New York City back in April, and it is simply so chic we had to share!
Brides: are you looking for a veil alternative? One of the hottest accessory trends for the 2014 bride are halo veils. There’s also the halo headband or crown- whichever you choose all are gorgeous options. To inspire you, we rounded up a few of our favorites. Which style is your favorite?
You picked out the wedding dress and now you have to choose the veil that will complete your overall look. The veil serves as the focal point to your hair and dress and other than warding off evil spirits (a little history behind what the veil used to symbolize!), the veil you choose should compliment your dress, face shape, and hair style. Wedding gowns fall under several different broad styles and your veil needs to work with this style. There’s the classic style which is formal and usually elaborate in some way. The modern style is going to be fresh and up to date as far as wedding fashion goes, and if you’re looking for something totally unique you can really get creative.
TREND ALERT! Chevron print has made a huge statement for the Spring and Summer seasons and you will find this popular, modern print on everything from maxi skirts to home decor to – surprise- in your wedding decor! Why not add some sparkle and glitz to the already fabulous chevron print? Add this print consistently in your decor for a more dramatic effect or incorporate the print minimally to make a chic and stylish statement. Some creative ideas that we love:
Interested in transforming your wedding into a more relaxed, casual ambiance with unique and comfortable seating? Lounge style seating will make your special day trendy with an arrangement of sleek options to choose from. Wow your guests with a wedding reception or cocktail area that goes beyond the typical 60″ round table with chairs around them. Choose from pieces such as: couches, ottomans, benches/banquettes, chaises, daybeds, coffee tables, and end tables.
We all love the beauty of a dessert table! It is an awesome way to add a fabulous design element to any event you have coming up. Although they are great to have, there are a few very important details that can not be overlooked when putting one together. Let me share with you these key elements, to insure your dessert table is perfect!