For the lady-like bride with a classic sense of style and a poetic soul

WeddingsWeddings: The New Veil

Floor length or poufy the cape has popped up on several bridal runways this season. I love this fresh approach to bridal gown design and think it’s a trend setting replacement of the staid veil. Thoughts? In order of appearance – Oscar de la Renta, Marchesa, Ines Di Santo.

WeddingsWeddings: My Week About Town & Bridal Market

It was a whirlwind of a warm, sunny, summery week in NYC. In no particular order I enjoyed wedding dresses with pockets, cathedral length capes in lieu of veils at the Ines Di Santo show, fading cherry blossoms (or as I prefer to call them: nature’s sequins), freshly bloomed tulips, a grown & sexy night [...]

WeddingsWeddings: Home Decor Meets Cake Display

Image(s): Santa Barbara Chic

WeddingsWeddings: Jewels for the Avant Garde Bride

Organic diamond crystals and geometrically-cut pieces of white quartz backed with mother-of-pearl, create the visceral romantic effect of Rumi, the new collection by Elyria Jewels. These high end pieces are simply gorgeous. Named after a mystic 13th century Persian poet, Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī, the collection is ideal for the unique bride who has a [...]

Gifted / WeddingsSweetness from Sweden: Hair Accessories

Orjan Jakobsson lives in Sweden and designs delectable, delicate hair accessories for brides. Lucky for my (mainly US bound) readers she ships worldwide and if you’re in New York City you can find his creations at Jane Wilson-Marquis in Soho.

Real Details / WeddingsOne Divine Detail: Personal Pinatas

The Detail: Personal Pinatas The DIY: Ruffled Blog The Wedding: The Sweetest Occassion

Gifted / WeddingsSweet! Hearts & xoxo’s

I’m conflicted about Valentine’s Day because it’s a conspiracy and because it sometimes feels like the lazy lovers holiday. For me small gestures of love are important in every day life. Somehow it means more to receive flowers, chocolate, a card or a comic book (yup, that’s my thing) on a random day when I’m [...]