Ciara’s Stunning Wedding Fashion Revealed!

Ciara married Russell Wilson on July 6th, 2016 in Liverpool, England wearing Cavalli Couture. The unique bridal creation is composed of white silk tulle, fully embroidered with floral motifs throughout, and delicate glass beading, covered entirely with precious Chantilly lace appliqué. An absolutely stunning dress for the perfect bride... See pics from her day below! Ciara's Wedding Fashion Revealed! You can even get Ciara's stunning bridesmaid looks with Theia's newest collection Read more [...]
ElainaCiara’s Stunning Wedding Fashion Revealed!

Destination Bridal Beauty: 5 Tips for Success

I’m always so excited to hear a great couple is getting married! However, after working with countless brides the wedding planning seems to put quite a damper on all of her excitement. By the time she makes it to her makeup consultation I can almost guarantee I’ll hear her say, “I just can’t wait until it’s over!” Yikes! I just can’t imagine feeling so over extended. This alone has been enough to convince me to have a small, intimate wedding (far away from home)! I personally was never Read more [...]
Lovisa Woodson IIDestination Bridal Beauty: 5 Tips for Success

Don’t Forget The Bridesmaids!

You’ve taken the time to plan all the details of your wedding day to make sure everything goes off without a hitch - from flowers to jewelry, from favors to linens, from your bridal gown to your hair (and hopefully your makeup too)! You’ll look absolutely stunning and with all your bridesmaids standing with you in their beautiful handpicked dresses they’ll look stunning too. That is, if you’ve taken the time to plan your bridal beauty routine – bridesmaids included.   So, what about Read more [...]
Lovisa Woodson IIDon’t Forget The Bridesmaids!

Natural Tresses & Dresses Soiree: Event Recap

To close out an amazing 2015, Black Bride Magazine took to “The City of Brotherly Love,” Philadelphia PA for the bridal event of the season! Natural Tresses & Dresses Soiree – as the name suggests – featured a natural hair and gown showcase and provided a unique experience for Philly’s future brides.  Guests enjoyed a complimentary, all access pass event in an intimate setting at the African American Art Museum in Center City. NTD was presented by TresseNoire and To The T Events. Read more [...]
Lovisa Woodson IINatural Tresses & Dresses Soiree: Event Recap

Tips for Dressing Your Bridal Party for the Sizzling Summer Heat!

Although we are in the middle of  90 degree weather around the country and summer outside weddings, you can never have enough tips on how to beat the heat. Here are few tips for the ladies and gents to stay fashionable and fresh for hot summer weddings. To keep your bridesmaids calm and cool pay close attention to the fabric. Clingy satin fabrics make it difficult for your skin to breathe and allow sweat stains which is not the best look for your wedding photos. Stick to flowy breathable fabrics Read more [...]
Abbria McWhiteTips for Dressing Your Bridal Party for the Sizzling Summer Heat!

Summer’s Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses

Summer's hottest bridesmaid dresses are simple, chic and full of whimsical touches. And with wedding season is in full swing, you already know that bridesmaids play a big role on your wedding day. No matter the number of maids, these lovely ladies will bring life to your wedding day, showcasing your wedding theme or color with elegance. Bridesmaid options are endless but this Summer we are loving a few trends. Summer's Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses Floral Prints Floral prints are a feminine and Read more [...]
ElainaSummer’s Hottest Bridesmaid Dresses

Gather & Gown: Spring 2015 Bridesmaid Collection!

Bridal industry veteran Michael Shettel, Creative Director and Co-Founder of Gather & Gown, recognized there was a need for a new exciting stress-free online shopping business model- a wedding party and event dress focused website to cater to the Gen Y's interactive way of shopping.  This vision created Gather & Gown.  Whether the bride and her party are sitting across the table or across the country, they can "Gather & Gown" for a girls night out and everyone can enjoy the same Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderGather & Gown: Spring 2015 Bridesmaid Collection!

The Supporting Cast: Bridesmaid’s Fashion!

Just like a super hero needs a side kick, brides need a great supporting cast.  They start off as best friends or sisters, and if you’re lucky they become your bridesmaids!!! These ladies support you from the engagement to “I do”.  What’s the best way to say thank you? The perfect bridesmaid’s fashion! There was a day when the competition for the ugliest bridesmaids dress was fierce. However, that no longer is the case. Brides are spending time searching for the perfect Read more [...]
Abbria McWhiteThe Supporting Cast: Bridesmaid’s Fashion!

Summer Bachelorette Party Destinations !

Summer is just around the corner and that means bachelorette party season is in full swing! Still clueless on where you want to celebrate with your girls? We asked Joanne Barken, founder of bachelorette party planning platform The Bach, for some of their favorite bachelorette party destinations for this coming summer.   Charleston: Charleston is one of the country’s best places for bachelorettes since it offers the perfect mix of tropical air and Southern Hospitality. You and Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderSummer Bachelorette Party Destinations !

Bridesmaid Fashion with Monique Lhuillier 2014

Monique Lhuillier's latest bridesmaids collection is vivid yet romantic and feminine with some dark edge. She played with decadent silhouettes and mostly full length hemlines that we are so in love with as spring settles in. Lhuillier really captures the sensuality of her bridesmaids showing off beautiful one shoulder and sweetheart necklines appropriate for all body types.  The side ruching and drapery really accentuates the woman's curves while the fabric flows beautifully over the entire body. Read more [...]
Shea ZephirBridesmaid Fashion with Monique Lhuillier 2014

White by Vera Wang Spring 2014

Vera Wang has released her White Spring 2014 collection with David's Bridal and we are loving all the new designs. The great thing about this collection beside the obvious beautiful craftsmanship of Vera Wang's signature designs are the affordable price points ranging from $730- $1800. Now future brides who are lovers of Vera Wang's bridal genius can head down the aisle is flawless style without breaking the bank. The Spring 2014 collection is also accompanied with a few modern bridesmaids dresses Read more [...]
Shea ZephirWhite by Vera Wang Spring 2014

Fashion Friday: Weddington Way Launches Exclusive Bridesmaid Collection!

Weddington Way, the premier online boutique for bridesmaid dresses and bridal party fashion, is introducing an exclusive collection of fashionable and affordable bridesmaid dresses just in time for the wedding season. “We were inspired by our customers who wanted good quality dresses that they feel fabulous in without breaking their bank,” said founder and CEO of Weddington Way Ilana Stern. “We hope the versatility of this collection will inspire them to wear the dresses not only for the Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderFashion Friday: Weddington Way Launches Exclusive Bridesmaid Collection!

Bridesmaids Looks From The 2014 Pronovias Cocktail Collection!

Clearly the 2014 Cocktail Collection from Pronovias was designed with the bridesmaid in mind. The collection is colorful, stylish, sexy, and whimsical with something for everyone. The ultimate designs are made with high-quality silk fabrics, lace, and embroidery. Pronovias dresses brides in more than 72 countries, with 150 stores and 4250 sales points where the brand and dresses can be found. We love these flowing, light gowns and nowadays brides select dresses with more consideration of the bridesmaids Read more [...]
EditorBridesmaids Looks From The 2014 Pronovias Cocktail Collection!

Top Ten Bachelorette Party Destinations for 2014 from The Bach!

As more and more bachelorette parties are choosing to leave their home base for a true night (or two) on the town, The Bach, a new online platform for planning bachelorette parties, picked out the top 10 destinations trending for bachelorette trips this year and what makes them a hot pick!   Top 10 Bachelorette Party Destinations:   Las Vegas Fabulous Las Vegas is still the number one destination for both bachelor and bachelorette parties. Head here for rowdy pool parties, Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderTop Ten Bachelorette Party Destinations for 2014 from The Bach!

Fashion Friday: Radiant Orchid Bridesmaid Dresses with Weddington Way!

  Following Pantone’s newly announced 2014 Color of the Year “Radiant Orchid,” we’ve asked our friends at bridesmaid boutique Weddington Way to pick their favorite bridesmaid dresses in this delicious hue.  Whether you want to go long or short, classy or chic, or maybe a mix and match approach, there are a ton of radiant orchid bridesmaid dress styles to choose from. Here are some of Weddington Way stylists’ favorites: This full-length lux chiffon orchid bridesmaid dress Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderFashion Friday: Radiant Orchid Bridesmaid Dresses with Weddington Way!