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Pronovias Presents Styling 101 with Celebrity Stylist Micaela Erlanger

Pronovias hosted a styling master class with celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger in NYC. Hosting brides and bridal industry insiders, Micaela shared her tips for styling your bridal gown, featuring stunning new styles from Pronovias. Plunging v-necks to classic a-line gowns, Micaela prepped brides to make their gown their own and look breathe-taking on their day. Explore the top looks from the Pronovias collection and all of Micaela's tips! Tips from Celebrity Stylist Micaela Erlanger Make Read more [...]
ElainaPronovias Presents Styling 101 with Celebrity Stylist Micaela Erlanger

4 Cool Groom Looks That Make a Statement

Forget the plain black tuxedos. These days, grooms are bringing something new to their looks – style. The traditional penguin suit has made way for cooler, modern and more personalized fashions. We asked Justin Delaney, the founder of online tux rental company Menguin to pick out 4 cool groom looks that are sure to make a statement. 4 Cool Groom Looks That Make a Statement Suspenders Suspenders have come back into fashion in a big way for guys. This vintage-made-modern option adds a touch of Read more [...]
Elaina4 Cool Groom Looks That Make a Statement

Wedding Style: Bridal Clutches by Alysse Sterling!

Wedding dress, check. Veil, check. Shoes, check! Now that you've purchased all of your bridal essentials, it's time to focus on the accessories, specifically the bridal clutch. It’s often the last accessory on a bride's list, however, every bride needs something pretty to stash her wedding day must- haves, like lipstick, mints and tissues, on her wedding day. A luxe clutch is the perfect finishing touch, and Alysse Sterling's luxury minaudière options are ideal for the  fashionable blushing Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderWedding Style: Bridal Clutches by Alysse Sterling!

Designer Spotlight: Hoo-Kong Bridal Jewelry Collection by Alexis Davis!

  Full Name: Alexis Davis Current location: New York, NY How long have you been in the industry? I’ve been in the jewelry business for 4 years. I launched Hoo-Kong by Alexis Davis my online jewelry store September 7, 2013 and recently HK Custom Bridal Division in October, 2014 Specialty: Handcrafted Luxury Safety Pin Jewelry     Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got started in the bridal industry? I’m a business woman as well as an individual Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderDesigner Spotlight: Hoo-Kong Bridal Jewelry Collection by Alexis Davis!

Groom Style: The Custom Tux Vs. The Tailored Suit!

So fellas we have gotten your bride fully dressed from the perfect undergarments to an amazing veil. Now it’s your turn. If you follow fashion at all you have probably noticed the dominant return of the custom tux and tailored suit. But do you know the difference? Which may be a better choice for you? Or how and where to get them? Well if you're not sure,  you have come to the right place. Keep reading to get all the details on your attire for the big day! A custom tux is a pair Read more [...]
Abbria McWhiteGroom Style: The Custom Tux Vs. The Tailored Suit!

Designer Spotlight: Houghton Bridal Fall 2015 Bridal Collection

Houghton Bridal Fall 2015 collection is chic comfort at its finest. These designs are perfect for a destination wedding, a day wedding or any wedding that wants to reflect a comfortable yet extremely stylish vibe. The amazing thing about this collection is the versatility! While looking through the collection keep in mind the many events that surround your wedding and we promise the versatility will amaze you as well.  How perfect would these designs be for a fashion focused bride? Read more [...]
Abbria McWhiteDesigner Spotlight: Houghton Bridal Fall 2015 Bridal Collection

Trend Alert: Skin Baring Wedding Gowns

Skin is in!   So you've said “yes” to the proposal, and finalized a fabulous wedding planner, your date and venue is set in stone. What’s next? I say the dress! As you search the web, Pinterest, and every bridal salon in your area looking for the perfect dress you will find “skin is in!” From Galia Lahav to Pnina Tornai low intricate backs and lower necklines are just a few ways designers are adding this trend to their collections. There are peeks of skin through intricate lace detailing, Read more [...]
Abbria McWhiteTrend Alert: Skin Baring Wedding Gowns

Designer Spotlight: Jean-Ralph Thurin!

Jean-Ralph Thurin, Haitian-American designer, is known for creating elegant evening couture for the sophisticated modern woman. Jean-Ralph Thurin's Bridal Collection features gowns with printed silks, re-embroidered laces imported from Italy, textiles adorned with Swarovski crystals, and other high-end materials. We got a chance to chat with this impeccable designer. Check out our interview with Jean-Ralph Thurin below. Full Name: Jean- Ralph Thurin Current location: 14 Davenport Street, Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderDesigner Spotlight: Jean-Ralph Thurin!

NYC Bridal Fashion Week: Jenny Packham Spring 2015 Bridal Collection!

Jenny Packham is known for creating modern elegant gowns with timeless details. This year her spring 2015 Bridal Collection was inspired by the photographs of 1930's British society photographer, Madame Yevonde, specifically a series of portraits of society ladies dressed in classical costumes, known as ‘The Goddesses’. We loved that Jenny Packham dared to open her show with a gorgeous plus size model cascading down the runway, showcasing curvy bridal beauty.  Check out our favorites from Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderNYC Bridal Fashion Week: Jenny Packham Spring 2015 Bridal Collection!

Get to Know: Lingerie By Gaskin Feurich Designs!

Althea Gaskin Feurich is the creator of Gaskin Feurich Designs, a line of lingerie made from silk and lace. Althea's colorful garments are designed with the curvy girl in mind. Each piece features bold colors and intricate details that accentuates a woman's curves. Althea saw a void in the lingerie market for full figured women and decided to fill it with her creative custom designs. Check out our interview with Althea below! Full Name: Althea Gaskin Feurich Location: Clinton Hill Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderGet to Know: Lingerie By Gaskin Feurich Designs!

Decorating Advice For Newlyweds by Interior Decorator Julie Jamison !

Now that you've said I Do, it's time to merge your things into your new space. First things first, you must compromise!  If you can tackle this, then everything else will fall into place. I'm going to share some design tips for newlyweds that will keep the honeymoon phase going even after you've moved in together.   Wall Colors: Pick a neutral wall color that the two of you can live with.  Try a nice grey, brown, green or blue.  If you are a bit spunkier and need some color, Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderDecorating Advice For Newlyweds by Interior Decorator Julie Jamison !

Bridal Fashion Week: Della Giovanna Launches Fall 2014 Collection

Bridal couture designer Della Giovanna launched the inaugural collection of edgy, fashion-forward wedding dresses for Fall 2014. New York fashion designer Michelle Della Giovanna combines the glamour of a traditional wedding gown with the latest trends of today’s fashion runways. The collection features gowns, corset tops and skirts in a variety of silhouettes in silk and cotton, embellished with elements of white leather, metal studs and python skin. Check out more gorgeous gowns for the fashion Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderBridal Fashion Week: Della Giovanna Launches Fall 2014 Collection

NY Fashion Week Designer Spotlight – Zac Posen SS14

This weeks fashion Friday spotlight is on designer Zac Posen! We are drooling, I mean seriously drooling over the unveiling of his new collection at this years NY Fashion Week. Zac Posen has created a line that is beautiful, frilly, feminine, and most of all figure flattering. Known for designing clothes made with a women's body in mind, its evident in the styles below he hit the target with the SS14 collection. Stunning model Melodie Monrose wear's the collection well. We are very excited about Read more [...]
EditorNY Fashion Week Designer Spotlight – Zac Posen SS14

Groom Style: Unique Boutonnieres by The Ritzy Rose!

When it comes to dressing your unique groom, traditional styles won't do!  Especially when it comes to Boutonnieres. Gone are the days of assorted flowers being pinned to your honey's lapel. Today, unique non floral boutonnieres are all the rage.  Not only are boutonnieres an expression of your groom's style but they are also an awesome gift for groomsmen and other members of the groom's party. We got a chance to catch up with the husband and wife entrepreneur and designer team behind The Ritzy Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderGroom Style: Unique Boutonnieres by The Ritzy Rose!

Introducing Designer Felicia Dietrich: “The Art of Crochet”

The Allure Soiree Collection by Felicia Dietrich Crocheting is an overlooked art in mainstream fashion that as existed for decades. I can remember when my own grandmother introduced me to that special shaped needle and yarn to occupy my summers out from school. In fact, I was always so fascinated at how fast her fingers moved as she would crochet and create something so beautiful. As little girls some of us can relate to our elders always knitting and crocheting around family and friends to Read more [...]
Shea ZephirIntroducing Designer Felicia Dietrich: “The Art of Crochet”