Glitter & Pearls


Vintage Blooms
May 23, 2010, 11:07 pm
Filed under: All In The Details

A la Green Wedding Shoes

How adorable are these paper flowers?  Do it yourself with the handy kit from Paper Source.  Seen here:  Vintage Blooms Paper Kit in Lake and Poppy.



Say “I Do” To J.Crew Weddings
May 18, 2010, 6:32 pm
Filed under: The Dress

After years of winning countless hearts, brides will rejoice at the opening of a J.Crew Weddings RETAIL BOUTIQUE!

From Daily Candy Weddings:

J.Crew’s inaugural bridal shop treats the gown (and the experience of shopping for it) with the requisite pomp. Modeled after a classic French salon, the two-story boutique will stock a handpicked array of impeccably tailored gowns and accessories.

All items are couture quality: Fabrics come from renowned mills like the Swiss-based Bischoff St. Gallen and French lace maker Sophie Hallette; complimentary goods include Miriam Haskell vintage-inspired jewelry, Cosabella lingerie, and Leah C. Millinery one-of-a-kind headpieces.

The appointment-only sous terre atelier (an underground studio) will house four bridal suites plus the brand’s entire weddings and parties collection, including bridesmaid dresses.

As service goes, J.Crew’s wedding specialists are peerless. From hosting special events about stationary to planning your honeymoon wardrobe, they cover all the bases. You’ll even get personal e-mail addresses and phone numbers, so you can reach out whenever you need to.

The J.Crew Bridal Boutique opens early summer. For more information or to make an appointment, e-mail Kate at kate@jcrew.com.

TRULY.MADLY.CHICLY

Bonus: Martha Stewart Weddings has teamed up with J.Crew for every bride-to-be’s fantasy wedding wardrobe trip.  Enter today!



Bridesmaids Gifts
May 13, 2010, 2:10 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

Struggling to find that perfect Bridesmaids Gift but finding that nothing remains in budget?  Personalized gifts are all the rage these days, why not gift your girls  handmade cosmetic pouches filled with all of your favorite goodies?  Choose a fixed price, say $100, and stick to your guns.

Start by checking out these adorable cosmetic bags by JuJu Baju.  The Etsy designer will combine shipping, custom match your wedding colors or any colors and prints for that matter, and throws in a “Perfect Purse Pouch” for the bride-to-be.

Then stuff the cute pouches with your personal favorites; think:  OPI or Essie Nail Polishes, MAC lipglass, Benefit Dr. Feel Good, Lancome Hypnose Drama Mascara, Juicy Couture Eau de Parfum Roll-On, even a Bonne Belle Lip Smacker.



De Colores
May 11, 2010, 2:28 am
Filed under: All In The Details

I am kvelling over these Papelitos Picados Banners – small colored paper banners – each made by hand with an individual floral design.  Traditionally used to decorate the family Dia De Los Muertos altar, these sweet banners will add color to any wedding ceremony or engagement party.   Ay Mujer also offers banners printed with sayings such as, “Love Sweet Love” and The Bride & Groom’s name and Wedding Date, and with the added detail, each banner begins to look like lace from afar.



Something Blue
May 10, 2010, 9:07 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Looking for your “something blue”?  What about these feminine intimates by Honeydew?  The Honeydew Intimates Springtime Chemise is a mere $38 and the Honeydew Intimates Springtime Floral Bralette and Panties are a combined $46.  The Bralette and Panties are great to get pampered in during the day of the wedding – bralette = no lines.

Find them all at Nordstrom.



J.Crew Galaxy Purse
May 10, 2010, 4:03 am
Filed under: Accessorize

I’m pretty sure I need this…for something.  Meet the J.Crew Galaxy Purse in Rose Gold (also available in Orchid Silver).  Dreamy, isn’t it?



Valentino Sculpture Lace Pump
May 10, 2010, 3:54 am
Filed under: If The Shoe Fits

This shoe is SO gorgeous (and SO devastatingly out of my price range.)