Posts from — December 2010

Our Lovely Sponsor: MagnetStreet (+A Giveaway!)

We’re so excited to introduce you to our wonderful new sponsor MagnetStreet Weddings!  The MagnetStreet Weddings team is committed to creating completely lovely wedding products with the highest possible quality and offers an incredible array of customization options on each and every piece. MagnetStreet Weddings has an unprecedented selection of designs for all of your wedding stationery, stellar customer service, and is committed to building relationships with their brides and grooms along the way.  Here’s just a peek at what they offer for your special day!

But wait, there’s more (we’ve always wanted to say that!) MagnetStreet wants to help you start the new year with a shorter wedding to-do list and is offering up 100 FREE save the dates in any design, color, and with complete customization included (this is a value up to $159)! You don’t want to miss this one, brides!

For your chance to win visit the Save the Date page on the MagnetStreet Weddings site, then come back to this post and leave a comment with your favorite magnet or card save the date design!  One comment per person only please and don’t forget to comment by 5pm on Friday, December 17th.  The winner will be announced Monday, December 20th.  We’re sending lots of lovely luck your way!

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One Great Dress – Shining in Santorini

It takes a very special dress (and bride!) to pull our eye away from the breath-taking views of Santorini, but the sparkling sequins, simple silhouette, and gorgeous fabric are doing a heck of a job!  Check out the rest of this incredible wedding shot by Punam Bean Photography on Style Me Pretty.

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Bass Loves Rachel Antonoff (And So Do We!)

We’re trying our best to be patient, but we just can’t wait for the launch of Rachel Antonoff’s lovely new collection for Bass premiering next spring!  The look book boasts page after page of pastel & primary palettes, sweet nothing prints, and vintage-insired saddle shoes and retro heels.  The gorgeous, white dress-enrobed model has us imagining this ultra-feminine line on a bride and her maids!  Wouldn’t a pair of these pretty pumps or flats be perfect for a bride in a LWD and a bridal party in vintage frocks?

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Move Over Cupcakes, Macaroons In Town!

Cupcakes have been a hot wedding trend for the past few years but now there is a new star on the wedding dessert horizon.  The macaroon is a heavenly dessert with growing popularity with brides across North America.  It is fast becoming the trend when infusing one’s wedding with a fun, colorful, bite size treat that is sure to satisfy the sweet tooth of all in attendance.

For those who are wondering what the heck a Macaroon is, it’s a French specialty, typically made with almond flour, sugar, and eggs.  The outside is crunchy and the inside is meringue like, and usually two macaroons are joined together with a ganache filling.

Photo Credits:

Top Middle, Bottom Left and Middle :: Bobbette & Belle
Top Left :: Big Fat Cake

Top Right :: Jose Villa for JL Designs

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Introducing Ivy & Aster

Romance and whimsy only begin to describe this line of wedding attire. One of our newest vendors, Ivy & Aster, combines modern yet utterly sweet and fanciful details into each dress. With delicate fabrics such as silk chiffon fashioned into irresistible layers, ruffles, and trendy silhouettes it is hard not to fall in love with this line over and over again.

Photos above by the fab Elizabeth Messina!

And these shots are by the super cool Sweet Little Photographs!

We are beyond thrilled to be carrying the entire Ivy & Aster collection at Lovely! Be sure to stop by our shop to see more. We promise, you’ll be swept off your feet!

Details of Elizabeth Messina Shoot

Location:  The Ukranian Institute

Styling:  Merci New York

Hair: Elina Pinkhasov of Signature Styles Salon

Makeup: Jacqui Kotran of Facetime Beauty Concierge

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