Archive for August 2010

Deal of the Day: 15% Off Custom Invites and Cards!

Happy Thursday, friends! Today, I am pleased to bring you an exclusive discount just for Always a Bridesmaid Readers. Check out the adorable Pixie Chicago website–it offers everything from personalized stationery, thank you notes, and invitations, as well as a large array of pre-made designs and templates you can choose from for baby showers, engagements, and... Read more »

why not go nude to your next wedding?

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The other day, my co-worker and I got into a passionate discussion about the right kind of nude heel. It’s hard to name another color so widely debated in shoe selection–there aren’t 30 different shades of silver or black, but ask for a nude pair and you get variations from cream satin to off-white patent leather. To find the perfect... Read more »

I survived the running of the brides...

I survived the running of the brides...
As I mentioned before, Filene’s Basement holds a running of the brides event every year–and, up until now, I never experienced it first-hand. But this year, I joined crowds of brides-to-be, bridesmaids, fathers and mothers of the brides, even brothers and fiances of the brides, and lived to tell the tale. Below, some of my... Read more »
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Would you carry something other than flowers at your wedding?

One of my best friends just got engaged and is planning on getting married sometime next fall. Autumn weddings bring about images of leaves, rustic outdoor settings, and deep, rich colors. Among her plans is a possible alternative to the traditional bouquet–adding a touch of Fall elements in with the expected flower mix. As a... Read more »