Category: maid of honor

Exclusive discount to Ciao Bella: A Locally Inspired Bridal Event

  Happy Thursday, readers! I am excited to tell you about a fantastic event happening this Sunday from noon to four for brides-to-be (and the people who love and support them!). Cial Bella: A Locally Inspired Bridal Event, co-sponsored by Taylor Made Invites and recent Refinery 29 obsession, bridal stylist Libby Salerno, will feature a fashion show with looks by Belle Vie Bridal... Read more »

inspired by unique bridal shower themes

inspired by unique bridal shower themes
On Monday, we talked about how to save money when planning a shower (or seven) during wedding season, but what about the actual shower details? While going with the traditional and straightforward route of brunch or a late lunch followed by gifts is always a tried and true choice, today’s world of blogging, facebook and... Read more »

bridal showers on a budget

Happy Monday! This week on Always a Bridesmaid, we”ll be talking about all things shower–bridal and baby!–now that wedding season is officially upon us. Today’s focus is all about saving money. When your friends start marching down the aisle, the first showers seem exciting and novel, so the tendency to spend more is high, as... Read more »
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wedding line: white house black market

Happy Monday readers! Let’s kick off the week by featuring another beloved line that has ventured into bridal and bridesmaid territory–this time, the reliable and stylish wedding stand-by, White House Black Market. Not only can guests go to this site to find classic and chic staples for their next cocktail hour, but brides and bridesmaids-to-be... Read more »

event recap: kate spade chicago-wedding belles and whistles

Last week, I attended a girly evening out at Kate Spade Chicago on Oak Street sponsored by Gilt City Chicago. As a way to launch their bridal line, Wedding Belles and Whistles allowed guests to nibble on delicious bite-sized cupcakes from Swirlz, sip on complimentary champagne, listen to the latest dance-worthy hits from DJ Megan... Read more »

DIY shower dessert: homemade cake pops

DIY shower dessert: homemade cake pops
Truth be told, one of my favorite parts of attending or throwing bridal or baby showers is the food. Of course, I love spending time with my friends and anticipating the big life change ahead, and the bonding with them takes the cake, but man…speaking of the cake. Showers tend to have various forms of... Read more »
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don't miss it! gilt groupe wedding boutique

  It’s here, ladies–the return of the Gilt Groupe wedding boutique, filled with everything from an advance entry to Kleinfeld’s couture wedding gown sale to tuxes and honeymoon deals, teeth whitening kits and bridesmaid gifts, and even Vera Wang and Twobird bridesmaids dresses. The sale starts April 14 and runs though April 19, and you can find... Read more »

color blocking bridesmaid dresses

We seem to be on a Spring trend kick over here at Always a Bridesmaid, so today let’s talk color blocking–the runway look that combined orange and blue, yellow and purple, green and red–and make it a little less clash-y and a little more wedding friendly. Net-a-Porter, one of the all-time best “if I had... Read more »

six delicious shower dishes that won't bore your guests

Spring is just around the corner (please, please, please), and with that comes bridal luncheons, brunches, and showers. While I love mini chicken salad sandwiches and walnut apple salads as much as the next guest, it’s always a fun surprise when an unexpected dish appears. If you’re planning a bride-to-be party, or are in charge... Read more »
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shopbop does bridal

Happy Tuesday, friends! In yet another fantastic, but not surprising, mesh of beloved fashion site meets bridal line, Shopbop has launched a wedding boutique, replete with everything from wedding and bridesmaid dresses to a sharply edited selection of lingerie, accessories, honeymoon wear, and even–genius!–gifts for the bride-to-be to give to her attendants. And since it’s... Read more »