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To Spend or Not to Spend??

As any bride can tell you, this is a tough question! Throughout my wedding planning process (spanning the past 14 long months) I’ve had to ask myself, what is worth splurging on and what is not? I think it’s different for everyone. For me, I decided to cut corners on ceremony programs and calligraphy, among other things. I’m sure some of you would gasp in horror at the white address labels on my invitations but to me it really wasn’t a huge deal and it saved me some much needed moolah. Same with the programs, does anyone really read or keep them? I could just see myself taking scarce time and money to create the programs, only to see them left on the church pews. Not happening.

Some things I did splurge on? Almost everything else really! Just kidding (sort of). Seriously though, my main concerns were the venue, bridal gown and bridesmaids’ dresses. I figure if I look good, my girls look good, and the venue is amazing, that’s all anyone will remember, right? OK maybe there are some other important details (the groom I suppose, but they have it so easy – slap on a tux and they all look like 007), but these were my big three. I still cut some corners for my bridesmaids though, allowing them to wear whatever black shoes they want. Hopefully most of them already have something they can wear and if not, they don’t mind investing in a black pair of their choice. So, think about that when you’re choosing your girls’ dresses. Fall in love with a dress that’s a little pricier than you’d like? Splurge on the dress (what people remember most) and consider being lax on the shoes or even hair/makeup (i.e. maybe allow the girls to do their own makeup/hair if they like, to save some money). As for you brides, always splurge on yourself. The sparkly Christian Louboutins patiently waiting in my closet are proof positive that I did!

XO

Lindsay

Lovely and Long………

Jenny Yoo’s Maxine is a modified halter…..super cute and comfy, looks stunning with the…..

Luisa Belt!!

Sleek, modern and sophisticated.  Coren Moore’s gorgeous Katherine gown perfect for any elegant event affair, can be paired with a contrasting or matching sash or add some floral detail with……..

A.B. Ellie’s Bitty Brooklyn!!  Hello BLING!!!

A modern and unique take on a long gown Siri does everything right with the Santa Cruz gown!!

We love Anna Elyse’s Grace Sweetheart for it’s simplicity and elegance, would be perfect paired with a pashmina or fur stole!!

Lastly, Dessy Collection brings us Style # 2832 it is a super cute chiffon gown that comes in a TON of colors and needs no embellishment because of the adorable flower on the waist!!

Ladies, we know summer is right around the corner but you Fall and Winter brides should jump on our Long Dress Promo this month and save an EXTRA 5% off for all long bridesmaid dresses purchased this month!

 

Until next time!!

Stacey

XOXOXO

***Check out some other posts we did on long gowns!!

 

A.B. Ellie’s Bitty Brooklyn

Going green is the new black!!

Let’s face it, weddings take a lot of time and money to plan. As much fun as it is to plan a wedding, wouldn’t it be even better if you knew not only you, but the world, was benefiting from it? OK, a little over dramatic I know but if you plan your wedding to be a little more “green” then that is basically what you’re doing. Not only are you a bride, but a superhero for the world (sans uncomfortable looking leotard, tights and cape)! Want to learn more? Boston’s “Elegantly Green Wedding Showcase” can help you do just that!

This expo is like most you’ve probably been to/heard about, in that there will be tons of amazing wedding vendors at your disposal in one location. However, these vendors have met strict green standards and offer eco-friendly alternatives to the usual wedding fare. There will also be an eco-friendly fashion show, featuring one of our designers, Seams! Harper, the owner and designer, designs gorgeous, green bridal gowns that you can really feel good about. So, you can go see her there and also sample some amazing food and beverages, hear great live music and more. Need I say more?

The 411: The expo is taking place Sunday May 14th from 1-5 PM at the Renaissance Waterfront Hotel in Boston. See the link below to register.

http://www.elegantlygreenweddingshowcase.com/

Go green brides!

Lindsay

Stuff We Love!! Long Dresses…….These dresses are long on style ;)

Floor length dresses have always been a point of debate in the bridesmaids’ community. When and where are they appropriate? Are my bridesmaids going to be comfortable in them? Do I have to pay an arm and a leg to get a gorgeous, long dress? Your friends at Flair are here to answer these hard hitting questions and find the floor length dress of your dreams!
  Dessy Collection is a great place to start looking for moderately priced floor length gowns. Most are in the low $200 area, some even under $200 (especially if you have a large number of bridesmaids – the group discount is your friend)!
   
Style #2829                              Style #6613                            Style #2832
 Plus, their flowy styles are perfect even for a summer wedding. Some brides think that if they are getting married in the summer that they have to get short bridesmaids’ dresses and that’s just not the case! You can find light, breezy floor length gowns that scream summer! Plus, Dessy’s newer styles have a blousy look that mimic our fav summer maxi dresses, making them easier to re-wear in the future (c’mon, with a jean jacket over it you’d totally wear it out to dinner)!  
   “Margaux” in Slate Crinkle Chiffon                            “Talia” in Concord Chiffon          

Above we have Jenny Yoo’s chiffon gowns and they are amazing too. The styles are elegant and timeless, perfect for a more formal, evening affair. Even better, the chiffon is so lightweight that all of your girls will feel comfortable in their gowns all night long! In general, bridesmaids tell us that they appreciate a long gown. It’s a change of pace and you don’t have to worry as much about the shoes since they are hidden. So, if you’re leaning towards long, go for it! We can help you find you a gorgeous gown for any occasion! 
Tell us what you are loving!!
XOXO
Linds & Stace