Imagine walking down that aisle in a halter neck gown, only to reveal a stunning strappy back once you’ve reached the altar. A loose updo is a must to showcase the gown’s wow-factor.
As our annual White Party proves, the only reception rule is that there are no rules.
Take it from the Parisians: Don’t overdo it. “There’s an art to arranging,” says Shelly Huynh of Orchid Dynasty, who just returned from Paris, “but I’m not doing anything over-manipulative.” Huynh’s approach is simple, yet yields bouquet wow factor. She heads to her 9th & 9th neighborhood greenhouse to find the stars of her bouquet—lime […]
“You can really focus on texture and foliage with monochromatic colors,” explains Soil & Stem’s Nicole Land, who just recently returned from a floral workshop in New Zealand. “You don’t need a green-base bouquet. This plum branch is that special element you can’t buy.” Ornamental plum foliage—foraged straight from Land’s garden—not only adds a shade […]
No lace. No beads. No problem. This simple sheath walks down the aisle, then waltzes into the reception with uncomplicated elegance. Phalaenopsis orchids add interest and a pop color.
We’re not talking bubbly, either. This golden color proves that beige is anything but boring. Plus, it pairs well with dramatic cascades of cymbidium orchids, hanging amaranthus, grasses and pomegranates. See some of the other looks: Channel Your Inner Goddess, Cap It and Think Pink. Guipure lace overlay with scallop detail and chiffon skirt with champagne lining, […]
Think Scandinavian style—with its blond woods, brushed stainless and sharp geometries—is sterile? Think again. Along with her team, Holly Addi artist—stylist and co-owner of Salt Lake City gallery Arte Haus Collectif—unveils five ways a Nordic-style, minimalist wedding scene can be clean yet cozy. BOOK A BLANK CANVAS Minimalist design almost always starts with one element: […]
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