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Presenting: Chic Sketch!

Category: Parties

Illustration by: Emily Brickel I had the pleasure of recently connecting with Rebecca Kaufman from Chic Sketch and am so excited about her business!  I feel like our clientele would LOVE this concept and therefore had to share 🙂 And how cute is this illustration they created from my headshot?? Photo booths are so 2014.  Chic […]

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Best Dressed at The Met Gala 2014

Category: Fashion Friday

Last night in NYC, Hollywood’s most stylish celebs gathered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala – the most fashionable event of the year.  This year’s theme was “Charles James: Beyond Fashion.”  Here are some of our faves – who do you think won best dressed? Suki Waterhouse in Burberry (our pick!) […]

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NEW YORK BRIDAL MARKET RECAP: SPRING 2015

Earlier this month, a handful of talented designers debuted their 2015 Spring Bridal Collection to eager onlookers at Bridal Fashion Week in New York. Check out some of our favorites 🙂 Rivini Ines di Santo Zuhair Murad   Reem Acra Naeem Khan Oscar de la Renta Marchesa Carolina Herrera Oleg Cassini Isabelle Armstrong Jenny Packham Peter Langner […]

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FASHION FRIDAY: TOP 5 FASHION APPS

Category: Fashion Friday

As if we needed any more reason to be glued to our smartphones! Check out our top 5 recommended fashion apps. Do you have any others you love? Let us know! ASAP54 (free!)  Best for outfit envy 🙂 It’s happened to all of us: we see someone wearing a fabulous dress or to-die-for shoes on […]

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FASHION FRIDAY: SPRING FLING

Category: Fashion Friday

Style crush! We just have to share this lovely lilac & stripes look from Atlantic-Pacific.  Perfect timing for this overdue warm spring weekend we’re having – Happy Friday!  Fun fact: this Ciaté nail color is called ‘Strawberry Milkshake’ 🙂 Atlantic-Pacific is the personal style blog of DC native Blair Eadie, Director of Merchandising at Tory Burch by day. […]

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FASHION FRIDAY: TOMFORD.COM

Welcome to the 21st century! Tom Ford finally joined the e-commerce world, launching TOMFORD.com this past Tuesday, March 25th.   Ready-to-wear clothing designs haven’t yet made their way onto the site but shoes, handbags, jewelry, eyewear, fragrances and cosmetics are all available straight from the source. All purchases include free shipping and returns, and those […]

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HAUTE HOMES: MARY MCDONALD DESIGNS

Interior designer Mary McDonald has been styling homes beautifully for the past decade and with the launch of her first fabric collection for F. Schumacher, we wanted to feature of few of our favorite spaces.  Noted for her ultra chic interior design, Mary McDonald is not a recipient of the Stars of Design Award for […]

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KATE SPADE SURPRISE SALE: WEDDING EDITION

What a way to start the day! Kate Spade, one of our faves, just announced a surprise sale: wedding edition! Shop items up to 65% off and preview the latest bridal collection! Enjoy $5 shipping to all 50 states (and $10 shipping to Canada) until Wednesday, March 19th at 11:59 PM. Here are a few we love: […]

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NAEEM KHAN BRIDAL TRUNK SHOW

Save the date! Naeem Khan’s debut bridal collection is coming to The Bridal Salon at Saks Jandel next weekend, March 14th and 15th! Khan’s hand-embroidered gowns have been seen on starlets and socialites alike, from Carrie Underwood to Stacy Keibler, First Lady Michelle Obama and Queen Noor of Jordan. We’ve fallen in love with his red-carpet […]

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: DOLORIS PETUNIA

“If June Carter Cash, Tony Duquette, and Tom Binns had a baby, the result would be these crazy-lavish pieces from Doloris Petunia. They’re unlike anything we’ve seen and all one-of-a-kind too.” – Lucky Magazine   We just adore Doloris Petunia, today’s vendor spotlight. Handcrafted in Los Angeles by the talented Courtney Prince, these stunning bridal […]

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FASHION FRIDAY: PASTELS & PRINTS

As February comes to an end, we can’t help but look forward to the trends the upcoming spring and summer seasons have in store. From London to Milan and New York to Paris, Fashion Weekers across the board agree that there are two trends standing out in a big way: pastels and prints. Shown: Jason […]

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EDITORIAL STYLING FOR ENGAGED! MAGAZINE: HUNT COUNTRY SPLENDOR

Winter Cover: on stands nowSpring Cover: for 2nd round of printing/distribution This winter, we had the pleasure of collaborating with a great team on styling an editorial piece for Engaged! Magazine in Middleburg, VA at the new Salamander Resort & Spa.  The shoot evolved a bit due to some snowstorm challenges over the course of […]

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RENT THE RUNWAY’s WEDDINGS BOUTIQUE

Category: Styling, Weddings

The one thing we love more than high fashion is affordable high fashion. That’s why we love Rent the Runway’s Weddings Boutique! The easy-to-navigate collection offers a plethora of dresses and accessory options for guests, bridal party, and of course, the bride-to-be. The Weddings Boutique is a great option for guests. From the bachelorette party to the wedding […]

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Love is in the Air…

As wedding planners, let’s face it – we’re always in the mood for love.  Maybe that’s why Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays…we really feel quite at home and are firm believers that flowers, chocolates, pretty little gift boxes and heart-shaped love letters should not be reserved for just one day a year […]

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Have a Haute Holiday!

Category: Uncategorized

Family’s flying into town, last minute shopping, company holiday parties and festive gatherings with friends…cozy dinner parties, sparkly dresses, blazing fires and breaking out grandma’s old recipes…wishing all of our clients and industry friends a very merry and bright Christmas season!  May you take some time to relax, recharge and truly enjoy those near and […]

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Paris, Je t’aime…

Eric and I have been feeling homesick for a little while…homesick for Paris, that is.   It has been 7 months since our wedding in Paris and it’s safe to say that my romance with the city of love and light was only magnified by hosting our intimate wedding celebration there in October.  We both […]

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Green with Envy: Pantone 2013

Category: Weddings

It’s official – we’re seeing green for 2013.  You may think green is only appropriate for Christmas, St. Patty’s Day or the Wizard of Oz – but when paired with the right color, you can use it anytime.  We should be seeing the trend play out in fashion, interor design and weddings this year.  For […]

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Haute in the Hamptons

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We’re wrapping up a few things in the office so we can head to the Hamptons for a long weekend.  Along with being the “playground for the rich and famous,” the Hamptons are known for its beautiful beaches bordered by farms, vineyards and meadows.  I’m excited about our trip (it’s been awhile!) so I thought about […]

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Fashion Model Makeover

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Remember this photo from our sneak peek of Rachel’s model for a day shoot?  Well, we now have a few more photos to share from her other two looks that we styled! Loving the attitude!  Doesn’t she look like the next cover of TEEN VOGUE? before – test shot Recap: Strawberry Milk Events is thrilled […]

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