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The Knot Gala 2016: 20th Anniversary

The Knot Gala 2016 from East West on Vimeo. You’re cordially invited for a peek inside The Knot Gala 2016!  How stunning was the invitation by Ceci New York??  Ceci and her team were a dream to collaborate with! The Knot’s latest issue is on newsstands now, which means we’re finally able to share all […]

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Spring Soirée at The St. Regis

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We’re getting teased with some 60-degree days around our nation’s capital lately and it has us super anxious for spring (I’m tired of wearing black, I’m ready to break out the pastels!)  Which reminds me of this opulent, spring-fling themed tablescape we designed for the Engaged! Magazine show last March (and realized we never posted pics of!) […]

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Morgan & Jon at The Greenbrier

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Morgan & Jon Huntsman III’s destination wedding at the iconic (hello, Dorothy Draper!) Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV was featured in the latest issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom! Morgan wanted a chic, romantic garden vibe at the hotel which is nicknamed “the social resort of the south” since the late 1800’s. Here are […]

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” Over the years, thousands of brides have followed the old English rhyme for good luck on their wedding day. Representing purity, love, and fidelity, blue has developed into a luxurious and timeless color scheme adored by many. As fall rolls in, summer color palettes of brights slowly […]

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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: SPRING FLING

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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: SPRING CLEANING, CLOSET EDITION

Melanie Charlton, founder of Clos-ette, is considered the “closet organizer to the stars…the absolute guru in designing and building custom closets and dressing rooms…” She has grown a successful business not only creating spaces for clients, but offering tips and products for organizing your own closet at home, no matter the size. Organizing a closet can […]

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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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We’re Looking for a Superstar Intern!

Obsessed with weddings? Organized to a fault? We’re looking for an outgoing, detail-oriented, multi-tasking, social-media savvy, spring/summer intern who can work at least one day in our office per wk. Some weekends required. Intern will learn the ins and outs of owning a small business, creating timelines and proposal contracts for clients, marketing, sourcing potential […]

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Photoshoot for Engaged! Magazine

We are thrilled to share our recent collaboration with Engaged! Magazine.  We had the honor of again styling the dress feature for the newest issue.  Unlike the last issue at Keswick Hall, this was shot in a studio instead of on location, with more of a whimsical/fashion vibe.   With only one model and twelve […]

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Sugarplum Room Design at the Willard

 iPhone picture – not bad! We had an amazing bridal show last week at the Willard Hotel put on by Engaged Magazine.  We found out as we were driving home from the show that our room had been featured on the 6 o’clock news – channel 9/CBS!  We were able to catch it again on […]

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Inspiration to Reality: a candy coated daydream

Inspiration:  a candy coated aqua and peach daydream.  This board is ultra feminine, romantic and soft.  It combines the best of a few worlds:  the chicness of Paris, the salt of the surf and sea, and the whimsy of a vintage carnival.  There is one place in the world that I’ve been that actually comes […]

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Wedding for Two – Pt. II

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If you missed Part I, catch up here first! Note the gorgeous Kate Middleton-esque wedding ring… An intimate reception for two – English Rose Garden did a beautiful job on the florals. Cake for two – by the amazing Maggie Austin.  The hand-rolled rosettes took 13 hours alone! And those realistic peach flowers are made of pure […]

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Sweet on St. Michaels

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Katie and Mike are such a cute all-American couple with the quintessential hometown love story. Their families live just miles apart in the charming town of St. Michaels – a little island on Maryland’s eastern shore where Katie grew up. While they both live in Annapolis now, they are still very close with their families […]

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Glitz and Glam: Lofty Inspiration

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When I spotted this dreamy photoshoot designed by Elissa Keno and photographed by Kellie Kano over on Elizabeth Anne Designs, I almost asked someone to pinch me.  Absolutely loving the girly, airy color palette of shell pink, ivory, bronze, gold and a whole lot of glitter.  The designer stole this straight out of my fluffy, […]

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