I love this blue chiffon wedding dress. This 50s blast from the past is perfect for your vintage wedding. It also takes care of that something blue. Get it at Jumblelaya on eBay. Auction ends Jun 30, 2010 at 17:45:37 PDT.



I have a copy of the fabulous Jes Gordon's book "Party Like a Rock Star" to giveaway to one lucky bridal lovely! Her book is all about how to throw that unforgettable party that your friends will be talking about forever. In the book, you will find some fab tips and tricks on how to stay on budget, figuring out your concept, choosing great locations, creating an amazing space, and much more.

Our lucky giveaway winner is Amberdawn! Congrats bridal lovely. I will email you today to get your contact information.

Ladies, please stay tuned. I have another fab book to giveaway this week.

Glamour, glamour, glamour. That is all that I have to say about the fab new line of bridal gowns by David Meister. David Meister Bridal consists of dramatic, modern silhouettes, rich fabrics and elegant detailing. Available at fine stores throughout the country and internationally as well as DavidMeister.com. David Meister Signature is available exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman.





You Make Me Blush: Winter Kate

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I LOVE THIS DRESS!!!!

At first I was going to post about it on our sister fashion blog. But then I thought, this would make a gorgeous wedding dress for that bride that wanted to wear something modern and definitely not white. This is your dress. From Nicole Richie's Winter Kate line, available at The Trend Boutique.

Swoon Over It: Nina Shoes & the Comfort of a Bride

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Bridal lovelies, finally! A pair of bridal flats that are extremely stylish and no doubt, comfortable. These would be so cute to throw on when you are about to get your party on. Get a pair at Nina Shoes.

Dream Dress: Cristina David and Indie Love

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Our sister blog, The Capitol Fashionista is spotlighting Romanian designer Cristina David today. We love her beautiful, feminine dresses. So we were happy to see that she has a bridal dress in her line. We love it.


Stop in to meet the designers and view these fab new collections on Friday June 25th from 12pm to 2pm, 4pm to 7pm and Saturday June 26th from 12pm to 3pm at Mia Gemma, 933 F Street, NW, Washington DC (phone number: 202-393-GEMS).

BRIDAL GIVEAWAY: Party Like A Rock Star

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I have a copy of the fabulous Jes Gordon's book "Party Like a Rock Star" to giveaway to one lucky bridal lovely! Her book is all about how to throw that unforgettable party that your friends will be talking about forever. In the book, you will find some fab tips and tricks on how to stay on budget, figuring out your concept, choosing great locations, creating an amazing space, and much more.

Here's what you need to do, bridal lovelies:
  • Leave a comment on this post
  • Tell me who (first name only) threw the best party that you have ever been to and why (keep it brief)
  • Be sure to include your email address in the post.
I will choose the best answer on Friday at 6 p.m.

You MUST include your email in the post in order to be considered.

Good Luck!



The fabulous summer edition of Eco-Beautiful Weddings is here! It is gorgeous from cover to cover. Big shout out to Katie Martin (@greenwed) and Robin Fisher (@polishedimage) for another spectacular issue. They did not miss a beat. There are so many amazing ideas to help you plan a fab eco-friendly wedding. Be sure to check out the behind-the-scenes article written by yours truly. If you are not already following the magazine on Twitter, please do, @ecobeautiful. Enjoy.

The Perfect Dress: Net-a-Porter's New Collection

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Ah, Lanvin... My favorite house of fashion design. I adore this dress in the new bridal collection at Net-a-Porter. This amazing dress is a part of the new additions that Net-a-Porter are currently adding to their fabulous bridal collection.



Hot Legs: Lace Net Tights @ Plasticland

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I am not one to wear tights except for in the winter. But if you are looking to wear a fabulous hosiery under your gown (you know for when you pull up your dress so that your groom can grab your garter), you can have on a gorgeous pair of tights. Get a pair at Plasticland.

BONUS BRIDAL BARGAIN: The Limited's Bridesmaids Dresses

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I love this dress from The Limited's Bridesmaids Collection. It is on sale for $62.65!

BRIDAL BARGAIN: The Limited's Wedding Dress

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For $298, you can get this beautiful wedding gown from The Limited's new Wedding Collection. I haven't seen this dress in person but it looks amazing in this picture.

WEDDING TWEETUP: Tweeting with Jes Gordon

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It's a Twitter Party going down with Event Planner Jes Gordon and Brides Magazine on June 10th @ 8 p.m. Happy Tweeting! Also, if you are not following us on Twitter, follow The Bridal Wishlist, @bridal_wishlist!



Be a rebel with a cause and attend the inaugural Illegal Wedding Fair, a unique new event in support of Marriage Equality NY! This elegant and intimate wedding fair is designed specifically for same-sex couples and features a highly curated selection of New York's most talented, gay-friendly event professionals in the sumptuous setting of downtown Manhattan's most exclusive wedding venue, 632 on Hudson. For ticket information the Event Page at http://www.illegalweddingfair.com
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/108159

CONTEST WINNER: Planet Wedding Book Giveaway

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Okay Bridal Lovelies. The winner of the Planet Wedding book is.....

Congratulations, Katie Judd! Katie, you are the winner of the fab Planet Wedding: A Nuptial-pedia book. Please email me ASAP with your contact information and I will send the book right out to you.

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Okay Bridal Lovelies. I have tried twice now to give this fabulous book away. But the winners never got in contact with me. So their loss, is your gain. So ladies, let's try this again. Just leave a comment on this post and say "I want it" and you will be entered. A winner will be selected at 6 pm tomorrow. You will need to check back on Friday and be sure to email me if you are the winner!!!!

So a big thanks to the writers of Planet Wedding, Sandra and Harry Choron for giving away a copy of their fab book, Planet Wedding: A Nuptial-Pedia.

Good Luck!

Beautiful Adornment: AVF by Alicia Van Fleteren

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I love the playfulness of these lovely necklaces from the AVF by Alicia Van Fleteren Collection. If you are looking for something that is simple yet elegant, these designs would be perfect. See the entire collection on her web site.








Enter to win wedding jewelry for your bridesmaids.

WEDDING CONTEST: Say "I Do" to J.Crew

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Martha Stewart Weddings and J.Crew have teamed up for the wedding contest of all wedding contests. Here's what you could win:

  • A weekend trip for two to NYC

  • An exclusive wedding consultation with Editorial Director Darcy Miller

  • A private shopping trip to the new Madison Avenue J.Crew Bridal Boutique with one of their shopping specialists

  • Best of all, you win $2500 to spend on your J.Crew wedding dress


To enter, visit Say "I Do" to J.Crew. Good luck, bridal lovelies.

National Stationery Show Spotlight: Pancake and Franks

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First of all, how cute is the name Pancake and Franks? Too cute. More letterpress goodness for you to peruse and consider for your wedding invitations. Pancake and Franks also print on 100% recycled paper. So that's a eco-fabulous plus! These are my favs, especially the Pisces invitation (number 3). See more on their web site.






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