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After The Wedding: Care For Your Dress

Wedding Dress, Preservation, Caring for your dress
Photo: Civic Photos

Congratulations, newlywed! You’ve just celebrated a major life milestone and are beginning your journey into marital bliss with your beloved. Your wedding may be over, but there are still a few loose ends to tie, such as caring for your wedding dress. Whether you decide to sell, donate or keep your dress, preservation should be done ASAP to keep it in pristine condition. Without preservation, you run the risk of yellowing fabric, mold or mildew, and permanent fabric creasing. This also rings true for your veil or sash. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to preserving your dress.

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Wedding Dress Designer Q&A: Allison Webb

Houston bridal salon Allison Webb dress Fall 2018 Penelope
“Penelope” by Allison Webb | Available at Now & Forever Bridal Boutique

If you haven’t yet checked out the new wedding dress collection from JLM Couture designer¬†Allison Webb at Houston’s Now & Forever Bridal Boutique, now is the time!¬† And while you’re at it, check out this EXCLUSIVE Houston Wedding Blog Q&A with the bridal gown designer herself. You’ll find out what inspires her, which of her new designs are her personal favorites, and how her experience working for a fashion-design legend has influenced her style. Click here to read the rest of this post »

7 Unique Engagement Rings You’ll Love

Your engagement ring is unlike any other piece of jewelry you’ll own. It will be the single most treasured item in your jewelry collection, and should reflect your own personal style. If classic diamond shapes like oval, pear and emerald cuts are not something you can see yourself rocking (which is perfectly fine), these seven unique engagement rings may be just the chic you seek. Find one you love and visit a jeweler near you to make it yours.

KARL LAGERFELD DIAMOND HEXAGON HALO ENGAGEMENT RING

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Photo: London Jewelers

Reinterpret the classic oval center diamond mounting with a hexagon diamond halo featuring a diamond adorned collar under the head.

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Foundation Shades For Every Bride

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Photo: Milton Lawrence Photography

Makeup for a bride’s big day is a vital part of the prep, and nailing the look she wants comes down to a good base. A good foundation will give you a flawless finish and last through all the photos, stress and celebration. Yet despite the plethora of makeup brands available, it can be frustrating to find your match without mixing since many brands offer only 10-15 shades. What about those of us who fall outside this spectrum or in between these shades? No one wants to look back at wedding photos and realize your face doesn’t quite match the rest of you. With these brands’ wide foundation shade range, you can be sure to find your match, for a stunning bridal glow. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Shoe Game: Comfort & Style

When dressing for your special day, your bridal look is not complete without the perfect pair of shoes. Sure, those sky-high Louboutins might be a stunning match with your gorgeous gown, but let’s face it, wearing towering heels for more than two hours straight can be tough on your toes, not to mention your heels, hips and back. Imagine spending more than six hours in them. For your wedding day, you likely will spend at least that much time on your feet, so it would be wise to choose shoes you can survive the day in. Don’t worry though, you do not, we repeat, DO NOT have to sacrifice style over comfort. You can have both, with these hot designs from top brands, and spend the day walking on air.

JIMMY CHOO

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Photo: Jimmy Choo

The soft wide band on this suede sandal will hold your foot in place without feeling constricting.

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