Bride: Angel Webb Groom: Kyle Suggs Date: March 24, 2012 Ceremony: Jackson Square Reception: Ralph and Kacoo’s Gown: Oleg Cassini from David’s Bridal Bridesmaids: Dillard’s Men’s Attire: Calvin Klein from Men’s Warehouse Rings: Gold was contributed by family members, then melted down and reformed into gold wedding bands by Martin’s Diamond Gallery Cake: Swiss Confectionery […]
Bride: Scarlett Reeves Groom: William Thomas Date: May 12, 2012 Ceremony: Preservation Hall Reception: The Napoleon House Gown: Privately designed in Bogota by Martha Ferro Rings: Brent&Jess Florist: Tommy’s Flower Shop Cake: Le Croissant D’Or Caterer: Napoleon House Photographer: Shoot 2 Studios Hair: Bridget Cordes from Bella Brides Music: Personal setup at the reception, Faux […]
Bride: Tiffani Marie Reding Groom: Michael Mark Amedeo Jr. Date: March 23, 2013 Ceremony: The Riverview Room balcony Reception: The Riverview Room Gown Designer: Jim Hjelm Blush from The Bridal Boutique by MaeMe Bridesmaids Dresses: Venus from The Bridal Boutique by MaeMe Men’s Attire: Black suits from John’s Tuxedo Rings: Stanley Jewelers, Inc. Florist: Grow […]
How early should you make a guest list? When do you book a second line? Use this wedding checklist to make sure you don’t skip major steps before you put on the white dress. 10-12 Months Before __ Have the “who pays for what” conversation and set your budget. You can’t do anything until […]
Think of your wedding music as the soundtrack to your most romantic occasion. You’ll want to personalize it to your taste, of course, but also provide some crowd-pleasing hits for your guests after the ceremony is over and everyone is ready to let loose on the dance floor. We asked Jim Dunegan of X-Pert Productions, […]
Bride: Amanda Lynn McIntyre Groom: Alex Brennan Wood Date: February 23, 2013 Ceremony: St. Anthony of Padua Reception: Chateau Estates Country Club Gown: Yvonne LaFleur from Yvonne LaFleur Bridesmaids Dresses: Sophia Tolli from The Bridal Boutique by MaeMe Men’s Attire: Rome’s Tuxedos Rings: Raymond’s Jewelry Creations Florist: Kathy Thaller Caterer: Chateau Estates Country Club Cake: […]
Bride: Victoria Bard Groom: Cuong Tran Date: December 8, 2012 Ceremony: Popp Fountain at City Park Reception: Panda King Coordinator: Maria Tran Gown: Jasmine Bridal from Pearl’s Place Bridesmaids Dresses: Alvina Valenta from The Bridal Boutique by MaeMe Rings: Minh Chau, Symmetry Jewelers Florist: Eufloria Designs Caterer: Panda King Cake: Chez Pierre, Bunny Barletto Photographer: […]
Less than a year ago, I moved to New Orleans from a Midwestern college town, a place very different from here. Thanks to New Orleans’ historic buildings and amazing slices of culture everywhere you look, I often have “Oh my gosh, I can’t believe I live here” moments. That’s what happened on the day we […]
Bari Jay Petal Pink twist-front Bella chiffon gown with crystal bead detail and optional shoulder straps at Pearl’s Place; Venus iridescent rose ruched chiffon short dress at The Bridal Boutique by MaeMe; Cotton Candy chiffon short dress with spaghetti straps and contrast empire bow at Linda Lee […]
Even if you’re an expert at putting on eyeliner, or you know the best way to apply bronzer, it can be hard to get the exact look you want without the help of a professional. We asked four makeup artists to reveal some of the secrets of their craft and how they used them to […]
As a bride, the goal of losing weight and getting in shape for the big day, seems to be one of the most difficult things of all to achieve and can cast a gloomy pall over the whole wedding planning process. But it shouldn’t be the miserable experience you expect it to be. If you […]
Long gone are the days when a bride would only have to decide whether to wear her hair up or down, straight or curly. Like skin care, today’s hair care benefits from many scientific advances and offers brides more ways to achieve the most gorgeous tresses imaginable. We spoke to some local experts to get […]
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This classic off-white fondant-wrapped cake with a touch of whimsy has six tiers including fondant ribbons, monogram and pearled quilting. It has a lemon poppy seed sponge with tangy lemon curd filling and is iced in white chocolate buttercream and wrapped in off-white vanilla fondant.
This five-layered cake with light peach peonies is decorated in pale green mint, cream and gold colors with layered fondant stripes and buttons. The lemon cake with layers of raspberry mousse and fresh berries is covered in white chocolate Swiss meringue buttercream icing.