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Introducing New Design Talent: Katie Fong

I recently had the opportunity to meet the lovely and talented Katie Fong (www.katiefong.com)

Katie is a recent graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is a remarkable designer whom I know you will be delighted to introduce to your clients. There is no doubt in my mind that she is a rising star in bridal fashion.

I am excited about Katie Fong for several reasons. First of all, her designs are romantic, sophisticated and luxurious, incorporating fine fabrics, quality laces and unique embroidery with techniques and detailing typically associated with haute couture.

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New Trends in Bubbly!!!

By Lisa Light

Many people have connotations of Spring: flowers, spring cleaning, baseball. When the weather starts to improve I, on the other hand, have “wedding season” connotations.

Champagne.

Do your thoughts turn to champagne? Mine do, and I wanted to go to the epicenter of the wine and spirit world to see what the new trends are this wedding season. I called Chris Adams of Sherry Lehmann.

2009 marks Sherry Lehmann’s seventy-fifth year selling fine wines and spirits. The store is as “New York” for wines as Tiffany & Company is for jewels, but Sherry Lehmann now ships internationally, and to every state that allows it.

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How to Engage a Geek-Bridegroom

ImageBrides: Can’t get your chosen man off the computer long enough to help pick a china pattern? Are his thumbs too BlackBerry'ed out to stuff invitation envelopes? Wondering how to put his MySpace obsession to more timely use?

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Helpful Hints for Sending Invitations

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  • Gather your lists of invitees before you order the invitations.
  • Order at least 25 more invitations and envelopes than you think you will need (to cover mistakes in addressing, re-mailing to a current address, to cover last-minute "must haves"). It's much more expensive to re-order than to order more than you need at the beginning.

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Choosing Beach Wedding Attire

Beach Attire You are planning your beach, outdoor or tropical wedding with special attention to all the details. Remember, your beach wedding shirt and clothing in general should always be your first priority. The clothing on your beach wedding day is a very important element. It will make you and you wedding party feel special and attractive, but it needs to be practical, comfortable and elegant.

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Destination Weddings Bring New Look to Bridal Dresses

Bridal Dresses Amazing new directions in bridal fashions have emerged in response to the ever-growing popularity of destination weddings. Whether a wedding is at a country inn 50 miles away from home or as far off as an exotic South Seas island, brides-to-be are discovering a whole new world of pretty gowns that travel well and have an easy, breezy "pack-and-go" quality.

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Wedding Gowns Inspired by Classic Beauties

When it comes to designing the perfect bridal gown, there are those designers whose aesthetic is not influenced by the abundance of fashion trends. Instead, they look to shapes and silhouettes favored by women of superb taste and style.

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Charming Designs and Exquisite Details Bring Romance to Bridal Fashion

ImageDiscerning brides-to-be seek the most extraordinary wedding dresses and dream of being a princess on that once-in-a-lifetime day. Fortunately, the recent couture designer collections are filled with luxurious gowns presenting tasteful brides with exquisite choices for their exchange of vows.

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Celebrity Weddings

Stella McCartney With the gossip mills working at maximum capacity to churn out reports about noted fashion designer Stella McCartney’s desire to create the wedding dress for iconic starlet Scarlett Johansson, it’s unlikely that the recently engaged actress will be left in the dark about McCartney’s intentions.

Announcing at her West Hollywood boutique cocktail party ‘I'm definitely doing her wedding dress’, Stella McCartney quickly clarified the statement with the additional ‘but she doesn't know it yet.’ Stay tuned, one and all, because if it’s anything like the reports of the magnificent dress that McCartney designed for the wedding of pop star Madonna to British film director Guy Ritchie, we’re all in for something special.

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Wedding Day Essentials: The Bride's Most Important Accessories

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The bride has chosen the perfect gown; the bridesmaids are delighted with their flattering dresses; and the bride's parents are beaming with pride, all set for their daughter's flower-bedecked nuptials.

So now there is only one priority - and that is, for the bride to turn her attention to herself, and the myriad personal details that can make or break her big day, during the walk down the aisle, the reception receiving line, or the hours of socializing and dancing. Two concerns are of special importance: She'll want to be sure her beautiful gown stays in place, and that her feet can withstand all the festive stress.

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Remember Your Wedding with Happitude GPS Hats

When we discovered Happitude hats we were, well, I guess you could say... happy!

This unique and incredibly personal product is perfect for the bride and groom who want to remember their wedding location now and forever in clever style.

Scott Barrow is the founder and creator of the hats and the driving force behind the success of the company.

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