2011 29/01

Glamour Closet Has The Designer Dress You Have Been Waiting For!

Last week my friend asked me to go look at a couple of wedding dresses with her.  She said she found a great place in North Beach that has designer wedding gowns at a great discount.  Of course I said I would love to see the dresses, and I could not wait to see the [...]

2010 06/12

Better Bridal Alterations

By Erin Frank
Alterations are tricky. I’ve heard horror stories of brides whose dresses were ruined by sloppy, irreversible alterations, the results of which are generally revealed only right before the wedding (i.e. when it’s too late to do anything other than wear it unhappily or drop a ton of cash on a new dress at [...]

2010 18/10

Kendra Renee Jewelry

By Erin Frank
If you’re planning to give a thank you gift to your bridesmaids, think about selecting some great jewelry. Not only can they wear it on your wedding day, but if you play your cards right, and get pieces with character, they’ll end up wearing them for years to come.

We here at Bay Area [...]

2010 03/10

Tahoe Unveiled – A Day in the Mountains

One of the first decisions you have to make when planning your wedding is the location.  Do you have your wedding close to home or make it s destination wedding?  For everyone in the Bay Area, Tahoe is able to combine the two by offering the gorgeous settings of a destination wedding, and the convenience [...]

2010 01/09

Peacock Hair Accessories

I have heard a lot of buzz lately around different hair accessories for brides.  At my friend’s wedding last month, she took off her veil after the ceremony and replaced it with a beautiful flower.  Aside from a flower there are a ton of different options out there for your hair.  If you are looking [...]

2010 19/08

How to Hide Your Arms

I’ve lost about 14-15 pounds as my 10/10/10 wedding approaches, but so far I’ve still got the jiggly arms since I haven’t been doing weight training consistently. My dress is strapless and I’m worrying about the chicken cutlets that threaten to hang out over the sides of my dress. Eeks!!!

Uptown Urban [...]

2010 18/08

Bay Area Bridal Shows!

For those of you who are recently engaged and are just getting started with your wedding planning, here are a few of the many bridal shows in the Bay Area that you might want to check out:
Tip: If you do not know where to start, the following two shows might be your answer.  The smaller [...]

2010 21/07

Nikol Elaine – Enhancing Your Natural Beauty

By Elizabeth Zachry
I was on the hunt for the perfect person to do my friend’s make-up for her wedding.  As the wedding day got closer she got more and more stressed, so I decided to kick it into gear and conduct some pre-screenings.  By the time I met Nikol Elaine, my friend had already found [...]

2010 17/06

Rent the Runway for the Budget Bride

Love. Wear. Return.
That’s the tagline for Rent the Runway, an online retailer that lets you borrow high end fashion for less.
I was considering borrowing a friend’s never-worn wedding jewelry but then I came across this fantastic piece for $50 for 4 days (retail $375). I think it’ll go swell with the hair accessory I’m getting [...]

2010 09/06

Rachel Browning – Fulfilling All Your Beauty Needs

By Elizabeth Zachry
Do you have a beauty schedule for your wedding month/week/day? If so, I bet that your schedule probably includes some (if not all) of the following items

Spray Tan
Hair cut or extensions
Hair-do Trial
Make-Up Trial
Hair/Make-up On Wedding Day

Would you believe me if I said everything on your list can be covered by one person??  No, [...]

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