Couture Bridesmaid Dresses from PPS Couture

Introducing PPS Couture: Stunning New Bridesmaid Dresses

The next stage of bridesmaid fashion has just been unveiled, and bridesmaids everywhere should be excited. One of our favorite bridal attire designers, Plum Pretty Sugar, has just announced the launch of their all-new bridesmaid dress collection: PPS Couture. This collection is purely intoxicating, featuring handmade gowns, ethereal floral prints, and flowing, feminine silhouettes.

PPS Couture captures elegance and classicism with a modern whimsical twist. Special details such as pockets, detachable sleeves and hand-draping make the collection both alluring and remarkably unique. It features four beautiful silhouettes, and it’s almost impossible to choose a favorite. Each design is available in four delicate prints, and can be combined together to create an enchanting bridesmaid grouping or worn alone for any special occasion, like your engagement party or engagement photos.

PPS Couture gowns are priced from $380, and are available for purchase at

Photography: Jose Villa | Styling: Type A Society | Hair and Make Up: Nyrie Beauty

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05.28.15 / Featured, New Sponsor Blog

DIY Rolled Chignon Hair Tutorial

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If you saw yesterday’s post, you are probably one of the many who wishes you could style your hair exactly like the bride’s. You’re in luck! We love showcasing wedding hair tutorials, and this one from Samantha Landis is an updated version of a simple classic. Read on for the step by step!

Looking for more hair and makeup tutorials? Check out our favorite wedding day looks here!


DIY Rolled Chignon


1) Elastic Hair Band
2) Bobbi Pins


1) Starting with the left side, roll hair back and pin.
2) Roll right side back and pin.
3) Gather hair and secure with an elastic close to the ends.
4) Using your index fingers, roll the hair upward.
5) Once the roll aligns with the left and ride sides, hold in place with your hands and secure with bobbi pins.

Photography: Heather Hawkins | Videographyt: Kelly Christine | Creative direction and design: Kylie Swanson | Hair and makeup: Samantha Landis | Gown: Samuelle Couture | Flowers: Bows and Arrows | Model: Alexandria Bryant with Kim Dawson Agency

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05.27.15 / DIY Wedding Blog, DIY Weddings, Featured

Simple Wedding Ideas with Organic Design

While your event planner is bustling around, setting places at your tables, and your florist is unloading her delivery vehicle, and the setup crew is arranging the chairs for your ceremony, one of the best things you can do is simply create a peaceful environment to ready yourself for the day ahead. This collection of images showcases a serene bride, calmly preparing for the excitement of the day. Read on for more from the team.

From the designer, Kylie Swanson:
“Inspired by the simple moments before the ceremony, I set out to curate a peaceful environment by imagining a bride with a sense of serene clarity while getting ready in her own bathroom, before the momentum of the day ahead has captured her attention. Sometimes, these authentic and intentional movements lead to the most impactful design.”

Photography: Heather Hawkins | Creative direction and design: Kylie Swanson | Hair and makeup: Samantha Landis | Gown: Samuelle Couture | Flowers: Bows and Arrows | Model: Alexandria Bryant with Kim Dawson Agency

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05.26.15 / Featured, Wedding Ideas, Wedding Ideas Blog

Unique Registry Ideas from Envelope

What if you could go on the most relaxing, luxurious weeklong honeymoon to Maui? And while you were there, you could hike a volcano and take in the view. How about snorkel up close with sea turtles? Or maybe just relax with a frozen drink and a meal at the resort swim up bar?

What if this could be paid for with your wedding registry?

Now it can with Envelope Registry.

Envelope makes it easy for you to make priceless memories, without worrying about the price tag. Unlike other online registries, Envelope’s items aren’t tied to particular brand. Instead, they collect cash contributions from your guests and send it straight to your bank account. You can decide how to spend it!

So maybe you are thinking, “This sounds amazing, but I still want those copper mugs and some really nice cast iron pans” to use after the honeymoon. No problem. Envelope allows you to register for products and traditional gifts as well.

Lastly, Envelope will even help you send beautiful personalized thank you cards to your guests right from your computer.  This means that you can spend your precious time enjoying the experiences (and items) from your registry!

Check out a live registry HERE to start brainstorming for your unique registry.

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05.25.15 / Featured, New Sponsor Blog