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Parisian Wedding Cakes

Anybody tying the knot in Paris? Anybody? Well for those of you even considering Paris a wedding destination, may I suggest that you check out Sugarplum Cake Shop? There’s really only one word to describe their work: oh my! Ok,
Elope To NYC

Elope To NYC

Think of it…just you and him in the city that never sleeps. An elopement in New York City sounds ultra-romantic and fabulous to me and the historic Carlton Hotel has just launched a fantastic Elope to New York package. A

Destination: Out of a Dodge

{Cinque Terre} In a perfect world, Tyler and I would have enough money to fly our entire family to the Cinque Terre for a destination Italian wedding of the century. Another lovely idea is a beach wedding in St. Lucia
Acqualina Resort & Spa: Wedding on the Beach

Acqualina Resort & Spa: Wedding on the Beach

If you’re looking for a Caribbean atmosphere without leaving the continent, another sunny destination to consider is South Florida’s Sunny Isles Beach. Just north of the party scene of South Beach Miami, Sunny Isles is quieter and more refined destination,

Obsession: Joeffer Caoc Spring 2011

Toronto fashion week just wrapped and there were so many great collections on the runways by Canadian designers. One who’s always a fan-favourite and knocked it out of the park for yet another season: Joeffer Caoc.

Katy Perry & Russell Brand’s Wedding Hotspot

{Inside a luxury tent at Aman.i.Khás Resort where Katy and Russell wed.} It’s official: Katy and Russell are now Mr. & Mrs. They said “I Do” yesterday, but the party is continuing well into the week as the newlyweds are

Wedding Belle: Destination Beauty

Bride: Sasha Ransom Wedding Date: May 20, 2010 Wedding Location: Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Wedding Style: Dressed in an exquisite empire gown, Sasha looked every bit like a beach belle on her special day. A delicate band of white flowers
A Spooktacular Celebration

A Spooktacular Celebration

{April Richardson & Adam Cochran say ‘I Do’ at Universal Orlando Resort Halloween Horror Night} Now here’s one I’ve not seen before: a Halloween-themed wedding complete with a terrifying, ghoulish cast of characters (specifically that clown and Hannibal Lecter!). The
First Lighthouse Wedding at St. Lucia Resort

First Lighthouse Wedding at St. Lucia Resort

This past September, the first couple ever was married at the historic Cap Moule à Chique Lighthouse in St. Lucia. Organized by the Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, Wanda and Stephen Vajdas from Pennsylvania won the wedding as part
Destination Wedding Tips

Destination Wedding Tips

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend my first destination wedding. The wedding was in Mexico, at the Royal Playa del Carmen, an all-inclusive resort. The only other time I have been to an all-inclusive was during my

Wedding Belle: Naturally Beautiful

Bride: Jennifer MacInnis Wedding Date: April 3, 2010 Wedding Location: Varadero, Cuba Wedding Style: Jennifer’s wedding style was natural and beautiful for her lovely beach wedding. Her a-line stunner swayed effortlessly with the wind and waves. The bride radiated in

Spring 2011 Runways: J. Mendel

Tomorrow is the last day of the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, and so far we’ve been loving Victoria Beckham‘s sophisticated wedding-friendly dresses, NARS makeup for Thakoon and Tom Ford’s Pure Pink lipstick after seeing so many bright pink
Customize Your Dream Destination Wedding

Customize Your Dream Destination Wedding

Are you planning a destination wedding? Or maybe you’re thinking about it, but have no idea where in the world you want to say “I Do.” After you’ve perused through our Destinations Weddings Guide, a great place to get inspired

Wedding Belle: A Chic Beach Bride

Bride: Crystal Lee Thauberger Wedding Date: February 12, 2010 Wedding Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Wedding Style: Crystal was as pretty as a gem at her fun Mexican wedding. Her beautiful strapless gown was ruched until her waist and then drifted
Post-Wedding Celebration

Post-Wedding Celebration

There can only be one word used to describe a celebration like this–GORGEOUS! I love it. I love it. I love it. The details are so inspiring and the couple themselves are too cute for words. Here’s what the photographers

Wedding Belle: A Sophisticated Beach Bride

Bride: Melissa Kampman Wedding Date: February 3, 2010 Wedding Location: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Wedding Style: Melissa was the perfect beach bride, as she balanced the relaxed and casual feel of a beach wedding with a touch of class. Her
welcome bags for out-of-towners

welcome bags for out-of-towners

{image via Mélangerie Inc.} I’m all for giving your out-of-town guests a little extra something–after all they did trek all that way just to be a part of your special day. If you’re stuck on ideas, check out Mélangerie Inc.,

OOTs, AHRs & RSVPs—oh my!

So unless you are also planning a destination wedding, you’re probably wondering what the heck an OOT or AHR is—I myself hadn’t heard of either until we started planning our wedding last year. OOT is the abbreviation for basically the

Video of the Week: Destination Wedding Hair

Celebrity hair stylist Sally Hershberger styles an undone updo perfect for a destination wedding.

Marvellous Marchesa

This past weekend (in between chocolate bunny binges, naturally!), I stopped into White, Toronto to check out Marchesa’s bridal collection.

The DIY Birdcage Veil Experiment

Ok, so I called this post the The DIY Birdcage Veil Experiment because I wasn’t really sure I could pull this off from the get-go.  Before you read on, I will happily report that the experiment was a success, thanks

A Wintery Wonderful Proposal…

After the big snowfall in Vancouver in December 2008, Karlo and I decided to go to the park and play in the snow. I’ve always loved the snow and being in that park, making snowballs and snow angels, made me feel

The Best of 2009!

{images via Rountree Flowers} Oh what a year it has been! 2009 has certainly had its fair share of wonderful wedding ideas–pretty flowers, delicious cupcakes, gorgeous real weddings–the inspirations are literally endless. This being my last blog post for the

Destination Invitations

Right now I’m literally head over heels in love with these destination invitations from Inkbox Design Boutique. No seriously, their stationery lines are simply out of this world–no pun intended. Whether you’re headed for a chic city wedding like New

Moroccan Style, Part Two

As promised, my entry for this week is all about the perfect dress for an exotic destination wedding in Marrakesh.