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BRIDE / ENGAGEMENTS / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

Everything You Need to Know Before Eloping

Elopement. It’s romantic, often spontaneous, and a great way to save money. But you can’t just pick up a grocery store bridal magazine or a traditional wedding planning book for tips and info. That’s where we come in. Here’s everything you need to know before eloping. Think about giving your family and closest friends a… Read more

FASHION / FEATURED / STYLE

Swimsuits to Kick Off Summer in Style

It’s bathing suit season and the forecast is 100% flattering! This summer, style comes in all shapes and sizes, with high-waisted bottoms and not-your-mama’s one pieces. Add in fun details (re: scalloping, side-ties) and cute prints (retro! Mod!) and you’re ready for your moment in the sun. So take the plunge–or sit poolside pretty–in one… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

What is the Right Way to Address Wedding Invitations? #AskDes

Happy Hump Day! It’s the time of the week where I answer your wedding planning and styling questions that you submitted online using the hashtag #AskDes. I’ve been hard at work on the new Desiree Hartsock Bridal wedding gown collection! This past year, I’ve seen my gowns on the runway, in advertisements, and, most importantly,… Read more

BACHELOR/ETTE / FEATURED / MAKE-UP

Get Becca’s Makeup from the First Night of ‘The Bachelorette’

Becca looked amazing that first night on ‘The Bachelorette’, from her glossy waves to her sparkly dress to her luminescent complexion. And while we might not have an excuse to wear a beaded formal gown, we can get her glam makeup look for date night! Our resident makeup expert and former Bachelor alum Cassandra Ferguson shows us… Read more

FEATURED / WEDDINGS

Boozy Bites: Alcohol Soaked Fruit for Your Summertime Wedding or Party

These alcohol infused fruits are the adult way to keep cool at a summertime wedding or party! No experience as a mixologist needed–we’ve already found the best fruit and booze combinations for you. Forget sipping and go for an edible cocktail hour with these delicious, spiked bites. Coconut soaked pineapple: Cut pineapple into bite-sized chunks (or… Read more

BRIDE / DIY / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

How Do I keep Guests Cool at My Outdoor Wedding? #AskDes

Welcome to #AskDes! This is my weekly column where I answer the wedding planning and styling questions you submitted on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY! We are hosting this year so that means all of our friends and family will descend on the Siegfried home and we are so ready!… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / HEALTH + FITNESS / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

Self Care Tips for the Stressed Out Bride

We totally understand. You are planning your wedding and find yourself behaving a bit borderline bridezilla. It only makes sense–most of you are balancing work or school (or both!) while trying to plan the wedding of your dreams. We see you, working hard, juggling so many things, and we want you to take a moment and practice… Read more

FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

Step Aside Rose Gold–Copper is the Newest Trend in Weddings!

Rose gold, it’s been nice. HELLOOOO copper! This metallic tone is the new rose gold for wedding decor and it’s easy to see why. It has a sleek feel and instantly brings warmth to any style. When paired with industrial elements, it’s cool, modern, and yet still so very romantic. But don’t take our word… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / WEDDINGS

I Need Help With My Wedding Playlist! #AskDes

Oh, hello there! It’s Wednesday, which means I’ll be answering the wedding planning and styling questions you submitted on social media using the hashtag #AskDes. It’s already the end of June! What? This past month was full of amazing things–I continued to set up my DHB studio, I spent time exploring Seattle with my little… Read more

FEATURED / HOME / LIFE

Prep For the Fourth With All These Red, White, and Blue Essentials

Baby, you’re a firework (see what I did there?) because 4th of July is next week! I can already smell the barbecue! When it comes to a successful 4th of July, I go by a simple equation: cute outfit + BBQ accessories + outdoor games. In my book, these three things equal the perfect bash…. Read more

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