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FEATURED / WEDDINGS

Should We Have a First Look? #AskDes

Thanks for meeting me here this fall Wednesday! I’m happy to have you as I answer your top wedding planning questions. I hope that you, like me, have a Pumpkin Spice Latte in hand. If not, feel free to go run out and get one–I’ll be here when you get back. Is it just me… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / WEDDINGS

Everything You Need for a Stylish Fall Bridal Shower

It’s Pumpkin Spice Latte season! As the leaves start to turn shades of amber, orange, and red, you can find us pulling all our scarves, boots, and long cardigans out of our closets. If your bridal shower falls into October or November, then you’ll be in need to some autumn inspired pieces for your decor… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

When Should I Order My Wedding Dress? #AskDes

It’s Wednesday so it’s time for me to answer the wedding planning questions that you asked on social media! I enjoy going through the questions because its a window into your world–I get to see what’s on your mind as you plan your wedding! This week, quite a few of you mentioned wedding gown shopping…. Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / WEDDINGS

3 Wedding Hairstyles You Probably Haven’t Considered–And Should!

When it comes to wedding hair, most brides think there are two options: a curled up-do or down with waves. These looks are classics and work with most styles of wedding gowns but what if you’re wanting something a little more creative? If that’s the case, here are three underutilized wedding hairstyles that you may… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

Your Bridesmaids Guide: How to Keep Everyone Happy

One of your very first orders of bridal business after getting engaged? Assembling your girl crew! These ladies will have your back through the whole wedding planning process so make sure you have theirs too. We’ve compiled all your need-to-know advice here. Consider it a crash course in Bridesmaids 101. With these tips, you and… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / WEDDINGS

How Can I Make Sure My Guests Don’t Get Bored During Cocktail Hour? #AskDes

It’s that time of week again! The time where I answer your wedding planning and styling questions that you asked on social media using #AskDes. This past week has been a busy, yet exciting one for me. I presented my new Heirloom Collection at the National Bridal Market in Chicago and am happy to report… Read more

BRIDE / ENGAGEMENTS / FEATURED / WEDDINGS

What Is the First To-Do After Getting Engaged? #AskDes

Happy Wedding Planning Wednesday to you! It’s that time where I tackle your wedding planning questions, big and small. For the past few months, my mind has been filled with thoughts of metallic lace, airy chiffon, and satin-covered buttons. I’ve carried these images around with me and have been slowly turning them into my new… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / PLANNING / WEDDINGS

How to Include Your Culture + Traditions in Your Wedding

Marriage isn’t just about you and your partner coming together. It’s also about blending two families and, oftentimes, each family brings a different set of traditions. This is a beautiful thing and, with a little creativity, you can weave these cultural expressions into your special day. By honoring both of your pasts, you and your… Read more

BRIDE / FASHION / FEATURED / STYLE / WEDDINGS

Timeless Earrings for Any Style Wedding

Feeling a little nervous about selecting the “perfect” pair of earrings? Take out all the guesswork by simply going classic with one of these styles! We’ve curated this season’s prettiest bits of sparkle–and the good news? These earrings are so timeless that you don’t have to worry about making a fashion faux pas AND, since… Read more

BRIDE / FEATURED / HONEYMOON / PLANNING

How Should I Approach Wedding Gift Registering? #AskDes

Welcome! Lovely to see you here. Hope you all had a great Labor Day weekend! Whether you spent the long weekend poolside, BBQ’ing, or just relaxing I hope you enjoyed your time off! I’m looking forward to diving in and answering the wedding planning and styling questions that you submitted this past week using hashtag… Read more

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