An Elegant Nautical-Themed Real Wedding + Vera's Free Wedding Planning and Design App
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January 01, 2013
On your wedding day, stay true to yourself. It may sound cliché, but brides look most radiant when they look natural. Use makeup to enhance your features, not to create a mask.
I recommend focusing on a skin-toned foundation to create an evenness and powder that reduces shine for photographs. Day or night, avoid brightly colored eye shadows or too elaborate an eye in general.
Hair, also, should not disguise you or succumb to current trends. An amazing haircut and great blow dry will always surpass any contrived hairstyle. Hair accessories can be beautiful if chosen carefully - they should never overpower you or your gown. -XO, Vera
Something Navy Blue
For Sonya and Lucas’ wedding in Maine a nautical palette and theme seemed appropriate. The couple chose navy blue, pink and gold for their wedding colors, with a blue stripe in a variety of the wedding details, including the linens, stationery, and the bride’s shoes. Find out how the bride incorporated a navy stripe into her Vera Wang wedding gown and see their stunning wedding details at Style Me Pretty.
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