The Most Beautiful Valentine's Day Bouquets Ever + Vera Wang's Super Bowl Moment
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February 04, 2014
Whether you get ready at the ceremony venue or somewhere else, a few must-dos will ensure getting ready goes smoothly. Follow a sequence: hair and makeup, followed by undergarments, then wedding gown and finally veil, accessories and lip color.
Once you have your gown on, remain standing to avoid wrinkles (have a small steamer on hand just in case). Eat small snacks all day and drink lots of water to stay hydrated. Get dressed in a separate room and, most importantly, spend a little time alone to prepare – figuratively and literally – for your big day. Take time to take in the moment. -XO, Vera
Super Bowl Sunday
Millions of football fans tuned into Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday night, February 2nd to watch the biggest event of the year. To kick off the game, opera singer Renée Fleming sang the National Anthem, wearing a custom Vera Wang black long sleeve gown with pleated accent at the waist, and an ivory silk faille floor length wrap coat with exposed shoulder and hand draped detail.
Flowers are the classic Valentine’s Day gift -- something that everyone you love will enjoy receiving. But when deciding which blooms to send to your love, your mom or your BFF, think about the meaning behind each flower and the sentiment it expresses.*
Macy is a very soft, really sensual, feminine Luxe dress. It really highlights all the different ways I played with texture in this collection through a collage of so many gorgeous varieties of lace.
I used the mermaid silhouette as a way to combine the laces in an organic way. The body of the gown is made up of two types of laces: fern-patterned guipure lace on the back of the bodice, then pieced together with abstract corded rose lace the entire length of the front.
I placed the corded lace very precisely so that the curves...READ MORE
Enter to Win
Display flowers on Valentine’s Day – or any day! -- in the Vera Wang Wedgwood Love Knots Crystal 10” Vase. The crystal is delicately etched with Vera Wang’s signature Love Knots bow motif, and will look lovely filled with any arrangement from classic long-stem roses to a romantic bouquet of lilies. (Retail, $75)
Click here to e-mail your entry. Winner will be selected in a random drawing. You can only enter once per giveaway. You must enter before 5 p.m. ET on Monday, February 10, 2014. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 or older. We'll notify the winner by e-mail and you'll have 24 hours to respond. If we don't hear back, we'll pick a new winner. Click here for complete Official Rules.