Vera Wang Gang’s LA Guide + A Romantic Real Wedding in the Countryside
Email sent: Jul 30, 2013 5:07 am
July 30, 2013
Your obligation as hosts begins with the cocktail hour! While the wedding ceremony, with its rituals and pageantry, is a focus on you as a couple, the cocktail hour kicks up the fun and your evening of gratitude to the loved ones that have brought you to this special day. Whether in an adjoining room or a separate location, choose decoration, food and music that create a definitive shift in the ambiance. One touch that I always appreciate, and highly recommend, is an easy transition (including transportation) between sites – the considerate touch of a thoughtful host. -- XO Vera
Spiritual in Paradise
In beautiful Maui, Hollie and John paid homage to the bride’s Native American background by incorporating an exchange of eagle feathers and a Cherokee Prayer into their wedding ceremony. See their beautiful wedding photos, and find inspiration for your own ceremony and reception at Vera Unveiled.
Planning a trip out west? Whether you live in Los Angeles or are planning to visit soon, the Vera Wang Gang has the hot list for where to stay, eat and shop in La-La Land.
First stop is the check-in desk at The London West Hollywood, where you'll enjoy luxe accommodations and a great view from the rooftop pool. For lunch, jump in the car and head to Nancy Silverton and Mario Batali's Osteria Mozza, and for dessert, there's no better place for a yummy cupcake than Sprinkles! For the rest of our LA itinerary, visit Vera Unveiled
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Dress Diary: Lara
As any bride-to-be knows, when it's time to choose a bridal gown, it can be hard to narrow down your selection to just one. You might like the dramatic train on one gown, the beaded embellishment on another, or the way a perfectly sculpted corset nips your waist in just so. Lara is exactly that dress for when you want it all — the sleek waistline, those frothy, princess-worthy tulle layers, and that fashion-forward flange combined with an unequivocal affirmation of wedding tradition...READ MORE