Photos from Vera's Trip to Paris + One of Our Favorite Destination Weddings Ever
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July 16, 2013
Wondering if a ring pillow is too old fashioned? Far from it!
The gesture of presenting the wedding bands at the altar endures as a modern wedding tradition. The style of the ring pillow should tie into the overall theme or décor of the wedding and, ideally, coordinate with the bride’s wedding dress. Edges lined with silk braid, velvet piping or ribbons always look refined. Anything too ornate should be saved for the most extravagant weddings. One touch I love is when couples embroider their names and the date of the ceremony on the pillow to commemorate the occasion. — XO, Vera
Vera in Paris
Vera went to Paris with her daughter Josephine for Haute Couture Fashion Week last month. She snapped a few shots from the front row of Dior’s and Versace’s latest collections, as well as some of the city’s famous sights. Visit Vera Unveiled to see more photos from Vera’s trip.
Dream Come True in Tuscany
After original wedding plans fell through, this couple booked their dream wedding in Tuscany. The ceremony took place in a beautiful Catholic church followed by a lively reception under the stars. To see more photos of this stunning wedding visit stylemepretty.com.
behind the dress
Dress Diary: Leda
In Leda, every element comes together to express an Old World sense of refinement and beauty. From its creamy French vanilla color to its intricate, delicate, all-over tulip and rose lace, Leda has an unmistakable heirloom quality.
As with all my dresses this season, the heart and soul of the gown is the lace. With Leda, I wanted to give the dress a very three-dimensional, textural look. I achieved this effect with a overlay of tulip and rose lace on top of web lace, which almost looks like a netting. The web network is actually quite intricate, like a burst of foamy bubbles layered on top of one another. It’s airy and light, so it’s the ideal backdrop for the bold, floral lace.
Throughout Leda, there are soft, curvy lines. A wispy...READ MORE