Chinese Wedding Traditions: Qun Gua

One of the most important elements in a Chinese wedding ceremony is the bride’s traditional two-piece wedding dress called the Qun Gua (裙褂), which literally means “long skirt and top coat.” A tradition that originated from Guangdong province, the Qun Gua or Gua for short is the most expensive gift from the bride’s family — usually a family […]

Bouquet Breakdown: Elegant Purple Bouquet

When I stumbled upon this stunning bouquet by JF Floral Couture, I just knew it had to be the star of our next Bouquet Breakdown feature. With gorgeous shades of purple and ivory, this arrangement exuded elegance and romance in a very unique way. We really hope to see more standout florals like this on our […]

D.I.Y. Bouquet Charms

It’s about time for another DIY project, so today we’ll be making pretty little charms to adorn your bridal bouquet! They might be small and barely noticeable, but they make perfect wedding keepsakes. You can write initials, names, words, phrases, or a particular date that is meaningful to you or just plain fun. Another idea is to use […]

Inspiration Board: Steam Fog and Gold

I stumbled upon a lovely abstract painting while scrolling through Pinterest the other day, and it got me really excited to create a new inspiration board for you all. The painting is entitled “Smoke Fog 2” from the Wendover Art Group. The palette is subtle, clean and modern yet striking because of the gold accent. […]

Tips & Trends: Golden Globes 2016 Favorites

It’s been a while since we looked for inspiration from the red carpet, but today is the perfect week with the recently concluded 2016 Golden Globe Awards. I just love to watch how dresses reach their full potential when worn by celebrities who are styled to perfection from head to toe. Several of the pieces that […]