Monday, February 25, 2013

Jimmy Choo's 2013 Bridal Collection

Jimmy Choo's bridal collection for 2013 features an assortment of styles from ivory and champagne to sparkling crystal embellishment. There is a shoe to suit any bride-to-be! Here are our favorites…

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Johanna Johnson Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

We are so excited for Australian designer, Johanna Johnson's brand new Spring/Summer 2013 collection! Her newest collection “Still is The Night, Not So My Heart” was inspired by the elaborate chorus girls from the Ziegfeld Follies, whose lavish costumes were the talk of 1920’s New York, were a source of inspiration. 

Falling into line with Johanna’s classic art déco style, the gowns are filled with vintage detailing and beautiful embellishments. Here are our favourites form the collection….

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

The Perfect Valentine's Day with Sanctuary Spa

Looking for a last minute gift for Valentine's Day? The Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden has been helping people to relax and unwind since 1977 – here are their suggestions for your special someone this Valentine's Day...

Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden Crème Soufflé 475ml RRP $19.99 - A dessert for your skin, this whipped Crème Soufflé can be scooped out and slathered all over for the body for instantly softer skin that looks good enough to eat. Therapist’s Tip: Exfoliating regularly will help the body soufflé sink deeper into your skin.
Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden 5 Minute Thermal Detox Mask 100ml RRP $19.99- The warmth of this self-heating mask helps to open up the pores so the charcoal and kaolin clay can help draw out impurities from deep within the skin. Therapist’s Tip: Lather on a damp face while relaxing in the tub for a truly indulgent experience. 
 Sanctuary Spa Covent Garden Foaming Bath Soak 250ml RRP $14.99 - A mass of creamy bubbles enriched with natural moisturizers to leave skin velvety-soft. For an indulgent bath-time treat, fill the tub with a foamingmass of creamy bubbles.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

How to avoid a Groomzilla with Gifts For Blokes!

Gifts for Blokes has the gents sorted with everything from how to make a killer best man’s speech to cheeky gifts for the honeymoon!

Wedding Party Stubby Holders

“Let’s drink to that,” is what all the boys will be saying on this momentous day! So why not make a pre wedding toast to calm those per wedding jitters with these stainless steel insulated stubby holder/can cooler with a pewter plaque on the front reading Groom, Bestman or Groomsman.

RRP $21.99

‘Bestman – Best Speech’ by Dominic Bliss

This great little book covers in detail all the duties of the best man, including before, during and after the wedding. The book is split into two parts; the first focuses on the best man's duties, and the latter on the speech.

RRP $12.95

Trunks for the Groom

Shake your groove thang in fun underwear for the blokes in the bridal party.

Men's Black cotton lycra hipster trunks with ‘Groom’ printed across the back of the trunks is the perfect accessory for the man of the hour.

RRP $29.95

Mr & Mrs Luggage Tags

A set of three luggage tags - Mr, Mrs & "more" Mrs (because you know she’s guaranteed to pack too much luggage!)

White "leatherette" with black embroidered style text - has slide in window on the back for inserting luggage/address details.

This is the deal honeymoon or newlywed gift and certainly something cute and quirky.

RRP $24.95

Mr & Mrs Passport Covers

Heading off overseas for your honeymoon?

Start off in style at the airport with this set of two "leatherette" passport holders - Mr & Mrs.

A black Mr and white Mrs passport cover with embroidered style text on the front is oh so chic with a sprinkle of quirkiness!

RRP $29.95

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Apricot Seating Cards

We came across this great idea for a simple place card at Martha Stewart Weddings. These ripe apricots become the perfect place card at a summertime wedding reception or bridal shower. 

Simply write your guests names on strips of thin art paper; use a pencil to curl ends in opposite directions and hang paper from toothpicks inserted through the top of each apricot. You could also substitute the apricot for any summer fruit such as plums, nectarines or even green apples.

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Monday, February 4, 2013

Charles Parsons Group Bridal Collection

Charles Parsons Group has introduced a dreamy new bridal release to its formidable fabric house. Spanning across four categories - basics, Chantilly, all-over laces and embellished trims & motifs, - The Charles Parsons Bridal Collection has been developed for bridal manufacturers from ready-to-wear through to made-to-measure customers, using beautiful and unique products including tulle and Chantilly, guipure laces, embroidered tulles and 3D applique sourced from around the globe. Bridal basics include quality polyester satins at affordable price points for the budget conscious customer, to exquisite silks for the couture bride.

Designers bring to life the vogues that have kissed international markets including: vintage embellishment baroque and Art Deco styles which mix pearls, sequins, ribbons, lightweight chiffon and nets for a textured ornate feel, as well as heavy Duchess Silks where fabrics are folded and layered to create a structured and dramatic silhouette. The year 2013 will also welcome trends including oversized proportions and abstract florals.

This season, Charles Parsons Bridal Collection sparkles with:
  • Basics- From quality polyester satins, exquisite silks, veiling tulle and stiff petticoat tulle for high end Couture.
  • Bowerbird- Breathtaking & exclusive diamante trims with suitable minimums for the Couture customer.
  • Chantilly- luscious laces sourced from France, available invarious designs, corded and uncorded.
  • All-over laces- magic for the modern and stylish bride. Beaded and 3D applique, Guipure laces and embroided tulles sourced from around the globe
  • Embellished Trims & Motifs- Strikingdiamante embroidered and beaded trims and motif embellishments.
  • Trimming, Linings & Accessories- completebridal componentry solutions including: Shape form, Bridal Canvas, Waddings, Bra cups and foams, Powernet, Tricot Stabiliser, Linings, Calico, Pattern card, Threads, Tailors Shears, Tailor Chalk and Pearl pins.
Established in 1915, the Charles Parsons Group is a privately owned family operation with a proud heritage and diverse expertise specialising in textiles and fabrics. Spanning across basics through to stylish, contemporary and sophisticated textile collections, Charles Parsons’ product portfolio extends across almost every category where fabric or textiles are used.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Steal the Spotlight with Tom Binns Regal Rocker necklace

If there is that one statement accessory that will instantly enhance your wedding day look with little to no effort look no further than the creative and remarkably innovative jewelry maven Tom Binns. His lust-worthy, avant-garde pieces immediately steal the spotlight. 

We are loving the designer’s Regal Rocker necklace. This gorgeous piece is intricately intertwined with crystal pearls and Swarovski crystals and will add instant glamour to any bridal look, transforming it from standard to standout.

Available on Net-a-Porter
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