rose gold bridal brooch

There are so many different ways to utilize a brooch on your big day. From the back of your dress – where the zipper comes to a close – to your veil, to your bouquet, all the way to your waistline, there are so many routes to take a show off a sparkling piece of …

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On your wedding day, you want to look your absolute best. You are surrounded by friends, family and maybe a few people you don’t know yet and of course your groom. Hundreds of pictures will be taken, all eyes on you. To ensure you are looking and feeling your best, it’s all in the preparation. …

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The one time you want to make sure you look and feel your best is on your wedding day. It’s a celebration of you and your husband-to-be and the special love you share together. Therefore it’s no wonder that the both of you want it to be perfect. The only way to do this is …

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How To Find Your Perfect Wedding Day Look Whether you’re going for a natural look or for something with a little more oomph, your wedding day makeup, skin and hair have to look amazing. Doing research, understanding your style and taking action on your own will have you well on your way to a perfect wedding day …

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For the entire history of the weddings, brides were obliged to go to tailors and specialized shops to choose the perfect dress. DevotionDresses.com is here to change the rules of the game. The Master of European Craftsmanship The use of the modern technology while remaining true to tradition is what makes up DevotionDresses.com. Sustaining our …

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Eventually, in every man or woman’s life, they will find someone they love and want to spend the rest of their lives with. This person has to be someone that will not only love them for who they are, but that will put up with them when they decided to bring home a new puppy …

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One of the many decisions you have to make about your wedding is the makeup. Airbrush makeup is a popular trend among brides after celebrities increasingly used it to look camera-ready. It involves applying lightweight makeup through an air gun machine. It creates a flawless, matte finish that lasts all day. If you cannot decide …

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Before you take your big walk down the aisle and debut your day of look from head to toe, you’ll want to make sure you smell a bit fancier too. And that’s why we’ve compiled this quick list of bridal-worthy perfumes that you’ll want to spritz yourself with before you swap those vows and dawn …

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Prepare for you big day

As your wedding day approaches, you may be feeling the nerves which can make it tricky to stay on track with knowing how to keep yourself looking and feeling the best you possibly can so that your big day goes off without a hitch. While it’s important to look natural and stay true to who …

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Let’s face it: being a bridesmaid isn’t exactly cheap. How much bridesmaids spend depends on the bride and the cost of her wedding, with some going the crazy-extravagant route and others taking pains to make their nuptials as budget-friendly as possible. With that in mind let’s look at a few frequently-asked questions to give you …

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Airbrush makeup has become a popular wedding trend in recent years, and it’s not exactly difficult to understand why. The Hollywood makeup mainstay involves a makeup artist loading a small spray gun with specially-diluted pigment that results in a flawless, even finish. If you’re considering airbrush makeup for your upcoming nuptials, read on to discover …

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The anxiety that comes with the planning before a wedding is enough to drive a bride and groom to a therapist. That is, if they don’t plan well in advance. Weddings should not be viewed as a chore, as an event that is the perpetuator of unnecessary stress. This is a time to be cherished. …

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Picking out a groomsmen gift can be brutal. You’ve got to budget but you want to find something of quality and have it be functional too! We think you should go the extra mile though and get something that you can personalize for each and every one of your main men. So check out our fun …

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Picking out a bridesmaid gift can be brutal. You’ve got to budget but you want to find something of quality and have it be functional too! We think you should go the extra mile though and get something that you can personalize for each and every one of your ladies in waiting. So check out …

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“‘Why bother?’ is something I hear a lot when it comes to older brides,” says Susan Gill, makeup artist and owner of Vancouver’s Total Image by Susan. “It’s tough out there for people who aren’t twenty-somethings. They don’t know where to go … the makeup artists at the counters are all so young.” Insecurity about …

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Add a bit of sparkle and glam to your overall wedding day look by detailing every nook of your look. Top off your bridal style with one of these stunning crystal hair accessories! via Pinterest

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Need some assistance planning your wedding? There’s an app for that! Check out the following apps to help you plan your wedding, especially if your budget doesn’t include money for a wedding planner (and that’s okay!): Ringfinder – The Private Collection of Southern African Diamonds This free app is here to help you with your …

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Help yourself plan for your upcoming nuptials by following a few awesome wedding planners and designers on Instagram. You’ll get a break from incessant photos of your friend’s latest brunch food and hopefully extract a few ideas to use for your big day. Check out some of the coolest wedding peeps to start following: Mindy …

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Are you having a wedding, graduation party, a romantic date or even you are invited for a gala dinner? Well, either of the occasions is a special day in your life, and you would want to look your best on this particular day. Apart from choosing the best outfits, shoes and even hair style, there …

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We’ve rounded up some gorgeous, bridal-worthy manicures for your enjoyment. Although this choice may have been put on the backburner, it’s still something you need to think about! If your pre-wedding nail appointment is coming up, it’s time to get inspired and decide what finishes off your ensemble just right! via Pinterest

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Purple is absolutely perfect. But lavender? Even better. We’re head over heels for the light shade of purple that steals the show in wedding-day palettes. Lavender is feminine but not over-the-top girly, so you can accomplish that soft look without turning off your groom. Pair lavender with sage green and mint for decadent hue harmony. …

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We’ve already talked about how braids are all the rage, but we’re currently swooning on a specific type. Meet fishtails. Whimsical, ethereal and over-the-top gorgeous, fishtails are über popular with the daring brides who aren’t afraid to opt for a different hairdo on the big day. With bangs, to the side, teased, neat, messy — …

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Are you torn between the big ball gown and something more flirty and fun? Why not say ‘yes’ to two dresses? It’s becoming more and more commonplace for brides to ditch the big gown and change into a party dress after they walk down the aisle. They want to be free to dance, make the rounds and …

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Thanks to fashionista Whitney Port sporting the style for her wedding to Tim Rosenman, high-low dresses are flying high in bridal couture. If you’re waffling between a short and long style, a high-low dress is the best of both worlds, varying from just a dip to a full-out mini front. This type of dress is …

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Nude is having a major moment in the makeup world right now. Barely-there shadows, blush, bronzer, lip stick, liner and gloss are at the heart of every beauty line out there. And brides are jumping on the bandwagon! Nude is neutral, easy to wear and versatile — fitting for the bride who wants a more au naturel look on …

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By Lesley-Ann Graham The dress was beautiful. You got through the ceremony and reception without a hitch. By all appearances, your wedding was perfect — and yet when your pictures come back, you look awful. What can you do to make sure that your photos are as beautiful as your memories? Some things to consider: …

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Gloves got a bad rep in the 80s and 90s (think elbow-high, Cinderella-like fashions made from shiny fabric) — but they’re back — and we’re happy to report that they aren’t the same styles from the days of yore. Rather, we’re seeing short fashions that are dainty, demure and oh-so-feminine accessorizing couture bridal collections on the runway. They are a particularly popular accessory …

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The first signs of green are starting to bud as we transition out of winter — and with good ol’ St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner — thus, we are majorly crushing on the earthy hue, and expect it to be a big trend for spring and summer weddings. Modern brides aren’t afraid to brush other colored blooms …

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With all there is to do for your wedding day, your makeup might be the last thing on your mind. Well, not the last thing, but pretty close. In my many years of experience doing bridal makeup, I’ve noticed that makeup for the wedding day might seem almost inconsequential — that is, until a few …

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Strapless, spaghetti straps, plunging v-neck, cropped, ball gown, a-line — no matter the neckline, shape or style, there’s always room for pockets. For a while now, pockets have been finding their way into bridal couture designs; however, when they made their debut, they were seemingly always found on an a-line dress fashioned from heavier fabric. …

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Up-do? Down and flowy? If you can’t decide between the two dos, why not go with something in between? Enter half-up, half-down hairstyles. Whether you part and sweep your hair back, poof and pin, straighten or curl, the achieved look is classy, put-together and simply gorgeous. While we adore a bridal up-do, there’s something utterly ethereal …

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Many people talk about how the eyes are the first things they notice, as they’re the windows to our souls and blah, blah, blah. If you’ve ever had a really bad skin day, however, you know this isn’t true. Whether it’s an acne outbreak, a rash from sensitive skin, or another skin issue, these problems …

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Not every bride has a significant face shape that needs balancing by her wedding hairstyle and gown, but you will run across some brides that will benefit from this knowledge. The face shape is determined when all of the hair is pulled away and the outer edge of the face is studied. At the same time the features within …

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Forget beach ready, it’s time to get wedding ready. While you may not be looking to change your looks dramatically, preparing for a wedding can be a fantastic excuse to get in shape, improve your diet, and feel so much better about yourself. Are you willing to do what it takes to make yourself perfect …

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It’s finally here: the big day. You’ve picked out your wedding dress, obsessed over floral arrangements, and taste-tested every cake imaginable. Now you’re ready to walk down the aisle. But wait – what happens if your lips get chapped from all the smiling, cheek-kissing, and eating you’re going to do? You’ve got to have a …

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Bridal Beauty Tips & Advice

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. It is a day that you will remember for the rest of your life. Because your wedding day is so important, everything should be perfect. This includes your hair and makeup. Most women know enough about hair and makeup to get ready …

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Without a doubt, the photos of the first look, first dance, first cake slice and first kiss as husband and wife are the ones we await with baited breath. However, when you’re compiling your shot list for the photographer, don’t forget to include several shots of pre-wedding prep. We know photographers are pricey, and you’re …

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Every bride deserves to feel confident on her big day. It is a day that you will have been planning for years before it arrives, and then will spend your lifetime remembering. As well as making sure the final details on your day are perfect; from table settings to your dress and guest list, it …

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Strapless gowns have reigned the wedding world for so long now, but when it comes to winter nuptials, we say step aside, strapless, and hello, sleeves. Lace, tulle, beaded, embroidered  — however you sport ’em, they are equally to die for. There is something completely elegant and captivating about baring less. Remember Kate Middleton’s sleeved gown? After all, …

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They first made their way on the scene in the 1920s and 1930s, and have since made a huge comeback in the name of bohemian chic. We seriously swoon for Juliet Cap Veils — they are majestic, feminine and reminiscent of a fairy tale. Whether you pair it with a ball gown, a-line or form-fitting …

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Little girls dream of meeting their Prince Charming from the time they can wrap their heads around the concept. And some lucky ladies and gents have made those fairytales their reality, living the dream and marrying into royalty. The whole world waited with baited breath as Kate Middleton stepped out of the car to unveil her …

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Ribbon tails. They seem to be flying from every bride and bridesmaid bouquet these days. Feminine, dainty and whimsical, we love the look of long strands of ribbons falling from a beautiful bunch of flowers. Dare we say this is currently the hottest trend when it comes to bouquet style? We think so. Whether you …

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No doubt we love soft, dainty makeup for the blushing bride — but we’re big fans of drama, too. And fall-time nuptials provide a darker, more colorful backdrop for a bride to break out the deep plum lips and smoky ash eyes. There’s something beautifully dramatic about the juxtaposition of a white gown against autumnal …

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While the bridal market is saturated with thousands of fabulous designers and stores, we can’t help but play favorite to a few. Topping our list? Pronovias. As we begin previewing bridal fashion for the coming year, we have fallen head over heels for the Spanish designer’s 2016 collection. From illusion necklines, boat necks and deep Vs, to …

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With the amount of effort going into making your wedding the event of a lifetime, looking absolutely perfect throughout the day is of the utmost importance. There are many things which go into looking picture perfect as you walk down the aisle, and it’s the little touches which make the whole look work. Whether it’s …

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Are you dreaming of walking the runway as a boho beauty? Take a peek at the real, bohemian brides for a bit of ideas and inspiration. Casual with a free-spirit style, we love the burst of color and floral crown topping this bridal beauty. Fall colors adorn this whimsical gown with a warm, rich spirit. …

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Unless you happen to be gettin’ hitched on a super warm day or in a tropical location, chances are you’ll catch a chill at night, especially if your dress is sleeveless or strapless. Whether knitted, beaded, tulle, fur or silk, we’re seeing wraps, capelets and shawls of all kinds make their way onto the wedding …

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Add some braided details to your hair on the day you say, “I do.” Your tresses can be embellished for all different themes and styles. From modern to boho, check out these braided bridal hair ideas and grab some inspiration. Here’s a Grecian-inspired undo that is completely romantic and swoon-worthy. This messy braided crown is …

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It’s soothing, earthy, aromatic and the perfect hue of purple. It’s lavender, and we’re seeing it pop up everywhere among brides’ wedding-day schemes and details. A popular trend on the rise decor-wise is the incorporation of herbs into wedding foliage, which makes for a stunning, ethereal mix of textures, colors and yes, even aromas. Whether …

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While we have an ongoing love affair with tulle, we are also completely, head-over-heels in love with lace. Dainty, feminine and demure, lace has an old-world, timeless feel that we can’t get enough of. With endless cuts and styles available, there’s a look for everyone when it comes to lace. Here are ten ways to …

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