free knitting pattern…burberry inspired cowl neck scarf

free knitting pattern…burberry inspired cowl neck scarf

a slight twist on garter girl style today…this summer i was looking through instyle magazine and saw an awesome cowl neck scarf from burberry, but was in sticker shock over the price…$750. before i even get into this post, i need to be upfront with a major disclaimer. in general, i'm not a fan of ripping off designs. while i'm […]

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real wedding garter: alli’s patriotic stars and stripes

real wedding garter: alli’s patriotic stars and stripes

i live in washington, d.c. i'm super-duper supportive of all that our military does for our country, so it is only fitting that i have an american flag themed stylish wedding garter in my collection. i always love when brides choose this wedding garter because it is such a personal decision…but, enough about me, on to the beautiful pictures… here […]

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How to Have Pretty Garter Pictures Without the Toss

How to Have Pretty Garter Pictures Without the Toss

Many brides today are skipping the wedding garter toss but, they are still taking part in the wedding garter tradition. I did a garter advice post recently about how to have good wedding garter toss photos, so I wanted to follow it up and give some tips for the brides who aren't doing the garter toss. Because, let's face it […]

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Garters in Wedding Style Guide Magazine

Garters in Wedding Style Guide Magazine

My stylish wedding garters are in their first magazine…like the mom that I am, I'm so proud! The Wedding Style Guide magazine is based in Australia, but lucky for the Internet, brides around the world are able to enjoy their amazing taste and sense of wedding style. The wedding style guide magazine did a little lingerie party spread and they […]

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Why the Wedding Garter is Passe’

it is no secret: the wedding garter tradition has seen better times. it is out with many brides today. i'll never forget a bridal boutique owner once told me: "thanks, but no thanks. your designs are cute, but wedding garters are passe'." from that moment on, i committed myself to bringing the wedding garter tradition back…with style, of course. as […]

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Custom Garter Designed for Engage! Conference

Custom Garter Designed for Engage! Conference

ok, so this is my last post about engage!09 :: encore…for now! (check out here where i live blogged engage!)  this one is just too fun not to share. i was thinking about a good thank you gift for the event hosts (the ladies of engaging concepts) and i settled on a custom designed, hand-embroidered wedding garter with "the encore" […]

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