We had Spanish-style food to fit the early California vibe of the house. There were pitchers of sangria on every table, which we used for toasts instead of champagne. We also had two signature cocktails: the “Dan” was a whiskey drink, and the “Lauren” was a vodka one.
Chiffon Slip DressFor a body-confident bride, the simple and revealing slip dress, with its origin in the clingy gowns favored by 1930s Hollywood starlets, is a stunning choice. Petal-shaped paillettes drift down this detailed yet subtle gown. By Suzanne Ermann; nude satin pumps by Christian Louboutin.
Blush wedding gowns appeared on dozens of runways during New York Bridal Fashion Week—and we predict that dresses in this peach-pink, barely-there shade will soon catch on in a big way.
Until recently, wearing a wedding gown in a non-white or ivory hue was the exception rather than the rule. But after watching gown after gown come down the runway awash in subtle shades of blush, pale pink, and even true peach, we realized that the paradigm was shifting.
Especially when Reese Witherspoon, a paean to classic, conservative dressing, put her stamp of approval on the trend by walking down the aisle wearing a blush-colored Monique Lhuillier gown in March. Clearly, blush has made its official debut as an expected—not quirky—wedding dress color.