Monday Morning Inspiration | Heidi Elnora

Attention Brides, Heidi Elnora‘s Trunk Show is May 16-25 at Soliloquy Bridal Couture.

Polished design, classic lines, and attention to detail took Heidi from small town Alabama to PROJECT RUNWAY and back.  Since the launch of the Heidi Elnora brand in 2006, Heidi has dressed hundreds of brides from Los Angeles to Dubai (and everywhere in between) for their big day.  Heidi’s collections are inspired by a light-hearted feel with an air of vintage femininity, and meant to make a bride feel whimsical, romantic, and young at heart. Heidi was recently dubbed “new wedding dress designer crush” by Glamour Magazine in 2012.

I’ve created a bridal-style mood board featuring a few of Heidi’s gowns and several Spring-inspired accessories that compliment each look.

Easter Sunday | Chocolate Tour of Washington DC

I hope that your Easter Sunday was great and surrounded by friends and family.  As for me, I enjoyed a delightful stroll through some of Washington’s most decadent dessert boutiques and chocolatiers in the charming neighborhood of Georgetown with my daughter.  Below are a few highlights from the Chocolate Tour of DC.

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As our tour approached Olivia Macaron, we spotted a hat vendor and couldn’t resist picking up these hot proper toppers for the Summer.  My daughter has great negotiation skills.  Two hats for $30, winning!

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Here is a list of the yummy spots we visited yesterday afternoon:

  • Sprinkles:  Progenitor of the gourmet cupcake craze, Candace Nelson’s chocolate cupcakes are, as you’d expect, delicious!
  • Thomas Sweet:  Homemade in small batches with a focus on quality, equals amazing ice cream
  • Marvelous Market:  Chocolate Bobka anyone?!
  • Dean & Deluca:   Synonymous with quality, the gourmet selection of chocolate here is mind blowing
  • Olivia Macaron:   Olivia Macaron is the second such shop to open in Georgetown last year, just up Wisconsin Avenue NW.  The pastry chef and co-owner Michel Giaon isn’t just chasing a trend but creating decadent mouth-watering treats.  I loved the vanilla macaron!

Interested in attending an upcoming chocotate tour?  If so, check out their featured GROUPON, so worth the calories.  xo

Easter Fashion Challenge| Get Inspired

Calling all Fashionistas!  Easter is Sunday, so get inspired by the season.   Decorate an egg in its Easter finest, then post your pictures to our Facebook page or send me a Tweet for a chance to win a $25 gift card to Sephora.

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 Come on creative ones, let’s see what you have!  The winner will be announced on Sunday, April 20th!

{Spread the love, it’s sexy!}

Ulyana Sergeenko | Short and Flirty

Love this short and flirty blush Ulyana Sergeenko dress.  Christine Teigen looked amazing as she graced the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards last night.  I’ve been crushing on this dress since I spotted it on the runway at Sergeenko’s Spring 2014 Couture Show presentation back in January.   I was eager to see who would rock this dress and Christine pulled it off effortlessly.

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Many of my clients are interested in wearing something sexy and short at their wedding reception –  this dress screams “second look dress.”

Ulyana Sergeenko | SPRING 2014 COUTURE