| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:42 AM
Hope 4 Autism will host it's 3rd annual 'Strut 4 Autism Fashion Show & Silent Auction' this coming Saturday, July 20th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at the Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street.
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| Nov 7, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Turns out not every bride wants to look dreamy and frothy like a cupcake on her wedding day.
While strapless gowns, princess ball gowns and an abundance of material were on display during the past spring and fall bridal runway shows, some designers threw...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:17 AM
Maybe a swirl of organza or an overlay of Alencon lace would look best; possibly a bit of crystal beading. Style considerations for the bridal salon, right? Yes, and now the cake shop, too.
With wedding cake design increasingly taking its cue from the...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:55 AM
For some brides, wearing a traditional strapless gowns feel bare enough for a wedding ceremony in front of dozens of friends, family and colleagues. Kate Middleton did demonstrate to the world of brides-to-be that a whiff of modesty never hurts.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Surprised to find yourself fawning over tiaras after watching Duchess Catherine don a classy crown for her I Do's?
"Popular culture has been obsessed with royal weddings lately, so I'm sure that some of that pageantry and rich tradition will influence...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:10 PM
The fun and froth of the bridal runways is spilling over into the handbag market. The tulle, texture and embellishments – both floral and shimmering – seen on the fall 2012 collections are finding a canvas on handbags, too.
| May 25, 2011
| 9:24 AM
These days, it’s not your grandmother’s taffeta or silk that bridal designers are using in their wedding collections.
As they ratchet up the bar on innovation in an increasingly crowded market that’s turned more competitive with lower-...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Want a dreamy, romantic vibe for your upcoming I Do’s? Consider a palette of pale pink and champagne. Just want to have fun? Go for bold pairings of vibrant hues, such as cherry red and aqua. The key thing to keep in mind: the colors you choose will...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:12 PM
More than half of the 3,405 noise complaints filed in January by Chicago residents near O'Hare International Airport came from just five households.
And 1,363 airplane-noise gripes came from a single address in northwest suburban Itasca — an...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
An 1870s Federal mansion in Bethlehem will open its doors to the public this spring, becoming the 2014 SOTA Designer Show House.
The Society of the Arts, which raises money for the Allentown Art Museum, on Friday let the media tour the house before...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The first Clever Alice Pop Up Shop of the year is here and lasts through Sunday. The online boutique hosts this mobile market quarterly and offers up to 75 percent off items from emerging and up-and-coming designers, including 81 Poppies, an Austin-...