| 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.
Take a look at this exercpt from a press release:
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Bets on the top-performing retailer this holiday don't favor the storied haute couture companies — not Chanel with its $4,500 handbags, nor Neiman Marcus and its $150,000 bespoke falconry set.
Instead, it's Michael Kors Holdings — an...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, and galleries to see, absolutely free.
HOLIDAY SPOTLIGHT FREEBIE!
FLORIDA CITRUS PARADE: featuring floats, marching bands...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:19 PM
If you're doing any last-minute holiday shopping on Melrose this weekend, be sure to stop into Decades and check out the extraordinary wearable paper-art creations of Swedish designer Bea Szenfeld.
With intricately folded and cut shapes, they are a...