Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween!
xoxo~ the belles

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Style Me Pretty Feature: The One & Only - Ocean Club

Need a little pick-me-up on this rainy Wednesday? We've got just the solution... this gorgeous destination wedding! Thanks to Style Me Pretty for featuring our wedding, you can see just how amazing Stephanie and Trey's big day was! A big thank you to J. Cogliandro Photography for capturing all of the beautiful details. The wedding was held at The One & Only Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas. With the perfect mix of white, ocean blues, coral and gold, this intimate affair was elegant and fun. Here's just a little sneak peek below. Head over to SMP to see all the images now!
Love this shot of the bride & groom at the alter!
How perfect are these? Comfy & cute!
The teal glasses pop on an elegant all white table!
Family style seating is perfect for an intimate destination wedding!
Chevron bean bags & a monogram? Too perfect.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Friday Musings

1. Need some motivation at work? This website is filled with fun work supplies. We love these ballpoint pens. Search through the whole website for more! You can even find items sorted by color.

2. The absolute perfect fall earrings. Between the colors and the texture on these, they are a must purchase!

3. HuffPost has launched its "handmade object of the week" from Etsy. From wedding dresses to invitations to bridesmaid gifts and more, flip through the 100 Etsy items on their website. Each week they will be bringing a new object and its story. Want to see more? Head over to the wedding section on Etsy.
4. With Halloween a week away, get into the spirit by decorating your nails. Choose between five different options. Painting made easy by a step by step process! Which one will you choose?

5. It's back!!!! The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner and what better way to kick off your holiday shopping than to save 20%?! Purchase The Holiday Shopping Card for a minimum contribution of $70, with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. Check out the list of stores that are participating here.  Still in need of a wedding band for you or your groom? Head over to IW Marks, Zadok, or any participating jeweler to get 20% off. Valid now through November 3rd!

Have a great weekend everyone!
Xo - The Belles


Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Fall Bridal Market: Part II

We hoped you all loved Part I of our bridal market recap, and now we're back with Part II! See what rounded out this years bridal market trends with some of our favorite dresses...

1. Cap Sleeves
Jenny Packham
Simple elegance!
For a classic bride, we love this look!
Claire Pettitbone
Perfect for a ballroom wedding.
Legends by Ramona Keveza
Love the lace details on this!

2. Embellished to perfection
Reem Acra
Love love love! This head wrap with the top, couldn't be more perfect
Badgley Mischka
Hayley Paige
Gorgeous embellished neckline!
Naeem Khan
Monique Lhuillier
This would be perfect for an over the top black tie wedding!
3. Bringin' sexy back
Kenneth Pool

Jenny Packham
Greek goddess inspired. The flowy gown mixed with embellishments is amazing.
Lela Rose
Love the mix of a sexy back with delicate flowers.

Pnina Tornai
This back! It is simply perfect!

4. Illusion
This dress is such a classic, it will stay beautiful forever!
Claire Pettibone
Oscar de la Renta
You can never go wrong with Oscar
Love this sheer top with lace straps
For more images go to Women's Wear Daily or check out The Knot's Instagram (@theknot)!

xoxo, the belles

Friday, October 18, 2013

Friday Musings

1. An adorable monogram necklace is a perfect way to show off your new married name. And at this price there's no reason not to! So many color choices too.

2. Perfect addition to a newlyweds' new home! Display on a mantle or bedside table. Also would be perfect décor for a reception.

3. How unique is this vase from Jonathan Adler? We also love the new Jonathan Adler store. Check it out this weekend, located in the West Ave shopping center.

4. Love a dapper groom. Which is your favorite?

5. TGIF! Time for cocktails, and not just any cocktails, festive ones! Not only do these look Spooktacular, but they are sure to taste amazing!
Have a wonderful weekend.
Xo, The Belles

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Fall Bridal Market: Part I

For any bride (or any fashion lover!) what's better than looking through hundreds of wedding dresses?! This past weekend designers showcased their latest collections at the Bridal Market. We had so many favorites that we had to separate this years' trends into a two-part special. See what trends and dresses made Part I below: 
1. A POP of Color

Vera Wang

Austin Scarlett
Pink, just like Jessica Biel's dress!
Love this soft blue!

Gorgeous shade of blush!
2. Vintage Glam

Jenny Packham
How amazing is this neckline?
Reem Acra
Need this headpiece!
Suzanne Neville
Temperley of London
This veil is stunning!

3. Perfectly Preppy

Jenny Packham
GORGEOUS! Love everything about it!

Naeem Khan
The bow detail makes this dress!
Jean-Ralph Thurin
Carolina Herrara

Temperley of London
Perfect for dancing the night away!

4. All that Glitters is Gold
Badgley Mischka

Maggie Sottero
Love it mixes traditional white, with a new trend of gold!

Claire Pettibone
Romona Keveza
GOREGOUS! Any bride would be a showstopper in this.

Badgley Mischka
Absolutely stunning!

Find all these dresses and more at Martha Stewart Weddings and Brides! What's your favorite trend so far? 
Check back for Part II soon!
XO - The Belles