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Trend Guide for Brides


Trend Guide for Brides

With our fair share of weddings (another of's own gets hitched in Hawaii next month), we know what it takes to plan a tony trip down the aisle. Herewith, a few matrimonial tips to make your big day tops in 2011:

Internetspiration: Hitting the web on your lunch break in search of table setting ideas? Add Style Me Pretty to your bookmarks, especially for their “Inspiration to Reality” series, which showcases real weddings from mood board to big day.


Groom garb: Brown is out and black is expected. Get him and his groomsmen to opt for well-fitted suits in a lighter shade of grey, it’s positively fresh.





Dress yes: A fit and flare gown (like the Lazaro dress pictured, from Bisou Bridal) is the style du jour. They give the indecisive bride the best of both worlds—sensually sleek on top, princessy sweet on the bottom. Kate Middleton take note.




Cinematic memories: The only person who should have to watch four hours of wedding footage is the talented editor you hire to create a sweeping short film of the special moments and dramatic details. Check out the one Americana Cinema made for Coco Rocha:



Snappy snaps: There’s disposable cameras, but then you have to develop all that film. Instead, have a company like Snapbox bring in a photobooth. Guests get old-school photo strips a la Amélie then and there, you get copies too and a digital CD to keep.



Bake-away: Give guests a whole baker’s dozen by making ready-to-bake cookie mixes in mason jars as your DIY wedding favour.