Abby Gardner

From: New York City (by way of Indianapolis) Favorite celebrity wedding: Liz and Dick (both of them), Kate Moss, and the one I hope to have with Prince Harry some day. Veil or no veil: I am NOT a veil girl! But I love them on others. Things I would never leave home without: my iPhone, my sunscreen, and my myriad red lipsticks. Piece I look forward to every week: any and all things beauty inspired!

The Celebrity Hair Colors That Are Inspiring Us For Weddings

Obviously you don't want to go changing your hair dramatically mere days before your wedding—but if you are planning to schedule a touch up, here are some celeb hair colors that are giving us lots of inspiration. Kate Mara (Photo: EOnline) We're completely obsessed with Kate Mara's transition from redhead to... read more

Our Favorite Spot Blemish Treatments For The Unexpected Breakout

Breakouts seriously suck anytime they happen, but your wedding weekend? Well, that's just plain unfair. But don't despair, we have five spot treatments that will save you—and your pictures. 1. Clinique Anti-Blemish Solution, $15,  Any skin type can use this product. It will give you the feeling of a clarifying... read more

7 Statement Earrings For the Fashionable Bride

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So you're not into the whole ear cuff trend, but you want something more dramatic than diamond studs in your ears as you walk down the aisle? Enter the statement earring and below some of our current favorite pairs. The Pop of Color We love the idea of adding color, especially green, into... read more

Celebrity Nail Art To Copy For Your Wedding Day

The nail art trend is not going anywhere soon and it's such a cool way to add a special touch to your wedding day beauty routine. We looked to some of Hollywood's coolest manicures to get some inspiration for you. Zooey Deschanel (Photos: and Instagram) Zoey is Hollywood's reigning queen of nail... read more

5 Curly Hairstyles Perfect For Your Wedding Day

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We're unabashed fans of curly hair. And just because you have curls, doesn't mean you need to get them blown straight for your wedding day! Here are five styles that will let them shine. Taylor Swift  (Photo: Daily Mail)  Taylor's famous for sporting curls on the red carpet. This side-parted style keeps them... read more

Whoa! Kimora Lee Simmons Got Married (Check Out Her Ring!)

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Kimora Lee Simmons was spotted at LAX this weekend sporting a serious sapphire ring on her left ring finger. Many entertainment outlets are reporting that Kimora secretly wed her boyfriend Tim Leissner. Her ex-husband Russell Simmons even tweeted about it! So congrats to the couple...but let's talk more about this ring.... read more

The Best Metallic Nail Polishes To Buy Right Now

There is many a bride who doesn't want her engagement ring to be the only sparkle on her hands during her wedding day. We think a metallic nail is a really perfect added touch. Here are some of our favorites that are available at stores or online this second! Essie You will... read more

Ear Cuffs Are THE Accessory Of The Moment

(Photo: Huffington Post) Jennifer Lawrence is just one of many celebrities forgoing traditional earrings for an ear cuff on the red carpet. They definitely make a statement—but one we're very into. We found some styles that you might want to consider for your wedding or all the events leading up to it. The... read more

Five Awards Season Beauty Looks That You’ll Want to Steal for Your Wedding

Another Awards season is coming to a close as the Oscars approach on March 2nd. We're sure to see some amazingly inspirational beauty on that glamorous Sunday evening, but it will be hard to top these five overall beauty looks we've admired from Hollywood so far this year. Each one would be perfect for a... read more

Dressy Sneakers For The Bride Who Just Doesn’t Want To Wear Heels

Not every woman is a fan of heels. Paging Kristen Stewart, anyone! And we get it. They can be uncomfortable and there is no reason that you should have to change your everyday style  just because you're getting married. But just because you'd prefer to be comfortable doesn't mean you can't be cool! And that's... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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