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!

Who Needs An Updo? Five Gorgeous Ways To Wear Your Hair Down

Not every bride is keen to wear her hair up on her wedding day. And while we love a good updo, we don't think every fancy occasion calls for one. Here are some of our favorite red carpet styles where celebrities opted for down, instead of up. We think you'll find there's lots... read more

The Chicest Short Hairstyles For Your Wedding Day

Not since Mia Farrow first debuted her pixie cut by Vidal Sassoon in the'60s has short hair been so popular in Hollywood. We have many a friend who have followed suit and chopped off their hair in favor of something sleeker. If that's you and you're looking for some styling inspiration for your wedding, we... read more

Get A Personal Stylist For Your Wedding…For Free!

When we first learned about the personal styling website Keaton Row, we were instantly obsessed. We've always been jealous of celebrities and their personal stylists but who of us regular folk can afford one? Enter Keaton Row. Here's the deal: you  sign up on the site, take a style quiz and then... read more

Discovered: Non-Cheesy Nail Decals!

We love nail art — and we think if it's your thing you should totally wear it for your wedding day or any of the events leading up to it. I mean, if Zooey Deschanel call pull it off at the Oscars... But, not all of us have access to brilliant manicurists that can custom... read more

The Five All-Time Best Celebrity Updos You Could Wear For Your Wedding

We love looking through old celebrity pictures. Seriously, we do it just for fun. But it's also a great place to find inspiration for your wedding hair and you don't need to limit yourself to pictures from this year's Golden Globes. Here are five updos that we think stand the test of time and would... read more

Wedding Coverups To Buy Right Now!

Along with your hair accessory, your jewelry, and  your shoes, there's another important accessory to consider for your winter wedding : the coverup. It may just be an element of design or a necessity during colder wedding months. We looked to some of our favorite designers for styles you can... read more

Beauty Products That Are Definitely Worth The Splurge

Not that you don't always want to look your best, but in the events leading up to your wedding — and of course the big day itself — you REALLY want to be the most gorgeous girl in the room. Seriously, there's never a time when you'll be photographed more often. These five... read more

Wedding Hair Inspiration Straight From The NYFW Fall 2014 Runways

All week we've been looking at the shows from fashion week to find inspiration for wedding dresses and outfits for all those many events that lead up to the big day. And now that NYFW is officially over we we're turning our focus to the gorgeous hair styles that strutted down the... read more

Why Go Sky-High? Try Kitten Heels For Your Wedding Day

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For many brides, the concept of wearing flats on their wedding day is unimaginable. And yet so is the idea of teetering around in super high heels all night long to the point of pain. Enter the kitten heel. You'll still get a little lift but you won't need a painkiller midway through the reception.... read more

Stand Out With Super Unique Wedding Hair Accessories

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Even if you're wearing a simple but beautiful wedding dress, you may still want to find other ways to give your bridal look a bit of a twist. One easy option is with what you choose to wear in your hair — just be sure to pick it out before you do your hair test... 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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