From: Ellicott City, MD
Favorite celebrity wedding: Sofia Coppola (she wore a lilac Alaia dress!) and Thomas Mars' cozy-chic Italian villa wedding -- basically, she can do no wrong in my eyes.
Veil or no veil: No veil, but that's subject to change.
One thing I would never leave home without: A good read, loaded iPod and an extra pair of flats -- I can never pick just one of anything!
Piece I look forward to every week: What We Danced To
Forget the safe pale-pink manicure -- fall's hottest nail colors are dramatic, rich hues, perfect for the colder months. From dark teal to deep burgundy, these statement-making shades will pack a bolder punch in your wedding photos. If you dare, click through to see how you can snag one of these unexpected colors for yourself. > read more
8652http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/23/new-nail-colors-that-are-perfect-for-a-fall-wedding-and-everyday-life/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2F89.jpg%3Fw%3D325http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngNew Nail Colors That Are Perfect for a Fall Wedding (and Everyday Wear!)theknot
We'd like to think cake pops are still having their moment -- and these monogrammed variety from Sweet E's Bake Shop (via The Knot Shop) give us all the more reason to show them a little (more) love. Whether you serve them in lieu of cake or hand them out as favors, they're a... read more
8536http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/22/personalize-your-wedding-all-the-way-to-dessert/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2Fmonogram.jpg%3Fw%3D325http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngThis Is One Wedding Favor Your Guests Won’t Leave Behind (Cake Pops!)theknot
Photos: elkevonf.tumblr.com, theabbysworld.com, zoccao.blogspot.com via TheBlush.com
It's no secret that this season's hottest hues were neon brights -- so when The Blush editors spotted rich burgundy, mulberry and wine lips on the fall 2012 runways, it threw us off (in a good way). While this intense shade might be a bit heavy for a summer soirée, we think it'd be... read more
8073http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/17/would-you-rock-plum-lips-for-your-wedding/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2Fplum-lips11.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngWould You Rock Plum Lips for Your Wedding?theknot
While Jessica Biel recently admitted she's done "almost nothing" to plan her wedding, Celebbuzz exclusively reports that the Total Recall actress and her fiancé Justin Timberlake have actually settled on a venue. Rumors say the couple is getting married at Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana -- the same luxury ski and golf hub that... read more
7439http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/10/a-mountain-wedding-for-jessica-biel-and-justin-timberlake/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2Fjessicajustinvenue.jpg%3Fw%3D600http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngA Mountain Wedding for Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake?theknot
Get your locks camera-ready even months before the wedding. Salon Benjamin founder Benjamin Mohapi who's worked on A-list beauties like Cameron Diaz and Victoria Beckham, recently shared his expert tips for smart hair maintenance with The Blush -- check out the whole interview on our sister site and see what Benjamin had to... read more
7421http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/10/top-hair-tips-from-a-celebrity-stylist/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2Fbenjamin-mohapi.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngTop Hair Tips From a Celebrity Stylisttheknot
With news of Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied's secret nuptials this past weekend, we're taking cues from the couple's natural wedding details for this week's Knot Shop Pick of the Week. It's been revealed that Natalie and Benjamin sent guests off with a packet of wildflower seeds -- and lucky for us, The...read more
7244http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/08/the-scoop-on-natalie-portmans-wedding-favors-and-how-to-get-them/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2Fnatalieportmanfavors.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngThe Scoop on Natalie Portman’s Wedding Favors (And How to Get Them!)theknot
After getting married to his music producer boyfriend in New York last year, Malaysia's first openly-gay pastor Rev. Ngeo Boon Lin finally carried out his vow to host a wedding banquet in his native country Saturday, reportedly making it the first event of its kind in the predominantly Muslim country. The Associated Press reports that... read more
6880http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/06/gay-pastor-throws-wedding-reception-in-malaysia/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2Freception1.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngGay Pastor Throws Wedding Reception in Malaysiatheknot
We get it: planning a wedding is stressful. Whether your dress fittings aren't going exactly as planned or you've committed to an impossible ambitious DIY project, this news spotlighted on our sister site, The Blush, is worth a read. It turns out that smiling, say researchers, may reduce stress levels and help your heart health. And... read more
6760http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/03/are-you-knee-deep-in-planning-stress-do-this/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2Fsmile-v.jpg%3Fw%3D325http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngAre You Knee-Deep in Planning Stress? Do This!theknot
It's August! While we're tempted to start dreaming up gorgeous fall wedding ideas, we'd rather enjoy the moment and savor the summer sun. With that said, this week's Knot Shop pick goes hand-in-hand with bikini season! If you're planning on hitting the beach with your girls for a little prewedding getaway, work the timing and... read more
6628http://blog.theknot.com/2012/08/01/the-knot-shop-pick-of-the-week-bikini-beach-tote/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F08%2Funtitled-1.jpg%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngThe Knot Shop Pick of the Week: Bikini Beach Totetheknot
We're always on the hunt for amazing wedding hair ideas, so naturally, we've got our eyes peeled for "Hair Crush of the Day" updates on The Blush. Instead of just spotlighting red carpet looks, our sister site also finds hairstyle photo and video how-tos uploaded by bloggers and YouTube users -- catch up on past...read more
6223http://blog.theknot.com/2012/07/26/hairstyles-you-can-try-right-now/http%3A%2F%2Fxotheknot.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F07%2Fboho-updo.gif%3Fw%3D650http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/xotheknot/images/share-pinit-post.pngPretty Hairstyles You Can Try Right Nowtheknot
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