The wedding table runner has traditionally been a must-have décor item for dressing up a table, whether it's used to cover the midsection of a bare table or added atop a tablecloth to create a rich tableau. In earlier centuries, layering such items was reserved for the wealthy as a sumptuous way to display one's taste. (Downton Abbey, anyone?) As a new bride, you'll enjoy using runners to decorate your table, along with your new serveware, china and glassware. For a wedding, they give an additional pop to the overall wedding design. Table runners may reflect the bride's color scheme to create a coordinated color palette, or in a neutral color, wedding table runners can provide the perfect backdrop for flowers and table settings.
Table runners can help lend a summery vibe to a wedding, as well. A burlap runner is perfect for a rustic wedding, while a floral print runner is divine for a garden wedding, and a shiny table runner ups the ante for a black-tie affair. Whatever your style, we've collected the best table runners from stores such as Etsy, Nordstrom, Macy's and more.
The white ball gown remains the iconic wedding dress for a princess bride. Think: Cinderella, Grace Kelly and Jacqueline Kennedy. Such wedding gown imagery is bound tightly within our collective memories, yet modernity has brought many a twist to the time-honored silhouette. One is the wedding jumpsuit. Another recently popularized style is the two-piece wedding ensemble, a new choice for the iconoclasts among us. The two-piece bridal outfit allows a bride various options. With a crop top and skirt combo, fit brides can subtly (or not so subtly...) flaunt their washboard abs. A voluminous skirt paired with a simple, structured top creates a stunning display. A slinky skirt and form-fitting top can allow for movement within structure. Here, we've made it a cinch to find your two-piece wedding gown by listing amazing options from Nordstrom, Etsy, David's Bridal and more.
Ah, the honeymoon: It's the glittering light at the end of the wedding tunnel. It lures newlyweds to the getaway car with a siren's song of romance, self-indulgence and drinks topped with little paper umbrellas. There's only one stressor: What to pack? No worries. Like James Bond on a jet, we'll have you readily prepared for foreign travels and relaxing vistas with our list of must-pack honeymoon items. The goal is to keep the luggage light by packing wrinkle-resistant clothes and comfy-yet-stylish shoes that go the distance. Taken together, these items provide ease, comfort and style, along with day-to-night dressing. If the sun is on your horizon, you should also pack the requisite beauty products to keep your hair glistening and your skin sunburn-free. Read our list of travel must-haves from Anthropologie, Tory Burch, Nordstrom and more. Then hit the open road safe in the knowledge that you've got this honeymoon in the bag!
There's no rule book that says a wedding gown must be white. Modern brides are embracing color, a trend possibly first sparked by Gwen Stefani's custom dip-dyed and hand-painted pink ombre wedding gown by John Galliano for Christian Dior back 2002. After Gwen's rule-breaking move, Reese Witherspoon got married in a pale pink gown by Monique Lhuillier and Jessica Biel wore a blush-toned Giambattista Valli creation for her marriage to Justin Timberlake. Sure, white and ivory will remain the wedding gown go-tos, but many other colorful dresses have us swooning, particularly for summer weddings. Here, we've rounded up a variety of wedding dresses in shades of blush, metallics, yellow, blue and beyond from David's Bridal, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and more. It's our ode to the rainbow, and we think you should go for it!
Every love story is unique: For the bride, an alternative engagement ring becomes her outward symbol of a one-of-a-kind love. Unusual rings are embraced by the bride who requires statement-making jewelry, and her choice of style runs the gamut from quietly minimalistic to exuberantly ornate.
Sure, the white round diamond has long been the classic engagement ring, but many gorgeous options exist beyond that typical style. Some are rendered unique due their setting design, be it modern or vintage-inspired. Others stand out due to their metal, ranging from rose gold to a highly-polished platinum band. A constellation of gemstones is there for one's choosing, including deeply red rubies, ink-toned sapphires, blushing morganites and opalescent pearls. Here, we've selected the most stunning alternative engagement rings from Nordstrom, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and more.
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Caleca - Caleca Giardino Dinner Plate - Blue,Pink Flowers,Blue,Pink,Yellow Bands
Caleca - Caleca Sorrento Dinner Plate - Blue & Yellow Bands, Pink Flowers
Longchamp - Longchamp Libellule Dinner Plate - Dragonfly,Pink,Yellow Flower,Blue Band
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Darjeeling Dinner Plate - Pink/Yellow/Blue Flowers,Band
Mikasa - Mikasa Floretta Dinner Plate - Yellow Band,Pink Flowers,Blue Trim
Fine China of China - Fine China of China FCC117 Dinner Plate - Stoneware,Brown Bands On Cream,Smooth
Fine China of China - Fine China of China FCC51 Coupe Soup Bowl - Pink, Blue, Yellow Flowers, Scrolls
Fine China of China - Fine China of China FCC27 Dinner Plate - White Scrolls & Flowers On White
Fine China of Japan - Fine China of Japan Christine (Blue Flowers) Dinner Plate - Blue/Pink Flowers
Ranmaru - Ranmaru Nicole Dinner Plate - Pink, Blue, Yellow Flowers
Booths - Booths Flowerpiece Dinner Plate - Pink, Yellow, Blue Flowers
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Adrienne Dinner Plate - Green Band, Blue, Yellow, Pink Flower
International - International Colette Dinner Plate - Yellow,Pink&Blue Flowers,Tan Band
Altrohlau - Altrohlau ALT175 Dinner Plate - Pink Flowers,Blue Band,Yellow Baskets
Lenox - Lenox Morning Blossom Dinner Plate - Pink,Blue&Yellow Flowers,Blue Band
Mikasa - Mikasa Peking Summer Dinner Plate - Yellow/Pink Flowers, Yellow Band
Noritake - Noritake Springfield Dinner Plate - Green,Blue&Yellow Band Of Flowers
Noritake - Noritake Essence Dinner Plate - Green Band,Pink,Blue&Yellow Flowers
Lenox - Lenox Fairmount Dinner Plate - Band Of Blue Flowers, Pink Rose Center
Metlox - Poppytrail - Vernon - Metlox - Poppytrail - Vernon Bouquet Dinner Plate - Pink & Blue Flowers, Yellow Band
Brentwood - Brentwood Meadow Bouquet Dinner Plate - Brown Band,Pink,Yellow&Blue Flowers
Sango - Sango Palermo Dinner Plate - Blue Band, Pink & Blue Flowers