Rhode Resort - Rhode Resort's green Ella dress is defined by a striking godet skirt - a characteristic feature seen throughout the latest collection, showcasing the label's inventive verve. Exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM, i t's crafted from lightweight cotton with a round neck, balloon sleeves and a braided belt that refines the waist, heightening the flare of the pink-panelled hem. A woven bucked bag and flat sandals will add to the insouciance.
There are a few go-to retailers brides can always count on for stylish fashion finds, especially BHLDN and David's Bridal. With offerings ranging from dresses and shoes to lingerie and even decor, these two stores have literally got you (and your bridal party) covered from head to toe. If you're in the throes of wedding planning and haven't completed your bridal look yet, don't stress. Thanks to Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on the horizon, there's a pretty good chance you'll be able to score a deal on the wedding dress (or accessory, etc.) of your dreams at these bridal destinations. Last year, BHLDN featured up to 70% off select styles, including gowns starting at $500, bridesmaids and party dresses starting at $100, and accessories starting at $30. Oh, and brides-to-be scored free shipping on their orders. David's Bridal had select shoes and accessories up for grabs from $4.99 to $29.99, 50% off select wedding dresses, $29.95 robes, $99 Donna Morgan bridesmaids dresses, and $299 select Truly Zac Posen wedding dresses. On Cyber Monday and Tuesday, they also gave shoppers 20% off online orders. Suffice it to say, we think this bodes well for 2018 deals. Ahead, we're highlighting our favorite dresses, shoes and accessories on offer from David's Bridal and BHLDN, so get ready to swoon — and then keep an eye out for Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals. These stunning picks could just be among them.
Celebrating one's nuptials by the sea provides ample opportunity to choose from an array of effortlessly chic bridal gowns. Luckily, there are nearly as many alternatives to the traditional ball gown as there are grains of sands on the beach. More casual beach wedding dresses make use of sheer panels, openwork lace and ruffles. Simple beach wedding dresses include those with midi lengths that feel easygoing, yet sophisticated. Boho wedding dresses are another choice: romantic and dreamy like a tropical island. Meanwhile, short beach wedding dresses feel cheerily free-spirited while providing wedding-friendly frills.
Look for lightweight materials for your beachfront or destination wedding dress. Silk, cotton blends, crochet, chiffon and lace make for breezy beach dresses. While not explicitly bridal, many white or ivory cocktail dresses will work wonders in a beach wedding, plus they can be worn afterward on the honeymoon. Below, check out 15 alternatives to the heavily embellished wedding gown that instead are easy, breezy and downright gorgeous. Post-wedding, you can relax poolside, confident you were a thoroughly beachy bride.
The tea kettle, that humble household necessity, has historically conveyed the notion of comfort. Steeping tea to be served with cookies (or "biscuits", per the English) is a time-honored symbol of hospitality. Then in 1980s America, tea kettles became status objects: Italian architect Aldo Rossi designed a sleek number for Alessi and architect Michael Graves designed his famous kettle topped by a red, chirping bird. It was the whistle heard around the world.
Today, tea kettles are must-haves on any wedding registry. Coveted styles include the retro SMEG design and the super cute kettles from Kate Spade. Even if you don't drink tea, a kettle is a must-have for boiling the water used in a French press for coffee or for hot chocolate. No hostess is prepared without one, particularly while hosting a brunch, a book club or holiday parties. We've rounded up the best tea kettles for your wedding registry from Anthropologie, Neiman Marcus, Williams-Sonoma and more. (And don't forget the Fortnum & Mason Wedding Bouquet Blend, a tea developed to commemorate the marriage of Prince Henry ("Harry") of Wales and Meghan Markle!)
Every beach wedding delivers the basics: salt air, gorgeous views, crashing waves and unmatched tranquility. Beyond those elements, what more do you need? Decor that is fit for a beach bride, that's what! Seaside motifs, whether subtle or over-the-top, can heighten an already breathtaking scene. Among the complementary imagery and materials for a beach wedding are ocean-derived items such as sea glass, starfish, sand dollars, coral fans and clam shells. Some brides can choose to go a little more nautical by incorporating sailor knots, rugged rope, fishing floats and anchors. Placing some palm leaves in strategic locations will up the tropical isle vibe. Check out a treasure trove of beautiful items from Etsy, Michaels, Walmart and more that will enrich your waterfront wedding.
Flower crowns are all the rage in decorative headpieces, allowing a creative bride to imbue her wedding with a boho fairy vibe. These flower crowns have roots in mythology and art and can be traced back to ancient Greece, where people wore them to celebrate the gods. Flower crowns made a major comeback during the '60s and '70s, when hippies ushered them in as a symbol of peace, love and intimacy with nature.
Bridesmaids, flower girls and brides can all accessorize themselves with floral crowns for a romantic wedding filled with blooms. Any hairstyle will accommodate a flower crown, whether it's sitting atop cascading tresses, encircling a high, wavy ponytail or wrapped around an elegant bun. Angela Cosmai, celebrity colorist and color corrector at Pierre Michel Salon in New York City, says, "A lovely idea to pair with a flower crown is a headband braid, which can be achieved with your hair or by adding a faux braid. Wrap the braid around the head then intertwine the hair in and out of the flower crown to give you a whimsical look."
Most brides won't want to part with their flower crown after the big day, and they don't have to: These crowns, available at favorite retailers including ASOS, David's Bridal, Amazon and more, can do double duty as a festival accessory. Watch out, Coachella!
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Rhode Resort - Rhode Resort's red, yellow, purple and green Ella dress is crafted in India from floral-print cotton. Cinched by a ...braided belt, it features balloon sleeves and godet inserts at the mini skirt to create a feminine silhouette. Embrace the label's bohemian aesthetic by styling it with a woven bag and flat sandals. read more
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Rhode Resort - Rhode Resort's Ella dress returns for Resort 2019 in the uplifting white and orange marigold print. It's crafted fr...om mid-weight cotton with a matching lining and features exaggerated sleeves and a matching braided belt that cinches in the waist to heighten the flare of the skirt. Style it with flat leather sandals and a woven bag to tap the breezy look of the vacation label. read more
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Rhode Resort - Rhode Resort's figure-flattering beige Ella dress is panelled with multicoloured godet inserts at the fluted skirt ...- watch the rainbow hues reveal themselves as you move. It's made from cotton with balloon sleeves and a braided tie to define the waist of the relaxed style. Team it with a basket bag and flat sandals on vacation. read more
Rhode Resort Ella Dress In Mint - Rhode's signature style the Ella dress in mint features long dolman sleeves, elasticated cuffs a...nd a loose and flirty fluted hem. Wear as is or cinched at the waist with matching braided belt and pair with boots,... read more
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Rhode Resort - For Resort 2019, Rhode Resort's Eva dress is realised in the label's signature green and yellow botanical print. Ex...clusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM, it's crafted from lightweight cotton and features a smocked bodice and buoyant puff sleeves then falls to a ruffle-trimmed hem. Flat sandals and a boxy bag will complete a vacation-ready look. read more
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Rhode Resort - Revive your getaway edit with Rhode Resort's kaleidoscopic white Athena dress. The tunic style is crafted from a lu...strous mid-weight cotton-blend that has been tie-dyed and features a round neckline, drop shoulder sleeves with gathered cuffs and a coordinating waist belt. Create a bohemian air by teaming yours with barely there flat sandals and a woven bag. read more
Rhode Resort - Rhode Resort's latest colourful collection includes this striking red iteration of its signature Josephine dress, w...hich is exclusive to MATCHESFASHION.COM. Made from cotton voile, it's shaped for a loose fit which is accentuated by the clashing pink godet inserts. Style it with a basket bag and flat sandals for a lively vacation edit. read more