Dyed in timeless black, Steffen Schraut's 'Dantelle' blouse is elevated with a crochet panel and flutter appliqués in a tonal hue. The fluid fit channels a feminine sophistication that is custom to the brand.
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.
Choosing where to spend your hard-earned money on Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) is tricky — especially for budget-conscious brides in the midst of wedding and honeymoon planning. You've likely already dropped a decent amount on your big day, so finding the best bargains out there is key. And mapping out your Black Friday sale-shopping strategy ahead of time always helps. With strategizing in mind, we suggest putting Walmart at the top of your shopping list. The mega-retailer just released its Black Friday deals, and there are tons of bargains in the electronics department alone. You can score everything from a big-screen TV (perfect for snuggling in front of with your honey) to a home security system to protect your nest to a Fitbit that will help you get in shape for the wedding. Ahead, we've collected the best online Black Friday tech deals Walmart has to offer. The sale kicks off online at 10pm ET on 11/21 and in stores at 6pm ET on 11/22, so get ready to snag these steals.
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!
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.
The big day is around the corner and a bride's wedding planning work is never done. But one item you can tick-off your to-do list and feel great about is purchasing gifts of appreciation for all your best gals. A bridesmaid gift is a genuine way to show your love — and apologize for any bridezilla-esque moments! These on-trend, stylish and elegant robes and kimonos are a pretty perfect "thank you" for the whole bridal party. Plus, a silk or satin robe is Instagram-worthy, frequently customizable and fully wearable beyond just the bachelorette party pics or wedding day festivities. Some are even cute outside the bedroom when paired with denim jeans, shorts or even a little black dress! Here are a bunch of our favorite, affordable and fashionable bridesmaids robes you can buy at Macy's, Nordstrom, David's Bridal, Etsy, Amazon and more right now.
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The crochet trim makes this textured gauze top a special find. With bateau neck, 3/4-sleeves and pointed hem in front and back. Mi...sses 29" long. read more
A v neck teases to a ruched knot-front design on a flowy drape front, for a sleeveless knit top that gently skims your curves. It'...s a soft, lightweight tunic for everyday wear. 95% rayon/5% spandex Made in USA of imported materials Machine wash read more
A one-shoulder ruffle overlay adds dimension to our sleeveless crepe cropped top. Pair with our side slit crepe pant or layer over... your favorite denim for endless possibilites. Fully lined. Gunmetal-tone exposed back zip. 97% polyester/3% spandex... read more
CLOSURE TYPE: Pullover Head NECKLINE: V Neck SLEEVE LENGTH: Short Sleeve SLEEVE STYLE: Fitted Sleeve APPAREL LENGTH: 26 Inches FAB...RIC CONTENT: 97% Polyester|3% Spandex FABRIC DESCRIPTION: Knit COLLAR: No Collar CARE: Machine Wash|Tumble Dry COUNTRY OF... read more
Weightless and effortlessly flattering in a dusty shade of rose pink, this silk blouse is a feminine choice from Steffen Schraut. ...From the buttoned front to the streamlined silhouette - let it be a core layer in your edit. read more
Elegant with a sharp V-neck, this teal blouse from Steffen Schraut is crafted with luxurious silk. The fluid fit and contemporary ...design make it ideal for any occasion - whether business or an evening date. read more
In neutral beige with a round neckline, this silk blouse is a versatile topper from Herzensangelegenheit. From the high-low hem to... the streamlined silhouette - it can be styled to suit most settings. read more
In bright red with a streamlined silhouette, this silk blouse is a versatile staple from Herzensangelegenheit. From the long sleev...es to the slits on the sides - make it a go-to for work or after-hours. read more
In sky blue with an indulgent texture, this silk blouse from Steffen Schraut is as polished as it is versatile. Note how the girli...sh bell cuffs add a feminine touch while the collarless neckline keeps it wearable, with a pencil skirt or jeans - it's all in the styling. read more
In cream with a pointed collar, this printed blouse is a youthful but refined choice from RED Valentino. From the buttoned front t...o the featherweight texture - style with denim or tailoring - it's versatile. read more
Bold leopard spots and a collarless neckline make this luxe silk blouse a contemporary choice from CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC. Styled ...with a relaxed fit and voluminous sleeves - it's a cool pick for off-duty or polished looks, it's all in the execution. read more
In pristine white silk with a suave tie at the neck, this featherweight blouse is a smart investment from Hugo. The short sleeves ...keep it versatile, whether you style with tailored trousers and pumps or keep it simple with skinny denim and loafers. read more
In ivory with a relaxed silhouette, this silk blouse from Hugo is as elegant as it is versatile and chic. From the flattering V-ne...ckline to the featherweight texture - it's ideal for work or after-hours. read more
Styled in playful stripes, this black and yellow silk top is a contemporary Steffen Schraut layer with a relaxed fit and nonchalan...t ease. The welted breast pocket adds a touch of polish to the mix. read more
We love the understated elegance of Steffen Schraut, and this diamond-print blue blouse in fluid silk is no exception to the rule.... Cut with a slim silhouette, the collar keeps it refined and versatile. read more
In candy pink with a round neck, this featherweight silk blouse is a stunning choice from Steffen Schraut. Note how the cape-like ...volume lends movement - it can go from the office to after-hours with ease. read more
Playful with spots but pristine in silk, this fluid Max Mara blouse is a chic buy that you can style for business or pleasure - it...'s versatile. The self-tie trim on the neck is a feminine touch that will elongate your silhouette or add volume to your ensemble depending on how you wear it - loose and elegant or tied in a neat bow. read more
Styled in playful stripes, this black and pink silk top is a contemporary Steffen Schraut layer with a relaxed fit and nonchalant ...ease. The welted breast pocket adds a touch of polish to the mix. read more
An elegant choice for tailoring, this silk blouse from Max Mara features flawless cream silk covered with a shimmering tonal logo ...print. We're tucking it into tailored trousers or high-waisted pencil skirts. read more
Decorated with a fun lipstick print, this bright blouse from German brand, Herzensangelegenheit is perfect for pairing with minima...list separates. We're showcasing it's silk-infused, billowy silhouette with bright white slim denim. read more
A versatile layer in pristine white, this cotton-blend blouse from Steffen Schraut has plenty of styling potential. From the black... and white logo-branded trim to the gathered sleeves - wear it next to smart tailoring and heels for an instant upgrade. read more
In bright yellow with floral motifs, this light-as-air blouse is an elevating choice from Herzensangelegenheit. From the streamlin...ed silhouette to the plunging neckline - let it be a core layer in your edit. read more
In pale blue with floral motifs, this light-as-air blouse is an elevating choice from Herzensangelegenheit. From the streamlined s...ilhouette to the plunging neckline - let it be a core layer in your edit. read more
In bright white with a V-neckline, this cotton-blend blouse is a ladylike choice from Steffen Schraut. The feminine ruffles keep i...t refined while the long sleeves are effortless to style. read more
Printed with pretty gingham, Christopher Kane's black and white blouse is crafted from sheer silk for the most feminine and romant...ic feel. The chunky silver-tone chain on the neck adds tough and tactile contrast while ruffles along the hem lend frothy volume that works for day or night. read more
In pale pink with a pearl-like glow, this silk blouse is a chic and elegant choice from Vince. From the high neckline to the strea...mlined silhouette - it's a timeless design that won't date. read more