Winter Blues

Who knew the winter blues could feel so good? This moody medieval shoot has got us fully focused on dramatic stationery design, fabric-draped tables spotted in taper candles, and bouquets of privet berry, anemone, and lavender roses. And the mixed shades of blue are just too dreamy for words. Can we teleport to this magical mountainside? 

Zahavit Tshuba's Mix-and-Match Collection

The 2016 bridal collection from Zahavit Tshuba has taken our breath away. Designed with the fashion-forward bride in mind, the mix-and-match collection is super chic and elegant. The delicate tops and dramatic skirts can be mixed to suit each bride's needs. We are particularly in love with the Ashley top, a silk tulle V-neck with an open back, paired with the Lyala skirt, a beaded tulle mermaid cut with a crystal belt separating the two pieces. It's pure magic. 

Red Moon Over Manhattan Signature Cocktail

This time of year, we're always on the hunt for a cocktail to get cozy with, and this one from Sugar & Charm is a perfect twist on a true classic. This recipe mixes a little red wine into a classic Manhattan topped with some gourmet cherries. We dig it. 

 

Red Moon Over Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

2 ounces red wine

1/2 ounce bourbon

1/2 ounce simple syrup

1 large round ice sphere

3 gourmet maraschino cherries

Directions

Shake all of the ingredients together with ice for 20 seconds. Rub orange peel around the rim of the glass. Add in the ice sphere, and strain the cocktail over the ice. Scoop one cherry to place inside the drink, and add two more on a twig or cocktail stirrer to garnish the glass. Enjoy this new classic!

Marsala, Evergreen and Pheasant

As the cooler days and gray light of winter encircle us, we're thinking about colors that make us want to curl up and get cozy. Marsala brings warmth, while evergreen evokes the feeling of the winter season, and the addition of pheasant feathers is just brilliant. Consider what an envelope in a deep hue can add to your invite suite, and with a little metallic calligraphy, you're golden. A magical maroon garden rose, paired with wild greenery, like eucalyptus, makes for beautiful florals, and we're all about the surprising use of orchids alongside the roses on this romantic two-tier cake. 

Limor Rosen Savana Wedding Gown

This backless, ombre silk satin gown from Limor Rosen has got us in a daze. The dreamy, feminine flow of the fabric and the sophisticated lines are just everything, while the hue is captivatingly earthy and natural. 

Dreamy Fern and Nature-Inspired Bridal Bouquet

Haven't been dreaming of white garden roses in your wedding bouquet since you were a little girl? Think outside the box, and ask your floral designer to utilize unique greenery, like ferns, eucalyptus, and jasmine vine. 

 

Black Magic Wedding Inspiration

In honor of Halloween, we've put together some moody black magic wedding inspiration. Think deep, dark hues of coal, eggplant, and marsala found in stationery, sweets, and bridesmaid gowns. We adore the spooky elegance of it all. 

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Black wedding invitation suite | Black and floral wedding cake | Black wedding gown | Black bridesmaids' dressesBlack and ivory bridal bouquet 

 

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Elizabeth Mackenzie's Bea

Each Elizabeth Mackenzie gown is handcrafted in their Phoenix, Arizona, studio from fine, lightweight fabrics. The Bea is no exception. An imported black lace bodice features an elegant open back and delicate boning, while five layers of blush and black tulle over a silk charmeuse lining make for an absolutely epic skirt fit for a queen.