A New Year's Eve wedding wouldn't be complete without fabulous fashion, including what you wear below the hemline as you walk down the aisle. These gold booties captured by Braedon Photography are all kinds of magic. Who are we kidding? Kick up your heels in these on NYE even if you're not getting married! Gold booties for the win, always.
From deeper hues, like evergreen and onyx, to the sparkling gold of a sequin wedding gown, we've got your New Year's Eve wedding color scheme down. Make everything glow with candles, even your ceremony, which you'll want to be after dark anyway so you can ring in the New Year with your wedding guests. And don't be afraid to fold in some black. A dark cake with gold details is super chic, and we love the natural element here with the added greenery. Light those sparklers, and welcome in 2016 by saying "I do!"
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BHLDN's Woodsen Gown has everything you need for that magical, sparkly New Year's Eve wedding. We adore the elegant illusion back and V-neck bodice, which make it an easy-to-wear, comfortable silhouette. But let's be honest, it's the hand-sewn metallic beads and flouncey, tiered, chiffon skirt that make it the perfect NYE choice. Now, get ready to dance the night away!
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
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!
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.
Elizabeth Dye slays us again with her high-neck lace Hattie Gown featuring a dreamy deep-V back. The silhouette is fully lined in duchess satin with a sweep train. The regal lace is fit for a queen.
Antique, old world textures like ornate brass and brushed gold, worn wood, climbing vines, and Juliet garden roses make a romantic pairing here. We love that this combination feels fall appropriate yet could extend into spring once winter fades.
The thing about flowers is that once gathered together they tell a story. Each story is unique given the bloom and placement, and that is a beautiful thing. Here a few pretty peach ranunculus play amoungest pink and red heritage garden roses, hanging red amaranthus, and a sweet mix of wild greenery. We can't help but love the story this bouquet tells.