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Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Make-Me-Up-Monday: Big Hair

Growing up with big frizzy hair was such a challenge for me, I hated it! It was all about the smooth sleek flat-ironed look and here I was with hair bigger than my body! And it was thick and coarse to boot. Well as I grew up and read more fashion magazines I realized that [...]

Photo shoot: The Ladies from Love & Splendor

Today’s featured photo shoot is of the lovely and talented ladies at Love & Splendor, a boutique wedding and event design firm here in Southern California. We’ve had the great opportunity to work with these ladies; Angel, Anna and Michelle, and we always love their amazing details and fabulous styling. So when we were asked [...]

Make-Me-Up-Monday: Tulle Wedding Dresses

Clockwise from top left: Ouma | Reem Acra 2012 via Wedding Chicks | Bridal Brick Row | J. Crew via Style Me Pretty Happy Monday girls! Hope you all had a nice weekend during this beautiful October. There’s something so romantic about flowy, dreamy, sheer tulle isn’t there? Tulle is a whimsical fabric that looks absolutely [...]

Jeanette & JJ Married at Rancho Las Lomas

Jeanette’s bridal beauty look was simple and beautiful. Her natural makeup look was achieved with flushed cheeks, a subtly stained lip and definition on her eyes to capture her new husbands’ gaze. Her hair was first gathered into an updo with defined curls for the ceremony and later let down and anchored with a magenta flower hair [...]

Make-Me-Up-Monday: Twisted & Braided Bridal Hairstyles

We all know that braids have been a top trend for quite a while but how about switching it up by including some twists. Twists are easier to do than some technical braids and are dressy enough to wear on your wedding day. Pin a flower, pretty hairpiece or cute bow to accessorize this flexible [...]

Esther & Kevin: A Day-After Shoot at the Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica

Get ready for some dreamy bride and groom images. This shoot will take your breathe away. Esther & Kevin tied the knot and then decided to rock a day-after shoot at the beautiful Huntley Hotel in the fabulously chic city of Santa Monica. Esther’s natural makeup look consisted of a neutral smokey eye paired with a [...]

Make-Me-Up Monday: Pretty bridal Hairpieces

Happy Monday ladies! Today we’re showing you some pretty bridal headpieces to inspire your wedding day hair look. Embellished, feathered, be-ribboned or encrusted there are some seriously beautiful choices when it comes to adorning your locks. Here are some of our favorites. Pinterest | Jenny Packham | Johanna Johnson Embellished headbands worn low on the forehead [...]

Britney & Dan: The Notebook Themed Pre-Wedding Shoot

Britney & Dan decided they wanted a lovely Notebook-themed styled shoot prior to their wedding to be able to share these gorgeous images with friends and family at the wedding. Styled shoots are so much not only for the vendors but the couple as well. You get to express your creativity and favorite hobby, theme [...]