October 27th, 2011

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Anne Bowen Fall 2012

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

If you love a short skirt but don’t want to do away with traditional bridal accoutrements, like the train, Anne Bowen’s Fall 2012 collection is for you. Mixing seemingly dissimilar elements, the designer manages to create a cohesive collection of sexy, curve-hugging gowns for the adventurous bride.

Photography courtesy Anne Bowen

Junko Yoshioka Fall 2012

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

Junko Yoshioka’s Fall 2012 collection is inspired by The Renaissance. The designer uses dimensional laser-cut silks, antiqued ombre matelasses and embroidered laces to create a stunning line, which blends contemporary charm and timeless beauty.

Yumi Katsura Fall 2012

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

Yumi Katsura’s Fall 2012 collection, full of whimsy and intricate detailing, is perfect for the bride who is looking for a truly show-stopping gown. The designer plays with volume and texture to create a collection that’s completely unique and eye-catching.

Photography courtesy Yumi Katsura

5 Effortless Updos For Your Wedding Day

Fashion & Beauty » Fashion & Beauty » Hairstyles

If you’re leaning towards a relaxed rustic celebration an overly sleek and structured hair style just won’t do on your wedding day. Instead, try an easy-breezy style that won’t look over-done and won’t require touch-ups as you dance the night away. We looked to Hollywood for the best in effortless updos and found romantic easy-to-maintain braids and beautiful wispy chignons — perfect styles for any laidback bride’s walk down the aisle.

Tony Hamawy Fall 2012

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

Tony Hamawy’s Fall 2012 collection combines lace, satin, and ruffles for a soft feminine bridal look. Sheath silhouettes and flowing trains give the designer’s collection a vintage romantic feel while keeping with contemporary styling. The unique large-print lace in candle-lit hues make this collection a real stand-out.

Photography courtesy Tony Hamawy

An Elegant Wedding in Thunder Bay, Ontario

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Jolene Lechkoon and Michael Langen, July 22, 2011, Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Photography courtesy Nik and Dana Fiorito of Ilo Photography, (ilophoto.ca).


Ceremony location: St Patrick’s Cathedral
Reception location: Valhalla Inn, Thunder Bay
Dress: Sophia Tolli
Hair: Robin from Mirror Mirror (807-475-8888)
Makeup: Jessica Paun
Groom’s tux: Ralph Lauren
Favours: Made a donation to the Humane Society
Bridal party attire: Sophia Tolli
Cake: Darlene Green from Sweet Dreams Catering
Caterer: Valhalla Inn, Thunder Bay
Flowers: From the Heart Florist
Music: Valente’s Music
Stationery: Econo Print
Decor: April from Silk and Cedar (807-345-0449)


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