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Gorgeous Wedding Gowns For $99 Or Less (We’re Not Joking)

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

The Limited, an Ohio-based fashion brand, has just slashed prices on its already budget-friendly bridal collection. The 13 dresses in the line are all selling at up to 70 percent off, with some going for as little as $59.99. Take a peek through some of the gowns up for grabs and get your hands on them while you can! At these prices you can afford to get more than one.

See the entire cost-effective collection here.

Peter Mackay & Nazanin Afshin-Jam Wedding Photo–We LOVE Her Dress!

Fashion & Beauty

As you know, Defense Minister Peter Mackay and Nazanin Afshin-Jam tied the knot last week in Mexico. Mackay recently released this photo on his Facebook page and hello…can we say we are completely smitten with Nazanin’s dress and pitch-perfect bridal style?!!! No word on who the former Miss World’s dress designer was but we adore the satin column gown with trumpet skirt and it’s sweetheart neckline. The floor-length tulle veil is also a standout as is her breezy updo and simple drop earrings. We’re thinking Nazanin’s wedding day look it going to be one to beat in 2012 and she set the bar high very early in the year. Buzz has it we’ll be seeing more of the wedding in Hello! We can’t wait.

5 Fabulous Bridal Nail Trends for Spring

Fashion & Beauty » Fashion & Beauty » Skin Care & Makeup

We know you (like us!) love manis and the most fashionable nails. The experts at CND are always amazing us with the trendy tips they create each season at New York Fashion Week, and this spring was no exception. Here are five of our favourite looks from the shows that we think would look amazing on your day, and suit a variety of bridal styles.

Fun Citrus-Hued Wedding Ideas To Inspire You

Fashion & Beauty

Planning your spring or summer wedding? Consider incorporating a citrus colour scheme to brighten up the day. Light up your venue with orange, coral, and yellow lights to match the colour of your bridesmaids’ dresses and flowers. Draw inspiration from lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits and implement them into your centrepieces for a unique non-floral arrangement. Apply your citrus theme to your reception meal as well with summer salads, orange-glazed entrees, and a colourful sweet table.

Clockwise from top left:

Dress, courtesy Jenny Yoo.

Venue, image courtesy Bryan Caporicci Photography. Seen in this slideshow.

Centrepiece, image via Paris Celebrations.

Bouquet, image courtesy Buffy Goodman Photography. Seen in this slideshow.

Ring, image courtesy Sascha Gluck of Cancun Photos. Seen in this slideshow.

Candy, image via Dylan’s Candy Bar. Seen in this slideshow.

10 Inspiring Real Wedding Dessert Ideas

planning » planning » Reception Ideas

Not sure you’re a four-tier cake kind of girl? Don’t fret. There are plenty of other delicious dessert options available, and if these real weddings are any indication the trend is towards homemade treats and bite-size creations. From cinnamon buns covered in icing (see above) to adorable miniature cheesecakes, we present 10 of our favourite wedding dessert ideas.

An Elegant Wedding in St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick

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Nathania Dashner and Mark Harrison, August 6, 2011, St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick.

Photography courtesy Julie Whitlock Photography, (julieawhitlock.com).

Ceremony: Chamcook Chapel of Ease
Reception location: The Fairmont Algonquin
Dress: White Toronto
Groom’s tux: Harry Rosen
Favours: Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society
Bridal party attire: White Toronto
Cake: Dorothy Cakes
Flowers: Silver Rose and Garden by the Sea
Stationery: Foxglove + Yarrow


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