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The Southern Suite: Organic Wed Photoshoot in Manitoba

NOV 15

I’m excited to share with you today a beautiful photoshoot courtesy of a group of talented vendors from Southern Manitoba, collectively known as the “Southern Suite”. It’s organic goodness at it’s best, filled with boho details, natural arrangements and wood-grained stationery. Some of the ‘ingredients’ used in the bouquet (apples, berries & succulents) should inspire […]read more

DOs and DON'Ts Of Bridal Hair

DOs and DON’Ts Of Bridal Hair

NOV 14

It’s been three years now since I left the world of hairdressing. I specialized in wedding hair and I still dabble, so I thought I’d share my thoughts on hair for “the big day”. DO Be Yourself You want your groom to recognize you as you walk down the aisle, don’t you? If you’re a low-maintenance, […]read more

Chic Black & Silver Wedding Inspiration

Chic Black & Silver Wedding Inspiration

JUN 23

Just how gorgeous is this next photoshoot? It’s shoots like these that make this job so much fun to work on each and every day. Styled by Rachel A. Clingen Wedding And Event Design, the combination of silver, black and white florals just ooze modern sophistication. Working with some amazing vendors (photography by Purple Martini […]read more

New Gown Looks from J. Crew

New Gown Looks from J. Crew

JUN 08

I am totally loving the latest wedding gown designs over at J. Crew. They’re simple, understated and SO perfect for a modern bride. Not interested in ordering dresses online or going down to the States to search for a dress? Consider “alternative” collections such as Nicole Miller & Jenny Yoo and always consider bridesmaids dresses […]read more

Red Riding Hood Photoshoot

Red Riding Hood Photoshoot

APR 22

Before I sign off for the weekend, here’s a jaw-dropping Red Riding Hood photoshoot sent over by Carissa Woo Photography. It’s too beautiful to miss. The details are endless and there were so many fabulous vendors were part of this stylized modern event. I wish I had all the room to show you every last […]read more

Wedding Hair: Braided Bangs

Wedding Hair: Braided Bangs

APR 18

Good morning! It’s a total hair day because it’s been a while. I’ve always been a fan of braids in wedding hair because they add a bohemian touch that’s oh-so-pretty. I especially love the look of braided bangs..here’s some ideas to inspire you for your wedding days! {images: zimbio}read more

Let's Wrap this Up!

Let’s Wrap this Up!

FEB 11

My favorite word of the week…friday! The fantastic people over at LOULOU magazine sent over a peek at their first-ever special issue dedicated to weddings! Click the images to see them in a larger format. As well, I know I said this already on my facebook fan page, but I want to thank you all […]read more

Golden Globes Hair Inspiration

Golden Globes Hair Inspiration

JAN 21

Anyone catch the Golden Globes on Sunday night? I know a lot of you end up watching because you want to get hair inspiration. So for those of you who missed it here are two hair trends that I definitely saw. Swept up bangs with tied back waves. Long hair left down with soft waves. […]read more

Add Some Colour!

Add Some Colour!

OCT 08

Happy Friday! I first off want to congratulate my dear friend Manda and her husband Shaun who welcomed their baby boy Nolan to the world yesterday! I’m soooo happy for them! Well, it’s thanksgiving weekend and the peak wedding season has come to a close. But I know a lot of you are still planning […]read more

Modern Vancouver Bridal Session

Modern Vancouver Bridal Session

SEP 23

I hope you’re all having a fabulous week! I’ve got a stunning bridal session for you today by Robyn Michelle-Lee Photography, based out of Vancouver, BC. This session is understated, yet it’s totally modern with the bold, large necklace paired next to a strapless Alfred Angelo lace gown. I can’t get over how much I […]read more

Global Inspiration - Vanidades

Global Inspiration – Vanidades

JUL 29

I always say that I have the best readers in the world! I met Gilkana, who lives in Bolivia, through Wedding Obsession when it first started and she’s kept in touch with me ever since she’s been planning her wedding. She surprised me again with some scans from the newest Vanidades issue, a wedding magazine […]read more

Updo Inspiration

Updo Inspiration

AUG 12

This one is for you Mel! Here are some updo images for inspiration. In my opinion, it’s always nice to have the bride’s hair distinctly different than the bridesmaids. This can either be done by adding a single flower, hairpiece or taking on a completely different hairstyle. I think the hairstyles below of Kate Beckinsale […]read more

The Ponytail.

The Ponytail.

AUG 05

Pull back your hair and show us that pretty face! And for those who want a modern ponytail for daily wear, here’s a great video (sorry..guess this isn’t helpful for those with shorter hair!) {images: one two three four}read more

A Modern Bride

A Modern Bride

JUL 29

Carefree..yet so chic. {images: one: brides, two: oncewed, three: brides, four: theknot}read more

Styled Chignons for Inspiration

Styled Chignons for Inspiration

JUN 23

I had a look at the recent hairstyles on the runway for 2009 ready-to-wear and found one resonating trend: chignons. Whether ornamented with accessories or kept neat and simple, all these low chignons were paired with slicked back hair and plenty of hairspray. While I’m not always a fan of stiff hairdos, it’s comforting that […]read more

Braided Beauty

Braided Beauty

JUN 17

Braids create an ethereal and bohemian look that’s perfect for a bride who is a laid back beauty. It’s best paired with a grecian/draped wedding gown or one with an empire waist. I love it because it adds dimension to hair, especially when you have highlights. Beautiful! {Image sources: one: cosmopolitan scan – two – […]read more

All Eyes on Penelope

All Eyes on Penelope

MAY 19

I’ve got to say that I wasn’t blown away by the gowns displayed on the red carpet at this year’s Cannes Festival! However, if I had to choose one gown and one look that I found stood out, it would be the always beautiful Penelope Cruz. She wore a violet grecian inspired gown to the […]read more

Back to Old Hollywood Glamour

Back to Old Hollywood Glamour

APR 15

With all the buzz of birdcage veils among brides today, it seems as though the look has now transcended to the red carpet. At the premier of the movie Grey Gardens, actress Drew Barrymore was head to toe old Hollywood glamour, wearing a vintage nude-colored Alberta Ferretti gown, birdcage veil with jewelled hair pieces, and […]read more

DIY Flower Barrettes

DIY Flower Barrettes

MAR 22

I subscribe to the ‘craft of the day’ section of martha stewart and though I’d share the do-it-yourself crepe-paper flower barrettes with you. I think they would be cute accessories for your bridesmaids or flower girls. Check out the site for a video which will help you visualize the process! What you will need: Double-sided […]read more

Your Modern Day Hepburn

Your Modern Day Hepburn

MAR 04

{Hepburn Image: 43things} {Hepburn Image: Beautiful Muslimah} The iconic hairstyle worn by Audrey Hepburn in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a classic. I have yet to see the movie (horrible, I know…) but regardless, I love her style. Brides who are looking to channel Hollywood’s Golden era can opt for the volumized french twist […]read more

Grammy Fashion & Hairdos

Grammy Fashion & Hairdos

FEB 09

Amidst all the crazy Grammy fashion from last night, there were a couple standouts. Take for example, Katy Perry & Kate Beckinsale who both channeled ‘glam’. Zooey Deschanel & Audrina Patridge (not liking this hairstyle – it’s reminding me of a half-princess leia) Miley‘s formal hair and drop down earrings & Katy Perry‘s pink lipstick […]read more

Hair at the 15th Annual Sags

Hair at the 15th Annual Sags

JAN 25

Here’s a bunch of looks you might find useful in your hunt for the perfect hairstyle – courtesy the celebrities arriving at the 15th Annual Sag Awards. I spy plenty of updos with waved fringes paired with dropped earrings. {images: E!}read more

Thoughts on Red Lips

Thoughts on Red Lips

JAN 05

{photo: Oakstream Photography} In my opinion, nothing makes a bride in stark white stand out more than cherry stained lips. I mean, look how stunning she looks! Although, I hate when people talk about makeup as though they are trends that come and go, because it creates the false pretense that just about anything can […]read more

Soft Bob your Hair Regardless of Length

Soft Bob your Hair Regardless of Length

DEC 30

{rosario dawson’s soft bob – image from celebstyle} A big trend on the red carpet this year has been the ‘fake’ bob of soft curls. For girls with long hair, this is a great way to take the hair off your shoulders without getting rid of any volume, style, or elegance. This romantic, yet modern […]read more

Star Style: Charlize Theron's Elegant Look

Star Style: Charlize Theron’s Elegant Look

DEC 28

The makeup you choose for your wedding day affects how you look and how you feel. I remember for my graduation, I made an appointment with MAC and was completely unprepared for what I wanted. I ended up HATING my make-up and it’s still one of the things that stands out in my mind when […]read more

Floral Accents for Your Hair

Floral Accents for Your Hair

DEC 16

It’s been a chilly -25 degrees celcius these past few days and I’m finding it so hard to focus on anything remotely important (like studying for my university exam). So as a treat I’d rather browse for some new inspiration wedding-wise and came across some of Jennifer Behr‘s most recent bridal accessories hair collection. I […]read more

Knot it Up

Knot it Up

NOV 27

One way to style up your wedding hair in an updo is to knot it up. The hair looks like a piece of art and it has a regal feel to it. The knots look best when you have two tones in your hair color. {images: from the knot.com}read more

Fall 2009 Trend: Headpieces

Fall 2009 Trend: Headpieces

OCT 29

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Hair: Vintage Chic

Hair: Vintage Chic

OCT 27

I found this vintage hairstyle that would go perfectly with a 20′s bridal outfit. Here’s how to get this very polished look (courtesy Real Simple): Step 1 Blow-dry hair with a round brush to create smoothness and a little volume. Make a side part and section off that part of hair to the opposite ear, […]read more

Soft, Romantic Hair - How To

Soft, Romantic Hair – How To

SEP 17

Lauren Conrad, a star on the reality hit show The Hills, looked quite radiant at the MTV Video Music Awards, thanks in part to the work of Warren-Tricomi L.A. stylist Christine Symonds who gave her a soft and romantic hairstyle. I think this would work really well for a laid back summer wedding. But keep […]read more


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