30 janvier 2015

Don't let these February fashion events pass you by

Is it just me, or is 2015 just whizzing by at warp speed? I can still taste Christmas dinner, and yet Sunday marks the start of the second month of the year. My conclusion: Planning ahead is a must! So, my friends, here's the heads up on three fab fashion events happening in February: *Remember RunwayTranslator.com editor-in-chief Michelle Bremer, of Deal Divas Fab Friday fame? From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 11, she's hosting "All Access Neiman's" at Westshore Mall. Michelle -- a fashion expert, stylist and blogger with more than 20... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2015

Woman Who Married Herself Says ‘Wedding’ Was About Self-Love

Over the weekend, news quickly spread of a woman who had staged an elaborate wedding ceremony to marry herself on her 40th birthday. Yes, you read that right.Herself. Yasmin Eleby, a kindergarten teacher in Houston, hadn’t been in a serious relationship for six years. But the lack of a significant other didn’t stop her from getting hitched and inviting 160 guests to the Houston Museum of African American Culture to witness the occasion. She went all out, buying a ring to mark the occasion—an amethyst-and-diamond eternity... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2015

Flattering silhouettes

Elegant, timeless and beautiful. a bride's attire always takes centre stage at a wedding. Hence, the pressure to find the perfect fit is always on. follow these few rules and find the right gown for your body type. When you imagine a white wedding, the bride's elegant bridal gown is the focal point. And hence. sometimes, the search to find the perfect wedding dress can take over everything else. We speak to industry experts, Wendell Rodricks, Neeta Lulla and Michelle Salins to share their tips on finding the right dress for your body... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2015

Wedded: Gina Zuk and Josh Gerber

Her story: Gina Zuk, 35, grew up in Perry Hall. The Towson University graduate works in public relations for Abel Communications. She is also the president of the Baltimore Public Relations Council. Gina's mother, Linda Richmond, resides in Perry Hall. Her father, Lonnie Richmond, and stepmother, Kathy Richmond, live in Lutherville. His story:Josh Gerber, 35, grew up in Perry Hall. He is the vice president of marketing for Brick Bodies Fitness Services Inc. Josh, who played lacrosse for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County,... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2015

Now You Know: Meet Alessandro Michele, the New Man Behind Gucci

Welcome to Now You Know, Eric Wilson’s column that will help you become a fashion know-it-all in one easy read. Each week, he’ll take a look at an endearing fashion influence and why it’s relevant right now. Enjoy! After a few weeks of heated speculation, Gucci named Alessandro Michele, an insider and the head accessories designer under former designer Frida Giannini, as its next creative director on Wednesday. The news is intriguing not only because of the circumstances of Giannini’s departure, which turned out to be more abrupt... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2015

Couple who love Star Trek decide Vulcan “most logical place” to wed

A couple from Victoria who love Star Trek agreed Vulcan would be the “most logical place to have a wedding.” Newlyweds Ralph and Liz (born Lowe) Busch spoke with media at the Trekcetera Museum on Saturday, Jan. 17 following a private ceremony. The day was chosen specifically because of the Starship Enterprise’s designation number, 1701. Ralph said it was originally his mother’s suggestion to get married in Vulcan. Although she’s not a Trek fan, “she knows that I’ve been a Star Trek fan all my life,” he said. “When she heard that we... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2015

Business Bits: Weddings at The Chattanoogan and more

The Chattanoogan Hotel is improving its wedding services with a new hire and hoping that the increased emphasis will spur business. Richard Pauley, director of sales and marketing for The Chattanoogan, said that hiring a wedding specialist has been in the plan for a while now. "We believe this is a good business move to attract more weddings and to give brides confidence that the person they are working with is not just a salesperson, but a wedding specialist who has extensive experience working with brides and planning weddings and... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2015

How to choose a wedding ring

With a flurry of engagements over the festive season, we’re now into prime wedding planning territory. While choosing the right engagement ring is fretted and mulled over for months, its life partner the wedding band can be something of an afterthought. But as a piece of jewellery you’ll wear for the rest of your life, it pays to spend a bit of time finding the perfect wedding ring. The sheer volume of wedding bands out there is overwhelming so it’s worth narrowing your search by deciding on the basics. Traditionally the material... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2015

Wedding photographer Michèle M. Waite offers advice to would-be newlyweds.

Michèle M. Waite has been documenting weddings in the Northwest for over 18 years. In 2014, she was named one of the top 69 wedding photographers in the world by Martha Stewart Weddings, and one of four top picks for Washington by Brides Magazine. She lives in Bellingham with her husband and two daughters, and works shooting both local and international wedding commissions. Question: What should a couple consider when choosing a photographer? Answer: There are many things to consider when hiring a photographer – stylistic... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2015

Dressing to impress

Ever since I came to China, I'm referred to by my Chinese colleagues and friends as a "fashionable man." In return, I just smile. But I keep wondering why this label is given to me. Does it mean that as a laowai, they find the way that I dress to be funny? Do they see some resemblance between the outfits I wear and those chosen by Chinese film stars? Or do they think that, given my position and age, I should dress more conservatively, rather than fashionably? Well, whatever the motivations behind their comments, I have decided,... [Lire la suite]
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