Bold colours dominated Spring runways, but many designers also had their models gracing the catwalk in beautiful white designs. Spring 2011 is the perfect season for brides to look outside bridal salons during the search for a wedding dress. With collections beginning to hit shelves, here are a few wedding-worthy looks that will surely take his breath away!
Narciso Rodriguez – A clean, simple and elegant look reminiscent of the wedding dress Rodriguez made for Carolyn Bessette
Azzaro – A short and flirty number suitable for a young bride who wishes to flaunt those gorgeous gams
Oscar de la Renta – For the bride who loves the classic designs and exquisite craftsmanship of the fashion stalwart, and here is Lea Michele looking dazzling in the dress at the SAG Awards
Victoria Beckham – We see a modern bride lusting after this dress with a feminine flounce and sheer stripes, sunglasses are optional!
Donna Karan – Soft ruffles and a pale gold print make this romantic look the perfect dress for a rustic chic summer wedding
J. Mendel – Just a sneak peek: This look from the designer’s Pre-Fall collection brings a decisively new feel to the traditional white wedding dress
What are your favourite white or ivory dresses this spring?
by Roanne | All images from Style.com
Food plays a big part in most wedding celebrations and we at The Wedding Company strongly encourage couples to care about their food styling and presentation and not settle for any less! From creative canapes proffered by smartly dressed waiters to a decadent dessert buffet beautifully laid out with calligrapher-ed tags, indulge yourself and go for it! It doesn’t mean that you have to spend a small fortune either, a little bit of creativity goes a long way! Think coloured tablecloths, glass jars with ribbons and ceramic cake stands..
We are delighted to be bringing you a range of new wedding invitation designs this Summer fromSmock Paperexclusively available in Hong Kong at The Wedding Company. Newcomer Smock is already highly regarded in the U.S for their eco-friendly approach to sustainable letter-pressing.
Smock is a new line of letterpress wedding invitations, letterpress announcements, and letterpress greeting cards — sustainably printed on bamboo paper in upstate New York. They are serious about being a truly green letterpress print shop. They are powered by wind energy and donate 1% of sales to environmental causes through 1% for the Planet. Their retail packaging is tree-free, petroleum-free and certified bio-degradable. They print on luxurious bamboo paper and have a wide range of wedding invitation designs, colours and patterns that you can customise to your heart’s content.
Just a couple of designs to drool over…
Not only can they print in Chinese, they have a two week turnaround time, competitive pricing and a wide selection of inks, styles and patterned folders –perfect for Chinese weddings (you know, for all the lai sees, cake coupons and the odd RSVP card!).
So…give us a call at +852 2869 4222 to browse the whole album, its only available in HK at The Wedding Company. You will love their designs as much as we do!
Many of our lovely brides in Hong Kong often change into not one, but two or three looks for the big night. Particularly when the ceremony and reception are held on separate days or in different countries, the task of searching for a fabulous, unforgettable second (or third) gown suddenly becomes just as taxing (or exciting!) as the first!
As with life, variety makes for wardrobe spice. Here at The Wedding Company, we suggest to go for a different neckline, silhouette, or bare a little leg or back. Find a standout colour that flatters your skin tone. We love bright hues or rich, jewel tones. Or, if you’ll be saying ‘I-do’ in a billowy white frock, then switch things up with a tapered gown that hugs the form. Details like ruching, lace or appliqués create incredible texture as well.
Bridal powerhouses like Marchesa and Oscar de la Renta make gorgeous evening gowns with beautiful details for their prêt-à-porter lines and are always worth checking out. But evening options can also look beautiful when pared down. Here are several looks that we love that will ensure that there will be more than a few guests turning their heads.
Bear in mind that while it’s always nice to up the ante with a statement outfit on your wedding day, don’t get too risky with your choices. You don’t want to find yourself feeling self-conscious on the day.
The key is to look the best version of yourself and feel your best. Remember not to let the dress wear you!
by Roanne | all images from style.com
We have been busy lining up some amazing invitation lines for you this summer here in Hong Kong to give you an even wider selection. We are pleased to announce that we are now exclusively representing Bella Figura, a elegant and stylish letterpress line of wedding invitations from the U.S, in Hong Kong. You’ll be hearing lots more about Bella Figura in the coming months!
Bella Figura has hundreds of styles to choose from and a full wedding suite of pieces offered for each and every design—letterpress save the dates, direction cards, reception cards, thank you cards, menus, place cards, coasters, programs, and more in the highest quality letterpress printing out there, with the deepest, crispest impression on perfect letterpress paper you won’t find anywhere else: their Bella Letterpress Cotton, made just for Bella Figura by a 500-year-old European mill (the cotton is recycled from fibers reclaimed from the garment industry)
They offer two free rounds of proofs and extensive customizations at no cost: 50+ inks. 30+ fonts. 200+ designs. The artwork in any design can be resized, rotated, patterned, and customized for you also at no extra cost. What’s more, they offer free 10% envelopes in case you mess up, calligraphy coordination for your envelope addressing and expertise answering any and all wording and etiquette questions!
Here’s just one of their many styles, named ‘Cecilia’!
Above images taken from www.bellafigura.com
All this available in Hong Kong exclusively at The Wedding Company.
Call now +852 28694222 for an appointment to browse more than 200 styles, you will be sure to find a wedding invitation design that suits your taste and budget.