Step into matrimony with the right pair of shoes! Meet Erina Ardinato, the Co-Founder of Bella Belle, as she shares the top 3 things a bride should look for when shopping for wedding shoes: Value – In today’s world, brides-to-be tend to shop for shoes that can be adorned even after her big day. As … More How To Find Shoes For Your Wedding
In Asia, it’s customary for brides to wear multiple dresses on their wedding day. As such, I took the custom as an excuse to shop for gowns. Here are the 3 dresses I chose to wear on my big day (from left to right): 1) Kwa 2) White Bridal Gown 3) Qipao also knowns as cheongsam. And what … More My Three Wedding Dresses
Some of our photos were ready this weekend, and I can’t stop looking at them! While most people in the western hemisphere will consider our wedding photos to be ordinary, for me these images carry a little more weight. For my family, this is the beginning of a new era: My parents (and the generations … More Our Wedding Photos (Part 1)
And just like that, our wedding is over! I promised myself a hair cut and froyo the day after I get married, and here it is: Although the hair cut will have to come at a later time. Don’t worry, this won’t be the end. I’ll still be blogging about weddings!
As a woman from the lingerie industry, I LOVE to receive new underpinnings! As such, I was thrilled to play the Panty Game at my bachelorette party. What’s that you ask? The Panty Game is a fabulous game where each guest brings a pair of panty that matches her personality and style. The bride-to-be would … More The Panty Game
I was super delighted to receive these gorgeous rose petals from Flyboy Naturals! These [real] petals [not silk] are just what we need to embellish our cake table and to add romance to the aisle. Although I won’t be opening these beautiful bags of petals until next week (at our actual wedding – so stay tuned for … More Hurray! My Eco-Friendly Rose Petals Are Here!
My FMIL and bridesmaids did an amazing job planning our bridal shower. Since my fiancé is from Texas, the theme was Texan, and we encouraged everyone to bring their Cowboy or Cowgirl hat (as it was co-ed). We called the event the I-Do-Bar-B-Que, and it took place at my fiance’s family’s lake house located in … More I-Do-Bar-B-Que / Texan-themed Bridal Shower
As a woman with a hosiery business, it’s no surprise that I will be wearing stockings on my wedding day. However, I’m curious to know: Will you be wearing hosiery on your big day? And if so, why or why not? OR Did you wear stockings on your big day? Please help me understand your decision … More To hose or not to hose?
My grandmother’s wedding gown Growing up, the only photographs I’ve seen of my mother from her wedding day was of her wearing a traditional “kwa” – a two piece Chinese wedding gown worn mainly in the south of China. Since I grew up with that image instilled in my upbringing, I always thought it would … More My size XL Chinese Wedding Gown (Kwa) Has Arrived
Who is Mrs. Mu? Mrs. Mu is an old Chinese woman who lives alone in the South End (Boston). She is a retired seamstress, who specialized in altering bride gowns. Since Mrs. Mu is retired, it would have been nearly impossible to find her and her services. How did we find Mrs. Mu? One month … More Sometimes all you have to do is ask. How I got my wedding dress altered.