Chic Vintage Bride – Vinka Lucas

Today’s Chic Vintage Bride not only designed her own incredible wedding dress, but she also (unsurprisingly) went on to become one of New Zealand’s top Bridal Couturiers. Just wait until you see her dress…..and her bridesmaids!….. (Image Source – Courtesy of Vinka Design) Vinka Lucas is the charismatic owner of Auckland based Vinka Design, which was established...

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5 Flower Girl Must Haves

Morning lovelies! It is such a gloriously bright and sunny day here in the bay, what a beautiful way to end the week – I just hope it continues all through the weekend, so Mr E, the pup and I can go on lots more of these. Anyway, feeling all inspired by the sun (and...

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Chic Vintage Bride – Joan

Of all the eras, I always find wedding photos from the 1940s most poignant because they so rarely reveal the hardships endured at the time (I think that’s why I love this chic vintage bride so much) Their smiling faces never betray the feeling that their joy and happiness could end all too soon. There is...

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Vintage Bridal Makeup

Hello lovelies! Can you believe another week is almost over, the start of the weekend will soon be here and the beginning of August is almost upon us – we will soon be talking Halloween and Autumn?! I really don’t know where this year has gone. I have big plans for the rest of this...

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Romantique – Claire Pettibone’s New 2015 Collection

Claire Pettibone has long been the queen of ethereal elegance and romance – who could forget her Still Life and Decoupage collections? Breathtaking Edwardian inspired visions; brimming with gowns of lace, adorned with fancy floral appliques. ‘Romantique‘, her 2015 collection however, channels a far more free-spirited, dare I say 1970s vibe? Think boho with a hint of...

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Floral Wedding-DIYs

I love a good DIY project and they are just perfect for weddings. There is quite simply no better way to make your day beautifully unique and personal; involve friends, family and loved ones in the build up to your celebrations (and believe me when I say, everyone will want to be involved!) all whilst saving yourself...

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4th of July Celebrations

I couldn’t let today pass without a nod to the date, and so this week’s Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons is dedicated to you US brides looking forward to a long holiday weekend with loved ones. Of course a red, white & blue colour palette is perfect for celebrations other than the 4th July! So whether you...

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