Classic Wedding in Brisbane City, Australia

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Rebecca and Scott had a gorgeous traditional church ceremony followed by a lavish reception at Tattersalls Club in Brisbane City, Australia. Rebecca donned an impeccable ballerina bun with a long, flowing veil that made for some truly dramatic + beautiful shots. / Images by Ben Clark Photography. Rebecca’s advice for fellow brides: “Relax and enjoy the… [Continue reading]

A Thanksgiving wedding


Editor’s Note: Happy Turkey Day, loves! I had so much fun writing this post a few years ago about the idea of a Thanksgiving wedding, I thought I’d share it again. Anyone getting hitched today??  Either way, I hope you’re spending the day surrounded with family, friends, festivities and a few fine bottles of wine! xx.… [Continue reading]

CB Loves Christmas Cards by Minted


Have you ordered your holiday cards yet? Mine just arrived in the mail from Minted and I couldn’t be more thrilled [see below]! I also can’t believe I used to make our holiday cards by hand – I’d stage an at-home photo shoot followed by a massive month-long crafting session including calligraphy, hand-made envelope liners, taping,… [Continue reading]

Preppy Newport Yachting Center Wedding


Elise and Mark had a beautiful Newport, Rhode Island, wedding brimming with personal touches – the two opted for a tropical color palette of aqua, coral and pink. I personally love that the pineapple, representing hospitality, was a bit of a theme in their wedding. The symbol was used in much of the wedding stationery and… [Continue reading]

CB Style File: Winter Bridesmaids


I will always love the idea of a winter wedding and with the season soon upon us, I thought I’d share my top 3 favorite bridesmaids dresses from J. Crew for a wintry soirée: Jacquard Dot I’d love to see this bridesmaid carry a creamy white bouquet of paperwhites and ranunculus. I imagine the wedding palette… [Continue reading]

Traditional Thanksgiving Tablescape


My family’s coming into town this weekend for Thanksgiving and luckily, I was able to get a head start on decorating because FTD asked me to style a holiday tablescape around one of their current floral centerpieces and write up a post about it for their blog. I hope you’ll check out my full post… [Continue reading]

Romona Keveza Fall 2015 Picks


I was sent the look book from Romona Keveza Fall 2015 Collection back in October and I thought I’d share my favorite picks with you today. I love that the collection ranges from simple silhouettes to dramatic ballgowns: Which classic look is your favorite? This is not a sponsored post. Images via Romona Keveza.

Elegant Hamptons Wedding


Editor’s Note: Pulling another timeless favorite from the archives today – enjoy! xx. One of CB’s top-favorite photographers, Patricia Kantzos, has kindly sent over another stunning wedding she captured oh-so-perfectly! Every single detail of this wedding seems so brilliantly timeless and I’m really adoring the family photos on the mantel! Elizabeth and Kurt wed at… [Continue reading]

Classic Bride Style File: Gossamer


I’ve been following Gossamer via Instagram for almost a year now and their beautiful vintage finds always amaze me. And they happen to have a stunning bridal section – here’s a few of my current faves: Antique Silk Chantilly Lace Cape 1980s Silk and Net Bob Mackie Gown 1980s Silk and Beaded Halter Gown Blonde and… [Continue reading]

Top 5 Wedding Dresses with Sleeves


From cap to three-quarters to full, sleeves lend a refreshing respite to the strapless-saturated wedding dress market. I’m personally a huge fan of the classic sleeved look – I added a custom beaded bolero with three-quarter-inch sleeves to my strapless dress back in 2008. While Grace Kelly served as my inspiration, Kate Middleton has clearly empowered the… [Continue reading]