A Gentleman’s Guide to the Super Bowl

A Gentleman’s Guide to the Super Bowl

When you think of Super Bowl parties, hot wings and dip probably come to mind.  Well, today we’re here to change that perception.  With the help of our friends at Bella Bridal & Heirlooms, we’re doing a serious makeover on the casual Super Bowl party.  This also demonstrates an amazing way to repurpose grooms’ gifts.Our theme was modeled after a vintage bottle of whiskey: rugged, flavorful, and sophisticated.  Featuring such jewels as a treasure chest filled with Cuban cigars, braised lamb shank, and a cask filled with whiskey, no manly detail was left unturned.  And if you want to opt …

Monique Lhuillier:  Fall 2015 Bridal Collection

Monique Lhuillier: Fall 2015 Bridal Collection

I have exciting news to announce…  The Frosted Petticoat blog now has a Fashion Editor!  This makes me feel so official!  Annie Havlicek de Sanchez is the ridiculously talented fashion designer and illustrator behind Parchment & Pixel.  Educated at Parsons and with a resume boasting of her own fashion line at Anthropologie and a stint as a designer for Michael Kors, I’d say we’re in good hands.  Annie will be our fashion guru and give us the insight into the newest trends.  In addition, she’s going to grace our pages with her stunning illustrations.  Here’s a sneak peek of what …

Anna Campbell: Forever Entwined

Anna Campbell: Forever Entwined

A few weeks ago I received a lovely message from the staff at Anna Campbell designs, inviting me to get a sneak peek of Anna’s new collection and sit down with the designer herself during NYC’s Bridal Fashion Week.  I graciously accepted the invitation, closed my office door, and danced a little jig in front of my desk.  Needless to say, I was very excited. And if you’re a follower of this talented designer, you would understand the root of my enthusiasm.  Her designs are stunning!  The things that dreams and fairytales are made of, an Anna Campbell wedding gown …

Petticoat Review:  Leonisa Swimwear

Petticoat Review: Leonisa Swimwear

Listen up, ladies!  With summer in full swing, it’s time for us to have a serious discussion about a topic none of us enjoys talking about.  Yup that’s right, we can no longer avoid the talk about “swimwear”!  Duh, duh, duuuuh!  Whether you are curvy or waify, shaped like an apple or pear, every girl has a legitimate reason to dread bikini season. Seriously, who came up with the bright idea that women should come out of winter hibernation and dive head first into two tiny pieces of fabric?!  Sounds like a miscalculated male conspiracy, if you ask me.  Well …