Festive meets Casual
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Festive meets Casual

The newest trend sweeping the wedding world is boho chic affairs… and they couldn’t be more fabulous!  With it’s rustic undertones, modern palettes, and hints of retro nostalgia, these events are the ideal combination of casual and festive.  Striking this gorgeous balance flawlessly, a group of vendors in Nashville executed this stunning trend to perfection.  Feast your eyes on the fabulousness below and contemplate the prospect of a boho chic day of your own. Photography: Nyk + Cali Photography Design // Venue: The Foundry // Flowers: Regalo Design // Planning: Wedding 101 // Draping: Savoir Faire // Lighting: Snyder Entertainment …

Monique Lhuillier:  Fall 2015 Bridal Collection
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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
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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 …

Up in the air so high!
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Up in the air so high!

As a child, the sky is the limit of dreams and possibilities.  So, it’s only natural that little Aram’s first birthday be celebrated in sky high style.  Complete with a colorful hot air balloon them and a delicious dessert table, this is one little guy ready to take flight!           Photography: Paper Ban Photography // Paper Backdrop: Tender Sender of Galleria // Sweets: Dessert Boutique // Cake Rafis Pastry

Sweet Dreams
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Sweet Dreams

It’s often hard to make a party vision come to life.  So when momma-to-be Katie dreamed up her boho chic baby shower, it’s execution into reality couldn’t have been more flawless.  Here’s what photographer Sydney Takeshta had to say about the dreamy affair: It was beautiful!  Summer Past Farms was an adorable gem of a location.  Burlap, pinks, flowers, vintage, teepee, a naked cake, and so much more took my breath away.  Diana, mother of expecting mother Katie, designed a dream of a baby shower.  After catching my breath from all the pretty designs, I then met Katie.  Katie is …

The Ancient Tree
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The Ancient Tree

Belated love is often sweetest.  For Shonda and John, this was certainly true.  Incorporating their children into their ceremony was essential in the merging of these two beautiful families.  Photographer Brian Minson explains: The second time around can be the best!  Shonda met John online through a friend of theirs.  John is a helicopter pilot who was living in Texas, but after meeting Shonda had to marry her and move to Arizona.  Their wedding was held up in the beautiful mounts of Greer, Arizona.  Only one road in and one road out.  Their ceremony was performed at the Johnson’s River …

Unlikely Union: Sam Heughan + Jessica Rabbit-5493
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Unlikely Union: Sam Heughan + Jessica Rabbit

Hold onto your knickers, Petticoat Nation! Today we’re bringing back our ‘Unlikely Union’ series with the vengeance of a thousand angry Highlanders.  For those of you who are new to our ‘Unlikely Union’ boards, here’s how they work:  you give us any two celebrities, real or fiction, living or dead, married or single and we’ll show you what their wedding would look like.  The only rule? They have to be two people who are so different, the likelihood of them ever getting married is a statistical improbability.  In the past, our readers have witnessed the delusional nuptials of Angelina Jolie & …