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August Birthstone Inspiration: Peridot

August is just a couple days away, and with it comes new birthstone inspiration. This time: peridot. This is one of our favorite birthstones of all, thanks to its citrusy and summer-friendly lime hue. In linens, the shade can translate into a neon yellow-green, and in flowers and fruits it can take on a slightly softer, more natural appearance. However you use it,…

Olympic Inspiration: Five Boldly Colored Bridesmaids’ Dresses

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are just 10 days away, and we’re already counting down to the technicolor Opening Ceremonies and 17 days’ worth of bright and stylish sporting uniforms. (And the events themselves, of course.) Photos: Agnes Lopez Photography and Captured Photography by Jenny No symbol of the games is more iconic than the Olympic flag, with its bright white background and five colorful…

Five Florida Lingerie Shops We Love

When it comes to getting married, every layer of your ensemble is important—starting with the foundation. Your coziest cotton briefs might pass muster on most ordinary days, but when you’re walking down the aisle, you’ll want to feel feminine, sexy, and stylish, and your undergarments should help enhance the style and shape of your gown. And then there’s the after-wedding…

Wedding Trend to Try: Sneakers

Athletic shoes have been enjoying a major moment—more like a few years—in the spotlight (just ask Chiara, Olivia, and Karlie), and we couldn’t be happier about it. Having the Style Set’s blessing to wear comfy shoes in typically heel-happy places, from the office to dinner dates? Yes, please. Photos by Laurent Nivalle and Toms In fact, we’re loving this trend so much that…

Five Big-Batch Cocktails to Serve Your Guests

Whether you’re having a casual backyard reception or just want give your cocktail hour a laid-back vibe, you can’t go wrong with a big-batch cocktail that looks lovely in a see-through dispenser or punch bowl and tastes like summer no matter what time of year you serve it. Here are five fail-safe options that’ll keep your guests cool—and coming back for seconds. Sangria Lemonade…

Eight Clever Escort Card Displays

We’ve been to many a wedding in our day, and we’ve seen our fair share of escort cards, to boot, from plain and simple to good-humored and giggle worthy. And while we’re all for tradition (you know the one—a round table with perfectly aligned plain cards surrounding a floral centerpiece), the escort card displays we remember most are tinged with a…

July Birthstone Inspiration: Ruby

From a pitcher of summer sangria to a bouquet of fresh red roses, July’s birth stone, ruby, can be found nearly everywhere in warm summer months. And with many more days of July’s sun-soaked beauty to enjoy, we’ve rounded up eight real-life wedding details in the deep red shade to help you feel inspired. Keep scrolling to see eight ruby-red…

Eight Sweet Smooches in Honor of National Kissing Day

July 6 is National Kissing Day, and we’re celebrating by sharing some of our favorite lip locks captured by Florida wedding photographers. Some are passionate and some are sweet and playful, but one thing they all have in common is that they’re ultra romantic—the first few smooches shared by newly minted Mr.’s and Mrs.’s.   Photos by Brandon Chesbro and Dear Wesleyann Photo:…