pleats Archive

8 Chic Linen Ring Pillows

Hi, loves! Happy Monday! Are you looking for a chic ring pillow for your wedding? Want something that’s chic, handmade and perfect for the spring or summer? We’ve found eight of ‘em! Recently I popped into Laura Stark Jewelry & Bridal Accessories Studio and I love her collection of linen ring pillows. These are ideal for your wedding and will add to the beautiful decor in your home, too! Read on to see which eight linen ring pillows we’ve hand-picked to share with you today… and tell us which one is your favorite!

Linen Ring Pillows

1. Something Blue

This light blue linen ring pillow has white embroidery lace. It is just the perfect touch for your ceremony and adds “something blue” in an instant.

light blue lace ring pillow via 8 Chic Linen Ring Pillows

2013 Wedding Trends: Pleats!

Hello, loves! Happy Tuesday! Today we’re talking about one of our favorite hot new 2013 wedding trends: pleats! A pleat (also known as a plait) is a double or multiple fold, typically in garments. There are various of pleat styles used (like accordion, box, and knife) and pleats were originally used to provide movement of freedom in clothing. Today, pleats are often used for style, one we that seems to be popping up everywhere lately! Read on to see five hand-picked handmade items using pleats to inspire your upcoming wedding. Then, tell us… do you love pleats? Or is this a trend you’d on which you’d like to pass? Enjoy!

2013 Wedding Trend: Pleats!

1. Flower Girls in Pleated Dresses

My #1 essential rule of flower girl dresses? Twirlabiity. This particular style offers just that AND in an exceptional color palette with a flowing style she’ll love. By Nastershum Wedding.

pleated flower girl dresses

Mustard Bridesmaid Dress (with Pockets!)

If you’ve been a bridesmaid, you know how it goes: you buy the bridesmaid dress, wear it once, hang it up, and there it sits. This is your opportunity to be Superbride and unleash some dress-savvy style superpowers. Instead of scoping out the usual bridal shop hot spots, find handmade bridesmaid dresses you’ll love as much as they do (you’ll get double points for supporting independent artisans, too – win, win!). We spotted this mustard bridesmaid dress by Amanda Archer to use as a visual inspiration. In your quest for the dress, keep an eye out for fun, feminine details like ruffles, pleats, and textures. This dress in particular offers tons of details such as a scoop neck, tuxedo front pleats, buttons, an A-line pleated skirt, side seam pockets (OH YEAHHH) with a racerback and shoulder pleats. Need we say more?

mustard bridesmaid dress

Short + Sweet Wedding Dress

We love the short wedding dress! We spotted this little number over at Sarah Seven and it was love at first sight (the dress is actually named “love story“. coincidence? we think not.) Check out that sweetheart neckline! Gorgeous! We are sweet on that flowy white silk chiffon + gorgeous pleats! And the silver belt? Included. And detachable!

Pretty Pleats and Lace

After discovering the romantic ruffled dress yesterday, it’s safe to say we are head over heels for these romantic dresses by Claire Lafaye. We couldn’t resist posting some of these swoon-worthy favorites, for the bride-to-be, bridesmaids, or for your next soiree.  We can’t get enough of the soft silk and ruffles, pleats and embellishments. So in love!

She also designs a line of custom tank tops.  We love this little numbers:

Visit Claire LaFaye to see more designs!  Which one is your favorite?

Romantic Ruffled Dress

We just spotted this breathtakingly beautiful dress made by is handmade and designed by Claire Lafaye. Gorgeous creamy silk with antique lace, silk organza and pleats. The top of bodice has a gorgeous scalloped lace with silk chiffon ruffling – and check out the pink ostrich feather!  We LOVE!