One of the coolest décor items you can add to your cocktail hour or wedding reception is an ice sculpture. We've seen some stylish examples of this frozen artwork in the weddings we've featured over the years. Some have been purely decorative while others have been used as captivating displays that keep seafood, hors d'oeuvres, and gazpachos nicely chilled. Of course, the most popular use of ice sculptures is for making sure martinis and shooters are served extra cold at the bar for thirsty wedding guests. Take a look at the photographs below to see some fun iced designs from real weddings.Yitzhak Dalal PhotographerJosh Lynn PhotographerRelive PhotographyMelissa Mermin | Love Stories PhotographyIra Lippke PhotographerMelissa Mermin | Love Stories PhotographyTim Otto Photographer Opening photograph by Michael Carr Read More »
When it comes to choosing their wedding attire, let’s face it: most grooms don’t spend months flipping through magazines tearing out pictures of tuxedos the way brides do when searching for their gowns. So, when it’s time to select their looks for the big day, poor grooms can be pretty overwhelmed with the array of choices they face. What type of lapel do they want: notch, peak or shawl collar? Do they want a single or double-breasted jacket? Perhaps they prefer full dress tails? Would they be more comfortable wearing a vest or a cummerbund? Would they rather sport a bow tie or a necktie? Do they want to wear studs on their shirt? The list goes on and on. To help him get started, we’ve compiled a few different options from grooms, groomsmen, and fathers whom we’ve admired. Remember, he's under a lot of pressure to look his best, ... Read More »
It may not be the most traditional wedding accessory, but as high-end watches become increasingly glamorous, the notion of pairing one of these fine jewelry items with a wedding dress may not be so preposterous. Take a look at a few of the stunning watches we found and determine if this wedding idea appeals to your bridal style. Wearing one of these stylish accessories not only compliments a bridal ensemble, but also guarantees you'll make it to the church -- or temple, mosque, or beach -- on time! Clockwise from left: “Harmony” bangle watch with polished stainless steel and mother-of-pearl museum dial by Movado, $995 Bloomingdales.com; “Total Stones” watch in white encrusted with dazzling crystals by Toy Watch, $425 Saksfifthavenue.com; “Délices de Cartier Watch” cased in rhodiusmised 18K white gold set with round diamonds, price available upon request by Cartier Cartier.com; Stainless steel watch with 34 diamonds total .14cts. and ... Read More »
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