If the wedding you’re attending resembles more a disconcertingly perfect yard sale than a traditional nuptial, you may actually be at a hipster wedding. Complete with mustaches, Toms, bicycle parts and recycled containers all making us a little bit cooler…a little bit hipster.
Here in Southern California, the weather has been scorching hot and most days, an escape to the beach for a quiet romantic getaway would be welcomed. This table is inspired by a gentle soft breeze, warm glow of candles and the strength of the sea.
As much as I like a timeless Black & White or monochromatic themed event, I am literally obsessed with Color. Even as an adult; spotting a rainbow in the sky, through the waterfall of the sprinklers, the flare of my wedding ring on the dashboard as I drive…a Rainbow just makes me smile from ear to ear.
Now imagine this palette on your table when dining with friends and family. When done properly, the playful blend of colors provoke your sensory system and leave a lasting impression in the hearts of everyone invited.
With my husband’s birthday coming up this week, I was inspired by the age old complexities of whiskey & cigars (two of his favorites). Usually thought of as merely a gentleman’s favorite, the rich color and time honored tradition of a fine cigar and sip of scotch help tell a story of dedication, loyalty, pleasure and time.
Traditionally, groom’s attire has been unique to the region or culture of the couple, however many grooms over the last 50 years have often downplayed their attire and opted for a tuxedo or dark suit with a splash of color in a tie.
Today, many grooms are taking to the runway (the aisle) with unique fashions that show guests that their “soon to be” spouse is not the only one with fashion sense.
Here are few examples of ways to add a little color and style to your special day.