Oct 22, 2014

Eco Fashion: GreenSmart

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With a GreenSmart bag, there is no need to sacrifice the planet for everyday style!

Made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles, the bags are not only stylish, but functional, too. We love GreenSmart less is more approach to manufacturing —less waste, less toxins and more awareness about conserving nature, not harming it.  Check out their bags and laptop sleeves at www.gogreensmart.com

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Oct 21, 2014

Real Wedding Rewind: Kristen + Todd

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We originally featured Kristen + Todd’s wedding in our Summer/Fall 2012 issue! The couple wanted a wedding day that was infused with beauty and as many local finds as possible, and with a minimal impact on the environment.  Here are just a few ways they made it happen:

  • Place Cards and Menu Cards were made from 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper embedded with wildflower seeds
  • Ring bearer pillows were hand made by the bride’s mom, using silk from her own wedding gown
  • Apple were picked from the Kristen + Todd’s yard, dehydrated and bagged for guests as favors
  • Décor was created by friends;  one friend created a willow arch for the ceremony, and two bridesmaids created clusters of lanterns, curly willow and shimmery ribbon to decorate the reception

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Check out the issue for more!

 

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Oct 17, 2014

Real Weddings: Kristen + Ed

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Kristen + Ed held their wedding in their own backyard, which just happens to be a colorful and lush marshland. After their intimate ceremony, their celebration transitioned to another green venue, a restored barn originally built in the 1800s that sits at the base of Parker Mountain in New Hampshire.

Their day was almost completely handcrafted, including their ceremony alter, vintage farm reception tables and mind iced tea from their very own garden!

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Many Eco-Beautiful Wedding wishes to Kristen + Ed!

 

Photography: Kate Donovan Photography

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Oct 16, 2014

Real Wedding Sneak Peek!

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This week’s featured wedding is green through and through!

 

Photography: Kate Donovan Photography

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Oct 14, 2014

Plantable Paper by Bloomin

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An adorable new company, Bloomin’, has hit the scene offering a collection of cute, plantable paper wedding stationery! Their papers are 100% post-consumer recycled, and the stationery is created from a mix it of seeds and water-based inks.  The papers completely biodegrade after use and sprouts wildflowers, herbs or veggies when planted (and loved of course). Your guests will get a kick out of these save the dates and invites that keep on growing! 

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Check out Bloomin’ at www.bloomin.com.

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Oct 13, 2014

Bridal Fashion Week Peek: Badgley Mischka

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New York City is abuzz with all things gorgeous thanks to the highly anticipated Bridal Fashion Week! Our EIC, Katie Martin, and Creative Director, Robin Fisher, were there to catch some of the amazing shows firsthand.

Just when we thought their cameras caught enough to keep us swooning for weeks, we were lucky to receive some of the first-look images from this weekend’s incredible Badgley Mischka show. These gowns are nothing short of stunning. But when we hear Badgley Mischka, we don’t expect anything less…

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