Archive for March, 2011

Because Every Bride is a Star on her Wedding Day

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Take note, future brides, there’s a new website out there that reveals what’s happening in the world of celebrity weddings. Launched by Stacie Francombe, a nationally-renown wedding expert, will dish out the details of today’s hottest trends in celebrity weddings and do so with fun and flair.    

Stacie Francombe

Stacie Francombe

Did somebody say Royal Wedding? Yes, everyone is talking about it, but whether it’s a wedding fit for a prince or the nuptials of a celebrity’s short-lived marriage right here in the States, Stacie’s blog shares the wedding trends of the rich and famous and how you can use those trends as inspiration in planning for your own wedding day. 

Stacie’s expertise at helping brides achieve their perfect wedding is a culmination of many successful wedding planning ventures over the years; from creating Get Married, a media-savvy wedding planning resource, to developing and executive producing Get Married with David Tutera and Get Married with Colin Cowie, which aired on the Lifetime channel. If Stacie looks familiar, you may remember her as host of these programs during their final season on WeTV and Wedding Central.

Bookmark right next to as one of your favorite websites – you won’t want to miss out on any of her celebrity tips…because every bride is a star on her wedding day!

Buy into the idea that glamour can be borrowed

Saturday, March 12th, 2011




If you’re new to the concept of jewelry rental and checking us out for the first time, be sure to read this well written article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.  It’s a great overview of the wedding rental industry and the direction it’s headed, and includes some great links for brides.  Consider it a great resource for informing brides how they can upgrade their wedding and downgrade the cost of it all.

JoAnne Klimovich Harrop writes: 

There is a way to get luxury and excess in your life for that one special night.

Consider renting that dream designer gown, handbag, accessory or pair of shoes without experiencing the sticker shock of a high-end fashion investment. A number of businesses allow you to unleash your inner celebrity while maintaining fiscal responsibility.

“It works like Netflix for movies,” says Nadine Zaun, co-founder and chief stylist for, an online store that rents expensive jewelry. “We rent a lot of jewelry for weddings and love to be able to help a woman add beautiful jewelry to such an important day of her life. And we can also help her get diamonds for a fraction of retail.”

Read more: Buy into the idea that glamour can be borrowed – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review