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A Chain Of Color

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Last week we talked about our colorful selection of earrings. This week let’s  talk about our colorful necklaces! We have a bright collection of necklaces in all kinds of colors to add a bit of shine to a simple dress. We picked our top three colorful necklaces to talk about with you this week!

Color Necklaces
First is our Mae PendantThis royal blue Tanzanite is surrounded by sparkling diamonds, suspended in a white gold chain. It’s perfect for bringing a little color to a simple, sophisticated wedding dress.

Second is our Chelsea Necklace. This gold necklace will turn heads with its high glossed chain designed. Add a little old time glamour to your vintage gown all while keeping it modern!

Last is our Parker Pendant. Simple and elegant with just a hint of regal romance, this 20 carat pendant offers eye-catching style. This deep chocolate colored stone is known to bring abundance, prosperity and good luck. It makes the perfect addition to an outdoor wedding dress!

Check back with us next week for our colorful bracelet collection!

A Pop of Color

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Whether you’re a traditional bride looking for a little pop of color to add to her white wedding day look or a modern bride looking to find the right color earrings to match your colorful dress, you can be sure that Adorn has what you’re looking for! We have a great selection of colorful diamond earrings that work for any dress. To prove it, we put together a few collages that show just how easy it is to match our earrings to your dress!

LentonEarringsOur first collage showcases our green Lenton Earrings. These earrings are Tsavorite Diamond and they will make your guests turn green with envy! Match them with an extravagant floral ballgown or keep things simple with a white strapless gown. Whichever you choose, these earrings make sure you will be the life of the party!

AftonEarringsThe second collage we have is our Rose Gold, Pink Tourmaline Afton Earrings. These earrings bring an elegant pop of color to a simple cap sleeve gown. They also match perfectly with the floral accents of one of our favorite Hailey Page gowns! If you’re going for modest or over the top wedding dresses, the Afton Earrings are sure to add the right touch of elegance.

IshaEarringsLast, but certainly not least, we have our Blue Topaz Isha Earrings. These are my favorite earrings because they have the perfect pop of blue as well as an interesting design. Match them up with a ruffled white dress for a traditional look with a twist. Or match them with a blue floral dress fit for a fairy princess!

If you’re a conservative bride looking for a tiny bit of color to brighten up your look or if you’re an extravagant bride looking for the perfect pair of matching earrings, you can be sure that we have what you need at Adorn.com!

The Makeup Woes

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
Every bride wants to look their best on their wedding day and for most brides that means applying a bit of makeup before they walk down the aisle. But what is the best way to do wedding makeup? Should you do your own everyday makeup or should you hire a professional to really get that perfect bride look? We had a quick Q & A with our partner, Christina Lawton from Captivating Beauty to answer some of our questions!
Q: How many hours ahead should a bride have her makeup done?
A: I like to have my brides ready at least an hour before their ceremony. I usually spend that hour or so before they need to go, helping them get ready for the walk down the isle. Its usually the time where if anything goes wrong, is the time to fix/adjust the situation and the Bride’s stress level will be at her highest. Take that time to sit, relax and let the people around you handle everything else.
Q: Should a bride do touch ups on her own or by a makeup artist?
A: Many of my Brides book me by my day rate, where they get me plus my assistant for a set amount of time that runs from the morning to their reception. This way they get an all inclusive styling and touch up experience and  don’t need to worry about anything. They like it because beyond touch ups, they can switch up their look for the evening. For my brides that book ala carte, they usually get a Glam Kitti which I customize for them and sometimes the whole bridal party will get one! Its the best little touch up kit that you can put your setting powder, lip color or concealer in and includes a mirror, blotting paper, lip brush, spatula and powder puff. Because I’ve customized with with everything I’ve already applied its perfect!
Q: Is it important to do a practice round of makeup before the wedding or should a bride just show up and get her makeup done?
A: I always require a trial before any Bride’s wedding. It’s essential because its a time for me and my bride to talk and decide what look will make her feel the most beautiful. By deciding before the wedding day, takes the stress away and saves time the day of. Imagine trying to figure out of you want a bold lip, smokey eye or subtle pinks while on a time crunch to get ready, into your gown, bouquets in hand and then possibly not be happy with the look you “just went with” because there was no time left.
Q: What are the best colors for a bride? Does it depend on the type of wedding?
A: Colors for a Bridal look depends completely on a brides tones, personality and even culture. Some weddings like Indian, Persian and some Asian cultures use certain colors of significance for their ceremonies.
Q: What brands of makeup do you think is best for wedding makeup?
A: There really aren’t brands that are best for bridal but it is more important to look at the ingredients in the makeup. For example, did you know spf can cause a flashback from a professional photograph? Some of my favorite brands to use are Make Up For Ever, RCMA, Temptu, Viseart and Skindinavia’s Bridal Setting Spray. I carry a range of brands in my kit because so many brands have great products. Many people like Ben Nye banana powder, I go for RCMA’s no color powder. Anyone of any race can use it because there’s no tint to it and you can re apply as much as you want to touch up and it wont ever change the look of your makeup.
Q: Should a bride do her own makeup or have it professionally done?
A: I get a lot of comments regarding what a professional makeup application costs because “anyone can do it.” The answer is yes, you can, and you could also take your own wedding pictures and record it all on your camcorder and play music from your iPod. But you don’t, why? Because you know a professional will do a better job. People might not even remember what music was played at your wedding or what type of flowers you had, but they WILL remember what you looked like, and you’ll have the photos for a lifetime. Don’t you want to make sure you look picture perfect ready in all of them? On the day you go from Miss to Mrs wouldn’t you like to be pampered for the day and not worry about anything?
Q: What kind of products do you use to keep makeup from melting in the heat?
A: Make Up For Ever with some mattifyling gel does great in the heat! A finishing spray to lock it in will seal the deal and if it all goes awry, ill be there to reapply anything as needed…unless you have your glam kitti!!
Q: What sort of makeup do you do for a bride that likes having her makeup to the extreme? How about a bride that wants as little makeup as possible?
A: You can apply the same makeup to 2 different brides and get 2 different looks all depending how you apply! Brides who want a glammed up look will often opt for a more smokey eye or bold lip while a more subtle bride will like a soft pink lip, natural blush and light color on the lid. Sometimes a bride will go light for the ceremony and for the reception, all i meed is to change up the lip color, smoke up the eyes and touch up the blush and she goes from blushing bride to beautiful bombshell!
Q: What kind of weddings have you done makeup for?
A: I’ve done large, intimate, cultural weddings where I’m booked for a three day period, destination weddings and high end weddings that cost upwards of 1-200,000. When a client chooses me for their wedding, your choosing a luxury experience far past your makeup application.
There you have it friends! We had a lot of questions and Christina had all the answers! You can check out her website for more information on bridal makeup and don’t forget to check out Adorn for all your bridal jewelry!

Barn Bride

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Rustic WeddingBarn weddings have never been more popular than right now and summer is the perfect time for them! Three things to keep in mind for your rustic barn wedding are lots of flowers, plenty of wooden elements, and the perfect dress. The key to a picture perfect rustic wedding is sticking flowers wherever you can. Pick out plenty of options and add them into your centerpieces, down the aisle, and anywhere in between. Obviously, a wedding wouldn’t be rustic without its wooden elements: A cute little sign, lots of wooden chairs for your guests, and of course, the wooden barn of your dreams! Lastly, make sure you’ve got the perfect dress. We’ve picked out one that perfectly combines that rustic feel with a touch of modern design. By pairing the dress with our Isabella Hair Pin and Materson Bracelet, you get the perfect touch of sparkle on your rustic wedding day!

A Wedding by the Ocean

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

BEach Wedding Ideas

One of the most popular summer wedding venues is the beach and we couldn’t love the idea more! Warm sand and beautiful ocean views make a wedding even more romantic. Seashells and starfish are simple and easy ideas to incorporate into a beach wedding! By placing both of these things in the bouquet and the boutonnière, your wedding party will be ready for their places by a beautiful blue archway to match the blue of the ocean waves. Matching  centerpieces on the tables will add a finishing touch! The ocean waves are always flowing and so should the dresses of your beach wedding! The bridesmaid dresses we chose are short, strapless and blue to offset the white of the long, flowy wedding dress. For jewelry ideas, we picked out some of our real diamond pieces that go well with both dresses. The first item we chose is our infinity diamond Vandervelden Necklace that gently scallops around the neckline. It’s one of our newer pieces and is already growing in popularity with modern brides! The Vandervelden Necklace looks beautiful with our Middleton Earrings. These earrings are modeled after the earrings that Kate Middleton wore as she married Prince William. Their retail value is $10,875.00 but you can rent them from Adorn for $160.00! They are sure to add a royal look to a beautiful beach wedding! To tie these sparkly jewelry pieces together we included our Anne pearl hair comb. This hair comb has a sprawling design of crystal and pearl clusters that are sure to make a bold statement. All of these pieces, together or individually, are sure to bring a special sparkle to any beach wedding! Below is a collage of beach wedding dress ideas for a simple look. In the top left corner, you will see on of our brides from Pasadena wearing our Lockwood Earrings for her beach wedding! This is a great picture of the beach bride and a great dress as well. We included three dresses from J. Crew’s beach wedding department! The other two dresses are from Tommy Bahama. We chose these dresses because not only do they have that simple beach look, but they also have a bridal feel to them that will make your wedding day even better!

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Spring Fling

Monday, April 18th, 2016

A mood board of spring wedding ideas featuring our Budding Necklace, Riley Bracelet, and Hartley Earrings!

Spring has finally arrived! The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and wedding season is in full swing. Lace fit n flare dresses like the Alvina Valenta pictured above are a great choice for spring themed weddings. Our gorgeous Budding Necklace would match this dress perfectly because of its floral design and spring time feel. This necklace can be rented for $200.00 (retail value: $15,975 ).If you’re having an outdoor wedding, check out our Riley Bracelet (rental price: $190.00. retail price: $14,625.00) or Hartley Earrings (rental price: $130.00. retail price: $4,475.00). Spring is all about the flowers and these pieces have just the right amount to tie your floral wedding look together. All of these jewelry pieces are sure to match the feeling of springtime this wedding season! Links to Rent Jewelry Pieces: Budding Necklace Riley Bracelet Hartley Earrings Links to Pictures in Mood Board: Dress Venue Bouquet Save 10% today on all jewelry rentals from Adorn. Promo Code: SpringBling2016

A Rare Beauty, Yellow Diamonds Make a Comeback

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Yellow diamonds have always been a favorite around the Adorn office so we’re proud to see they’re finally getting their due. Their popularity is on the rise as the unique coloring of this rare diamond becomes more appreciated – and dare we say, a trend?

Sotheby’s auction house location in Geneva recently made headlines when it offered at auction the largest yellow diamond in the world. Going price? More than $10.9 million!  But you don’t have to be a millionaire to enjoy the beauty of the yellow diamond, as some of our Adorn clients are finding out. This past September, Amber looked sophisticated and elegant wearing a yellow diamond pairing from Adorn Brides for her wedding jewelry.

World's largest yellow diamond

World's largest yellow diamond

Of our two yellow diamond earrings available for brides to rent, Amber opted for our Crestwood earrings, shown here in her wedding photo. Retailing for nearly $15,000 and packed with charm, we consider it a steal for a rental price of $200.

A beautiful piece in its own right, Amber chose our Ashcroft pendant necklace which coordinated beautifully with the earrings she selected. Featuring a princess cut yellow diamond surrounded by white diamonds in a white gold setting, our Ashcroft necklace is one of our favorites and rents for $140.

Amber gave this testimonial about her experience with Adorn:

“What an amazing experience I had with Adorn! Everyone complimented my beautiful jewelry for the night and I couldn’t have felt more like a princess. Never would I have been able to wear such amazing yellow diamonds if it weren’t for Adorn!!  Thank you again so much for helping to make my day great!”          -       Amber, 9/10/11

For brides interested in our yellow diamond collection, be sure to also check out our Everett earrings. A yellow diamond drop earring surrounded by white diamonds, our Everett earrings rent for $150.

Adorn client Amber wearing yellow diamonds on her wedding day

Amber, wearing yellow diamonds on her wedding day

As you can see from her wedding photo, Amber did a great job incorporating yellow diamond jewelry into her wedding day. The yellow diamonds coordinated well with her overall wedding colors and a bouquet of yellow and gold flowers. The uniqueness and character of the yellow diamond jewelry really complemented the delicate, lace neckline of Amber’s wedding dress; it framed the pendant necklace beautifully and created a romantic look for Amber on her wedding day.

Adorn Brides is the leader in fine diamond jewelry rental. We rent fine diamond jewelry to brides and women for special occasions. Adorn also offers a FREE personal style consultation to brides needing a professional opinion or assistance selecting the most appropriate bridal jewelry for their wedding day. Whether it’s diamond earrings, a diamond necklace, or diamond bracelet, we’re sure you’ll find something you love in our extensive collections. If you’re new to the concept of renting jewelry, learn more, http://www.adorn.com/how-it-works.aspx .

The hunky Prince William, it was reported, will not be sporting the traditional wedding band worn by husbands

Friday, April 1st, 2011
Yesterday, the world learned that only one wedding ring, the bride’s, will be a part of the marriage ceremony of Prince William and Kate Middleton.  The hunky Prince William, it was reported, will not be sporting the traditional wedding band worn by husbands. Apparently, his father also bucked tradition in the same manner when he married Princess Diana – and we all know how well that turned out.

As one of the most recognizable bachelors, and soon to be husbands, in the world, some are arguing it isn’t necessary for the Prince to wear a wedding band. But, you can’t help but wonder how fiancée Kate felt when the topic first came up among the two lovebirds.  Having your newlywed husband not wear a wedding band would be a deal breaker for most women, but then most men aren’t offering a royal kingdom, and being married to one of the world’s most eligible bachelors, as negotiating tools.

Prince William & Kate

Prince William & Kate

Selecting wedding rings for the bride and groom is an integral part of the ritual of marriage, steeped in tradition. The accessorizing jewelry, itself, is a special component of the wedding ceremony, as Adorn brides will tell you. The wedding rings are part of the dream for many brides and, most likely, a fulfillment of the marriage vows and dream for many men. Why else would so many of today’s grooms be selecting wedding bands with diamonds or more contemporary designs that reflect the character of the groom?

It will be interesting to see if this results in any trends among today’s grooms, but it’s hard to fathom many brides consenting to such an arrangement, although a few future grooms will try. Tiger Woods? Charlie Sheen? There are probably a few men out there that think it sounds like a great idea.

Picture by www.celebdirtylaundry.com

Get the Grammy Look at Adorn Brides

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

The Grammys have come and gone: some artists went home winners, some went home losers. I guess the term ‘loser’ is harsh, you might lose the award but at the very least you get to sport some of the hottest formal wear evah! Want to look as deliciously dazzling as some of our favorite music celebs? We at Adorn are here to help, below are just a few of our sick celeb styles.

The TearDrop: Teardrop earrings were everywhere, in every color and style! Just look at Taylor Swift and Olivia Munn below rock two totally different pairs with a sexy up-do. You can make this style your own buy renting the astounding Abbott earrings for only $190!

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The Stud: What do Ciara, Jennifer Hudson, and Rihanna have in common? Besides being some of the greatest female performers of our generation, they love stud earrings. Can you blame them? Is there anything more classic than the simple, clean, timeless beauty of the diamond stud? Probably not. Rent our Danielson earrings to capture this great go-to, any occasion piece for only $190!

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The Danglers: If you werent wearing tear drops or studs at the Grammys; you were wearing dangle earrings. Pink and Mary J. Blige rocked this style which completely suites both divas since they are as loud, sparkly, and totally fierce as those diamonds! Rent this look with one of our many dangling diamond earrings such as the Crabtree for only $100!!

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Dazzle Like A Hollywood Starlet!

Monday, February 1st, 2010

I’ve got a question for all of you: did you watch the recently aired Golden Globes for the fashions or for the awards (if you watched it at all)? If you’re like most of my friends, you watched the red carpet and didn’t even bother to watch the awards themselves and with good reason! Award shows can be boring but no one wants to miss the amazing fashion trends the stars give us. Here are two major trends we noticed while tuning in:

Cluster Earrings: ‘Big Love’ star Chloe Sevigny has always been known for her fashion impresario and was recently seen rockin’ diamond cluster earrings at the Globes. You can rent our Shaye Earrings for only $190!

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ShayeEarringsDiamond Bracelets with Umph: Kate Winslet is the picture of classic beauty with her form fitting black Atelier Yves Saint Laurent gown with sparkle trim. No wonder someone with such panache went with the understated thick diamond bracelet as her jewelry accent. You can get this look too by renting our Chadwick Bracelet for only $490!

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