Category: Aisle Style

The power of a red dress…

Valentino had it right. No color is as powerful as RED.  It’s exciting, it’s transformative, and it’s bold.  And almost every season, a special red dress ends up in my  new collection.   In honor of the new “throwback thursday” trend, here’s a look at some of my favorite red dresses from past and present-as

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Coming soon…A Wedding Tale.

As blogged about a week ago, we recently wrapped our “Princess Bride”- inspired photoshoot featuring new Lauren Elaine Bridal gowns and accessories.  Here’s a couple of behind-the-scenes photos.  Model Jessica Minter made a perfect Princess Buttercup, and Big Bear Lake, CA provided a magical location. Stay tuned for more teaser’s and the entire editorial, THE

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Goodbye, Hello: Miss USA Alyssa Campanella

Sending lots of love tonight to my friend, client, and current Miss USA 2011 Alyssa Campanella.  Tonight at 9pm PST on NBC, she’ll crown her successor during the Miss USA 2012 pageant.  Alyssa- you ‘ve been the perfect example of a ‘modern-day princess’, and while some may be sad to lose you as Miss USA, we know

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Mommie Dearest

Because it’s almost Mother’s Day, I thought I’d share this brilliant fashion editorial inspired by the 1981 classic.  I just love it! And remember, “no wire hangers!” —— Photographers: Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello | Styled by Samuel Francois

Because I always feel like running…

Because the thing I fear cannot be escaped, eluded, avoided, hidden from, protected from, gotten away from, Not without showing the fear as I see it now Because closer, clearer, no sir, nearer Because of you and because of that nice That you quietly, quickly be causing And because you’re going to see me run

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The Original Inspiration

I think I first saw Gone With the Wind when I was about  4 or 5 years old.  At that time, I had no idea what the movie or story was about, but I did know one thing- I wanted those dresses! As I got older, I kept coming back to Gone With the Wind–

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