Category: Favorite Things

Buon Natale with ‘The Amalfi Toast!’

Cheers! It’s that time of year for parties and entertaining friends and family. I’m not exactly the eggnog type, so I’m always looking to branch out of the traditional holiday cocktail fare with something unexpected.  Gin is my favorite winter spirit (it’s usually distilled with juniper berries- i.e. pine tree smells and tastes!), so recently

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“Harvest Thyme” and Tablescapes

Fall cocktails featuring Brown Sugar Bourbon by Heritage Distillery

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Fall is here, and to celebrate, I’ve channeled my inner Martha Stewart and gone all out with a pumpkin and gourd tablescape to last through Thanksgiving, and I’ve also partnered with Heritage Distilling and created my go-to cocktail of the season with their amazing Brown Sugar Bourbon–

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Everything’s Coming Up Rosé: Favorite Rosé Wines for Summer and the release of “Rosabelle”

Designer Lauren Elaine shares her favorite rosé wines for summer

Rosé all day. Cliché? Maybe.  Summertime motto? Most definitely.  Originally the wine of choice for aristocrats and royalty, blushing Rosé pairs perfectly with summer parties, summer weddings, and even wedding gowns( it’s color and namesake flower inspired our newest “Rosabelle” gown!) So this year, in the effort to narrow down some of my favorite Rosés out

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Wedding Beauty Essentials for Glowing Skin

Fashion Designer and Lifestyle Blogger Lauren Elaine shares her product picks for glowing wedding skin

Skincare is an obsession of mine. I’m a sucker for potions in pretty bottles, and I worship a good mask –but only if they actually work! And while walking down a red carpet may not be as important as walking down the aisle – I still always want to look my best, and without the

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ONCE UPON A SEAM: In Love and Fashion | 10 year Anniversary

Lauren Elaine In Love and Fashion Once Upon A Seams Video

10 years ago, I fell madly in love with my best friend.  I also fell in love with Fashion…and together, we embarked on one crazy adventure. And what a journey it’s been. To celebrate our 10 years in love and fashion, I’m sharing this special episode of ‘Once Upon a Seam.’  It’s a look back

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On the Menu: A Valentine’s Day Tablescape and Feast

Raspberry sorbet topped with prosecco and candied coral reef accents

Over the past couple years, my husband’s discovered a passion (and hidden talent!) for cooking.  Much like design,  cooking is another creative outlet.  He loves putting together special menus and pairings for holiday meals and celebrations –and since we moved into our new home, I’ve become relatively obsessed with creating unique tablscapes to compliment the

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In Love and Fashion: Happy Valentine’s Day

Western fashion editorial at Red Rock Canyon with Bridal Designer Lauren Elaine

Nothing in the world compares to being in Love. And nothing makes me happier than celebrating that Love.  I’m grateful to get to celebrate Love on a daily basis, and be a part of each bride’s love story as they plan their wedding.  It’s an honor and a pleasure, and in February, it hits even

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Extending the Olive Branch…Tablescape

Olive branch home decor and tablescapes by Lauren Elaine

When it comes to weddings, nothing puts a stamp on your wedding style and overall reception vibe better than a unique tablescape. One of the most carefully crafted and curated elements of a wedding, table decor sets the mood and feel for your reception, and creates a special atmosphere to compliment the meal being served.

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An Ultra Violet 2018

Fantasy ultra violet wedding photography by Lauren Elaine Bridal

Prepare for lift off. 2018 is almost here! Designing wedding gowns, I don’t play with color quite as often as I’d like.  Usually, my love of bold hues comes out when I photograph gowns – from candy-colored skies to rainbow lens flares – or in our Style House decor (I have this thing with Gladiolas.)

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Home for the Holidays at Castle Vista

Los Angeles Bridal Designer Lauren Elaine shares a look at her home, Castle Vista, decorated for the Holidays.

‘Tis the season to deck the halls! And this year,  we’re celebrating our first Christmas in a new home, with a new puppy, and hosting family and friends for the Holidays — so I’ve gone all out!  We’ve been living in a construction war zone since moving into Castle Vista earlier this year and tackling

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