Category: So Much More Than One day

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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Texas Meets California at the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn

Fashion Designer and Lifestyle blogger Lauren Elaine checks in to the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn in Los Olives, CA

Hot of the heels of our amazing Houston, Texas trunk show, and dreaming of another getaway to my favorite home away from home, I’m sharing a look at our recent stay at the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn.  A true Santa Ynez Valley (SYV) superfan, I’ve already shared a slew of recommendations for this magical

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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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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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Meet “Mojave”, and other Adorable Wedding Dogs

Bridal Fashion Designer Lauren Elaine shares a first look at her new Golden Retriever puppy, Mojave.

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes… a puppy! Meet “Mojave,” aka “Mojo.” He’s the new love of my life, and soon-to-be star of way too many social media posts.  I’m in love with this 8 week old, golden retriever bundle of joy, and I’m excited to embark on this new adventure of ‘dog

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Fairytale Beginnings at Castle Vista

Fashion Designer Lauren Elaine shares a look at her new home, Castle Vista.

I’ve recently embarked on a new adventure. An adventure filled with inspiration, creativity, and a new outlet for my passion for design.  It’s a new adventure that definitely falls under the category of #SoMuchMoreThanOneDay, and something I hope to share with my husband and family for a long time to come. Much like a wedding,

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“See” Shells: Destination Beach Wedding Dress Inspiration

Shell Beach inspires Destination Beach Wedding Gown by Lauren Elaine

Once upon a time, while “annual honeymooning” in the West Indies, I became shipwrecked on a treasure-filled island formally known as Saint Barthélemy (hereby know as St. Barts)  – — and it served up major destination design inspiration! If Monte Carlo and Capri had a baby, it would be St. Barts.  It’s a first class,

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