Chantilly Lace

In honor of the soon-to-be-released “Princess Bride”-inspired wedding editorial featuring ‘Lauren Elaine Bridal’- I thought  I’d share a few snapshots of a recently-completed custom bridal creation.  While we normally don’t post too many photos of the custom designs we’re working on, I couldn’t resist.  I’m in love with this dress. It’s a tea length, 1950’s

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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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OFFICIAL SELECTION | Lauren Elaine: The Black Label

We’re excited to announce that “LAUREN ELAINE: THE BLACK LABEL”, by Director James Berry, has been announced as an official selection for the 3rd Annual International La Jolla Fashion Film Festival – the world’s largest international fashion film festival bringing together the best of fashion films from around the world. “Lauren Elaine: The Black Label”

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American Girl

MADE IN THE USA: Red, white, and blue EVERYTHING! Play around with patriotic pieces all summer long.  And check out our latest ‘LAINE by Lauren Elaine‘ collection for some fanciful flag-inspired fashion.  And as always, the ‘Lauren Elaine’ brand is MADE IIN THE USA, ECO-FRIENDLY, and 100% SWEATSHOP FREE!

Faerie Tales

Needless to say, this got me excited: It’s a still from the new “Maleficent” (2014.)  I’m obsessed with fairytales, especially live-action movie versions.  I own (and still frequently watch) entire Faerie Tale Theatre and Cannon Movie Tales VHS collections from the 80s. And “Maleficent”, starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning, looks like it’s going to

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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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BEHIND-THE-SCENES: ModXChange Shoot

Yesterday I worked with ModXChange as a featured designer/brand- with a photo and video shoot out in the Mojave desert.  And while the desert is one of my absolute favorite locations– I could have done without the severe wind and sandstorms. I’m actually surprised these behind-the-scenes snapshots are in focus- standing still was nearly impossible!  We

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