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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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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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So Much More Than One Day

Fashion Designer Lauren Elaine of Once Upon A Seam blog explores the Foxen Canyon Wine trail of Los Olivos central coast wine country

A wedding represents so much more than one day. Sometimes it’s easy to lose sight of this with all of the planning and preparation that goes into the event itself.  From huge affairs, to intimate elopements, and even courthouse nuptials — a wedding represents the start of a new life chapter.  A new road to

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Inspiring Parks: Pt. 1

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods…” Nothing is more inspiring than Nature.  I’ve lost hours to google,  constantly on the hunt for interesting and inspiring photoshoot locations and scenery, and beautiful new places to discover.  In February, I explored 5 national parks throughout California, ranging from prehistoric lakes to alpine forests.  I kicked

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Walking in a November Wonderland

Southern California hasn’t seen rain in what feels like a year!  While Los Angeles was treated to much needed showers…in Big Bear Lake, CA, I got to experience precipitation in its most magical form–SNOW!!  I came up to the mountains a few days ago to spend Halloween and enjoy a long weekend/creative retreat after a busy October,

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Patriotic Play

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and the time when one of my  favorite color trios starts popping up everywhere.  While I love a good mix of red, white, and blue, I also love to change things up.  During my recent creative retreat in Palm Springs,  I decided to get a head start

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A Desert Retreat

When temps rose upwards of 95 degrees in LA this past week, I headed someplace even hotter.  In the middle of Mojave desert, just outside of Palm Springs proper, is La Quinta, California– home of the legendary La Quinta Resort & Club (not to be confused with the chain of the same name.)  Tucked beneath

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Lauren Elaine Swim | Grindhouse Style

We can’t wait to release the new Lauren Elaine Swim fashion film and collection next week!  Catch a sneak peek with our Grindhouse-inspired movie posters.  Everything’s hotter on the water…

His heart’s not the ONLY thing they’re stealing…

The release date’s set.  The 1970’s grindhouse-inspired Lauren Elaine Swim fashion film will premiere on July 15th! Read all about the project HERE, and check back shortly for additional movie posters releasing soon!

PATRIOT GAMES: Mini Lookbook

Snag the “Patriot” Monokini for $68 (retails at 120.00) with guaranteed delivery by July 3rd when ordered by June 30th! (USA delivery guarantee only.) SHOP HERE!