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Allyson’s Custom “Calais” in Wine Country

Bride Allyson wears a custom Lauren Elaine "Calais" bridal gown at Whispering Rose Ranch in Santa Ynez, CA.

It’s no secret that I love Santa Ynez wine country. So anytime I learn that one of our brides is tying the knot in this little slice of California paradise, I can’t wait to see the photos! And for bride Allyson, her ‘happily ever after’ in Santa Ynez was nothing short of breathtaking- illustrated by

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My Mayberry: Exploring Los Olivos

Los Angeles Fashion Designer Lauren Elaine explores Los Olivos, California

I’ll admit, I’ve never actually watched a full episode of the Andy Griffith Show. But– the idea of “Mayberry” – the iconic fictional location of the series, an idyllic American small town – immediately comes to mind when visiting Los Olivos, CA– and for all the best reasons. Now, that’s not without warrant (it actually WAS

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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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