Nature has its roots in bridal footwear as it unearths groundbreaking palettes of color and organic design.
Mount Lebanon's haute-couture wedding-gown designer Tomasina opened the doors of her posh bridal boutique to host our special fashion feature on mother-of-the-bride dresses. Whether her designs are simple or grand, Tomasina is known for some of the most-sought-after, luxurious wedding gowns in Pittsburgh and around the world. Here, we blend her thrilling gowns for the bride-to-be with stylish dresses for the mother from the following bridal stores: One Enchanted Evening, Bridal Beginnings, Carlisle's of Pittsburgh and Lace and Promises.
Choosing your wedding gown is a major production of style and grace. With so many options, it's time for your dress rehearsal. From cascading organza and embellished silk, to shades of ivory and classic white, strapless wedding gowns this spring receive rave reviews. Take a peek behind the red velvet curtain of the Carnegie Library of Homestead auditorium as one bride-to-be prepares for her big-day debut.
Vibrant orchids aren't the only thing blooming this spring at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 2005 Orchid Show. Popping up among the luscious floral gardens are colorful flower-girl dresses perfect for a springtime wedding. Stroll along the French Garden and the Victoria Room as our flower girls promenade in their budding frocks of peach, lilac and dewy pink.
Spring is known for its blossoming beauty, with vibrant solids and pastel palettes. From a rainbow of floral hues to one-color bouquets, artistic florists make them with depth, texture and romance. These bouquets may be monochromatic, but there's nothing monochromatic about them.