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Welcome to The Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Blog. Here, Grace Ormonde and the editors of Wedding Style curate the most amazing content related to the world of luxury weddings. Browse blog posts related to fashion, including the most recent collections from designers around the world, destinations for romantic honeymoon getaways or destination wedding locations and find inspiration and ideas to plan your dream wedding. 

PLANNING IDEAS | 6 WAYS TO USE ICE SCULPTURES FOR YOUR WEDDING

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

An ice sculpture is one of the most tried-and-true ways to add a dramatic element to any wedding décor. For weddings during the warmer months, ice carvings provide an impressive yet practical way to keep a raw bar fresh; and winter weddings appear that much more magical with several ice elements...

PLANNING IDEAS | PANTONE ANNOUNCES ULTRA VIOLET AS THE 2018 COLOR OF THE YEAR

Thursday, December 14, 2017

As the ultimate trend forecaster for all things color-related, Pantone has announced Ultra Violet as the 2018 color of the year. “We are living in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination,” says Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “It is this kind of...

PLANNING IDEAS | 10 HOLIDAY WEDDING CAKES TO CELEBRATE THE SEASON

Monday, December 11, 2017

The holidays are prime time for engagements, but many couples choose to host their weddings during this time of year as well. From December ceremonies to lavish New Year’s Eve receptions, the winter months provide an endless amount of design and décor inspiration – especially when it comes to the...

PLANNING IDEAS | STYLISH SWEETS FOR THE DESSERT TABLE

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nothing complements a beautiful wedding cake like a sprawling table of delectable desserts. The perfect dessert table is not only stocked with stylish sweets, but it should also be designed to fit the rest of your wedding décor (candles and flowers are easy ways to tie everything together). Here’s...

PLANNING IDEAS | THE CLASSIC SURF AND TURF

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

For decades, the “surf and turf” has been a classic favorite for wedding menus worldwide. As the ultimate combination of meat and seafood, the original surf and turf concept rose to popularity during the 1960s and 1970s, becoming the ultimate symbol of middle-class continental dining – a far cry...

VIDEO | WEDDINGS BY AMY KATZ EVENTS

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

From the beginning, Amy Katz’s main priority was making a positive difference in the world. When her daughter was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at the young age of 21 months, Amy was inspired to partner with the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, which led to her founding and organizing the...

PLANNING IDEAS | 12 LUXE TABLETOP DESIGNS FOR FALL

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Summer may be long gone, but fall is peak wedding season for many regions of the world. Temperatures in the South finally begin to cool down; the Northeast is ablaze with the changing colors of fall foliage; and there’s something extra romantic about an autumn wedding in Tuscany. This season is...

PLANNING IDEAS | 8 BEAUTIFUL BRIDAL PORTRAITS

Monday, October 2, 2017

After all the hours spent shopping for the perfect wedding dress, shoes, and accessories – not to mention, getting your hair and makeup done – bridal portraits are a wonderful way to capture the final masterpiece. A bridal portrait session needn’t be lengthy or arduous. The right photographer will...

PLANNING IDEAS | 12 FABULOUS FALL WEDDING CAKE DESIGNS

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Autumn offers a wealth of design inspiration for weddings that take place during this time of year. One of the easiest ways to incorporate a seasonal touch into your celebration is with a festive wedding cake – one that alludes to the warmth and richness of Fall. Some Fall wedding cake ideas...

SPA | TARGETED TONING TREATMENTS AT BEVERLY WILSHIRE, A FOUR SEASONS HOTEL

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The award-winning Spa at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel, has partnered with jeweler David Webb to create the ultimate luxury in pre-wedding prep with the Targeted Toning Treatment Package.

ENTERTAINMENT | DANCING WITH THE STARS AT VELAS RESORTS

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Known for providing exquisite destination wedding locations in Mexico, Velas Resorts has just launched the newest addition to its luxury wedding experience. Couples can now learn to dance directly from the stars, learning customized routines under the guidance of celebrity dancers from Dancing with...

PLANNING IDEAS | NEW YORK WEDDINGS WITH LAWRENCE SCOTT EVENTS

Monday, September 11, 2017

As one of New York’s most sought-after event coordinators, a signature soiree by Lawrence Scott Events offers guests a chance to enter a dreamlike environment – one that allows them to escape and connect in a magnificent space unlike any other.

ENTERTAINMENT | DESERT HOUSE PRODUCTIONS

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

No wedding is complete without the right setlist and the right DJs to keep guests on the dance floor into the wee hours of the morning. Get to know the team behind Desert House Productions – Arizona’s most sought-after DJ team with over a decade’s worth of parties under their belt. >View the...

PLANNING IDEAS | LUXE CHAIRS FROM LILY V EVENTS

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Choosing the right furniture for your wedding or special occasion makes all the difference when styling your event space. Known for their glamorous selection of furnishings and ornate designs, Lily V Events has recently launched the new “Luxe Mirage Collection” – a line of beautiful chairs that mix...

LIFESTYLE | MAKE A PINEAPPLE FLORAL ARRANGEMENT WITH EDDIE ZARATSIAN

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Summer isn’t officially over yet! Relish in these last few weeks of the season, and make use of any leftover summer pineapples with this playful floral arrangement idea from Eddie Zaratsian.

VIDEO | SEE YOUR WEDDING IN VIRTUAL REALITY

Friday, August 11, 2017

Couples can now experience their wedding before it happens, thanks to the first ever virtual reality wedding tool released by event tech company AllSeated. By using special virtual reality goggles, couples, planners and other vendors can now virtually tour their future wedding, complete with...

PLANNING IDEAS | 10 WEDDING INVITATION SUITES TO CREATE THE PERFECT FIRST IMPRESSION

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Wedding invitations set the tone for your entire wedding. As the first glimpse of what’s to come – a first impression, if you will – the perfect wedding invitation suite will reflect your personality as a couple, the style of your wedding, and leave guests looking forward to celebrating your...

RECIPE | CORN FRITTERS FROM WOLFGANG PUCK

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

This recipe from Wolfgang Puck Catering is perfect for those end-of-summer BBQs, as well as your cocktail hour menu. Corn Fritters Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup fine ground yellow polenta 1 cup AP flour 2 tsp kosher salt ¼ cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder   2 eggs ½ cup buttermilk ½ cup milk ¼ cup...

PLANNING IDEAS | 11 CHIC SEAFOOD PRESENTATIONS

Monday, July 31, 2017

What’s summer without copious amounts of delicious seafood? Luxurious offerings like lobster, oysters and caviar are a favorite for wedding menus, but a chic seafood presentation can make more relaxed fare just as impressive for your guests. Beautiful diver scallops, mini lobster rolls, individual...

PLANNING IDEAS | 12 DECADENT SUMMER WEDDING CAKES

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Summer weddings are the perfect opportunity to incorporate whimsical designs into your wedding cake. Romantic sugar flowers, airy color palettes, and seaside-inspired details are just a few ideas for celebrating the season in the most decadent, sugar-filled way. Get inspired with a dozen of our...