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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 | MARTINI STYLE CATERING BY LIMELIGHT EVENT SERVICES

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

When it comes to food, cocktail hours are the perfect opportunity to set the tone for a wedding celebration, giving guests a preview of what’s to come – and martini style catering is a trendy and stylish way to serve even the most traditional dishes. Rather than offering set menus with run-of-the-...

PLANNING IDEAS | THE LILY V GUIDE TO PLANNING A LUXURY WEDDING

Thursday, August 23, 2018

When you think about planning your wedding, one of the major decisions you have to make is defining your wedding style. If you choose to take a luxury approach, which can encompass any aesthetic, then that’s half the battle in narrowing down your options.

PLANNING IDEAS | 4 IDEAS FOR GIVING YOUR GUESTS A MEMORABLE WELCOME PARTY

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Touch of Elegance Events has a reputation for creating incredible luxury weddings and events in New York and beyond. The team consists of Mala Bakshi and her assistants, all trained by Mala to infuse grace, style, and elegance into every event - beginning with a memorable welcome party.

PLANNING IDEAS | KAYLA MARIE’S 6 STEPS TO PLANNING AN EXQUISITE DESTINATION WEDDING

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Destination weddings are always a memorable affair. After all, there’s no better way to celebrate your nuptials than by inviting loved ones to enjoy a weekend – or better yet, a whole week – exploring a new city or country together, creating an experience you and your guests will cherish for a...

PLANNING IDEAS | 7 TIPS FROM RENE ZADORI FOR CAPTURING THE BEST WEDDING PHOTOS

Monday, August 6, 2018

For nearly a decade, Rene Zadori Photography has been a highly sought-after studio in Southern California, capturing luxury weddings on film. Rene shares his top tips for couples, which will ensure the best wedding photos possible – a timeless memento that will last long after the big day is over.

PLANNING IDEAS | HOST A POST-WEDDING BRUNCH AT EDEN ROC’S MALIBU FARM

Friday, August 3, 2018

With so many couples opting for destination weddings, post-wedding brunches have become a favorite way to unwind from the previous night’s festivities and wrap up an unforgettable wedding experience. Although newlyweds probably have a chance to visit with each guest during the reception, sharing...

PLANNING IDEAS | GRAND FURNISHINGS FROM EVOLUTION EVENT RENTALS

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The wedding planning and design process includes an overwhelming number of details and elements that, somehow, need to sync up to create a complete and cohesive vision. There’s florals, lighting, linens, table settings, table placement, and the wedding menu – just to name a few.

PLANNING IDEAS | SET THE PERFECT TABLE WITH REDBLISS CHARGERS

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Whether you’re piecing together a lavish wedding reception or throwing a formal dinner party at home, attention to detail is everything when it comes to creating that “WOW” factor. Table settings are especially important during a sit-down meal, as the table scape and décor you choose is a way to...

LIFESTYLE | ENTERTAIN LIKE THE ROYALS WITH SINSTELLA GLASSWARE BY VERA PURE

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Austrian architect Vera Purtscher began her design career in 1997 with her first tableware designs – a teapot warmer “Inner Fire” for Alessi, followed by the Tantris porcelain, and the unique MoonLashes cutlery which quickly found its way to the tables of some of the World’s best chefs.

PLANNING IDEAS | LUXURY GIFTS FOR THE STYLISH GROOM

Friday, June 8, 2018

Groom’s gifts are the perfect “little something” to present before a wedding ceremony. Throughout the whirlwind of events leading up to the big day, surprising your husband-to-be with a small token of your affection gives them an opportunity to slow down, take a second to themselves, and simply...

PLANNING IDEAS | AN IMMERSIVE CHEF’S TABLE EXPERIENCE WITH 24 CARROTS CATERING & EVENTS

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Creativity and innovation are valued by many culinary experts; but for 24 Carrots Catering & Events, those two factors are simply part of everyday operations. Based in Southern California, 24 Carrots has built a reputation for impeccable service, taking a bespoke approach to every wedding and...

BEAUTY | GO LUXE WITH THESE 7 DIAMOND-INFUSED BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Friday, May 25, 2018

You never need an excuse to pamper yourself, but a wedding is always a good one. Special occasions call for an extra dose of self-care, relaxation (whenever you can find the time), and beauty treats that will make you look and feel your best. While you’re at it, why not go extra luxe with diamond-...

LIFESTYLE | SHREDDING FOR THE WEDDING WITH THE TRX HOME2 SYSTEM

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Scheduling time for regular workouts can be difficult during the wedding planning process – especially if you’re hosting a destination wedding and jetting back and forth between two cities. Rather than turning to crash diets and juice cleanses while you’re “shredding for the wedding,” take a...

LIFESTYLE | EVERYDAY LUXURY WITH TEA FORTÉ

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Has the wedding planning process got you feeling stressed? Maybe you’re can’t decide on the right bridesmaid gift or wedding favor; or perhaps you just need a few quiet minutes to yourself after a long day. Either way, Tea Forté provides a charmingly simple everyday luxury with an indulgent line of...

PLANNING IDEAS | AN ENTERTAINING EXPERT’S GUIDE TO HOSTING THE PERFECT DINNER PARTY

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

What makes a dinner party go from average to amazing? I promise you, it’s not caviar and French bubbles, Hermes china and or even your grandmother’s silver. It’s the atmosphere you create. When you entertain, you’re opening your home, and guests will know when you’ve put thought into their evening...

PLANNING IDEAS | 4 ENTERTAINING TIPS FROM EVENT PLANNER LAWRENCE SCOTT

Monday, March 12, 2018

Larry Scott, founder of Lawrence Scott Events, has been planning one-of-a-kind weddings and events for more than twenty years. His signature? Creating a magical environment that allows guests to escape and connect in a magnificent space unlike any other. As Larry and his team builds events from the...

LIFESTYLE | WOLFGANG PUCK’S 2018 OSCARS MENU

Friday, March 2, 2018

It’s Oscars weekend! While Hollywood’s royalty is getting ready for the film industry’s biggest awards show (not to mention, finalizing their red carpet looks), there’s also an entire team preparing for the post-show celebration. As the official afterparty of the Academy Awards, the 90th Oscars...

PLANNING YOUR DREAM WEDDING | CEREMONIES AT HOTEL BEL AIR

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Imagine an oasis in the heart of Los Angeles, where lush gardens create their own version of Eden, beautiful swans swim in a tranquil lake, and the air is filled with a feeling of luxury and romance.

PLANNING IDEAS | 4 WAYS TO STYLE AN OUTDOOR WEDDING RECEPTION

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

When it comes to wedding receptions, there’s two types of couples – those who want to see an interior space transformed according to their wedding vision (think luxury hotel ballrooms and museums), and those who prefer to wine, dine, and dance in an open-air setting. Outdoor wedding receptions lend...

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...