Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice

We’ve had such fun covering Bridal Market in our distinctively different way and we hope you have enjoyed each and every detail shot and spirited, colorful sketch!  The big moments this market had to do with whispers of color, sculptural/abstract blooms, curious laces and a noticeable nod to storytelling in the collections.  Tara LaTour may just be the pinnacle of story tellers we covered at Bridal Market. We were thrilled to have a visit with one of our favorite discoveries from last year’s Market, the infinity inspiring Tara La Tour.   This  little lady has big ideas.   Her works are unabashedly […]

Big paper blooms caught our eye when entering Pier 94, essentially the mecca of Bridal Market in NYC.  It didn’t take us long to forget the paper blooms and get lost in the fashion.  Ivy & Aster is a spirited design studio intent on crafting modern couture for the chic bride.  Subtly irreverent shapes and colors are mixed with classics like lace and ruffles.  Color is paramount in their collection of social dresses with watercolor-like patterns that made my heart flutter.  Punchy chartreuse frocks, blingy capes and shawls bring their eclectic offering full circle. My sketch turned watercolor painting quickly […]