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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Tweet Today is my parents’ 48th wedding anniversary. BarbaraB and GeorgeB got married in 1965 at a place called Leonard’s on Long Island. It’s still there. After the wedding, my mother cut the sleeves off her wedding dress and wore it to someone else’s wedding. “It was a minor trend to wear white to weddings,” […]

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Tweet When my dear friend Phil got married in 2002, he asked me to be his best man. Here I am giving my toast. I was soooo nervous. I was nervous about the speech, that is, not the rather short dress I was wearing. Apparently, I was confident that no hemline was too high for […]

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Tweet My Jewel of the Month for July was Lori Kadezabek‘s unusual custom engagement ring. Lori and her fella, Brian “Roley” Riolo, got married on November 10. This week, Lori emailed me a photo from her wedding with the note “I uploaded a pic to Facebook and I am getting shout-outs on how amazing my […]

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Monday, August 6, 2012

Tweet I posted a pair of wedding bands last month. They got put to good use this Saturday when my friends Shawn and Laurrell got married! The ceremony was held in a beautiful spot in Central Park. Shawn adores hot pink and butterflies, as you can see from this photo of the fans that were […]

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Tweet MrB and I are celebrating our 11th wedding anniversary on Sunday. Last year, I tried on my wedding gown for a blog post, but this year I’m going to concentrate on cake. I loved my crazy-looking wedding cake by Ron Ben-Israel. Here’s another shot of it. Guests lined up to take pictures of that […]

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Tweet Rapper Nas posed with his ex-wife Kelis’s green wedding gown on the cover of his new album. Gotta love a fashion statement like that. While I’m amused by Nas’s recycling of the gown, I’m on Team Kelis, as far as music goes. She has a lot of good songs, but I think this is […]

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Tweet Last week, WWD took my breath away by putting this Oscar de la Renta bridal gown on its cover. Imagine the reaction you’d get walking down the aisle in that! Fabulous. I’d love to design a matching engagement ring or wedding band. Follow Oscar de la Renta’s Twitter feed at @OscarPRGirl.

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Tweet Gorgeous blogger Vyque of Fasshonaburu got married in Virginia on September 17 and I was there! Vyque and the new Mr. Vyque (aka Curtis) were on cloud nine … and a livestream. They’re modern that way! Vyque designed her ombre violet gown herself and had it made by local wedding-gown expert Angie Cavallaro. It […]

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Tweet Ten years ago today, I wore a Richard Tyler wedding gown, Stuart Weitzman shoes, a tiara and a veil. At the wedding, my two youngest stepchildren walked our dog, the late Mr. Chubbs, and my parents’ dog, Molly, down the aisle … …and we had a great cake. Of course, I just had to […]

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Friday, May 6, 2011

Tweet Yesterday, at the benefit luncheon for the Trust for the National Mall (to which I wore my Alexander McQueen suit), I had a enjoyable and completely biased chat with a woman at my table about how the third time’s the charm when it comes to wives. In our experience, men who have been married […]

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