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Friday, August 28, 2015

MrB and I went to a wedding at Saybrook Point Inn and Spa in Connecticut last weekend. The ceremony was outside on the marina. Old Saybrook, Connecticut #ct #boats #blueskies #pretty #wedding A photo posted by Wendy Brandes (@wendybrandes) on Aug 22, 2015 at 3:48pm PDT I was amused to see that people on a […]

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Happy anniversary, MrB! You can see some other wedding photos in my 10-year anniversary post. Or you can just hop over to Instagram to see a photo of the coolest wedding cake evah.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

On Friday, I went to the wedding of my friends Amanda Forro and Mike Roche. I wanted to look super-festive for the happy occasion, so I wore a recently eBay-ed Todd Oldham dress. What Wendy Wore Dress: Todd Oldham, Spring 1996 (acquired in 2015) Purse: Prada (2007) Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti (2014) Jewelry: My own designs […]

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Thursday, December 26, 2013

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,” she […]

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

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 a […]

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

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 ring […]

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Monday, August 6, 2012

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 given […]

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Friday, July 20, 2012

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 cake. […]

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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 my […]

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Monday, April 23, 2012

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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