Month: November 2011

Melissa and Brent’s Destination Wedding in the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Categories: Real Weddings

LUXE is thrilled to congratulate Melissa and Brent who got married at the NOW Sapphire this past November!!! Melissa, and Rebecca her wedding planner, had a great time working on all of the little details together… Melissa has a great eye for design and style and knew what she was looking for when she first started this destination wedding adventure! All photos courtesy of Lincoln Lehmann of Read More »

28 November 2011 | 1 Comment

Skinny Ties are Where it’s At

Categories: Accessories

If your hubby-to-be is planning on wearing a tie for your destination wedding, consider the skinny tie (Sidebar: is this your decision, or does he have metrosexual tendencies?). While ties do not often play the protagonist in any destination wedding wardrobe, they’ve been popular in fashion for decades. Here are some fun shots we pulled of the skinny tie… your fiance doesn’t have Read More »

23 November 2011 | No Comments

Jamie and Matt’s Destination Wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Categories: Real Weddings

Jamie and Matt were married in Punta Cana in the late spring. We are happy to be posting both some of their gorgeous wediding photos from the Paradisus Punta Cana, as well as their Trash the Dress pics as well. These fantastic photos were all taken by the amazing Renaud and Severine Cassius of Photo Souvenir in Punta Cana. They came to the DR from Europe and saw a need to start a professional photography Read More »

21 November 2011 | No Comments

Parrot Cay – Beyond Paradise

Categories: Caribbean

What does it mean to you to truly escape? Here’s one scenario: After a long and busy day at the office, do you dream of lying on a beach with the warm sun hugging your body, sipping a cool cocktail and enjoying some true peace and quiet? For most busy professionals, this is merely a daydream, but for soon to be honeymooners, a possible reality on the horizon. While many Caribbean islands and Read More »

16 November 2011 | No Comments

Your Wedding Floral Vision – from Start to Finish!

Categories: Flowers

~ How to get your wedding vision from paper to real life ~ I always tell my clients that a bride’s wedding vision is a “living, breathing process” that will fluctuate and change as the months go by. I’ve had clients call me a month before their wedding only to exclaim, “Guess what?! I’ve changed the entire color scheme!” To a lot of brides, the process from their original vision, to the Read More »

14 November 2011 | No Comments

Michelle and Stephen’s Destination Wedding in Scottsdale, Arizona

Categories: Real Weddings

Our warmest congratulations go out to Michelle and Stephen who married last month at the Four Seasons in Scottsdale, Arizona. As you can see from these stunning photos care of Manuela Stefan, this wedding was a mix of traditional Arizona charm and beautiful deep colours. The colours from Michelle’s bouquet are reflected throughout the colour scheme in all of the decor. Set against the backdrop Read More »

11 November 2011 | 2 Comments

Cristina and Scott’s Destination Wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Categories: Dominican Republic, Real Weddings

Cristina and Scott are back from their wedding, this past October at Dreams Palm Beach in Punta Cana. Congratulations to this lovely couple! Here’s a little story about them…. All photographs compliments of HDC Photography. About Cristina and Scott Occupations: Registered Nurse & Financial Consultant How they met: As teenagers What attracted him to her: Her smile What attracted her Read More »

10 November 2011 | 1 Comment

Navy & Lavender – Great Gift Bag Ideas!

Categories: Accessories

We’ve always been of fan of Navy & Lavender – they are a fantastic gifting company that specializes in welcome gifts and more. It’s pretty much standard etiquette in the world of destination weddings to give your guests a welcome gift. And when we are asked for ideas, we offer great suggestions to reflect both the bride and groom and the destination. But sometimes it’s just Read More »

08 November 2011 | No Comments