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New from "Crew"

J.Crew recently unveiled their newest designs for weddings and parties. Go on over and check these and much more out, including beautiful looks for bridesmaids!
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by Rashana Anderson
Founder & Managing Director, THE BRIDAL PARTY

Calling All Interns!

The Bridal Party is gearing up to hire interns to assist our Wedding-Day-Direction staff.  If you're interested in joining us to learn more about and receive hands-on coordination experience for executing flawless events, email your resume.

If your resume fits our criteria, we will first schedule a telephone interview with you.  Qualifying telephone interviews will be followed by Meet & Greet Interviews in either West Orange or Piscataway, New Jersey.  And finally, meet & greets may be followed by a "trial event" this Fall, where you'll be asked to attend and shadow our current staff on an event to show us what you've got.

We are looking forward to a successful 2011 season and hope you'll be along for the ride!

Rashana Anderson
Founder & Managing Director

Spring 2011 "TONES"

... "tones" meaning the PANTONE Spring 2011 directional colors.

Twice a year, Pantone (the global authority on color) announces the season's most important and most prominent hues and Spring 2011 has an abundance for brides planning their weddings to pull from. There's such a balanced a mix of cool and warm colors, thus there is something for everyone!

And don't forget about Dessy's PANTONE WEDDING™ color guide, the ultimate color reference tool for brides and wedding planners which makes it easier to achieve a perfectly color-coordinated wedding.  Perhaps they'll be updating their tool with the new colors for Spring 2011 soon. Stay tuned!

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by Rashana Anderson
Founder & Managing Director, THE BRIDAL PARTY

Macy's Registry Event: Sip & Scan

NEW JERSEY BRIDES:
This week, join Macy's Wedding & Gift Registry for an event featuring fun beverages, hors d'oeuvres, and great registry experts to help you create your dream registry.  Bring your fiance, sip your favorite drink and select wedding gift choices ... a perfect date night! You’ll also receive a fabulous gift from The Knot.

Call the number below for your chosen store to reserve a spot now. Please be sure to include your phone number, which store you are coming to, and how many people plan to attend.


Tuesday, September 14th Time: 7pm Macy's Freehold 3710 Route 9 South Freehold, NJ 07728 3rd Floor RSVP: 732-761-6305


Wednesday, September 15th Time: 7pm Macy's Bridgewater 400 Commons Way Bridgewater, NJ 08807 3rd Floor RSVP: (908) 429-3306 - - - - - - - - - - -
by Rashana Anderson
Founder & Managing Director, THE BRIDAL PARTY

What's On Your Registry (4th Edition)

It's about that time!  Here we are posting about the latest and greatest in weddingregistry items again. Remember, setting up your wedding registry doesn't have to be as confusing and stressful as it may seem. It's actually quite easy to have fun while hand-picking many of the items you'll receive for your wedding. Just be sure to do your research, take your time and make it count!

Here are a few registry picks to consider:
Monogrammable Great White Dinnerware - Pottery Barn
Robin Salt & Pepper Shakers - Z Gallerie

All-Clad Electric Indoor Grill - William-Sonoma

Mini Madeleine Mold - Sur La Table

DÄ“Longhi Slow Cooker - Crate & Barrel

Six "Celebration" Champagne Flutes - Horchow

Steady Stick Picnic Table + Wine Holders - Red Envelope
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From "Project Runway" to "Project White Aisle" ... Again!

Earlier this year, I was excited to announce Project Runway contestant Carol Hannah Whitfield's new bridal collection.  And well ... it seems that Season 5 winner, Leanne Marshall caught the wedding bug too by launching a line of eco-friendly designs for brides!  Known for her architecturally forms, soft pleats and ruffles, Leanne Marshall's bridal collection follows suit.  She is an awesomely gifted designer and has been extremely successful since Heidi Klum announced she was "in."  So, it's pretty exciting to see how she has placed her mark for brides "going green," by utilizing repurposed materials and sustainable textiles.

Take a look:


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by Rashana Anderson
Founder & Managing Director, THE BRIDAL PARTY