METALLIC GOLD NEON CHIC + FAMILY ISSUES SERIES | The *Only Way* to Rock a Hot Pink, Gold, Mint, Cream Wedding. Also, McPuppyPants… and I’m a little in shock.

METALLIC GOLD NEON CHIC + FAMILY ISSUES SERIES | The *Only Way* to Rock a Hot Pink, Gold, Mint, Cream Wedding. Also, McPuppyPants… and I’m a little in shock.

Like WHOA.  You guys, I’m sitting in my chair, with Bambino wanting ups, me ignoring his repeated requests for ups, and Bambino releasing aggressive fart bombs immediately beneath me in retribution.  Why am I unable to enjoy his sweet, adorable overtures?  Because I’m still in awe over what just happened.  And that’s saying A LOT, [...]

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SUCCULENTS + LOVE | My Top 10 Most Cherished Ways to Dress Up Your Wedding in Succulents. Also, The Bachelorette & The Bambeeen.

SUCCULENTS + LOVE | My Top 10 Most Cherished Ways to Dress Up Your Wedding in Succulents. Also, The Bachelorette & The Bambeeen.

You guys… I’m really starting to think that Ashley might not be over Bentley yet.

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GLITZY GLAMOROUS DRESS LOVE | If Elie Saab Makes It, Apparently I Covet It. Plus, Mr. McPuppyPants.

GLITZY GLAMOROUS DRESS LOVE | If Elie Saab Makes It, Apparently I Covet It. Plus, Mr. McPuppyPants.

Happy Monday, darlings!  How are you doing?  Have a good weekend?  I hope you did because mine was SUPER WEIRD.  Nothing a few pretty dresses can’t fix though, amirite?  I am, I am right.  I think you know it.  Because it’s AMAZING what pretty dresses can do to perk up a weird day.  Surely I’m [...]

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SUMMER WEDDING INSPIRATION + BEDROOM WRESTLING | One redonk inspiration shoot meets Alison wanting to, but feeling unsure about, discussing sexy time.

SUMMER WEDDING INSPIRATION + BEDROOM WRESTLING | One redonk inspiration shoot meets Alison wanting to, but feeling unsure about, discussing sexy time.

SO. There’s a shoot that’s about to slap you in the face, amazeballs-inspiration-style, and I’m moderately thrilled to share it with you in a sec. BUT FIRST… an *issue* I’d like to address, head-on. As you know, here at TKB I thrive on talking about all things wedding and style, throwing in a pinch of [...]

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ELEGANT CALIFORNIA WEDDING | Urban Sophistication Meets French Romance… with the rockinest shoe shot I’ve seen. + Bambino & The Bachelorette [or, WTF Ashley?]

ELEGANT CALIFORNIA WEDDING | Urban Sophistication Meets French Romance… with the rockinest shoe shot I’ve seen. + Bambino & The Bachelorette [or, WTF Ashley?]

RIGHT.  So lemme get this straight.  Notably sane Michelle Money who has suddenly developed concern for others tipped off Ashley that Bentley was a douchebag, Ashley tells Chrisharrison (don’t call him Chris, it’s not his name, Chrisharrison is his name) that someone warned her about Bentley being a douchebag (or as everyone on that show [...]

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Top 10 List of ‘Ultra Now’ Things We Adore for Weddings… and Think You Will, Too! | by Style Unveiled

Top 10 List of ‘Ultra Now’ Things We Adore for Weddings… and Think You Will, Too! | by Style Unveiled

Well, hello The Knotty Bride readers!!  We are so excited to have been asked to guest blog for a site we adore sooooooo much!  We thought and thought and thought about how to best use this stage to chat with all of you and decided on sharing 10 lovelies we adore :)  So, let’s get [...]

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VERA WANG PRIVATE PEEK + WTF, ASHLEY? | I like pretty dresses. I don’t like girls who beg boys to date them.

VERA WANG PRIVATE PEEK + WTF, ASHLEY? | I like pretty dresses. I don’t like girls who beg boys to date them.

Sigh.  Hoowwwww to start off today’s post.  I am going to be slamming Vera Wang dresses into your faces, today-style – as in, in this post – but here’s what I’ve been struggling with all morning and afternoon… I had considered just skipping all the crappity crap that’s transpired as of late… even as of [...]

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GLITZY GLAMOROUS DRESS LOVE | Vera Wang Sneak Peek + Memorial Day Weekend + McPuppyPants.

GLITZY GLAMOROUS DRESS LOVE | Vera Wang Sneak Peek + Memorial Day Weekend + McPuppyPants.

Happy Friday, cuddlywuddlies!  Ok, so I just twitter polled y’all to see if it was even worth it to blog today, given the long weekend, and you guys like totally said yes so I like totally am doing it! However.

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RUSTIC DIY MILL WEDDING | Where simplicity meets succulents meets pies meets amazeballs meets Kim Kardashian… wait what?

RUSTIC DIY MILL WEDDING | Where simplicity meets succulents meets pies meets amazeballs meets Kim Kardashian… wait what?

So, first off, let me show you what it feels like in the city right now when you’re the kind of person who resists turning on the a/c until it’s ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY because what the heck is up with these electricity bills these days AMIRITE:

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RUFFLES, LOVE & FRUSTRATION | Something I like, something I hate, and McPuppyPants does an impression. So in other words, business as usual.

RUFFLES, LOVE & FRUSTRATION | Something I like, something I hate, and McPuppyPants does an impression. So in other words, business as usual.

Today, I’ve got to talk about something I feel pretty strongly about.  (And I’m gonna want to know if I’m alone in this feeling.)  Coupled, of course, with fashion, photography, pop culture and general wedding-related thingies.  So, a mixed bag. :) Ok, SO.  Have you heard?  

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REAL BOUDOIR | The Angel, The Devil and The Student | A soft, sultry session with affordable looks that embodies what a boudoir shoot can be. Plus, The Bachelorette.

REAL BOUDOIR | The Angel, The Devil and The Student | A soft, sultry session with affordable looks that embodies what a boudoir shoot can be. Plus, The Bachelorette.

I sat through the invasive surgery that was the season premiere of The Bachelorette last night.

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REAL WEDDING | A hail storm tried, and failed, to stop this wedding. In your FACE, Mother Nature. + Bambino :)

REAL WEDDING | A hail storm tried, and failed, to stop this wedding. In your FACE, Mother Nature. + Bambino :)

So, it’s Monday afternoon and I think it’s appropriate, first and foremost, to thank those of you who so kindly and perhaps a bit absent-mindedly predicted that I’d be raptured.  That was sweet of you, and I’m glad you think I’m angelic enough to go north instead of south.  To those of you who figured [...]

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DIY HOLLYWOOD WEDDING | Kassee + Aaron | The prettiest li’l wedding I ever did see. + Bambino blogs now.

DIY HOLLYWOOD WEDDING | Kassee + Aaron | The prettiest li’l wedding I ever did see. + Bambino blogs now.

SO! It’s Friday afternoonish (at least in nyc), and the facts are in: Pippa *may not be* a strippa, but she does have a badonkadonk (sp?) envied the world over.  ESPECIALLY in the UK.  Oh, how do I know this?  Plastic surgeons in the UK have reported a 60% upswing in the number of clients [...]

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REAL TEXAS WEDDING | Whitney + Jorge | Awesome florals, killer color, no stress and a ninja cake… + Bambino :)

REAL TEXAS WEDDING | Whitney + Jorge | Awesome florals, killer color, no stress and a ninja cake… + Bambino :)

So, yesterday’s post was all about a big important lesson on stress and how it’s like so totally ridiculous and you should probably stop it.  Well, today’s wedding,

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BOUQUETS AND DO-OVERS | Stressing out about your wedding day? SHHH. Stop it. Not worth it. Here’s why.

BOUQUETS AND DO-OVERS | Stressing out about your wedding day? SHHH. Stop it. Not worth it. Here’s why.

This process is pretty addictive, right?  Sunshine and lollipops and moonbeams and everything.  Correct?  That how wedding planning is going for you? I mean, of course, yes, wedding planning and all that goes with it can get a teensy weensy little bit overwhelming and hectic at times, I guess.  Wellllll maybe it’s more like

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CANDY-COATED LOVE SHOOT | Why not match your fashion, decor and surroundings to your “couple personality?” I say DO IT | by Simply Bloom Photography

CANDY-COATED LOVE SHOOT | Why not match your fashion, decor and surroundings to your “couple personality?” I say DO IT | by Simply Bloom Photography

Real Housewives of New Jersey attacked my eyes again last night.  Please, someone teach me how to resist, without canceling our Bravo feed entirely. In other news, you guys are gonna get *real quick* why I love this engagement shoot.  It should be rather apparent

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REAL BOUDOIR | Kim Kardashian meets the dark side, with hints of gold, lace, glitter and tulle | If you thought you knew what a boudoir shoot is, think again.

REAL BOUDOIR | Kim Kardashian meets the dark side, with hints of gold, lace, glitter and tulle | If you thought you knew what a boudoir shoot is, think again.

Happy Monday, friendlies!  Hope you had a nice weekend!  Aright enough niceties… First off – sigh, I know, “Kim Kardashian, Alison?  Really?”  I know, I know.  I get it.  Someone who’s career launched out of a sex video, and who keeps that career going by knowingly exploiting that very thing that made her famous but [...]

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RUSTIC DESERT WEDDING | Kari + Judson | If you want something badly enough, hold out and you just might get it.

RUSTIC DESERT WEDDING | Kari + Judson | If you want something badly enough, hold out and you just might get it.

↑ this in a second, but first… LOL ↴

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E-SESSION FASHION + CREATIVITY | Ingredients: your proposal story + Izze drinks + super cute, super *affordable* dresses. Also, I was right; Hayden P. has a tiny vahiny.

E-SESSION FASHION + CREATIVITY | Ingredients: your proposal story + Izze drinks + super cute, super *affordable* dresses. Also, I was right; Hayden P. has a tiny vahiny.

Because sex with a human chipmunk seems hot on paper but in reality it’s an unforgiving game of just-the-tip for the rest of your life, diminutive actress Hayden Paahhneehtiehrrhe and professional huge person/boxer Wladimir Klitschko have called it splitsville today.

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THE GAME OF TEA PARTY YOU WANT TO PLAY | I heart swiss dot dresses, pretty place settings and cake perfection. I don’t heart Pregnant in Heels. Plus… Bambino :)

THE GAME OF TEA PARTY YOU WANT TO PLAY | I heart swiss dot dresses, pretty place settings and cake perfection. I don’t heart Pregnant in Heels. Plus… Bambino :)

As I sit here, awash in my newest set of *concerns* after watching the latest episode of Rosie Pope’s “Pregnant in Heels” last night, I wonder something.  Well, I wonder two things.  The less apropos is how in the eff a baby is going to escape what seems to be the choke-hold grip my ya-ya [...]

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SIMPLE CHIC WEDDING | Elegantly Rocking a Theme | Sparkly Shoes & A+ Advice from a Calm, Cool, Collected Couple. …Also, Pippa’s a Strippa.

SIMPLE CHIC WEDDING | Elegantly Rocking a Theme | Sparkly Shoes & A+ Advice from a Calm, Cool, Collected Couple. …Also, Pippa’s a Strippa.

So, have you heard?  Apparently Pippa’s a strippa.  Well, that’s what they’re saying anyway.  Oh, who’s they?  They is everyone who will for the rest of their lives be closely monitoring the Middleton family over the next century and beyond, praying for the slightest slip-up or nip-slip that will write them a check for financial [...]

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TOP DRESS PICKS, COLOR EDITION | Lessons from The Knotty Mommy on How to Look Pretty, Even When You’re Not *Feeling* Pretty {Help with Your Bridesmaids’ and Your Personal Style Choices}

TOP DRESS PICKS, COLOR EDITION | Lessons from The Knotty Mommy on How to Look Pretty, Even When You’re Not *Feeling* Pretty {Help with Your Bridesmaids’ and Your Personal Style Choices}

It’s about midday here in nyc and there’s really only one thing dominating my mind on this sunny afternoon. 

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