The Perks of Being a Wedding Salon-er - Glorious Raffles

We are so excited to welcome the many amazing vendors that are a part of our upcoming NYC Destination Wedding and Honeymoons Event this Monday, July 27th at the Affinia Hotel! What’s even better are the amazing raffles that are being offered the day of the show. Take a look and make sure to visit these spaces so you don’t miss this great opportunity!

Blantyre - One night stay in a Blantyre room, including breakfast and champagne on arrival

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Bliss - $100 gift card

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Brush Chic, Inc. – Gift basket & makeup samples

Brush Chic INC

Curtain Bluff/Island Luxe/Jet Set Getaways – Three night hotel stay for 2 persons at Curtain Bluff Resort, valued at $4000 US

Curtain bluff

Dellables - Floral arrangement


The Fearrington House - Overnight stay with dinner

The Fearrington House

Go Beautique - Free blowout and bellini package for bachelorette party – Package includes free blowouts for 1 bride to be and 1 of her closest friends, bellinis and specialty macarons for the party

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Hallak Cleaners/Bergen Linens - Wedding gown cleaning and preservation

Hallak cleaners

Helsinki Hudson –  Show tickets

Helsinki Hudson

Joyce Kutty Designs - Three lucky ladies will leave with a hand made silver flower pendant

Joyce Kutty

Metamorphosis New York - 100$ off rental rate

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Royal Hideaway Playacar Hotel - Honeymoon at Royal Hideaway 2 night stay – all inclusive special rates for additional nights

Royal Hideaway Playacar hotel

Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Dinner for four at Brasserie 8 1/2

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Pure Love Films - Free pre-wedding interview shoot with the couple who wins

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St. Regis Aspen & Aspen CVB - Three night stay with breakfast at the St. Regis Aspen and a $300 airfare credit

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Daniela Rodriguez NYC – A complete bridal beauty package

Daniela Rodriguez



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Braided Wedding Hairstyles For The Weddings of 2015

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Inspired yet? Braids are all the rage right now so it makes sense that wedding hairstyles are becoming much more braid-centric! Make braids more whimsical and vintage by keeping hair down ant the braids loose. Create a more classic wedding hairstyle by incorporating multiple braids in a low bun up do. The braid trend originated from the vintage styles and new exploration of DIY wedding hair. We love it as we think the the braids are a bridge between youth and sophistication.

And just in need some direction, her are a couple DIY tutorials that should  help you.

The HALO Braid


Loose Side Braid

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We would love to compile all the resources for braided wedding hairstyle so please feel free to comment with links and inspiration other brides can use. Happy Tuesday!



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Friday Vendor Spotlight

Watch out New York!  Wedding Salon is taking over the city in 10 days at the Affinia Manhattan. On July 27th, from 4-8PM, brides and grooms will enjoy tastings and consult with our luxe vendors to plan the weddings of their dreams.  Click here to register for the event!

GrandCentralBeauty ~ GrandCentralBeauty is a New York based company that believes that you do not need to always switch your entire skincare routine and regimen due to changes in age, environment, seasons, or even lifestyle. Instead, you can layer active, multi-efficient treatments into your current regimen to effectively target multiple concerns at once (it’s skincare made easy)!


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The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort ~ There is no better way to start your married life than with a refreshing tropical drink, endless ocean views and the love of your life in paradise!

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Aruba Tourism Authority ~ Located in the southern Caribbean, Aruba has 82-degree days year round! In addition, recently named Eagle Beach one of the top ten beaches in the world. Need I say more?


Metamorphosis New York ~ With services including hair, makeup, skin analysis consultations, and personal styling, Metamorphosis New York will have you looking your best on your wedding day.  Check out their special bridal packages!


Sylvia Weinstock Cakes ~ For over three decades Silvia Weinstock has been crafting some of the world’s finest cakes. Silvia Weinstock cakes are made of the finest ingredients to ensure every client – down the street or around the world – receives not only the freshest cake but also a delicious work of art.

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Bliss: Making You Comfortable in Your Own Skin

If you have heard of Bliss you are one step ahead. Finding a wedding resource as good as this is going to be tricky! Bliss spa experts understand beautifully nourished skin and your wedding needs.  In addition to having some of the most well-known spas around the globe, Bliss has designed countless refreshing products for those of us that want to take the spa experience with us everywhere.  As a bride you need to be prepared for lingerie, a bathing suite and changing in a room full of bridesmaids, parents and grandmas. No better time to take care of that unwanted hair! Capture How do you remove all of your unwanted body hair?  Does it hurt?  Is it inconvenient?  Say goodbye to countless razors, painful waxes, and awkward spa consultations.  Bliss ‘fuzz’ off foam is the new-and-improved alternative to hair removal.  Did we mention that it’s as pain-free as possible?!

Apply the lightweight nourishing foam to the desired area, wait a few minutes, and then rinse off the unwanted hair!  Bliss ‘fuzz’ foam not only removes unwanted body hair, but also reduces future hair growth and moisturizes the skin with marine extract.  Two of the added nourishing butters leave your skin feeling silky and smooth (100% of women said their skin felt smoother after use).  Yep, you read that correctly.  Bliss ‘fuzz’ off foam removes hair, slows future hair growth, and leaves your skin soft as a baby’s bottom!

Bliss couldn’t have said it any better, “GO AS BARE AS YOU DARE!”

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Discover Your Dream Invitations

Engaging Papers is an online stationer offering invitations and coordinated wedding stationary. Choose from their selection of designer invitations or if you’re looking for something a little more unique, request a Free Consultation and a designer can dream up an invitation that’s just for you!

From Wedding Invitations and Save The Dates to Day of Stationary and Thank You’s – these stationary guru’s are your one-stop-shop for the best in custom creations that are sure to WOW your guests. Take a look a these gorgeous invitations.

Wedding Invitations

Day of Stationary

Save The Date

The Custom Creations department and designers can dream up invitations that are just for you. Engaging Papers is just as excited as you are about your big day and they are here to ensure your vision is taking into reality.

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Friday Vendor Spotlight

As the young and ridiculous Rebecca Black would say, “It’s Friday! Friday! Gotta get down on Friday!”  But before you go out and put on those dancing shoes, check out some of our fantastic vendors (many of whom will be at our Destination Weddings & Honeymoon Show in New York on July 27)!

Nicole Miller ~ Nicole Miller combines her art training with couture technique.  This, along with her French heritage, has given her a unique style and vision in creating such gorgeous gowns.

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Patina Events @ Brooklyn Botanic Garden ~ Make sure to check out Patina Events, the exclusive caterer at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, one of NYC’s most breathtaking wedding locations.

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Letters by Anat ~ Letters by Anat specializes in all your wedding stationary needs, and more!
“I take great pleasure in creating handmade art to produce beautiful and memorable works for you.  I feel handmade work brings the necessary human touch to special occasions worthy of a joyous announcement.” -Anat Even Or

Letters by Anat

Blantyre ~ This beautiful house and fabulous cuisine stir fond memories of days spent in the chateaux’s of France.  Thank you for bringing the old world so close to New York!


Pure Love Films ~ Pure Love Films is a cinematic wedding film production company servicing the New York area and the Mexican Riviera.  These captivating wedding films are for couples who are looking for something unique and compelling.  Our distinctive approach to storytelling and artistry provides our couples with an experience that is emotionally engaging, and a film that fully immerses them in a moving memory of their wedding day that brings joy for years to come.

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Ana Paz Cakes ~ Ana Paz, baker and premium specialty cake designer has deals with over 80 hotel properties and caterers in the South Florida area.  Ana Paz cakes is considered one of the premium cake vendors in the industry (2007-2012 The Knot “Best of Weddings”).

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Caribbean Breeze 3 ~ Caribbean Breeze 3 was founded by Lima Wiltshire with the goal of developing the perfect exotic and healthy drinks with a tropical flare.  The healthy sorrel is enjoyed by many throughout the world and the exotic rum punch is a smashing hit at weddings and celebrations all around.  Caribbean Breeze 3’s delicious Black Cake is a one of kind delectable dessert you don’t want to miss.


Mexico Tourism Board ~ Make Mexico the ideal location for your destination wedding and/or honeymoon and get your senses ready for an experience full of magic, color and warmth.

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The Cove Atlantis ~The Cove Atlantis is one of the most luxurious resorts in the Bahamas, making it the perfect destination for your wedding and or honeymoon.  Do you see how clear that water is?

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Jenny Yoo ~ Check out this special deal from Jenny Yoo below! “In a time where tradition is emphasized, weddings as a result, have become more intimate, holding a special meaning for both the couple and those who care for them.  I have created a special line of bridesmaid and wedding dresses that evolve with the footsteps of today’s changing times.”  -Jenny Yoo

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*Go Beautique ~ As a 2014 New York Bridal Fashion Week hair and makeup designer, Go Beautique will make you and your bridal party “Runway Ready” on your wedding day.  With on demand services from hair and makeup to nail care and threading, you’ll be more than ready to walk down the aisle!

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