ADDENDUM…..Wedding Planning: “HERE COMES THE BRIDE !”…. (plus #Renee Ashley Baker’s Dream Wedding Day)

Rhoda Morgenstern Wedding 1974

PLUS…..

SOMETHING FOR THE GROOM ? (ON THE HONEYMOON ?)

Vilebrequin swimwear for men

above, luxury-swimwear for men by Vilebrequin of France

AND….

SHOULD YOU…..

LISTEN TO THE EXPERTS ?

Marcy Blum wedding planning guru

Wedding Guru Marcy Blum says, “You get what you pay for”.

Hmmm…. Marcy’s fee is $30,000 and Marcy (aka New York Magazine’s “Wedding Planner of the Year”) has planned weddings for New York’s Elite (including Tom Clancy and 2 Rockefeller Brides)

and…

and…

and…

YES, IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DRESS…..

Vera Wang 2013

Tara Keely 2012Matthew Christopher

above, 2013 collections by

Vera Wang,

Tara Keely,

and Mathew Christopher

AND

WHO CAN FORGET THIS ONE ?

Chanel white wedding 2008

above, Chanel White Wedding Gown 2008

and….and….and….

FOR THE BRIDESMAIDS….?

Erin Gallagher pearl bracelets

above, Pearl Bracelets by Erin Gallagher

FOR THE FUN AT HEART (PINK LUGGAGE WEDDING CAKE)

luggage-wedding-cake-pink

above, Pink Luggage Wedding Cake

FOR THE TOSSING OF THE BOUQUET? (A SEXY SUIT)

Chanel Suit 2013

above, Classic Chanel suit 2013

FOR THE HONEY MOON…

Louis Vuitton Pink Vernis

above, Renee Ashley Baker’s Favorite Luggage (Louis Vuitton Pink Vernis !)

NOW…NOW…NOW….

HOW ABOUT A BIG WEDDING FOR LITTLE DOLLARS…..

Oleg_Cassini_wedding_dresses 2013

DOING WEDDING DRESS “ON A BUDGET ?”

TRY THESE BEAUTIFUL GOWNS….

Oleg Cassini, J Crew, Vera Wang (all sold at David’s Bridal)
Kirstie Kelly (sold at Costco)

WHAT ABOUT BUYING ONLINE (buying online is fine plus the dresses are returnable)

Ann Taylor (wedding gowns from $550)
The Limited (wedding gowns from $239)
White House Black Market (wedding gowns from $348)

AND DON’T FORGET …FILENES (“The” Annual Boston Basement Sale)

and…and…and….

IF YOUR “SPECIAL DAY” IS BEING DONE ON A BUDGET….

A PRE-OWNED WEDDING DRESS…MIGHT BE RIGHT….WHY NOT?

TRY:

PreOwnedWeddingGowns.com
(This is a website where you can buy “pre-owned wedding gowns”. Such as: a $7100 wedding gown that sold for $4,000 or the $3500 wedding gown that sold for $1800)

ALSO TRY:
Beautiful Diamond Jewelry For Rent: Adorn.com or ImOverItOnline.com
Beautiful Wedding Gowns: EdenBrides.com
Beautiful Crafting to Make It Pretty: PrincessLasertron.com
Beautiful Big Fun: ClassyBride.com

and….and….and…what about ?

FABULOUS ICE SCULPTURES (for that special day)

Ice Guru 2

Ice Guru  com

above, Ice Guru.com

and…..WHO WON’T FORGET THIS ONE…..

HRH William and Kate

Want To Broadcast Your Wedding Over The Internet?

TRY:
IDoStream.com
LiveInternetWeddings.com
FreedomCalls.com (for the active duty military)

and…. Renee’s Suggestions For Wedding Props and Etc:

TRY:
Party Favors: M & M’s (personalized): Mymms.com/customprint
Other party favors: GuntherGifts.com
Artwork: Eclecticprops.com
Theatre: Energizedevents.com
Monogrammed Table Runner (by Cathy’s Concepts): Rexcraft.com
Glassware (crystal): Classicpartyrentals.com
Furniture: Luxeeventrentals.com
Backdrop: Dreamworldbackdrops.com
PhotoBooth: RentPhotoBooth.com
Cars: ExoticCarRentals.biz
Dessert (machines for adults and kids)
Inflatableadventures.com

and….and….and…

Martha-Stewart-and-Darcy-Miller

TRY AN EXPERT…..

Martha Stewart wedding expert (Darcy Miller) says, “Plan It Yourself”…..

Here are some of Martha and Darcy’s sugestions…..

For The Gown Try Lilly

Lilly Pulitzer Bridal

above, Lilly Pulitzer Bridal

For The Invitations TRY Aspen Leaf

Aspen-Leaves-Ecru-Embassy-Wedding-Invitations-p-17-128IN-z

above, Aspen Leaf Wedding Invitations

For The Cake TRY Plain White

plain-white-wedding-cakes at weddingandcakes com

above, wedding cake by weddingandcake com

For The Venue TRY:

ChateauStJean

above, Chateau St. Jean Winery

and….and….and…..

SOME MORE GOWNS…..

Priscilla of Boston 2013

above, Priscilla of Boston Wedding Collection 2013

pnina-tornai-2013-7

above, Pina Tornai Wedding Collection 2013

Bari-Jay-5-Spring-2013-Wedding-Dresses-Collection-_MG_6090-e1350682161709

above, Bari Jay Wedding Collection 2013

chanel-fall-2012-2013-couture-wedding-dress-ball-gown

above, Chanel….Wedding/Ball Gown 2013…

Christina O

above, “Christina O” ….

Christina O IS the yacht for Renee Ashley Baker’s Wedding Reception….It belonged to Aristotle…. (Onassis that is….)

and…and…and…and…..

Chelsea Clinton Wedding Day with President Dad Bill

MEMORY LANE—-CHELSEA CLINTON’S WEDDING!

The Location: Astor Estate
The Total Cost: $2 Million Dollars
The Guest List: Secret–but 500 were served by caterer Oliver Cheng at a Cost of $750,000 (or approx $1000 per plate)
plus: A Pre-Wedding Dinner for 250 was held the night before the wedding and there was a $1500 per plate wedding reception dinner (on the day of the wedding)
The Wedding Planner: Bryan Rafanelli (at a cost of $175,000 – $225,000)
The Floral Arrangements: Jeff Leatham (at a cost of $250,000)
The Invitations: $50,000 (at a cost of $150 each)
The Venue: Astor Estate/Astor Court (at a cost of $250,000)
The Gown: Vera Wang (Cost $15,000)

NOW….

THE LIST

MAKE UP ARTISTS

Celestine.com
Cloutier.com
Ford Models Agency.com
LauraGeller.com
TrishMcEvoy.com
TheWallGroup.com

NAIL SALONS

Dorothy’s Nail Salon
212 410 0089

Jin Soon Choi Hand & Foot Spa
212 249 9144

Jeunesse
212 245 4606

HAIR SALONS

Mr. Kenneth Salon (At The Waldorf NYC)
KennethSalon.com

Joseph Fleischer (NYC)
JosephFleischer.com

Christoph’s Salon (DC)
202 785 2222

Great Lengths Hair Extensions USA
GreatLenths.net

DENTISTS
Lana Rosenberg (NYC)
Irwin Smigel (NYC)
Jan Lindfor (NYC)
H Spielman (NYC)
Jonathan Levine (NYC)

DERMATOLOGISTS
Dr. Patricia Wexler (NYC)
Dr. J. Jaliman (NYC)
Dr. Arnold Klein (NYC)
Dr. Fred Brandt (NYC)
Dr. Bruce Katz (NYC)

plus…..

Just Where Would Renee Ashley Baker Like To Conduct Her Search For A Groom? Where Else But Facebook or Neflix…..Renee Ashley Baker will be moving to France to launch Erma French Perfume and Design (hopefully with The Wertheimers….)

Best Dressed Barbie by David Seidner

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