SOMETHING FOR THE GROOM ? (ON THE HONEYMOON ?)
above, luxury-swimwear for men by Vilebrequin of France
LISTEN TO THE EXPERTS ?
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)
YES, IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DRESS…..
above, 2013 collections by
and Mathew Christopher
WHO CAN FORGET THIS ONE ?
above, Chanel White Wedding Gown 2008
FOR THE BRIDESMAIDS….?
above, Pearl Bracelets by Erin Gallagher
FOR THE FUN AT HEART (PINK LUGGAGE WEDDING CAKE)
above, Pink Luggage Wedding Cake
FOR THE TOSSING OF THE BOUQUET? (A SEXY SUIT)
above, Classic Chanel suit 2013
FOR THE HONEY MOON…
above, Renee Ashley Baker’s Favorite Luggage (Louis Vuitton Pink Vernis !)
HOW ABOUT A BIG WEDDING FOR LITTLE DOLLARS…..
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)
IF YOUR “SPECIAL DAY” IS BEING DONE ON A BUDGET….
A PRE-OWNED WEDDING DRESS…MIGHT BE RIGHT….WHY NOT?
(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)
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)
above, Ice Guru.com
and…..WHO WON’T FORGET THIS ONE…..
Want To Broadcast Your Wedding Over The Internet?
FreedomCalls.com (for the active duty military)
and…. Renee’s Suggestions For Wedding Props and Etc:
Party Favors: M & M’s (personalized): Mymms.com/customprint
Other party favors: GuntherGifts.com
Monogrammed Table Runner (by Cathy’s Concepts): Rexcraft.com
Glassware (crystal): Classicpartyrentals.com
Dessert (machines for adults and kids)
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
above, Lilly Pulitzer Bridal
For The Invitations TRY Aspen Leaf
above, Aspen Leaf Wedding Invitations
For The Cake TRY Plain White
above, wedding cake by weddingandcake com
For The Venue TRY:
above, Chateau St. Jean Winery
SOME MORE GOWNS…..
above, Priscilla of Boston Wedding Collection 2013
above, Pina Tornai Wedding Collection 2013
above, Bari Jay Wedding Collection 2013
above, Chanel….Wedding/Ball Gown 2013…
above, “Christina O” ….
Christina O IS the yacht for Renee Ashley Baker’s Wedding Reception….It belonged to Aristotle…. (Onassis that is….)
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)
MAKE UP ARTISTS
Ford Models Agency.com
Dorothy’s Nail Salon
212 410 0089
Jin Soon Choi Hand & Foot Spa
212 249 9144
212 245 4606
Mr. Kenneth Salon (At The Waldorf NYC)
Joseph Fleischer (NYC)
Christoph’s Salon (DC)
202 785 2222
Great Lengths Hair Extensions USA
Lana Rosenberg (NYC)
Irwin Smigel (NYC)
Jan Lindfor (NYC)
H Spielman (NYC)
Jonathan Levine (NYC)
Dr. Patricia Wexler (NYC)
Dr. J. Jaliman (NYC)
Dr. Arnold Klein (NYC)
Dr. Fred Brandt (NYC)
Dr. Bruce Katz (NYC)
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….)