Yearly Archives: 2012

Get "The Whole Shebang" at Al Lado

Al Lado Latin Wines & Tapas is a Denver neighborhood bar with stellar wine, a cozy vibe, and a distinctly Latin style—and they’re offering a great option for parties (like bachelorette shindigs or a really swank shower) called “The Whole Shebang.” Created by internationally-recognized Chef Richard Sandoval, the restaurant features a…

Say Yes to the Dress' Randy rescues Colorado brides

                      Find the one. Get engaged. Watch a million reruns of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress, dreaming about your perfect gown. That’s usually how it goes, isn’t it? Choosing the perfect wedding dress is anything but easy, but Kleinfeld’s fashion director Randy Fenoli always…

Pretty in Pink

People Magazine offered a glimpse of its newest cover, which features the wedding of celebrity couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, who wore pink. The two were married on Oct. 19 in southern Italy surrounded by a star-studded audience of friends and family. Timberlake serenaded his stunning bride, and the two wrote their own vows. Biel, who…

Why Subtlety Matters

When all else fails, lower your expectations. Sure, that’s not what most brides want to hear. We want big, beautiful, deluxe and trendy. I dream of a Rolls Royce taking me to the chapel in my Vera Wang dress. Cascades of hydrangea, garden roses and dusty miller line the aisle. Blackbelly Catering serves up a feast along with paired wines. That’s…

Pull Up a Chair

Sometimes renting chairs for your wedding can be like picking the lesser of two evils. Do you want the ugly beige non-folding plastic chairs or the ugly black folding plastic chairs? It could all just make a bride lose her cool. But hope is not lost. Chairished Vintage Chair Rentals, nestled into the uber-chic Highlands of Denver, has a growing…

Something Old

You’re newly engaged! Congratulations. Soon you’ll be donning the perfect dress, something old and something blue as you make your way down the aisle to say ‘I do’ to the person that you’ve chosen to love in sickness and health, for richer or for poorer. All that’s left to do is plan your dream wedding and you’ll be on your way to…

Think outside the chapel

Some girls dream of getting married in a little white chapel or walking down the aisle of their childhood church, but for brides-to-be who are looking for an alternative to the traditional church wedding, check out some of our favorite places to exchange rings. 1. Restaurant – For some happy couples, a favorite restaurant can hold a lot of…

Broadmoor creates local menu for weddings

Well known for its picturesque landscapes and first-class service, the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs has long been a favorite spot for brides and grooms to tie the knot. After much popular demand, the chefs at the famous hotel have happily agreed to create a unique menu that features some of Colorado’s most delicious, homegrown fare ranging…

Be Your Own Wedding Planner

Wedding planners are great, but let’s face it, they can be expensive and, for many bride, a luxury. But if your guest list is on the modest side and you’re tying the knot in your home town (or close to it), you can save a ton of money by being your own wedding planner, all the while, ensuring your big night goes off without a hitch. Here’s how to…

It's Bridal Season, and the Forecast Calls for Showers

Bridal showers have been the same for ages. A group of women, including the bride’s mom and great aunt, sit around playing silly games (wrap me in a toilet paper wedding dress, anyone?) and ooh and ahh as the bride opens what seems like an endless pile of gifts. We’ve all been there, and we’ve all sworn that we wouldn’t put our friends and family…