Category Archives: "Brides"

Knots & Bolts: Gear for the modern Colorado bride

Voodoo Doughnuts For over ten years Voodoo Doughnuts has been the Mecca for intrepid pastry aficionados in Portland, Oregon. Their oddball approach breaks all confection conventions, producing doughnuts that both shock and please the palate: bacon, Oreo, Tums (yes, the stomach soother), Cap’n Crunch, you name it. Now, they’ve opened up the…

Adventurette Parties

Colorado gals crave adventure. We relish a bike ride over Loveland Pass or a long trek through the Indian Peaks. We pitch tents, lead-climb up granite walls, and know that a cup of tea and child’s pose do wonders for the soul. This place instills us with a gutsy spirit and charm that runs far deeper than our wind-burnt cheeks. And it’s…

Wedding Trends

Bridal Circus In the 2012 issue of Colorado Brides, we reported the rise of wedding collectives and studios that house several vendors. Now concentrated wedding planning is afoot: the bridal exposition. The expo—an uber-collective that rolls into town for one day (not unlike a matrimonial circus)—gathers all the wedding-related vendors you’d…

The New Wedding

  My wedding was amaaaazing. Of course it was. Family, friends, some guy who’s the love of my life…

Wedding Products

Food trucks The meal is one of the most important parts of the ceremony. So why not add a little twist to the traditional sit down meal. A food truck, which offers more than fried foods, can cater anything from salads to cupcakes and provide the reception with a delicious meal while keeps the guests on their feet and wandering. Having a couple…

Life in the Party

It’s the phrase that many a bride-to-be has uttered: I will do it differently. Yes, you will be a rare bride. You’ll simplify. You won’t stress. You will abandon tradition and shower awesomeness upon your guests in an unrivaled display of wedding originality. However, that can all change once you realize how steeped in tradition weddings can…

Not So Lonely Planet

A recent study of 3,000 couples showed that those who went on a honeymoon were 41 percent more likely to stay together…

Bridal Trends

Some may say love is in the air in 2015, but a lot of people are straying away from this awful clichés and coming up with something a bit more original. There’s a strong spirit of individuality that comes with the New Year as couples are fusing the traditional style with a personality all their own…

Weggings are a breeze ... or they can be

Weddings, huh? You’ll get a different opinion about their merits depending on who you ask, and that’s because everybody does it slightly, or perhaps radically, differently. It’s a chance to express your personalities openly and perhaps extravagently in front of your nearest and dearest. Stress can get to the best of us with so much planning…

Cake Wars: For the Love of Cake

The Sophisticake For supreme elegance, the classic white cake rules supreme. But monochromatic layers look old fashioned if that’s all you do with it. That’s where Food Network Challenge winner Rachael Teufel and Intricate Icings raises a bride’s expectations to that of a lady. Be it a discreet design matching your invitations or a more bold…