With the high cost of weddings and growing trends t reduce waste, we've heard about reusing wedding dresses, and decorations, but re-using flower arrangements?  In an article from CBS News a company named Bloomerent has re-invented the wedding flower industry.  Offering brides a 10% discount...

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Finally, you can sell your dress or buy, or even rent a used dress.  The Sharing Economy for wedding dress purchase finds a home at Borrowing Magnolia. "The founders of Borrowing Magnolia wanted to help the modern bride plan her dream wedding on a budget. They also knew of many newlyweds had d...

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Have you heard about Wedding Recycle.com?  This Canadian site is a buy and sell community site, oriented specifically for Weddings, the soon to be wed and the recently just.  It's a place to sell your used Wedding items from Centerpieces to Jewelry, From Wedding Dresses to Cake and Dess...

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The sharing economy is changing the consumer culture even to the extent of Weddings and Wedding Fashion.  Weddings are our culture's ultimate display of wealth and status.  Every aspect of a wedding is an additional charge, "for just a little bit extra," and why not, it's her big ...

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9 Ways to Score an Upgrade on Your Honeymoon Flight 

In an article from Brides.com By Katie Hammel

Katie lists 9 inventive ways to Upgrade your Honeymoon Flight from Volunteering your seat to Bidding for an upgrade.  This is a good article to read at the start of your wedding planning process...

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In this new world of Shared Economy, unique and inspired gift giving takes on a whole new meaning.  In an article from Architectural Digest, by Alicia Brunker, one of the most romantic and iconic cities in the world is now offering up a literal piece of itself to online shoppers.  


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Our economy depends on the trust of our information. It depends on a free press. It’s the watchdog of our democracy and allows for small businesses to thrive in an open marketplace.

 

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Rent-the-Runway now has space at Neiman Marcus. A dynamic may be changing.    

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We cannot take sides when it comes to the races. We cannot take sides when it comes to cultures. This is not good business. It is a moral disgrace. It's business. It's personal. It's business.

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My sister is finally getting married!  She would like a destination wedding in Hawaii and our family is so excited.  As a bridesmaid, the most important item is the dress.  There are so many to choose from and an endless amount of stores.  To cut down the costs of a destination wedding, there ar...

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The drive of the marketplace is the handshake. Imagine our businesses surviving in a country that devalues diversity. That devalues trust in the handshake.

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Posted by Katherine on Oct 02, 2016 under

Remember when we had disposable cameras on each table at a wedding?  We would send them to get printed and wait to share the pictures at a later date and that's if we were able to see you in person.  Also, most of the pictures printed weren't all that great.  Today, we have our cell phones, diffe...

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My husband and I have been married for over 10 years now.  We planned it ourselves and had a very low key wedding in beautiful Southern California by the beach.  Our church looked over the ocean and our reception was across the street from our house in the community center.  I admit I did most of...

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The morality of "paying for what you use."

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Posted by CK Kenneth on Jul 03, 2016 under

Please read Jen Glass's informative article on the many ways to save in the wedding dress market (http://elitedaily.com/life/wedding-dress-of-your-dreams-for-under-1k/1523104/). 

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Posted by Katherine on May 26, 2016 under

What do you do with your gorgeous center pieces?  At my wedding, we gave it to the longest married at the table.  During different events, I noticed gorgeous displays of arrangements tossed in the trash or taken by guests and staff to take home.  But what if you could donate your flowers and a po...

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Spring is here and love is bloom; tis also the season for weddings. You may find yourself with many invitations from family and friends to join them in celebrating their special day.  When looking over any invite, keep your finances in mind before replying.  According to an article in Washington P...

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Posted by Katherine on Mar 04, 2016 under

On February 29th I just celebrated my 2nd (or 8th depending on how you count) wedding anniversary.  It was good to go back and look at pictures and remember that day.  To save money I had done many of decorations, innovations and whatnot myself.  I am still proud and happy about how that day turn...

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Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to love, so it comes as no surprise that thousands of couples tie the knot on February 14th each year. According to a survey by American Express, a whopping 6 million people are planning or expecting a proposal this Valentine’s Day. If he already put a ring on ...

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Vow to be Chic offers designer bridesmaid dresses, as rentals, if you know your measrements. 

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You can rent a unique urban wedding.

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How the green movement plans the wedding.

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The vision of RentaLife Weddings is to go beneath the vision.

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The Bridesmaid is no longer crying.

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Renting an Airstream for the honeymoon.

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Posted by CK Kenneth on Apr 11, 2013 under

Peer-to-peer renting is coming to Rent a Life in the form of a wedding gown.

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