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Saukok Tiampo, guest contributor of REVEL, has us dreaming of spring with this lovely palette.

Our latest wedding look is inspired by an updated country affair, in peach and dusty blue. Pretty shades of peach with touches of lace make for a soft look that evokes spring, while the dusty blues add a bit of elegant contrast (this is no honky-tonk!) The addition of some woodsy neutrals gives it a rustic feel, ideal for an outdoor spring/summer celebration!

Nordstrom never ceases to amaze me with the amount of perfect pretties to be found in one place:

‘Dakota’ gown from Two by Rosa Clara | Kendra Scott Earrings | Badgley Mischka ‘Goodie’ Heels | ‘Jessie’ dress from Donna Morgan

Visit me at REVEL for all the details on this dusty blue and peach wedding inspiration, or to check out our wedding inspiration by color and style!

Did he pop the question? Submit your wedding colors/your inspiration, and you may just see us build you a board in REVEL by Request!

‘Til next time,

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Winter is relentless, and we’re still bundling up by the fire in our cashmere sweaters, basking in the glow of another holiday season full of engagements and winter weddings. But that won’t stop us from California Dreamin’ of palm trees, peonies and piña coladas! So wax your surfboards, hop in your Ford woodies and join us for a “beachy keen” tropical love story.

Pair peaches and corals with ocean blues and greens for a charming, vintage beach feel on your wedding day. Add a floral clutch and a mint-green layered necklace to your bridal look, and you’re ready to say, “I do!”

Want this look? Check out some of our favorite picks from the Wedding Suite at Nordstrom:

Pictured: Taylor Dresses Tonal Stripe Dress | Rachel Layered Statement Necklace | Erdem ‘Jane’ Gown
Tasha Clutch | Ralph Lauren Headband | Sondra Roberts Clutch
Christian Siriano Gown in select Wedding Suites | Nina ‘Begonia’ Earrings | Trina Turk ‘Fiji Flower’ Bikini

Mandy and the Team

Inspiration images via

Photo by: Meg Smith Photography on Snippet and Ink via | Photo by: Cappy Hotchkiss on Snippet and Ink via | Photo by: Ruby Yeo Photography on Bridal Musings via  | Photo from: Thunderbirds 55-57 on Inspired by This via | Photo by Martha Stewart Weddings on Polka Dot Bride via | Photo by: White Loft Studio on Wedding Chicks via | Photo by: Tinywater on The Brides Cafe via | Photo by: Katrina Louise on Wedding Chicks via | Photo by: 927 Photography on Polka Dot Bride via | Photo by: Meg Smith Photography on Snippet and Ink via | Photo by: 927 Photography on Polka Dot Bride via


Amy Squires and Jocey Canrinus (a.k.a the ladies behind the DIY and inspiration blog Wedding Chicks) are taking over our Wedding Suite Blog and The Thread for a day to share their selects for some hands-down gorgeous wedding styles. No surprise—after all, they do this all day! 

Amy’s wedding style is fuss-free and classic—with a modern twist. Just like this gorgeous wedding gown from Nouvelle Amsale: a silk organza A-line ballgown with a ruched sweetheart neckline, and paired with these Prada peep-toe sandals, and a soft and romantic bouquet like this one from Blossom and Branch.

1. Ippolita Long Necklace 2. Nouvelle Amsale Lookbook 3. Tasha Hair Picks 4. Prada Sandal
5. Blossom and Branch 6. Red Valentino Sandal 7. Blossom and Branch

Even though Jocey’s personal style has not really changed over the ten years she has been married, she would love the opportunity to re-do her personal wedding look. She can imagine herself in a long, flowy gown and gold shoes, holding a pretty pink bouquet like this one from Kat Flower. She’d definitely would wear a cute hair accessory and small earrings.

1. kate spade new york Earrings 2. Jenny Yoo Lookbook 3. Tasha Veil Headband 4. Giuseppe Zanotti Pump 5. Kat Flower 6. Red Valentino Sandal 7. Donna Morgan Dress

The Wedding Chicks

For some everyday, personal-style inspiration, check out Amy and Jocey’s guest post on The Thread.


We first mentioned our love of designer Heidi Elnora back in March when we announced the arrival of her bridal collection at the Wedding Suite. We still adore the carefree, romantic spirit of her dresses—not to mention that signature Southern sparkle.

Here’s something more to love: Heidi will be guest blogging, writing a series of posts for the Wedding Suite Blog on everything from her incredible wedding (and her many dresses) to her daily life as a designer and at home.

Check back soon for her first post, and in the meantime, here’s a glimpse at her gorgeous Alabama wedding. Lavish!


Check out the sweet navy-and-sorbet color combos happening over at REVEL–featuring the delicious ‘Tyler’ silk taffeta gown from La Fleur by Anne Barge (available for special order in our Wedding Suites).

Head to REVEL to find out where to get all the other tempting treats pictured, and browse our Fall 2012 Bridal Lookbook for more of our favorite bridal gowns.


Over at, we’ve got gold fever! Luxurious gold tones lend themselves beautifully to fall and winter weddings, but we’re in love with one combination in particular that makes gold the perfect choice for warm-weather weddings: seafoam and gold.

Not quite blue, not quite green, seafoam is the perfect romantic summer wedding color! Gilded accents like gold place settings and sparkly trim bring the colors alive…we’re especially smitten with ranunculus and dusty miller for the florals in this scheme, bringing a bit of rustic romance and tying it all together!

Want the look for your wedding? Check out some of our favorite picks from The Wedding Suite at Nordstrom:

Pictured: Kendra Scott Cuff | La Femme Chiffon Gown | Lauren Merkin Clutch  | Argento Vivo Square Drop Earrings | Donna Morgan Chiffon Gown | Badgley Mischka Pump| Nina Satin Trim Veil | Tory Burch Statement Necklace

We’ve had a blast sharing some of our favorite color schemes with you! We hope you hop on over and check out for more beautiful wedding inspiration and great product picks from The Wedding Suite at Nordstrom. Head over to take the Style Quiz and see what gorgeous, super-customized wedding inspiration lands right in your lap(top).

Cathleya and The Team

Inspiration images via
1. Christa Elyce on Bridal Musings | 2. Erica OBrien Cake on Heart Love Weddings | 3. Lisa Lefkowitz on Snippet & Ink | 4. Dana Grant Photography on Every Last Detail | 5. Adam Barnes on Grey Likes Weddings | 6. Kaysha Weiner Photographer on Inspired by This | 7. Pasha Belman Photography on Southern Weddings | 8. Stone Crandall Photography on Bow Ties and Bliss | 9. Eric Kelley on Snippet & Ink  | 10. Christa Elyce on Bridal Musings | 11. Vintage Floral Save-the-Date Cards by Amber Barkley from Minted Paper Goods | 12. Photo by: Cami Jane Photography via Inspired by This

{ 0 comments } here again, back to share another of the most beautiful and popular wedding color schemes of the season! Whether or not you’re an unabashed (or perhaps secret?) fan of the Fifty Shades novel series, we can’t deny that it has inspired our love for the color grey paired with…anything! One of our favorite pairings this season is Lilac and Slate.

For the Francophile in all of us, a lilac-and-slate color scheme whisks us away to the French countryside! Elegant décor dotted with lavender sprigs, free-flowing champagne and a getaway in a vintage car. Oh, how we can taste the Ladurée macarons now…

Want to get this look? Check out some of our favorite picks from the Nordstrom Wedding Suite:

Pictured: Carmen Marc Valvo Gown | Tasha ‘Havana’ Salon Clip | Nordstrom Round Pavé Stone Pendant Necklace | Donna Morgan Crisscross Dress | kate spade new york Stud Earrings | Us Angels Flower Sash Dress | Manolo Blahnik Sandal | Franchi Ruffle Frame Clutch

Looking for the perfect wedding palette to call your own? Check out and search wedding details by 16 of the most popular wedding colors with one click by using the handy color search bar! See something you love? Sign up and save your wedding favorites and inspiring images into bundles that you can share with your family and friends (or keep all to yourself!).

We’ve got one more beautiful wedding color combination coming your way…stay tuned!
The Team

Inspiration images via
1. Beaux Arts Photographie on Snippet & Ink | 2. The Collective Photographers on Grey Likes Weddings | 3.  The Collective Photographers on Grey Likes Weddings | 4. Millie Holloman on Inspired by This | 5. B.S. Smith Photography on Style Unveiled | 6. This Modern Romance on The Bride’s Cafe | 7. Laura Murray Photography on Bridal Musings | 8. The Collective Photographers on Grey Likes Weddings | 9. Mr and Mrs Smith Hotel Collection | 10. Kristyn Hogan on Every Last Detail |  11. Jessica Claire on Inspired by This | 12. Marissa Rodriguez Photography on Every Last Detail

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We’re crushing on Who wouldn’t? It is never-ending wedding inspiration from real brides from all over the Internet in one easily searchable place!

So we decided, why not take our relationship to the next level? Our National Bridal Director, Andrea Wasserman, put together 15 bundles of her favorite things to inspire and adore, and the folks over at are returning our affections by sharing their summer-perfect wedding color schemes—including their picks for re-creating the look from our Wedding Suites. It’s a match made in heaven.

Over at, we’re constantly swooning over the latest wedding color schemes and combos. There’s nothing we love more than updating our home page multiple times a day with the new, gorgeous style inspirations by theme and color! This summer, three palettes have emerged as’s favorites, and we’re thrilled to bring them here to you!

First up is the romantic girl’s dream: Blush and Peach

A daytime tented affair with rose champagne and your groom in grey—all the makings for one sweet, peachy-pink wedding on the lawn.

Want the look? Re-create this romantic fête with our favorites from the Nordstrom Wedding Suite.

Pictured: Sergio Rossi Caged Sandal | Sondra Roberts Clutch | Carmen Marc Valvo Organza Gown | Amsale Ruffled Chiffon Gown | Nina Ribbon & Cluster Necklace | Dior ‘Miss Dior’ Eau de Parfum Spray

Stay tuned this week for two more of the hottest wedding color combos this season!
The Team

Inspiration images via
1. Lisa Lefkowitz on Snippet & Ink | 2. Elizabeth Messina on kiss the groom | 3. Michael + Anna Costa on Inspired | 4. April Smith Photography on Inspired by This | 5. Austin Gros on Wedding Chicks |      6. Elizabeth Messina on Inspired by This | 7. Johnny Miller via Engaged & Inspired | 8. Pat Moyer on Inspired by This | 9. Ryan Ray on Wedding Chicks | 10. Steve Steinhardt on Inspired by This

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Are you a REVELer? Our Weddings Team just can’t stop raving about REVEL—it’s so much more than a blog, with uniquely curated, of-the-moment wedding styles. Not to mention, totally shop-able. Bonus!

We couldn’t resist asking the editors of REVEL to handpick some of their favorite pieces from our Wedding Suite to style a dream wedding, by occasion: Classic Affair & Fashionable Fête.

As usual, their selections are a wedding-day bull’s-eye. If you’re a bride-to-be (or lover of all things weddings, like us), REVEL is a must—from its super-sleek look to the smart navigation (you can now browse by color or item type).

Some of the most fashion-forward ladies turn into unabashed classicists when it comes to their big day. And others switch things up by throwing their own trendsetting party of a lifetime. Have a look at REVEL’s latest post, and tell us which type you are when it comes to your wedding: Are you a trendsetter all the way, or “fashionable by day, classic by wedding?”