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Vince La Rosa has been matching couples with their perfect wedding band for over five years at TungstenWorld.com. You can see more of his tips and advice on all things tungsten carbide, cobalt, titanium and weddings online at the Tungsten World Education Center.
Since I started working in the wedding industry, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking to thousands of brides and grooms about their wedding bands. And in that time, I’ve helped every type of customer from the picky bride to the ambivalent groom, the big spender to the bargain-conscious couple and everything in-between.
While I’ve quickly learned no two couples are alike, over time I’ve gained enough experience to know the best way to help narrow down the vast array of wedding bands choices out there to help find The One. And it really boils down to three simple questions: color, budget and lifestyle.
I love Uber. I love Uber. If you haven’t heard of Uber yet, Uber is an awesome app you can use to call a taxi, private black car, or rideshare. Instead of calling a traditional taxi service, you can use the app on your phone to set your destination, see nearby drivers, track your driver heading towards you (no wondering where the driver is as you’re waiting) and pay automatically for your fare (no calculating tip awkwardly at the end of the drive!)
In San Francisco (near where I am from and Uber’s original launching city), grabbing a taxi is pretty much near impossible. With Uber, I’m generally guaranteed a ride with no hassle within minutes of requesting a car. Amazing. It’s pretty much my fav new app.
More and more awesome couples are using Uber for their wedding transportation, for themselves and their guests, especially now that Uber has launched in most cities and countries worldwide. Even if they aren’t launched in your city yet, it’s worth it to grab the app since it’s invaluable when traveling and you’re in a strange city with strange cab companies.
Just imagine how pleased I was when Uber approached WeddingLovely for a great partnership — Uber is offering all new users $30 off their first ride.
- Simply download the app (available for iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone)
- Enter the promo code WLOVELY…
- …and you’ll get $30 deducted from your fare. Most rides will come in under than amount, so it’s basically giving you a free ride!
Not only can you use this code for yourself, but you can also print out the flyer above (download a large printable version here) and pass out to your wedding guests, friends, family, clients, and customers.
Love Uber like I do? Let us know your stories in the comments, and happy Uber-ing!
What could be more romantic than getting engaged while travelling with your sweetheart? Not much — and today’s post shares some great tips about buying the perfect engagement ring abroad.
One way to make your holiday with your girlfriend truly special is to buy her a diamond engagement ring to show her exactly how you feel. If you are looking to surprise her, then this could literally blow her socks off. There are some really good locations where you can not only have a great holiday together, but also get yourself a great deal on an engagement ring.
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Good morning! Today we’d like to introduce you to a really innovative, alternative gift registry called SoKind that allows couples to register for gifts from the heart rather than a bunch of blingy stuff. From SoKind:
Friends and family. That’s what wedding receptions boil down to, right? It would be a lot less work and cost if a wedding consisted solely of a ceremony. No need to worry about finding a venue or coordinating entertainment. No need to worry about menus or seating arrangements. Yet despite the hassle, many people still choose to commemorate one of life’s biggest events with a celebration.
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For your fall wedding, now is the perfect time to search for your wedding invitations, and Invitations by Dawn is here with a great new collection! It might be tempted to be inspired by the wonderful spring and summer weather we have right now, but it’s a great idea to set the theme for your autumn wedding using your invitation design. We love rich autumn colors, nature, fall leaves, and rustic themes for our autumn weddings, and these invitations definitely fit the bill!
Invitations by Dawn has shared with us their collection of beautiful invitations and we are excited to share with you these stunning designs that are sure to fit any couple’s style:
Good morning lovelies! As I’m sure you’re more than aware, there are a lot of details that go into planning a wedding, not the least of which is where to buy your wedding bands. Here is an option for you to consider: Angara is an online retailer with decades of experience in jewelery and fine gemstones. From Angara’s website:
Angara is a word in ancient Sanskrit that means “the fire within.” It is with this Angara that the Earth has created our magnificent gemstones. Our family has been in the fine gemstone business for generations and has deep roots in gemstone cutting, polishing and design. We specialize in Sapphires, Rubies, Emeralds, Tanzanites, Diamonds and other precious gemstones.
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The Cotswold Frock Shop is a wedding gown and fashion shop located in Gloucestershire, England with a great online presence, with free UK delivery for orders over £100.00. From their website:
The Cotswold Frock Shop is an inspiring space full to the brim with beautiful designer wedding gowns, Special occasion outfits for Mother or the Bride or Groom including dresses and suits for wedding guests or a day at the races, shoes and accessories.
You can rely on our staff to guide you gently through choosing an outfit for your special day whether it’s for a wedding, prom, graduation of any occasion where you want to look amazing.
Privately owned and managed by Christine, The Cotswold Frock Shop was established in 1988, so you can befit from almost 25 years of experience in fittings brides and their Mums with their prefect dress.
There are some stunning dresses by The Cotswold Frock Shop — here are a few of our favorites:
Today we have another treat for our UK readers; the inside scoop on some of the best honeymoon camping around! Enjoy:
Recent research by Best of British, a high end campsite company, suggests more newly married couples each year are plumping for camping, caravanning, chalet or camper van style honeymoons. Rather than the usual tried and tested overseas destinations, staycation type ‘moons are becoming more popular and it’s little wonder why.
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As well as looking forward to a future with the partner you love, it’s said that there are other advantages for couples choosing to tie the knot. Studies suggest that married people tend to live longer, and (though unromantic) married couples enjoy better financial benefits, thanks to tax breaks for wedded couples. A wedding day is a much anticipated, enjoyable event that hopefully runs smoothly for all guests.
But planning the perfect wedding takes time and effort. Here are a few things that you will need to think about:
Hello Lovelies! Today we’re sharing a selection of bold accessories from New York based designer Proenza Schouler. These are more than just statement pieces for the big day. These are investment pieces that you’ll treasure for years. From Proenza Schouler’s website:
Proenza Schouler is defined by its fusion of craftsmanship and attention to detail with a sense of refined ease. Inspiration drawn from contemporary art and youth culture is combined with an emphasis on tailoring and the use of custom developed fabrics.
See all the pretty must-haves after the cut!