You, read correctly. Fifty. Eight. Dollars! Who knew it was possible to purchase a diamond engagement ring or wedding band under the same roof as toilet paper and laundry detergent (and in some states guns)? Walmart has recently expanded their assortment of quality diamond jewelry for every budget, with a wide selection of engagement rings and other bridal jewelry all under $1,000. The bargain retailer even offers layaway year-round on all jewelry purchases. [Read more...]
Tonight is the night, folks. Triple B has made it to prime-time! Tune into TLC’s Something Borrowed, Something New to catch Triple B and me on a hilarious and quite possibly emotional show. (Check here for complete listing info.) At the end of the 30-minute episode, you would have met my mother, [Read more...]
If you or anyone you remotely care about is planning a wedding within a budget of any kind and doesn’t have LightintheBox.com on their radar, they are missing out. This online resource — which isn’t necessarily new — offers everything from shoes to kitchen faucets. Admittedly, a first glance at their home page probably won’t woo you as it is pretty generic in design and doesn’t scream weddings. But once you mosey over to their weddings page, you’ll start to see the…light. (hee hee) [Read more...]
In search for the perfect holiday gift for your bridal party? Well, look no further. Triple B intern Mabel Martinez has a round-up of the latest must-have items. From the bride-to-be to the future father-in-law, there’s something for everyone on your list. The best part is that everything is under $50, so it won’t burn a hole in your wallet and you can still squeeze something in for yourself as a holiday treat. [Read more...]
Please enjoy the latest post from Triple B’s editorial style contributor Mabel Martinez and be sure to leave comments, folks!
Triple B recently had the opportunity to preview Nina’s latest Bridal Collection. Stunning wedding gowns and bridal accessories for every blushing bride were on display. Nina’s showroom also featured a panel discussion on the bridal industry today, the latest bridal trends and designers collections.
The panel featured designers, Jenny Yoo and Matthew Christopher along with Andrea Wasserman, national bridal director for Nordstrom. Yoo is best known for her easily convertible style dresses that’s available in a number of patterns and hues. Christopher, knows just when to add embellishment and embroidery. Wasserman, has become a go-to-designer for classic wedding gowns. [Read more...]
The last couple of weeks have been draining. There was Hurricane Sandy (those of us in the Northeast U.S. are still feeling her devastation), the anticipation of the presidential election outcome and just the day to day ups and downs of life. So, I decided to share a little eye candy on Triple B today for the heck of it. Call it a visual pick-me-up. I recently came across the above Manolo Blahnik shoes online and literally gazed at them for about ten minutes. They’re gorgeous. [Read more...]
Another wedding season is upon us — fall and winter weddings! It begs the question, “What to wear?” This season think plenty of jewel tones, ruffles, pleats and sky-high pumps. Triple B style intern Mabel Martinez selected fashionable choices ideal for any fall wedding. (There’s even hair and makeup tips, too.) Oh and for the brides-to-be reading, these frocks double as perfect choices for your engagement party or bridal shower. The best part? All these picks are less than $200! [Read more...]