Travel Diary: Peru Day 3

Day 3: Hiking Mount Machu Picchu.  The alarm went off at 5 a.m., to give Pascal and I enough time for a quick breakfast before meeting our Andean guide, Joseph at 6 a.m. in the hotel lobby. It was quite chilly with a cloudy early morning mist clinging to the mountains surrounding us. We headed down through the narrow streets of the higgledy piggledy town, and across a tiny pedestrian bridge over the roaring Urabamba river.  A long line with hundreds of hikers had already formed for the buses to take us to the base of The Citadel. Soon we...


Travel Diary: Peru Day 1 + 2

After a crazy busy bridal market, it was time to relax, unwind and become inspired by the beauty of Peru.  Come along with me for the ride!  Day one: Pascal and I arrived in Cusco, the ancient Incan capital, bright and early Sunday morning. After a 2 hour drive through the mountains, we arrived at our first stop, the breathtaking town of Urabamba in the Sacred Valley. Our hotel room has glorious views of the mountains and the gardens are filled with magnificent varieties of fuchsia . After a quick breakfast, our guide, local man Albero who spoke fluent English, and our driver Juan took...


Behind the Scenes of our Spring 2019 Bridal Show

So much goes in to the making of our bridal show. We want to give you a little perspective of what happens behind the scenes...  We get an early start, with an 8:30am call time for the models, hair and makeup teams. But first, some coffee!  The stage is set the night before. Seating assignments are arranged for the editors, the runway is laid down and flowers by the talented Pascal Guillierme are given their finishing touches.    While models are getting made up, Video Fashion interviews me about my inspiration for the show. The talented makeup lead Susan McCarthy...