Matt went above and beyond with his baking skills. We wanted live music for the ceremony and drink reception, so we were very fortunate to have Leo King play his bossa nova, flamenco and classical tunes. Lovely flowers from Erika Frank Floral Design...she knew exactly what we wanted and...

In case you're not aware of its significance, the French celebrate La Fête du Muguet, the first day of May, by giving loved ones a bouquet of muguet (lily of the valley) flowers for good luck. It's the best month of the year in my opinion. Maybe it's because May is my birth month, so I am...

Every dollar counts, so please consider helping the people of Japan today. You can make your donation to the American Red Cross here. Gilt City members can help out too! They have partnered with Global Giving to give aid to organizations providing emergency services in Japan. In addition,...

So much more fashionable than using those boring black nylon bags, huh? The one above comes with a shoulder strap, to transform it into an messenger bag. The sturdy, flexible bag has three compartments and a zipper to hold everything in. Kunmi can make the bag to fit your laptop dimensions....

I adore this Gretchen 1920s Style Silver and Pearl Beaded Fascinator. What's great about this stunning piece is that you can also wear it with a costume or use it as part of your tango dance outfit. These Jeweled Ivory Blossom Hairpins are so romantic and feminine. It's absolutely perfect...

Summers in Seattle are rather brutal as there is no cloud cover, so I've been using the Soleil Fleur Before Sun Treatment religiously for extra UV protection. To counteract hyperpigmentation I've also been dabbing the Lucense Illuminating Floral Extract before bedtime.

Discount for fete a fete readers: FAUX is offering a 10% discount on all lash styles until end of July 4 (at midnight) plus free shipping! Discount code: faux+fete. Shop now at fauxlash.com. For editorial consideration, review samples were provided for this post.

The cacao farmers are paid four times above fair trade prices for their beans, jobs are created locally and we get to taste good chocolate. It's a total win-win for everyone. Some of my favorite bars are the Arabica Coffee (44% cocoa) and Sea Salt & Nibs (63%). If you like spice, the 63%...

Fresh Apple Spritzer The rum is aged at 8,000 feet above sea level in Guatemala. The cool temperature allows slower evaporation, creating a complex, ultra smooth profile. It is placed in several different casks (bourbon, sherry, Pedro Ximenez wine) in maximize the depth of flavor. It is a...

Tea Collection has a summer sale going on right now, so take advantage of the lower prices! The items above are now about 20-40% regular prices. They also offer free shipping for orders over $150. For editorial consideration, review samples were provided for this post.

 

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