Love Burst

31 August 2015

"People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that's what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.

A true soul mate is probably the most important person you'll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. But to live with a soul mate forever? Nah. Too painful. Soul mates, they come into your life just to reveal another layer of yourself to you, and then leave.

A soul mates purpose is to shake you up, tear apart your ego a little bit, show you your obstacles and addictions, break your heart open so new light can get in, make you so desperate and out of control that you have to transform your life, then introduce you to your spiritual master..." ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Love Burst

Love Burst

Love Burst

Love Burst

Peplum studded bustier dress: Rosewholesale
Nude studded open-toe wedge: Celine

The special dress on your wedding day

25 August 2015

Brides to be have a number of things to think of when planning their wedding. However the most important element in their wedding is their wedding dress, as they would be the center of attention at the weddings. Brides to be have to ensure that their wedding dress is perfect and looks great.

There are a number of wedding dresses to choose from and the number of choices is what actually makes selecting the perfect dress so hard. The bride to be is constantly bombarded with better options. The most famous style these days is the ball gown wedding dress, which is a full length dress.

When we say perfect it encompasses all the elements of a wedding from floral arrangements to the most important factor the wedding dress. Brides to be are spoiled for choice from the plethora of wedding dress styles available, from simple dresses to ball gown wedding dresses. Those who prefer a high profile wedding usually opt for the ball gown wedding dresses as it reflects the grandeur of the wedding whilst others prefer a simple white satin dress.

Ball gown wedding dresses come in a variety of colors and styles, the most common color is white and is sometimes paired with a color belt or sash. Ball gown wedding dresses have different designs, some have bead work on the upper half of the dress whilst others have ruffles on the lower part. Some ball gown wedding dresses also have small ribbons and bows attached to them to add to the style.

An alternative to a ball gown wedding dress is the mini wedding dress and a two piece wedding dress. The mini wedding dress is basically a small white or cream dress which falls just above the knees. It is a pretty modern dress but is not preferred amongst brides who usually like to opt for a more traditional looking ball gown wedding dress.

Often brides to be go for the most expensive ball gown wedding dress thinking the more expensive it is the better it would look. What they do not realize is that certain styles suit certain body shape and some brides end up looking hideous while clad in a designer ball gown wedding dress because it does not suit their body shape. It is always recommended to obtain an opinion of a few close friends before deciding on the final dress.

Pickweddingdresses is no ordinary bridal boutique. Pickweddingdresses give the brides something that they have never had before - exclusive access to the world's most divine wedding dresses Auckland at affordable prices.

Back to school outfit guide x giveaway

24 August 2015

I am going back to school to take up my Masters and I really can't wait.

Anyway, going back to school means, what's the perfect back-to-school wardrobe bag? Things can get really tough when you don't know what's your outfit for the day, especially if you're the fashionista type.

Picture this: You only have 30 minutes until your school bus arrives and you still can't decide what to wear. Uh-oh!

Trust me, I always battle this kind of dilemma and you don't want that do you? So why not plan ahead your perfect back-to-school wardrobe.

Here's your 7-days back-to-school outfit guide.

Dress it up Monday

Laid back Tuesday

Minimal Wednesday

Club meeting Thursday

Flirty Friday

Hoody Saturday

Sweet Sunday

I believe, there's no rules in fashion. You can mix and match these back-to-school outfits depending on your style, your mood, and your personality. You can go absolutely crazy! Go girl!

And the good news is, you can grab one of the outfits featured on this post. Now, all you have to do is follow the giveaway application below and be entered for a chance to win any back-to-school outfit valued up to $150. This giveaway is open to all worldwide and ends on September 23, 2015. Goodluck!

Back to school outfit giveaway

The perfect wedding dress for your budget

23 August 2015

When you have a tight budget, having a wedding dress that's right for your budget is your first option to have. But before you purchase a wedding dress, there are a few questions that you should ask yourself to make sure that this is the right gown to your shoes for you. It is important to have a dress that will make you feel and look gorgeous in your once in a lifetime event.

Pickweddingdresses bridal boutique has been supplying the most extensive, finest range of Wedding Dresses NZ since 2004. Pickweddingdresses is proud to be Auckland's wedding dresses supplier of beautiful collections which all use top quality luxurious silks, satins and exquisite laces. And for the more price conscious bride, the gorgeous bridal gowns are at relatively cheap prices.

Your perfect bridal dress

22 August 2015

For many brides, the quest to plan the perfect day can quickly turn into a nightmare trip down the aisle. Once the ring goes on, the race to plan the perfect wedding begins. The show must go on and it must go on as you envisioned it in your dreams.

First stop, wedding dresses! If you are Netizen, then you must know of the gold mine that the Internet is for cheapskates, or at least, for those looking to find good bargains. In fact, with a little online haggling skill on your part, you can save up to 25% or more off the list price! Another source of cheap wedding dresses are discount mail-order sites, like Pickweddingdresses, which offer 20-40 percent off the prices in bridal stores. Plus, you get to shop without leaving the home, which means more savings!

Every bride have different body sizes and shapes so it is only right to decide on what cut suits you best, that’s what!

Wedding dress 101

21 August 2015

Now you've got that ring on your finger, so what's next? Of course, dress shopping! But wait, what's your ideal wedding dress? Yes, you've been envisioning what you'd wear to your wedding since God knows when. Do you want a traditional wedding dress? Modern wedding dress? Simple wedding dresses? Or maybe you want a wedding dress with a long train? Regardless, a lot of pressure accompany when it comes to picking your ideal wedding dress. You will be the center of attention on your wedding and that gown you will put on for your walk down the aisle will be the true centerpiece of the day.

Shopping for your wedding dresses can sometimes be nerve-wrecking. You would mostly prefer to go to bridal salons -- hopping from on bridal salons to another -- that can be so painful in the soles. Why not opt for buying your wedding dresses online?

PickWeddingDresses offers you your perfectly gorgeous wedding dress which complements to the bride's attitude, style and spirit.

Now all you got to do is walk down that aisle. You go girl!

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