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Pantone Fall 2014 Color Forecast

September 17, 2014

Fall officially starts on Monday! I’m ready to see this heat go and I’m ready to see the fall colors come into play. I feel that the Pantone Fall 2014 colors are everything the perfect, modern, fall color palette should be: rich, not too bright, not too boring and most importantly, warm!

A ship, a cloud, and an iceberg dressed as a cloud

September 10, 2014

The Fondation Louis Vuitton’s new Frank Gehry building is opening up next month in Paris. The astounding, modern, work of art will be a permanent home for the Foundation, as well as a center for contemporary arts and culture. Gehry himself described the building,

Taking a Lesson from Lauren Bacall

August 14, 2014

“I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.” –Lauren Bacall Lauren Bacall, the iconic actress whose acting life transcended time, passed away this week.

Fall 2014 Fashion Report

August 8, 2014

How is it already August?! I guess since time keeps moving whether you’re ready or not, we might as well look forward about a month to fall, so we can prepare ourselves before it inevitably sneaks up on us. We’ve put together a list of a few of our favorite Fall 2014 fashion trends. I’m loving the simplistic chic!

Summer 2014 Wedding Trends

June 18, 2014

Summer 2014 is on its way and along with it, of course, come new seasonal wedding trends! Take a look at the following before you set your summer wedding plans in stone, keep your day modern with these contemporary trends.

The Antithesis of the LBD

June 6, 2014

Luckily here in California, we have a few months of gorgeous weather to look forward to before we’re hit with suffocating heat. With the arrival of summer comes days of bright sunshine, fresh flowers and sundresses. Sundresses!

J. Mendel’s Wedding Line? Yes, Please.

April 23, 2014

“I think of all my gowns as modern heirlooms. Something you will have forever.” -Gilles Mendel J. Mendel’s new wedding line has been released. Oh my, it is exquisite. These gowns are chic, contemporary and minimalistic – all things CED loves!

Three Style Trends at the 2014 Oscars

March 4, 2014

I was happy to be able to watch the 2014 Oscar’s from the living room of a friend this year since we do not own a TV. I must say I did quite enjoy it! There were several things that struck me aside from Ellen DeGeneres’ bringing me to laughter so I thought I would share.

Committed to Transformative Fashion Design

February 26, 2014

“What is art? What is fashion?” The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the Brooklyn Museum. From Madonna’s cone bra, to sponsoring the 03-04 exhibit in the Costume Institute of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art entitled “Braveheart: Men in Skirts,”