CED Blog

Elizabethan Times

May 25, 2011

The age of Shakespeare, you know it had to be romantic! Betrothal was still the norm but now the groom would often be given a picture of his bride pre-ceremony so he’d at least know what she looked like

Wedding History: Medieval Times

May 18, 2011

Betrothal was common. Brides wore blue because it was the color of purity. There were rings and the kissing of the bride. The maid of honor originated during this time in England.

An Exotic Journey

April 20, 2011

Pantone’s theme for the spring 2011 color palette is “An Exotic Journey.” Using travel and places such as India, Africa, Peru and Turkey as their muses.

Style: Layering into Spring

January 28, 2011

As it’s starting to warm up I find myself getting eager to get into my spring wardrobe, the problem is, it’s still January. The transition from winter to spring can be a tricky one but it doesn’t have to be. The key is layering

The Trench

November 17, 2010

A wise fashionista once told me that every woman needs a trench coat. Dress it up, dress it down, wear it as a dress; it could be one of the more versatile assets to a woman’s wardrobe.

Diane von Furstenberg

November 10, 2010

It’s not new news that I love clean lines, sharp angles and minimalistic ideas. I am a jewelry designer and that’s the way I design my jewelry. Diane von Furstenberg is a clothing designer, that is how she designs clothes and that is why I love most everything she designs.

Wedding Style: Rosa Clara

October 20, 2010

I love the Rosa Clará and Two by Rosa Clará. Since they’re absolutely amazing and perfectly in line with the CED way of chic we wanted to share some of these gorgeous, sophisticated and modern gowns with you.

Elaine Kim- Edgy Yet Clean

September 23, 2010

Known in Los Angeles as one of fashion’s taste makers, Elaine Kim established herself as an industry innovator with the global success of her iconic contemporary women’s wear brand. Elaine designs for the artistic and style-conscious woman

The Oviatt

September 17, 2010

“An art deco castle in the air,” this is one of very favorite buildings in Los Angeles. Finished in 1927, designed by Percy Eisen and Albert Walker, and complete with French marble and over 30 tons of Rene Lalique’s art glass. The Oviatt was originally the home the Alexander and Oviatt, a men’s clothing store;