Eco-Chic Style

Mar
27
2015
Green wedding at the lenox hotel in boston
If you are planning a green wedding in Boston, Massachusetts an easy way to reduce the carbon footprint of your event is to have your guests stay at a green hotel. If those eco-friendly accommodations can also host your wedding ceremony or reception, eliminating the need for extra transportation, all the better! Here are Boston-based properties that have...
Mar
26
2015
Mix up seasons by including canned fruits and veggies. Braised Short Rib Bites o
Having a winter wedding is not only possible, it is really fun - and you can still offer a delicious, locally sourced wedding menu. It’s easy to imagine a locally sourced wedding feast in August, but February and March offer magnificent opportunities to focus on the flavorful, fun and cozy. Birchtree Catering is an eco-friendly catering company that specializes in...
Mar
25
2015
Nautical cotton rope wedding details
For mariners, sailors, and ocean-loving couples, nautical wedding details can be a fun theme to weave throughout your beach-side or marina wedding event. You can use boating decor elements (like anchors or ropes), beach finds (like sand, shells and sea glass), and/or focus on specific sea life that you connect with as a couple (e.g. Maryland crabs, lobsters, fish or whales)....
Mar
24
2015
This couple had a sustainable wedding on the beach in Mexico
Andrea Correa and Andrew Arentowicz had an eco-friendly destination wedding on June 21, 2014 in Tulum, Mexico at the Ziggy Beach Club at The Beach Hotel. Their StoryThe couple met in Los Angeles, California in 2010  at a sports bar watching an NFL playoff game. Drew is a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan and was there to watch the game while Andrea was there with some...
Mar
23
2015
Pink wedding bouquet for spring weddings
Spring is here and everything is coming up roses and daffodils - so why not include these and other seasonal blooms into your DIY wedding bouquet? Local flowers are fresher, they smell better, have a smaller carbon footprint, and they often cost less as you can buy them directly from the farm (visit localharvest.org to find growers in your area). Spring flowers also...
Mar
20
2015
The Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park is a LEED certified green hotel in Asheville
If you are planning a green wedding in Asheville, North Carolina an easy way to reduce the carbon footprint of your event is to have your guests stay at a green hotel. If those eco-friendly accommodations can also host your ceremony and reception, eliminating the need for extra transportation, all the better! Here are Asheville-based properties that have taken...
Mar
19
2015
 Europe has banned over 1,300 toxic ingredients in cosmetics. By contrast, the U
Have you ever thought about how many products you put on your body everyday before you leave your house?  Maybe you are a simple girl or a product junkie! Either way…do you actually know what’s IN your products? Day after day, year after year, decade after decade, most of us slather products on our bodies without ever really thinking about what ingredients are in our...
Mar
18
2015
best free weight loss apps for brides
How many brides-to-be are putting their lives on hold until they have lost those haunting pounds to fit into their “fairytale”  wedding dress?  These days, technology can play a powerful role in the pursuit of wellness and weight loss, while still allowing a bride to enjoy the journey to her wedding day. So don’t focus on the scale and dieting. You can pick up a...
Mar
17
2015
green green drinks for st patricks day
Happy St. Patrick's Day! To celebrate in eco-friendly style, why not pour yourself and your wedding guests one of these five green color organic drinks? We have included a video and the recipes below to make is easy to green this naturally verdant holiday.Green Colored St. Patrick's Day Drink # 1: The LeprechaunWhat you need:Lion's Pride Organic Whiskey (2 oz.)Q Tonic...
Mar
16
2015
This green bride wore a once used Monique Lhuillier gown
Monica and Gary Kelly had an urban chic green wedding with green grass and succulent details on July 24th in Los Angeles, California. The couple first struck a chord when they both were working for the same company within the music industry. After building a friendship, the relationship reached a crescendo in July with their stunning organic wedding. Their Green Venue And...