Karen's Chronicles

Wedding & Party Planning

Welcome to my blog celebrating all the things I love. I will be writing about the things that inspire me, discussing fashion and style tips, taking you from the runway to real life. With party planning tips for all occasions. Keeping you in the know with the latest trends in food, décor and lifestyle. And, time and again about the balance of being running a successful business and being a great Mom to my two boys who are 12 and 6. I’m excited to begin this blogging journey and hope to hear your feedback to learn about things you want to see.

Category: Bridal Fashion

New York Bridal Market Recap | Oscar de la Renta Fall 2016 Bridal Collection

Oscar de la Renta Fall 2016 Bridal Collection Illustrating an obvious French influence, the Oscar de la Renta Fall 2016 Bridal Collection epitomized couture fashion. Designer Peter Copping created a luxurious yet classic series of gowns fit for royalty. The French influence was evident with the corded pansy lace and silk organza halter neck tie back blouse shown on two dresses in the collection.  One was a strapless silk faille ball gown with a pleat skirt detail, and the other was a st... Read More
Posted by Karen Kaforey at Wednesday, October 28, 2015

New York Bridal Market Recap: Rivini Fall 2016 Bridal Collection

Rivini Fall 2016 Bridal Collection  The Rivini Runway show was an icy affair inspired by the coating of the first frost. Designer Rita Vinieris showcased glistening gowns coated with shimmering delicate overlays. When we viewed the collection for a second time at our private writing appointment in New York City, we were captivated by the intricate overlays and capelettes, which exuded the frosty elegance that the designer achieved with this collection.  Another unique icy feature ... Read More
Posted by Karen Kaforey at Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Tip Tuesday

Once you have found your dream dress the next step is to find the perfect shoes to complete your bridal look.  This week we have seven tips for you to consider when shoe shopping.  Don’t be Afraid to Rock Them: It is important to find shoes that fit your personality and make you happy.  After all, you’re the one walking down the aisle in them so you better feel like a million bucks and then some!     Bigger Isn’t Always Better: While you may see a pair of 7 inc... Read More
Posted by Karen Kaforey at Tuesday, July 14, 2015