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Four Weddings…and a Paper Lantern: Bride Guide

posted: 02/06/12
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Lara was the winner in this episode of Four Weddings, but each featured bride has plenty of great ideas to share! Take a look at their wedding style in this guide.

Lara: Purple Passion

Jersey bride Lara, 24, spent $55,000 on her dream day. Nearly 215 guests enjoyed her purple, purple, purple-themed wedding!

  • Dress: Allure (Model No. 8524)
  • Florist: Blossom Heath
  • Entertainment: Long Island Sound
  • Cake: Vito Cake
  • Cake Topper: A Sweet Peace
  • Candy Bar: Vanessa Torres and Karissa Estrom
  • Ice Sculpture: Bridgeview Yacht Club
  • Photographer: Brett Deutsch
  • Videographer: Gary Silberman
  • Invitations: The Invitations Boutique
  • Venue: Bridgeview Yacht Club, Island Park, NY
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News reporter Ty, 32, spent her $45,000 budget on a night that recalled old New York glamour from the '40s and '50s. Her 170 guests loved the Supper Club feel with the jazz band...and a little Jay-Z thrown in for good measure! Get inspired by Ty's style.

  • Dress: Alita Graham for Kleinfeld
  • Veil: Kleinfeld
  • Jewelry:
  • Bridesmaids Dresses: Jim Hjelm
  • Hair: CT Beauty
  • Photographer: DK Collection
  • Videographer: Jason Walsh
  • DJ: DJ Kirk & Energy Entertainment
  • Linens:
  • Florist: Pavilion Florals
  • Wedding Planner: Lauren Fedders
  • Malcolm Room Seating Chart and Table Numbers:
  • Colors: Navy blue and black
  • Venue: Terrace on the Park, Queens, NY
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Foodie bride Aurea, 47, used her $25,000 budget to convey a Simply Elegant Garden theme and to delight her 110 guests with a sophisticated menu. These are the details.

  • Dress: Maggie Sottero (Model Fiorella)
  • Bracelets: Kohl's
  • Flowers: Mr. Anthony Bartow Floral Boutique
  • Colors: Brown, gold and yellow
  • Coordinator: Regina Hasting
  • Venue: Harvest on Hudson, Hasting, NY
  • Unique and Original Touches: Butterflies and flower balls in the ceremony decor were handmade by the bride
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For her relaxed beachy/traditional wedding, bride Nicole, 28, put her $25,000 budget to use serving 158 guests. Here's how she did it.

  • Dress: David's Bridal
  • Flowers: Provided by Lobster Shanty
  • Colors: Aqua, silver and white
  • Trellis: Built by Robert Moran
  • Venue: The Sunset Ballroom at Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty, Pleasant Beach, NJ
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