A veil that extends to the bride’s elbow, typically about 25 inches long.
When a couple steals away to get married without notifying friends and family.
Using a metal die, letters and images are pressed into the paper from behind, creating a raised “relief” surface, imparting added dimension to the invitation design. Usually used for large initials or borders. Ink or foil may be applied to the front of the paper so that the raised letters and images are colored.
An individual who moves the wedding reception forward by announcing speakers, songs and dances. Comes from the phrase Master of Ceremonies or MC.
A style of gown with a high waistline (right under the bust) which falls to a slimmer skirt.
A party thrown at the beginning of the engagement, sometimes to announce the engagement to family and friends.
A series of photos taken by the wedding photographer during the engagement. Often used in wedding announcements, save-the-date cards or at the wedding.
Engraving is generally the most formal and expensive printing option. The image is etched into a metal plate, and the ink held in the etched grooves is applied to the paper with a press. The resulting raised image is comprised entirely of ink sitting on the surface of the paper. The ink applied is opaque, making it possible to print a lighter colored ink on a darker colored paper with this method.
A long tie with a square bottom that is a cross between a regular necktie and the more formal ascot.
A skin care technique that involves the removal of the outermost layer of skin cells, usually with a product that contains micro beads that act as a mild abrasive. Involves using scrubs with fine particles and can be used for both face and body.