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Wedding Wednesdays: Gabrielle Union, Ashlee Simpson and Jenny McCarthy

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Congratulations to three beautiful brides who tied the knot this Labor Day weekend; Gabrielle Union, Ashlee Simpson and Jenny McCarthy. Gabrielle Union (actress) married Dwayne Wade (athlete), Ashlee Simpson (singer, sister of singer Jessica Simpson) wedded Evan Ross (actor, son of the legendary Diana Ross) and Jenny McCarthy (TV host of The View), Donnie Wahlberg (actor, brother of actor Mark Wahlberg). Best wishes and blessings! xo,

Luxe

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Feature: The New Miss Westchester and Miss Hudson Valley 2015 Queens

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This past Saturday, August 16, 2014 marked the five year anniversary of the Miss Westchester/ Hudson Valley pageant competition. Congratulations to the team and the new queens! Meet the lovely ladies below. image

The new titleholders (from left to right) are Jordan Rose Decker, 18, Pleasantville, Miss Westchester Teen 2015; Nadia Manginelli, 21, Peekskill, Miss Westchester 2015; April Maroshick, 21, Valley Stream, Miss Hudson Valley 2015; Sophia D’Ambrosio, 16, Duanesburg, Miss Hudson Valley Teen 2015.

With an all red theme for the Miss and a silver/white theme for the teens, each beauty queen allowed her personality to shine through her gown choice. I couldn't ask for a better variety. If you like their looks as much as I did, I've pulled some pieces for your own shopping experience. Simply click on your favorite(s) to look like the queen of your choice.

Miss Westchester Teen

Jordan Decker wore a sleek gown with dazzling gems from top to bottom. Here are two glamorous options to look like Miss Westchester Teen. image image

Miss Westchester 2015

Nadia Manginelli rocked a high-neck, full lace gown. The inner sweetheart neckline and knee length lining took this dress up a notch in a sexy way. Here are two ways to look like Miss Westchester.

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Miss Hudson Valley 2015

April Maroshick chose a gorgeous crystal-decorated high neck line, attached sweetheart and low back gown. To achieve Miss Hudson Valley's look, try one of these.

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Miss Hudson Valley Teen 2015

Last but not least, Sophia D’Ambrosio was adorned in a sweet white floral-embroider, illusion, a-line gown that flowed like a goddess at the bottom. Here's how to look like Miss Hudson Valley Teen. image image

Once again congratulations everyone! I can't wait to see their fashion picks this season and most importantly, the positive impact these ladies will make in many lives this year.

Love,

Luxe LeBlanc

Wedding Wednesdays: Lauren Conrad's Wedding Dress

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This year there is a fun list of beautiful celebrities who have gotten engaged. One bride-to-be that I can't wait to see is Lauren Conrad. I know she's going to be gorgeous. According to her Instagram, we know that she's had her bachelorette party already so it's only a matter of time before the wedding photos surface. Until then let's suppose she is being Adorned By Luxe. This is how I'd dress her for her big day.

Client Profile

Client: Lauren Conrad Service: Red Carpet Styling Red Carpet Moment: Wedding-Bride Style: Soft, Chic, Glam

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Amazing A-Line

Lauren's soft and sweet with a flare wardrobe leads me to believe she wants an A-line dress with lace, v-neck or sweetheart neckline and a little pizazz. Here are my top picks:

1. Alvina Valenta

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2. Augusta Jones

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3. David Fielden

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Sexy Sleek

Next on the list would be a sleek dress made with silk, lace and/or sparkle. The neckline remains the same but I think she'd compromise a dropping neckline for a low back. Here are my picks:

4. Jim Hjelm

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5. Maggie Sotero

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6. Julie Vino

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Fit then Flare

The third category of wedding gowns I'd choose for Lauren would be the mermaid/trumpet. She'd look fabulous in a mixture of fit and flare. Here are my picks:

7. Danielle Caprese

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8. Tony Ward

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Princess Please

Last but not least, I can't forget to give her options of feeling like a princess. Here are my picks:

9. Hayley Paige

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10. Le Spose Di Gio

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Get the Luxe Look

Let me now what your favorites are and which one you think will be Lauren Conrad's wedding dress below in the comments section. All gowns can be found at Kleinfeld except for the Julie Vino.

If you're a bride-to-be or know one, remember the Luxe 2 for 1, special occasion styling is still available. See details below and contact us before it's over!

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Love,

Your Glamour Stylist Luxe LeBlanc

Luxe's Wedding Wednesdays: Anniversary Bride

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I thought it befitting to start off our new segment "Luxe's Wedding Wednesdays" as my first wedding anniversary approaches this Friday. I cannot believe it's been a year already! What was I doing this time last year? Counting down, with only two days remaining, I was freaking out with excitement and couldn't wait for my big day. Aside from marrying the love of my life, as a stylist, I wanted to see how the entire look would come together. Everyone looked gorgeous but not to toot my own horn, I took the cake. My vision of being a romantic-vintage glamorous bride came to life. Here's how I styled myself. image

My Gown

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My gown was by Oleg Cassini of David's Bridal. I am pear-shaped, smaller on top and bigger on the bottom, (or as I like to say "my hips don't lie") so I chose a trumpet/ mermaid gown to show off my curves. I always thought I would wear a sweetheart neckline but I loved this simple strapless. The lace overlay helped achieve my vintage look and I loved that it was subtle. Flowers were never really my favorite but the delicate crystal floral details on my gown were perfect.

My Shoes

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These babies were by Enzo Angiolini. I know gray is not a traditional bridal color for a shoe but it's one of my favorite colors. I'm petite, so the extra inches were just right for my gown plus these shoes were very comfortable! Sold! Oh yeah, and don't forget the glitz from the crystals that looked like broken glass. Simply amazing combo for this glamour girl.

My Jewelry

image My jewels were hand picked from the Luxe LeBlanc Boutique, (currently available by appointment only and will be online in 2015). I chose a pearl and Swarovski crystal combination to go with the vintage glam theme. The crystals were clear to match the crystals on the gown as opposed to my favorite iridescent crystals that capture different rays of color.

Shop my look below. I've pulled some romantic trumpet/mermaid wedding gowns for the brides-to-be or lovers of wedding gowns. Various designers are included but Oleg Cassini is featured in case you were looking for a similar design to my dress. I know I never get tired of surfing through bridal gowns. Enjoy.

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