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Naomi De Manana

Name: Naomi deManana
Title: Senior Style Editor
Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Favorite wedding flower: Poppies and Sweet Peas
Best planning tip: Find professionals that you like and trust; Be as clear as possible about what you want; Then let go and trust their creativity.

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Registry: Subject Platter

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With all this talk of turkeys and stuffing, the idea of food seems to be at the forefront of our minds. But even if you have the juiciest …

Flowers: Coral Peonies

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I have been arranging flowers for the past 13 years. And in that time, I’ve had many “favorite” blooms. But the one that has really stood the test …

Flowers: Heart Ribbons

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I love ribbons and bows (I wish I was in this room at The Moschino Hotel in Milan right now)! You know what else loves these flirty garnishes? …

Bridal Market: Edgardo Bonilla

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Here, Edgardo Bonilla with one of his exquisite creations! This dress, called “Tara.”…

Bridal Market: Siri

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We’re at Siri, and there are some great dress options for the mother of the bride (or groom) here…

Bridal Market: Alita Graham

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What a beautiful range of dresses, and so reasonably priced, from Alita Graham! These three retail from $3,100 to $3,200. Available at Kleinfeld…

Flowers: Visiting Flower Shops

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When choosing a florist, it’s always a good idea to visit their shop or studio. I think it’s a great way to get a sense of their style. …

Registry: Astier de Villatte

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I’m in love with all things Astier de Villatte. The uber-luxe French ceramic company makes everything from notebooks, furniture, and cutlery to candles, cologne, and soaps, and every …