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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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Bridal Market Party: Matthew Robbins

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Matthew and me At our recent Bridal Market Party, Matthew Robbins (one of our contributing editors) did all the flowers. Everything was white and crisp from the beautiful bar …

Love It! Paris Candy Cart

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On my recent trip to Paris I saw so many inspiring things, but this candy cart was definitely one of my favorites. How awesome would it be to …

Registry: 5 Things to Register for at Room & Board

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Eames Molded Plastic Arm Chair Merino Plaid Throw Blanket Eva Zeisel Pitcher Set Sheepskin Steel Grey Pillow Adams Round End Table Discover what’s on top bridal designers’ wish …

Registry: Top 5 Things I Would Register for at All+Modern

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Gus Modern Thompson Chair Missoni Home Ian Collection Alessi Nouvel Dinnerware Collection Wolf Designs 1970 Collection Fab Trinket Box Viso Bolio Floor Lamp Discover what’s on top bridal …

Flower Crowns at Fashion's Night Out

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My first stop for New York Fashion Week was the Cult Gaia event at American Two Shot for some flower crown fun! Fox Fodder Farm (an amazing floral designer) …

Registry: Top 5 Things I Would Register For at A+R

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Hay and Clara von Zwiebergk’s Kaleido Trays Jose Joaquim Ribeiro & Cutipol’s Lolo Flatware Bens & Guarev Nanda’s Farmhouse Lounge Chair Rablab’s Colored Agate Coaster Set Hay & …

These Charming Gladioli

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Who loves gladioli more than Morrissey? I do. Morrissey fans throw the flowers on stage and the singer carries them around in his back pocket (above). Whose heart …

The Language of Flowers

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Illustration by Becca Stadtlander In Victorian times, flowers were used to send coded messages. I have never cared about the Victorian meaning of flowers—only the beauty of the …