With Father's Day approaching, celebrate your dad and show him love with fun and creative gifts. From the wine and spirits lover, BBQ guru, sports fan, to sentimental dad, here are 18 of our favorite ideas from Beau-coup and Swoozie's to help you find the perfect gift for your dad:
Connected at their roots and destined by fate, Marine and Mitchell's story is an Armenian fairytale indeed! On April 24, 2017, Mitchel proposed to Marine at the Armenian Genocide Monument in Fresno, California. We spoke to Marine and she shared all the details about their love story and the significance of their proposal. Here is our interview with Marine:
All About Marine & Mitchell
Q: Tell us about you as a couple and how you met:
In the ancient times, Armenian women participated in a traditional festivity called "Jan Gyulum". Jan Gyulum is also known as Hampartsoum, a celebration of love and enjoyment, which takes place outdoors in the month of May, 40 days after Easter (referred to as Ascension Day). Following Mary and Harut's surprise romantic engagement, instead of a bridal shower, Mary's family organized a Jan Gyulum to celebrate the bride to be. We spoke with Mary and she provided all the details of this beautiful Armenian tradition and her special day in her interview below.
Q: What is Jan Gyulum?
Beyonce's pregnancy announcement photo earlier this year, set the bridal trend for wearing a green veil! Her choice of a green veil was inspired by Pantone's color of the year, Greenery, which has also been recognized as one of the top 2017 wedding color palettes.
Photo Source: Beyonce's Instagram
Here are three of our favorite shots of brides wearing a green bridal veil:
Mesmerized by all the beautiful scenery and locations, Varti and Mikhail visited Iceland for their destination pre-wedding photoshoot by MTH Photographers! From their decision, favorite moments, to the many challenges, Varti shares all the details of their adventurous and astonishing photoshoot!
First you should know, from the two, Varti is the more adventurous one and she definitely had to push Mikhail a little to get him to do all the crazy things on their trip! The couple currently lives in Los Angeles and the two had never taken a daring trip like this one together. So visiting Iceland was definitely an experience for them. When their photographer, MTH Photographers, suggested Iceland for their photoshoot, they never thought they would go there. But after researching the country, they simply couldn't say no! Here are some of the questions we asked Varti:
As the movie ended, there was a moment of silence followed by an outburst of tears and gasps by the audience… an audience of teenagers, adults, and well Armenians…
As Armenians, we’ve all heard about the Genocide our entire lives… some of us have even been told real stories by our grandparents about their parents surviving the Armenian Genocide. Even then, seeing it come to life on the big screen, it’s not easy to watch.
Rescue Flats are the perfect way to say "thank you" and keep everyone dancing all night. You can gift them to your bridal party or present them as party favors for your guests. For their new collection, Rescue Flats introduced 3 limited edition colors, offering even more options to choose from!
Inspired by mermaids and unicorns, this season we look beyond reality as holographic colors make their way to special events! The lustrous and color changing pigments of holographic colors, add a modern and futuristic touch to this trend. From your invitations, tablescape, to fashion pieces, you can incorporate this iridescent trend in every aspect of your special day. Here are 11 of our favorite inspirations:
Photo Source: Casa de Perrin
Ando and Angie's fairytale love story continues as they do a Trash the Dress photoshoot! The high school sweethearts got engaged with a sweet surprise proposal and tied the knot on July 22, 2016! After they returned from their honeymoon, they didn't want to waste any time, so they decided to do their Trash the Dress photoshoot by Gorfo and StavroVideo Productions right away! Here are all the details and photos of their romantic and fun Trash the Dress photoshoot.
How far will you go when planning a proposal? We recently came across Taylor and Amanda's creative proposal and we loved it. Taylor partnered with comedian, Tom Mabe, to plan a prank and surprise Amanda. Watch the video to find out what happens: