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Darius Cordell
Dallas
Fashion Designer of Custom Dresses & Gowns
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The environment for traditional retailers may be much more troubled than Wall Street thinks, according to Bespoke Investment Group. The firm is out with a new report which shows online retailers are "sucking share" from traditional retailers at an "incredible" rate. In the government's latest monthly retail sales report out... Continue reading
Reblogged May 17, 2017 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Indonesian bride Intan Azzahra and her groom, Zendhy Zaen, had a wedding fit for a prince and princess. The couple aren't technically royals, but that didn't stop them from throwing an extravagant wedding where the bride had not one but two Cinderella-esque wedding gowns. For her first dress, Intan wore... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 28, 2017 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Walking down the aisle and finally having that first dance together is once of the most exciting elements of a wedding. But after Kevin Taylor was diagnosed with reflex sympathetic dystrophy, he never thought he would find someone who saw him for who he was, and not be blinded by... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 8, 2017 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
When Greek jeweler Marianna Goulandris got married, she wore a Valentino wedding gown with long floral appliquéd sleeves. Her floor-sweeping train, chiffon veil, and snow-white fur cape were just glamorous additions to the modest look. But flash back to Marianna's pre-wedding party at Annabelle's in London, and she was in... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 8, 2017 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Three relationship scientists — and yes, that's their actual job, so you know they know what they're talking about — studied approximately 400 unwed couples in their mid-twenties to determine if there was any definability to determine the outcome for happiness and whether they'd be headed for marriage, and found... Continue reading
Reblogged Dec 22, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
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Reblogged Dec 13, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
It's official, you guys! One year and one day ago today, one of the best looking duos in Hollywood tied the knot on November 22, 2015. Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello have officially just hit the one year mark on their marriage and apparently are still cruising along the honeymoon... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 24, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
China’s clothing manufacturing capabilities are so advanced, and still so relatively cheap for US fashion labels, that right now there are few good substitutes for producing there. But as Chinese production costs begin to creep up, American brands are scouting out other options, primarily in Vietnam, India, Indonesia, and even... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 1, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
National Orgasm Day, July 31, is upon us—and there's a lot about orgasms that we still don't understand. Luckily, Match’s Singles in America survey asked over 5,500 singles about their sex lives, and we have to admit some of the findings perplexed us (who knew your emoji usage could predict... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 29, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Whether you're searching for the perfect words to complement your wedding ceremony or to steal — err, borrow heavily from — for your wedding vows, we've got you covered with these 20 romantic quotes sure to draw a sigh or even a tear. "A happy marriage is a long conversation... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 22, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Special lifetime events deserve extra special treatment. It is a nightmare for any bride or contestant of a pageant to be wearing a dress that is not according to the desires of the wearer. Frisco, United States, June 24,2016/Free-Press-Release.com/ -- Special lifetime events deserve extra special treatment. It is a... Continue reading
Reblogged Jun 28, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Over the past few years, I've noticed a growing trend in the number of couples not interested in the big white wedding and everything that goes with it (including the cost, planning pressures and family expectations). There are also many brides and grooms who are simply less than thrilled about... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 7, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Lace is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work, made by machine or by hand. The holes can be formed via removal of threads or cloth from a previously woven fabric, but more often open spaces are created as part of the lace fabric. The light weight... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 4, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Mother of the bride dresses with strapless necklines have been dominant for many years in the fashion industry. You must call for some fresh ideas. Why not add some elaborate sleeves to add elegance? However, which kind of sleeves is both suitable and fashionable? Long sleeves are not suitable for... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 4, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Marriage isn't as cool as it used to be, and I'm fine with that. I'm both pro everyone getting married who wants to, and I'm also alright with anyone who thinks it's not for them. But this is why I got married: I wasn't always the girl who dreamed of... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 11, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Ever since I got engaged, wedding planning is constantly on my mind. I still can't help but spend most of my free time getting lost in ideas on Pinterest! It's been specifically hard to narrow my focus when planning. There are SO many things to think about that I tend... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 11, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct information. That's why we launched #MannersMondays, a series in which we ask our followers on Twitter and Facebook to submit their most burning etiquette-related questions. Then, with the... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 6, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
So you are from one part of the country and Mr./Ms. Wonderful is from another, yet you met and currently reside in a city all your own? With family and friends scattered throughout so many different places, how do you decide on the perfect spot to host your nuptials? According... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 5, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
The day before Sarah Sallee was to marry David Rosengarten, in an outdoor ceremony at Kucuksu Palace in Istanbul last August, the wedding planners of Rafanelli Events informed her that the chance of rain was 100 percent. But Sarah's initial panic was soon replaced by cool indifference. "I just wanted... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 14, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Romanticizing the name change Girls begin doodling their names with their prospective husband's names long before they actually ever really know a man, usually in elementary school (or was that just me?). I had perfected my loopy cursive signature "Lindsay Morris" (after adorable heartthrob Zach Morris), and covered my Lisa... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 13, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
At a first glance, a Persian wedding may look similar to other weddings you've been to: long white wedding gowns, a cake-cutting spectacle and of course, the first dance. "What sets Persian weddings apart is their tradition-infused ceremony. The ceremony is rich with old customs and stunning details conducted in... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 5, 2016 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Innovation flows through the veins of fashion designers and textile houses. There was a time when people mocked at those who made the mistake of wearing their clothes inside out. That was the side with rough stitched edges, faded designs and untidy looks. Designers and fashion houses worked on the... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 25, 2015 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Age and wisdom go hand in hand, but that adage will only get you so far when you're looking for someone's hand in marriage, a new study found. A sociologist at the University of Utah believes the prime time to settle down is in your late 20s to early 30s.... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 21, 2015 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Congratulations on your engagement and your decision to host a destination wedding for all your friends and family someplace fabulous, tropical, and remote. Most of them will be really excited by the invitation, even if they've never traveled off the beaten path before. Thing is, you have a responsibility to... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 8, 2015 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion
Congratulations on your engagement and your decision to host a destination wedding for all your friends and family someplace fabulous, tropical, and remote. Most of them will be really excited by the invitation, even if they've never traveled off the beaten path before. Thing is, you have a responsibility to... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 8, 2015 at Darius Cordell Blog on Couture Fashion