[PHOTOS WERE TAKEN BY NOKIA ORO which I'm testing out, courtesy of WOMWorld/Nokia]
WHAT: Green peep toes from SashiWHEN: Wednesday July 13th, 2011
WHERE: Wedding of C&E in Jounieh
WITH: Dress:Zara / Clutch: Vintage / Jewelry: Flee market in Armenia
"GREEN HEELS!? what are you going to do with green heels!" that was my mother's reaction when she saw my purchase, this was back in 2008. Yes, green heels. I bought these as a present to myself for graduating highschool, and they're my favorite shoe purchase to date. The color makes it a bit hard to integrate into many outfits, but that's what neutral outfits are for! For a pair of peep toes, they are SO comfortable. A perfect shoe to be worn to a wedding. I paired it with the nude dress I got from Zara several months ago, it has a cute bow in the middle. The bow is not visible in the pics, that's what I get for taking pics with a phone at night (Sowy, click here to see the invisible bow ). Similar to the one on my shoes :) Tres cute!
A wedding on a Wednesday, weird I know. But it was the most adorable small wedding I've ever attended. There wasn't any tacky flower/feather/candle arrangements in the church, no generic big "Zaffeh" at the reception, no showy off attendees... I almost forget I was at a Lebanese wedding! The ceremony was held in the courtyard of the church, and the reception was held at the Regency Palace Hotel. It was so beautiful!
Some of you reading this right now have no idea what I'm talking about, so let me enlighten you.
Weddings in Lebanon have taken a turn to the extreme superficial...
As Fergie's song Glamorous goes "glossy glossayy".
Dressing up and getting your hair did is one thing, but doing that for a Lebanese wedding is a whole other story. You need to hit the beauty salon, and you need to hit is HARD! Hair, nails, makeup.. everything must be professionally "DID". No matter how sparkly, dressed up and amazing you think you look.. once you get to the reception you are going to feel under-dressed. Ladies here think they're going to the super-duper-dee-duper Oscars (normal and plain old "super duper" Oscars are for losers, duh).
The bride on one hand wanting to be the princess of all princesses on her "special day", the guests on the other, wanting to show off even more. It is so overwhelming, people forget about the meaning of the WEDDING (hellowww marriage), the getting together and celebrating the whole UNION of two people thing...nope none of that... just focus on the parttayy (which is fine... but to a certain extend though).
This wedding I attended was not like that. People were dressed to the 9's, we partied hard and all that. But it was done in such a simple, elegant and cozy way. Somethings weddings here have been lacking for several
How have you loveliess been??
Ouu, I'm going to the 30 SECONDS TO MARS concert in Byblos tonightt!!!! wooot.