SMP Welcomes...Our Advertisers!
January 8, 2011

Once a month (and twice this month...YAY!), we take a time-out to say a huge and sincere welcome to our newest advertisers. We are always so excited about the brands that we partner up with that we can't help but spread the good news. This month, we've got some pretty amazing companies in our lineup that will hopefully provide tons of inspiration and ideas for our loyal readers!

Wouldn't it be lovely if you could find a fabulous bridesmaid dress that you could ACTUALLY wear again?  If you are looking for a collection of dresses that says "I have good taste and I care about my friends," then look no further.  The Joanna August line of dresses is just. for. you!

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The main goal of Joanna August is to help stylish brides achieve perfection on their wedding day.  And let's face it, we know that SMP readers want taste and personality throughout their entire wedding.  In a variety of unique and flattering styles, available in an array of whimsical and elegant colors, 100 to be exact, Joanna August dresses are simply stunning.  One thing you definitely don't want to miss is the series of trunk shows that Joanna August is featuring this month and next month.  It's an amazing chance to save between 10-15% on all purchases.  For more details, check out www.joannaaugust.com.

We are constantly on the lookout for new and hip on-line boutiques.  We have eyes everywhere! Launched in 2010, Harabu House is an online heaven for stylish and eco-friendly solutions to everyday living.

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Owner, Shilpa lyer, has hand-selected unusual home accessories that are the perfect blend of modern design with a touch of global flair. The endless range of accessories, including eco-friendly finds, make Harabu House perfect for gift-giving!  It is so easy to get lost on the pages of Harabu House...thankfully, SMP readers can use the code: Style10 for a 10% discount! (Offer is valid through January 20)

The brilliant minds behind NewlyWish, an on-line registry and gifting service, are helping to-be-weds create the registry of their dreams. NewlyWish provides access to a network of the finest shops all in one elegant, easy-to-use online platform that gives you the choice, convenience, and personalization that you’re looking for at such an important time in your life.

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NewlyWish offers an amazing array of gifts from top-of-the line traditional items such as kitchenware, tabletop, bedding, and home décor, as well as experiences and services like dancing lessons, personal training sessions and museum memberships.  All you have to do is create an account and then start browsing.  It's really that simple!  To kick off the New Year, NewlyWish is offering one lucky couple who creates a registry in the month of January a $200 gift certificate to use at NewlyWish partner, B Moore Home.  Head on over to NewlyWish for all of the details and to get started creating a registry you LOVE.  Plus if you want to stay informed on all of their other fantastic offers, you can also sign up for their newsletter. Happy registering!

Finding the perfect bridesmaid dress is probably one of the biggest challenges when planning your wedding.  I mean, these are your girls and you want them to look fab!  Based on the concept of customization, AriaDress features the most flattering silhouettes and colors.

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We are still swooning over the newest additions to their Spring Collection.  First, the Short Trumpet Skirt is going to blow your mind! This new and irresistible silhouette, is GLAM-or-ous times 100!  The Trumpet Skirt is also interchangeable with any of AriaDress necklines making it totally customizable! Next, the Ruffled Collection is SO romantic.  It's fun, flirty and completely beautiful.  From one-shoulder designs to vintage looks, the AriaDress collection has totally changed the face of  modern bridesmaid dresses.  Finally!

Okay, so asking for money is usually a huge, wedding no-no.  Unless...you have created a wedding registry on Zankyou!  Zankyou is a cash wedding registry.  Let's face it, some couples are already living together.  That is where a website like Zankyou makes PERFECT sense!

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Couples can register for absolutely anything.  Zankyou even enables you to upload links and photos to the items of your choice.  Hello! How simple and user-friendly is that?!   Another pretty amazing feature...Zankyou is available in six different languages.  6!  Guests can view the site in their language and contribute in their currency - a great feature for international couples or those with foreign guests. Zankyou couples also have access to a free wedding website that is loaded with great features such as unlimited photos, an RSVP option and seating chart tool!  Europe's #1 wedding registry has arrived in the United States...and we couldn't be more thrilled!

We've all oohed and aahed over the adorable flower girls (and ring bearers) that have been featured on the pages of SMP.  Finally, we have found a website that offers quality flower girl dresses at affordable prices!  Nancy August is a truly spectacular online resource for affordable and ridiculous cute children's formalwear.

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Currently hosting a BIG dress sale with dresses that are up to 70% off, Nancy August hand-picks their entire selection.  The experienced staff at Nancy August has developed a great relationship with their manufacturers and, in turn, are the first to hear about new styles and collections.  Not only does Nancy August offer hundreds of flower girl dresses, fancy baby dresses and boys tuxedos but they also guarantee that they have the lowest prices around.  Throw in free standard shipping on orders of $75 or more and you've hit the formalwear jackpot. Yahoo!

Ruby Plaza is an exciting new e-commerce website that features a wide-range of items including collectibles, fashion and jewelry and items for your new home.  Designed to bring buyers and sellers together, Ruby Plaza has created a process that is easy and convenient to use.  It's truly a one-stop shop!

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We first fell hard for their sister site, Ruby Lane.  Now, we are completely swooning over Ruby Plaza's wider selection of unique items! Ruby Plaza features over 800 shops and over 160,000 unique items in a variety of categories including fashion, home decor, lighting...you name and Ruby Plaza has it! Whether you are a buyer or a seller, you must check out Ruby Plaza.  You are sure to find something for yourself, your home or your favorite loved-one!

So...a HUGE welcome to all of our new vendors.  We are thrilled to have you on-board. Welcome to SMP!