SMP Welcomes Our Advertisers + DISCOUNTS + A GIVEAWAY
February 9, 2013

It's been a gorgeous, wedding-filled week here at SMP with inspiration and eye-candy galore! And now that Saturday is finally upon us, we're so excited to introduce to you six brand-new advertisers to the SMP family! And get excited, lovelies, because they're really good.  Without further adieu, I bring you: Daughters of SimoneOscar de la Renta Something BlueXOWYO Paper and PressEbatesBrideside and Joss & Main! These newbies are making quite the entrance with discounts and giveaways that'll put a permanent smile on your face! So go ahead, get acquainted! xo


A vintage-inspired fête is the at the top of our favorite-things list here at SMP, so it's no wonder we're completely obsessed with Daughters of Simone. The online vintage + vintage-inspired bridal gown shop based in San Francisco offers some of the most gorgeous and unique gowns out there. Taking inspiration from bohemian fashion muses of days gone by, each incredibly feminine gown has a life all its own! Between the incredible collection of dresses designed exclusively by Daughters of Simone and a selection of one-of-a-kind vintage beauties, you're bound to find a frock as original as you are.

Aren't they just breathtaking? Besides gorgeous gowns, Daughters of Simone also offers an amazing selection of one-of-a-kind accessories such as belts and garters! Be sure to visit the site to see the full collection.


A Giveaway! Being a bride on your big day means so much more than the white dress. It's about that feeling you have knowing that you're about to marry the love of your life!  What better way to remember that incredible moment than with a signature wedding day scent? Totally feminine and romantic, Oscar de la Renta's Something Blue is a fragrance that celebrates life's most magical moments. With notes of mandarin, linden blossom, stephanotis, lily of the valley, lychee, and bourbon vanilla, the scent is rich, romantic and warm.  The gorgeous bottle, almost as lovely as the scent itself, was designed by Oscar de la Renta as a reflection of femininity and timelessness.


This incredible fragrance is available exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks.com, Oscar de la Renta Boutiques and Oscardelarenta.com. In honor of the fragrance launch, share your something blue on Instagram with #mysomethingblue, and OscarPRGirl will include your something blue on Pinterest and Facebook!

Now, get ready for this bit of exciting news, lovelies: Oscar de la Renta is giving away a 1.7fl. oz. bottle of Something Blue Eau de Parfum (MSRP $85)! TO ENTER: simply comment on this post about what your "something blue" is for your big day by February 14th! (A winner will be randomly chosen and announced on February 15th.) Even if you don't win the grand prize, visit Saks.com to receive a travel size sample with any Something Blue fragrance purchase. Best of luck, SMPers! xo


A Giveaway! Paper lovers, gather round, because things are about to get seriously pretty in here thanks to xowyo paper and press!  Founded in 2009 by friends Cara Rank + Jenny Francis, the bespoke paperie creates stunning, one-of-a-kind paper suites for brides and grooms. Based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, xowyo specializes in capturing the beauty and uniqueness of the gorgeous mountain town and often experiments with different mediums such as muslin cloth and wood. Not getting married in the mountains? No worries. The stationers work with brides from all across the country! From save the dates and invitation suites all the way to day-of accessories such as programs, menus and coasters, the ladies at xowyo paper and press will personalize it all just for you.

At xowyo paper and press, each design is as unique as the couple its designed for. The process is easy as can be, and the ladies will help you along the way to create the suite you've been dreaming of! Now for the fun stuff, my dears...you could win a set of beautiful, personalized thank you notes from xowyo paper and press! All you need to do is head on over to their website by February 14th and take a peek at all of the gorgeousness. Then comment on the post below about what your favorite design is and why! A winner will be announced on February 15th! Best of luck! xo


As a bride preparing for your big day, you'll do your fair share of online shopping! Whether you're a DIY queen or simply collecting odds and ends in preparation, there will be some serious time spent in virtual malls! So why not get paid to shop for those wedding day necessities? Enter, Ebates. When an Ebates member clicks through to one of over 1500 participating retailers through www.ebates.com, the company tracks your order, and you're given a percentage of that order total in cash back. Every three months a check will be delivered to your doorstep! Getting paid to shop online? Count me IN! From big name stores like Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus and Sephora to well-known wedding-centric retailers such as Minted, J.Crew and The Knot Wedding Shop, you'll get cash back on it all. Intrigued? I thought so!


As a thank-you for signing up, Ebates offers members a $10 gift card after making their first purchase of $25 or more! Need even more reasons to sign up for Ebates? How about coupons, free shipping offers and more!? This Valentine's Day, Ebates has doubled cash back at 18 stores! Check out their site for all the details and to get signed up. Now, get shopping, SMPers!


A Giveaway! Being a bridesmaid is no easy feat. There are showers to plan and bachelorettes to organize, and then there's the infamous dress selection, which, as we all know, doesn't always end so well. Let me introduce you to Brideside - the amazing online boutique experience for brides + their maids. Founded by business school friends Sonali + Nicole who wanted to bring the fun and fashion back into being a bridesmaid, the site offers a one-of-a-kind dress collection featuring new designers and exclusive designs! Giving you the tools to piece together your vision, Brideside allows you to order color swatches and try on dresses you love at home for just $10 + free shipping! Once you've made your selection, the site will take the stress off your hands and will coordinate the purchase process with your maids!


Boasting top-notch designers such as Jenny Yoo, Joanna August, Lela Rose and The Dessy Collection, Brideside has made it easier than ever to dress your maids! Now get ready for this, SMPers, Brideside is giving you a chance to win $250 towards any designer dress! To enter for your chance to win, go to Brideside and register for an account before February 16th! Good luck, lovelies!


Here at SMP it's well known that we're completely head-over-heels for Joss & Main, the home-focused private sale site that offers gorgeous décor at members-only pricing. With amazing new sales + gorgeously curated collections launching daily, it's never been easier - or more affordable - to design the home of your dreams. Whether your style leans shabby chic or minimalist modern, it's like their expert team of buyers + home décor experts are doing the shopping specifically for you! And get this - several times a week, Joss & Main features collections co-developed with well-known designers + bloggers based on their personal style and trends! So no matter your level of design expertise, you're guaranteed a gorgeous new space! Amazing, right?!

On site today, Joss & Main has a beautiful new event, Frost & Florals, which is chock-full of feminine details and stunning shapes! If you're planning to completely overhaul your space or are simply in the market for an elegant new table lamp, you won't want to miss out on this collection inspired by the first blooms of spring! I'll meet you in the virtual shop, lovelies!


There it is, my dears, six brand-new advertisers you'll be so excited to have met!  Welcome to the SMP family Daughters of SimoneOscar de la Renta Something BlueXOWYO Paper and PressEbates, Brideside and Joss & Main!  We're so happy to have you! xoxo