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“Will you postpone the wedding until after your cancer is gone?” asked my friend the week I was re-diagnosed with lymphoma. My response was so feral it surprised even me. “Honey, come hell or high water, I am motherloving having this wedding, and you better motherloving be there because I don’t know how long I’ve got left.”

My cancer came back a few months before my wedding, and I wanted to use my baldness as an opportunity to recognize cancer's presence while living through it with beauty and joy. Here's my story…

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Let's peruse the many versions of this whimsical headpiece style: bohemian, goth, simple, and seriously elaborate. There's something for any landlubber up in here…

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Are you the type who bubbles over with personality? Choosing hair accessories with pops of color or bold textures for you and your wedding party is an easy way to add personal style to your wedding. Local fashion trends over the past several decades have distanced the Americans from the millinery arts. So, as we return to the glory of headpiece options allow me to share with you my insider knowledge as a milliner, and bridal accessory designer…