What Makes a Unique Wedding Proposal?

Jul 14, 2014

Recently, a lot of attention has been given to unique and extravagant proposals. Proposing is a big deal; there’s no getting around that. It’s a step that launches and solidifies your future together as a couple. However, in an attempt to achieve a “one of a kind” moment, many people have come to the conclusion that a unique proposal means elaborate or expensive.   Read More

JA Brides: Style Me Pretty Winner Amanda

Jul 10, 2014

While we love our brides at every stage in their process, usually, we only get to hang pre-wedding. So, we get very excited when our lovelies check back in with us after the big day to share photos, stories and let us bask in the glow of their newlywed bliss. And we have definitely been basking today, courtesy of JA bride, Amanda, the winner of one of our Style Me Pretty Contests! The new Mrs. sent us these lovely photos from her wedding and answered all our questions from first date to “I Do.”  Read More

Menswear Matters, Too

Jul 07, 2014

When it comes to wedding party attire, menswear makes all the difference. A groom should be dressed to accompany the style and colors of the dresses.   Read More

Fourth of July Pinspiration

Jul 03, 2014
Summer summer everywhere! Right after snow cones, the 4th of July is one of our most favorite events during the summer months. Who doesn't love celebrating independence, rocking the stars + stripes, BBQs and fireworks?! We have rounded up a few of our favorite pins that remind us of all the fun we are going to have this weekend.  Read More

Pins of the week: Grey and Yellow

Jun 26, 2014
Looking for a pop of color? Yellow is it, bright, and happy, yellow is instantly visual. More and more couples are using yellow in their color palettes for weddings their weddings but some of our favorites pair yellow with grey. This pairing creates a sophisticated palette we are fully behind!

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Style Guide - Travel Edition

Apr 08, 2014

We love summer! It is perfect for weddings and traveling to A-list destinations such as Puerto Rico, Las Vegas and even Palm Springs. If you are traveling to a destination wedding, or simply going on vacation, here are some tips to help you achieve that summer look but still look chic in a Joanna August dress.   Read More

Favorite Pins this week (late edition of Wednesday Pinsday)

Mar 27, 2014

Its finally Spring! Not that our winter here in Southern California was all that cold, but now its officially acceptable to start adding bursts of color back in to our lives with out feeling like we are rubbing it in to everyone.   Read More

Joanna August Is Proud to Support The Princess Project

Mar 25, 2014

Joanna August is a proud sponsor of The Princess Project, a San Francisco-based organization that makes California girls’ deepest dress desires come true. Thanks to the generosity of corporate donors across California, young women from San Diego to San Francisco can enjoy their proms without breaking the bank. After all, what young lady doesn’t like to feel like the belle of the ball?   Read More

You Found the Perfect Dress. Now You Need the Perfect Hair.

Mar 20, 2014

Now that you’ve found the perfect dress and accessories to accent your figure, complexion and theme, it’s time to think about your hairstyle. From beachy waves to a classic updo, your hairstyle will tell everyone who’s watching exactly what your mood is. Whether you’d like to experiment with something trendy or you prefer a tried-and-true favorite, there is a hairstyle and dress pairing to suit your style.   Read More

Pins Day Wednesday Travel Edition

Mar 19, 2014

The weather is getting warmer, which means it's time to start planning summer vacation! Everyone here in the JA office can't wait to take a few days relaxing in beautiful locals, and we have some pretty AMAZING trips planned, but we are still pinning places to go for future trips.  Read More

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