Lauren Conrad Wedding Day: How She Asked Her Bridesmaids and Chose Dresses
As with most things in her obsessively Instagrammed life, Lauren Conrad's upcoming wedding sounds like it will be picture-perfect. The author and businesswoman, 28, opened up to Martha Stewart Weddings about her nuptials, and all of the thought that is going into them.
Conrad will have nine bridesmaids by her side when she says "I do" to finacé William Tell. The DIY maven found a creative way to ask her pals to be a part of her wedding.
"My jewelry team at Kohl's made me necklaces," she told the magazine, which hits newsstands on September 1. "We found this little diamond ring piece that looks just like my ring, so I did rose gold necklaces for everybody and then sent it with a 'Will you be my bridesmaid?' card."
Once she had her besties on board, the former Hills star turned to dresses. Rather than going for a monochromatic palette, she chose two colors in various shades.
"I don't think it needs to look too cohesive," Conrad explained. "They’re all individuals, so it's nice that it doesn't look too uniform."
The fashion plate's bridesmaids will also show their individuality in the style of dress they wear.
"I sent them all the different shapes and let them pick," Conrad explained. "I don't mind if there are a few girls in the same dress, or if people are all in different ones. It's too difficult to take a group of girls and put them in the same color and silhouette; everyone has their own style."
The YA author is expected to wed her musician and future lawyer love later this year. Tell, 34, proposed to Conrad in October 2013, after they began dating in early 2012.
"I am beyond thrilled!" Conrad wrote on her personal blog at the time of the engagement. See her engagement pic here.
For more from Conrad and her bridesmaids, who were photographed by Kayt Jones for Martha Stewart Weddings, pick up the Fall 2014 issue!